Fevered egos, steamed hams and 'It Came From the Video Aisle!' + this day in history w/'You Nazty Spy!' and our song of the day by The Decemberists on your Morning Monarchy for January 19, 2018.
Don't believe Moby's story about his 'CIA friends'
"Jimmy Kimmel, Will Ferrell & Moby are ready to meet you!": #Moby makes brief cameo in #PodestaEmails
Moby HAS done an awful lot of secret-agent-CIA-killer kind of film scores and songs (Audio)
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian announce birth of third child
There's a bitcoin rapper called CoinDaddy, and he's just one of the fantastic characters in San Francisco's bizarre crypto culture
@ConnieBritton defends $380 '#PovertyIsSexist' sweater she wore to #GoldenGlobes
The Southern Poverty Law Center claims it protects us from "hate groups". But it's a scam... a money grabbing slander machine (Audio)
These Adidas sneakers double as a one-year pass to Berlin's mass transit
Morgan Freeman and #GameofThrones star Peter Dinklage star in @PepsiCo's #SuperBowl teaser plugging new @MountainDew and @Doritos line extensions.
Mark Wahlberg named as client jailed steroid distributor
Music Labels Sue Fit Radio for "Massive Scale" Copyright Infringement
Gospel star Edwin Hawkins, known for 'Oh Happy Day,' dies
Hugh Wilson, director of 'Police Academy,' dead at 74
#SteamedHams is a thing...
#SteamedHams but it's #MetalGearSolid (Audio)
#SteamedHams but every word is replaced with its first occurance (Audio)
Steamed Hams but Seymour is played by Google Home (Audio)
Steamed Hams but it's the Australian Dub (Audio)
Google app that matches your face to artwork is wildly popular. It’s also raising privacy concerns.
Pueblo, Colorado artist (and @MediaMonarchy fan) aims to educate, illuminate with show at the Blo Back Gallery
#BookSmarts: 'It Came From the Video Aisle!: Inside Charles Band's Full Moon Entertainment Studio' by Dave Jay, William S. Wilson & Torsten Dewi 📚
'Puppet Master' Trailer (Audio)
#BookSmarts: 'Hollywood Obscura: Death, Murder, and the Paranormal Aftermath' by Brian Clune 📚
#BookSmarts: 'The Ultimate Guide to Strange Cinema' by Michael Vaughn 📚
#BookSmarts: ‘World War II Posters’ by David Pollack 📚
#NewMusicFriday: @The_Go_Team returns to pump! you up, @Glen_Hansard sets sail, @TMBG like fun, #MeatBeatManifesto are impossible, @MoonTaxi go major, the legendary Anvil keep pounding and so do the @DeLuxBand
#ThisDayInHistory: #January19 w/beating Chaplin's 'The Great Dictator' to the big screen by almost a year, #TheThreeStooges release the first Hollywood film of any kind to satirize Hitler with 'You Nazty Spy!' in 1940 (Audio)
+ #ACLU founded, 72% of US watches #LucilleBall give birth, #PatBoone sang for Ike, #ArethaFranklin sang for Carter, #KlausBarbie arrested, @TomWaits keeps @FritoLay's money, #Megaupload shut down
Flashback: FEMA Will Regain Power // Pentagon Explores ‘Human Fear’ Chemicals // Northcom to Run Computer Disaster Drill Noble Resolve' in OR, TX, VA (Jan. 19, 2008)
+ #LysanderSpooner, #EdgarAllanPoe, #LesterFlatt, #PhilEverly, #JanisJoplin, #ShelleyFabares, #DollyParton, #RobertPalmer, #MarthaDavis, #KateySagal, #Wiley birthdays
#PumpUpThaVolume: The Decemberists - "Severed" (Audio)