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#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.


9 killed in Santa Fe High School shooting, 2 arrested; explosive devices found (Audio)

Her Darkest Role: Actress Allison Mack's Descent From 'Smallville' to Sex Cult

Why Toys 'R' Us is auctioning ''

A notorious mansion. An alleged assault by a Hollywood producer. A suicide. What happened to Brian Claflin?

Pulitzers, MIT Investigate Díaz

Hollywood sex crimes unit weighs charges for Weinstein, Seagal, others...

Unlikely inspiration from Mick Jagger

CBS sues Shari Redstone and National Amusements over Viacom merger effort

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.

ABC to dial back 'Roseanne' political humor

“Hi I’m Roseanne, I feign wokeness while working for @Disney.”

Robert Downey Jr plans AI YouTube documentary series

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

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

George Harrison's first electric guitar for sale at £220,000

Tom Wolfe, 'New Journalist' Turned Literary Icon, Dies at 88

Margot Kidder, Lois Lane in the 'Superman' franchise, dies

RIP Glenn Branca. Whether you know his work or not, you've listened to musicians who consider him a major influence.

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

Frightened Rabbit release statement following death of Scott Hutchison: "He leaves a legacy of hope, kindness and colour"

Rami Malek takes on Freddie Mercury in the first official trailer for the Queen biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody.' (Audio)

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...

The Ultimate Analog Music Is Back

TIDAL reportedly months behind on royalty payments

Rights to 130 Judas Priest Tracks Up For Sale After Guitarist's Golf Dream Turns Into Nightmare

20 years after his death, visit #FrankSinatra sites in his hometown of Hoboken

Beastie Boys’ 592-page memoir includes cook book, graphic novel, and playlists

Madonna teases first new music since 2015

Neil Young Introduces Expansive New Online Archive

Dr. Dog album hits top spot in Billboard vinyl

Nine Inch Nails Release New Song, ‘God Break Down the Door’

#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

Flashback: Obamessiah Brings Kool-Aid to Thirsty Portland Masses (May 18, 2008)

Flashback: Taser Int’l Uses Playboy Bunnies to Sell Its Products (May 18, 2008)

Flashback: Pentaganda Gen Calls for US Terrorism Against Iran (May 18, 2008)

Flashback: Return of the “No-Work List” (May 18, 2008)

Flashback: PNAC, UN, NRA, OCP, AT&T, APRA & BG (May 18, 2008)

Flashback: Operation Sudden Fall (May 18, 2008)

#PumpUpThaVolume: Arctic Monkeys - "American Sports" (Audio)

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