#MorningMonarchy: June 15, 2018


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#MorningMonarchy: June 15, 2018All apologies, rap confessions and reefer records + this day in history w/the Maharishi gets dumped and our song of the day by Cult Tourist on your Morning Monarchy for June 15, 2018.

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Roller coaster derails in Daytona Beach, six injured in accident
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/breaking-news/os-roller-coaster-derails-daytona-beach-rescue-20180615-story.html

FEED THE MACHINE: Newsweek and the race to fill Google with suicide news
https://twitter.com/XEyezWideOpenX/status/1006808858310868992

Anthony Bourdain Was Fierce #MeToo Supporter After Asia Argento Accused Harvey Weinstein of Rape
https://twitter.com/XEyezWideOpenX/status/1005167155841728512

De Niro apologizes to Canada for idiotic behavior of Trump
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1006387269228548096

CIA cutout #RobertDeNiro's 'Fuck Trump' speech at #TonyAwards (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1007644009290870785

Fox Apologizes After Robbie Williams Flips Off Camera During World Cup Opening Ceremony
https://twitter.com/billboardbiz/status/1007396709700337664

Roseanne Barr apologizes for calling George Soros a Nazi
https://twitter.com/XEyezWideOpenX/status/1006812667313573888

#Respect to Roger Waters for wearing the #Palestinian kuffiyah at the #FrenchOpen⁠ ⁠as he opened the trophy box..
#FreePalestine 🇵🇸✌
https://twitter.com/Kotayba942/status/1006247431921635329

Wolf Blitzer of CNN's Situation Room CHOKES BIG on Celebrity Jeopardy with negative -$4600 ~ Proof that Jeopardy "requires that you know facts" and a CNN journalist's job requirement is to "DISTORT the facts" lol (Audio)
https://twitter.com/ConspiracyWATCH/status/1006963103349788675

Judge rules in favor of massive AT&T-Time Warner merger
https://twitter.com/koat7news/status/1006642067777261568

AT&T-Time Warner merger approved (Audio)
https://twitter.com/XEyezWideOpenX/status/1006796643243610112

Is COMCASTFOX a done deal?
https://twitter.com/DRUDGE_REPORT/status/1006920751801221120

Comcast offers $65 billion to lure Fox from Disney bid
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1007043919488659456

Wealthy Dad Hit With Countersuit on Basquiat Auction
https://twitter.com/CourthouseNews/status/1005154122868383745

#MissAmerica is scrapping its swimsuit competition, will no longer judge based on physical appearance
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1005581223522131968

A rap song posted on SoundCloud could send an 18-year-old to prison for 10 years
https://twitter.com/NME/status/1006545208958386180

Jackson Odell Dead: 'The Goldbergs' Star Dies at 20
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/1005912086436827136

Eunice Gayson, the first James Bond girl, dead at 90
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1005907855218798593

Former Fleetwood Mac guitarist Danny Kirwan dies at age 68
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1005666628611297280

ELVIS PRESLEY DRUMMER D.J. FONTANA DIES AT 87
https://twitter.com/DiffuserFM/status/1007274449593405440

BBC to close iconic Maida Vale studios after 84 years
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1005893479850037251

Spinroad Vinyl Factory, A New Pressing Plant, Opens in Gothenburg, Sweden
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1005276433516847106

Records & Reefer: Amoeba Music's Flagship Store in Berkeley Opens Hi-Fidelity Pot Shop to Boost Business
https://twitter.com/billboardbiz/status/1006183316184293377

18 New Music Books to Read This Summer
https://twitter.com/PublishersWkly/status/1006974642547036165

I liked how *immediately* following the new promo spot yesterday announcing the @TheBandGhost's upcoming concert in ABQ - and that tickets for "the ritual" go on sale this Friday - @94Rock followed it up with an ad for a private, Christian college. 🤣😈👻
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1007011078172073984

Spiritualized (@officialSpzd) are back with first album in six years and new single ‘I’m Your Man’
https://twitter.com/NME/status/1006181658029117441

#NewMusicFriday: #JohnnyMarr's 3rd and anticipated 1st's from @RollingBCF & #ArthurBuck; #MelodysEchoChamber, @TangentsMusic & @HiHatchie + big ol' @TomWaits reissues 🎼🎶💿
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1007443097259655168

#ThisDayInHistory: #June15 w/After allegedly assaulting #MiaFarrow, #TheBeatles denounced the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi as a "public mistake" at a press conference in New York in 1968 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1007674430384791552

+ #BenjaminFranklin's lightning test, #Muybridge's landmark photos, #BoyScouts get federal charter, #CharlesManson goes on trial, Nirvana's 'Bleach', #PublicEnemy break up, #Pinatubo erupts
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1007674431387287553

Flashback: Bush Arrives In UK Amid Huge Security Operation // Bush Dines With Rupert Murdoch as Protests Go On // Pope To Meet Bush In St John's Tower // Will Bush Convert To Catholicism Like Phony Tony? // Police Used ‘Agents Provocateurs' At UK Bush Protests (Jun. 15, 2008)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2008/06/bush-arrives-in-uk-amid-huge-security/

Flashback: Japanese Invent Car That Runs On Water (Jun. 15, 2008)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2008/06/japanese-invent-car-that-runs-on-water/

+ #EdvardGrieg, #ErrollGarner, #NealAdams, #HarryNilsson, #JimVarney, #WadeBoggs, #HelenHunt, #CourtneyCox, Children's film director @IceCube, @LeahRemini, #DoogieHowser birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1007674432410664960

#PumpUpThaVolume: Cult Tourist - "Psychic Sidebitch" (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1005958756495224834