#MorningMonarchy: May 25, 2018


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#MorningMonarchy: May 25, 2018Perp walks, streaming deals and the new 'Disenchantment' + this day in history w/the "man on the Moon" and our song of the day by the Get Up Kids on your Morning Monarchy for May 25, 2018.

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#HarveyWeinstein turns himself in to NYC authorities (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1000062545401556992

Good news: Harvey Weinstein will be forced to do a perp walk in front of the NYC media. // Bad news: they already negotiated bail: the presiding judge will set bail at around $2 million. Seen as a potential flight risk, we hear he will also be required to give up his passport.
https://twitter.com/JohnDoe78359022/status/999837745794121728

#WoodyAllen's son #MosesFarrow defends father over sexual assault claims; Says he "can no longer stay silent" about accusations made by sister, claims she was coerced into making them
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/999456887123804160

ASAP Bari has been arrested in London on sexual assault charges
https://twitter.com/pitchfork/status/997597430416904198

"We were shocked by these disturbing allegations and we were not previously aware of them" - @DaveMatthewsBnd officially boots #BoydTinsley amidst allegations of sexual misconduct
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/998398745229246466

Jason Bateman responds to backlash over New York Times interview
https://twitter.com/i/moments/999611181684768768

Eight women accuse Oscar-winner Morgan Freeman of inappropriate behavior (Audio)
https://twitter.com/cnnbrk/status/999667702372487168

Morgan Freeman responds to sexual harassment allegations
https://twitter.com/koat7news/status/999714880801288193

R Kelly Spotify streams have actually increased, despite being removed from playlists
https://twitter.com/NME/status/999025623434711040

The famed whistleblower, trans activist, and current Senate hopeful talks about some of her favorite dance tracks
https://twitter.com/pitchfork/status/997597736940777472

Kids’ movie “Showdogs” accused of normalizing predatory grooming of kids
https://twitter.com/headisajar/status/999434787046739970

PSA DO NOT GO TO OR SUPPORT THE MOVIE “Show Dogs”. ***IT NORMALIZES SEXUAL ABUSE*** spread the word, I know many parents who would have no idea because it’s portrayed as kid-friendly & rated PG. This is just not okay.
https://twitter.com/g3rd3r/status/999677430196387842

Dutch parody of Israel's eurovision song has Israel fuming, but it's a truth-bomb-improvement on the original
https://twitter.com/PalObserver/status/999429181892153344

I told you that Obama would not go away! Massive Boycott Underway Over Obama-Netflix Partnership
https://twitter.com/freemantv/status/999305705483132928

Let's not forget Susan Rice is already on the Netflix board of directors. For anyone who thinks this doesn't matter, or that it's "cool," I suggest reading Neil Postman's 1985 book "Amusing Ourselves to Death." Oh, and looking up the word "propaganda."
https://twitter.com/CommonScentsPod/status/998655920501600256

Bit of a propaganda update here, packaged - as always - as for the good of the future: Obama: My Netflix Projects Will Help 'Train the Next Generation of Leaders' and Heal Our Political Divide
https://twitter.com/CommonScentsPod/status/999817723059363841

@SparksOfficial singer "disillusioned" by #Morrissey comments; Former Smiths singer is a long-time admirer of Russell and Ron Mael’s music
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/999149598810648576

"I wish he wouldn't say weird racist things" - Moby compares Morrissey to "weird drunk uncle"
https://twitter.com/NME/status/999681908945637378

“It can go too far the other way, where people feel forced to talk about it, but they haven’t given it too much thought.” - #ArcticMonkeys on rock band’s newfound political evangelism
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/998659759438938112

R.I.P. Interview. Here's what killed Andy Warhol's iconic magazine
https://twitter.com/adage/status/998669882429464576

'Fahrenheit 451' Tackles the Evils of Social Media
https://twitter.com/PublishersWkly/status/998700133582823428

I’m reading about where Elon Musk’s money came from, it’s a fascinating story...
https://twitter.com/pixelatedboat/status/999609726785667072

Philip Roth, the prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, from the comic madness of "Portnoy's Complaint" to the elegiac lyricism of "American Pastoral," died Tuesday night at age 85.
https://twitter.com/CourageSower/status/999306579068444674

Artist Robert Indiana, known for 'LOVE' series, dies at 89
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/998746082082525184

Bill Gold, who created posters for “Casablanca,” “A Streetcar Named Desire,” “Alien,” “Mystic River” and hundreds of other films for nearly 70 years, has died
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/998556724750626816

Our First Look at Matt Groening's New Netflix Show 'Disenchantment'
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/999447953092866049

Netflix buys 'Simpsons' creator's new show, '#Disenchantment' (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1000037711212769280

Recording Academy CEO Neil Portnow Accused by Fired Staffer of Funneling Funds From MusiCares Charity
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/999470404690472960

Sony buys EMI Music Publishing in $1.9 billion deal to beef up music catalog
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/999129674386165761

And the winner of Best #GDPR Email is... @JoyfulNoiseRecs !
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/999821535484436481

The title of Sloan’s new album, '12' is a badge of honor for a band that, at one point, didn’t seem like it was going to make it past album number two
https://twitter.com/spotifyartists/status/998917906007281669

The NME guide to Portland, Oregon
https://twitter.com/NME/status/997956577696075777

#NewMusicFriday: Snow Patrol, the guy from Korn and friggin' Hoobastank? THAT'S this week's new music?? Oh wait, new @CHVRCHES! It's their 3rd LP and PDX's @WoodenShjips' 5th + @TracyanneDanny collab & @AishaBurnsMusic of @Balmorheamusic
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/999833256164904961

#ThisDayInHistory: #May25 w/JFK, in 1961, announces before a special joint session of the Congress (with LBJ rolling his eyes) his goal to initiate a project to put a "man on the Moon" before the end of the decade. (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1000070996559216640

+ #OscarWilde convicted, #ScopesTrial, #JesseOwens breaks records, #GatewayArch dedicated, "#JumpinJackFlash" (#CrossfireHurricane), "#TubularBells", #ReturnOfTheJedi out, '#HolyDiver', #BradleyNowell dead
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1000070997670707200

Flashback: Watch NASA's Phoenix Mars landing live (May 25, 2008)
https://mediamonarchy.com/2008/05/watch-nasas-phoenix-mars-landing-live/

Flashback: Unmarked chopper patrols NYC from high above // NY planning special ambulance to recover organs (May 25, 2008)
https://mediamonarchy.com/2008/05/nys-spy-choppers-rapid-organ-recovery/

Flashback: Israel almost shot down Blair Force One (May 25, 2008)
https://mediamonarchy.com/2008/05/israel-almost-shot-down-blair-force-one/

Flashback: As energy fears loom, survivalists emerge (May 25, 2008)
https://mediamonarchy.com/2008/05/as-energy-fears-loom-survivalists/

Flashback: Folk music legend Utah Phillips dies at 73 (May 25, 2008)
https://mediamonarchy.com/2008/05/folk-music-legend-utah-phillips-dies-a/

Flashback: NY priest caught stealing from collection plate (May 25, 2008)
https://mediamonarchy.com/2008/05/ny-priest-caught-stealing-fro/

Flashback: UK student researching 'al-Qaeda tactics' turned in by academic informer at Nottingham University // US military wrecks ancient Babylon (May 25, 2008)
https://mediamonarchy.com/2008/05/arresting-research-wrecking-babylon/

+ #HalDavid, #KittyKallen, #TomTHall, #RaymondCarver, #FrankOz, #BarryWindsorSmith, #EveEnsler, @PaulWellerHQ/#PaulWeller, #MikeMyers, @headisajar, @DAZDILLINGER birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1000070998727606272

#PumpUpThaVolume: The Get Up Kids - "Better This Way" (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/999875329576456192