#MorningMonarchy: May 18, 2018


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#MorningMonarchy: May 18, 2018Crossfire hurricane, ultimate analog and royalty rights + this day in history w/the death of Ian Curtis and our song of the day by Arctic Monkeys on your Morning Monarchy for May 18, 2018.

Notes/Links:

9 killed in Santa Fe High School shooting, 2 arrested; explosive devices found (Audio)
https://www.click2houston.com/news/police-confirm-reports-of-active-shooter-at-santa-fe-high-school

Her Darkest Role: Actress Allison Mack's Descent From 'Smallville' to Sex Cult
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/996844320190742528

Why Toys 'R' Us is auctioning 'http://sex-toys-r-us.com'
https://twitter.com/adage/status/996838714318966785

A notorious mansion. An alleged assault by a Hollywood producer. A suicide. What happened to Brian Claflin?
https://twitter.com/swaggerprance/status/995646574033223680

Pulitzers, MIT Investigate Díaz
https://twitter.com/PublishersWkly/status/994951565059461121

Hollywood sex crimes unit weighs charges for Weinstein, Seagal, others...
https://twitter.com/DRUDGE_REPORT/status/996822150848724992

Unlikely inspiration from Mick Jagger
https://twitter.com/pitchfork/status/996838596811280385

CBS sues Shari Redstone and National Amusements over Viacom merger effort
https://twitter.com/MarketWatch/status/996090410660450306

During a preliminary hearing, 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster listened to his former girlfriend recant her allegations of domestic abuse. She admitted she falsified claims to get back at him for breaking up their relationship.
https://twitter.com/TwitterMoments/status/997182679123607552

ABC to dial back 'Roseanne' political humor
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/996507524277850113

“Hi I’m Roseanne, I feign wokeness while working for @Disney.”
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/996498640146382848

Robert Downey Jr plans AI YouTube documentary series
https://twitter.com/silverphoto1/status/996871128105832448

In the heart of the US capital, a royal wedding-themed pop-up bar crafted in the likeness of St. George's Chapel, where Harry and Meghan will be married, has cocktails and corgis for all
https://twitter.com/AFP/status/996835729937494017

A stunning nude that is the largest painting produced by Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani sold for $157.2 million in New York on Monday, becoming the fourth most expensive work of art sold at auction
https://twitter.com/AFP/status/996507011259891712

George Harrison's first electric guitar for sale at £220,000
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/995860752295751680

Tom Wolfe, 'New Journalist' Turned Literary Icon, Dies at 88
https://twitter.com/PublishersWkly/status/996440831346266115

Margot Kidder, Lois Lane in the 'Superman' franchise, dies
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/996093728464007169

RIP Glenn Branca. Whether you know his work or not, you've listened to musicians who consider him a major influence.
https://twitter.com/sterlewine/status/996125828764315654

RIP #GlennBranca: I picked up his 'Selections From The Symphonies (For Electric Guitars)' back in 1997 (via #ColumbiaHouse?); it's got Michael Gira, Wharton Tiers, Lee Ranaldo, Thurston Moore & more and it blew my 20 year old mind
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/996135458215051264

Frightened Rabbit release statement following death of Scott Hutchison: "He leaves a legacy of hope, kindness and colour"
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/994951598504738816

Rami Malek takes on Freddie Mercury in the first official trailer for the Queen biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody.' (Audio)
https://twitter.com/THR/status/996392769739358208

Every year the British public seems astonished – just ASTONISHED – that we keep landing on our face in #Eurovision but there's a very simple reason for it. It's not politics. It's not petty rivalry. It's not Brexit. It's the music. We're doing it all wrong – and I can prove it...
https://twitter.com/kitlovelace/status/995370907051884547

The Ultimate Analog Music Is Back
https://twitter.com/WFMU/status/994950005428506625

TIDAL reportedly months behind on royalty payments
https://twitter.com/DRUDGE_REPORT/status/996886901628923904

Rights to 130 Judas Priest Tracks Up For Sale After Guitarist's Golf Dream Turns Into Nightmare
https://twitter.com/billboardbiz/status/997230008513986561

20 years after his death, visit #FrankSinatra sites in his hometown of Hoboken
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/995893160164319234

Beastie Boys’ 592-page memoir includes cook book, graphic novel, and playlists
https://twitter.com/headisajar/status/996452824631447552

Madonna teases first new music since 2015
https://twitter.com/NME/status/997151174724849664

Neil Young Introduces Expansive New Online Archive
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/996164226828906496

Dr. Dog album hits top spot in Billboard vinyl
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/996541563839926272

Nine Inch Nails Release New Song, ‘God Break Down the Door’
https://twitter.com/DiffuserFM/status/997174438499102721

#NewMusicFriday: @Nellie_McKay, @CourtneyMelba & @DroneComa do what they want; @LowCutConnie & @JohnMaus do sequels; Wolfgang Voigt aka GAS, #Basia & @ArmatradingJoan are legends + @JamesBayMusic, @MattCosta, @RyleyWalker & more
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/997263416355098625

Flashback: Obamessiah Brings Kool-Aid to Thirsty Portland Masses (May 18, 2008)
https://mediamonarchy.com/2008/05/obamessiah-brings-koolaid-to-thirsty/

Flashback: Taser Int’l Uses Playboy Bunnies to Sell Its Products (May 18, 2008)
https://mediamonarchy.com/2008/05/taser-intl-uses-playboy-bunnies-to-se/

Flashback: Pentaganda Gen Calls for US Terrorism Against Iran (May 18, 2008)
https://mediamonarchy.com/2008/05/pentaganda-gen-calls-for-us-terroris/

Flashback: Return of the “No-Work List” (May 18, 2008)
https://mediamonarchy.com/2008/05/return-of-no-work-lis/

Flashback: PNAC, UN, NRA, OCP, AT&T, APRA & BG (May 18, 2008)
https://mediamonarchy.com/2008/05/pnac-un-nra-ocp-at-apra-bg/

Flashback: Operation Sudden Fall (May 18, 2008)
https://mediamonarchy.com/2008/05/operation-sudden-fa/

#PumpUpThaVolume: Arctic Monkeys - "American Sports" (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/997277339313692672