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#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.


#HarveyWeinstein turns himself in to NYC authorities (Audio)

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.

#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

ASAP Bari has been arrested in London on sexual assault charges

"We were shocked by these disturbing allegations and we were not previously aware of them" - @DaveMatthewsBnd officially boots #BoydTinsley amidst allegations of sexual misconduct

Jason Bateman responds to backlash over New York Times interview

Eight women accuse Oscar-winner Morgan Freeman of inappropriate behavior (Audio)

Morgan Freeman responds to sexual harassment allegations

R Kelly Spotify streams have actually increased, despite being removed from playlists

The famed whistleblower, trans activist, and current Senate hopeful talks about some of her favorite dance tracks

Kids’ movie “Showdogs” accused of normalizing predatory grooming of kids

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.

Dutch parody of Israel's eurovision song has Israel fuming, but it's a truth-bomb-improvement on the original

I told you that Obama would not go away! Massive Boycott Underway Over Obama-Netflix Partnership

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."

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

@SparksOfficial singer "disillusioned" by #Morrissey comments; Former Smiths singer is a long-time admirer of Russell and Ron Mael’s music

"I wish he wouldn't say weird racist things" - Moby compares Morrissey to "weird drunk uncle"

“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

R.I.P. Interview. Here's what killed Andy Warhol's iconic magazine

'Fahrenheit 451' Tackles the Evils of Social Media

I’m reading about where Elon Musk’s money came from, it’s a fascinating story...

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.

Artist Robert Indiana, known for 'LOVE' series, dies at 89

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

Our First Look at Matt Groening's New Netflix Show 'Disenchantment'

Netflix buys 'Simpsons' creator's new show, '#Disenchantment' (Audio)

Recording Academy CEO Neil Portnow Accused by Fired Staffer of Funneling Funds From MusiCares Charity

Sony buys EMI Music Publishing in $1.9 billion deal to beef up music catalog

And the winner of Best #GDPR Email is... @JoyfulNoiseRecs !

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

The NME guide to Portland, Oregon

#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

#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)

+ #OscarWilde convicted, #ScopesTrial, #JesseOwens breaks records, #GatewayArch dedicated, "#JumpinJackFlash" (#CrossfireHurricane), "#TubularBells", #ReturnOfTheJedi out, '#HolyDiver', #BradleyNowell dead

Flashback: Watch NASA's Phoenix Mars landing live (May 25, 2008)

Flashback: Unmarked chopper patrols NYC from high above // NY planning special ambulance to recover organs (May 25, 2008)

Flashback: Israel almost shot down Blair Force One (May 25, 2008)

Flashback: As energy fears loom, survivalists emerge (May 25, 2008)

Flashback: Folk music legend Utah Phillips dies at 73 (May 25, 2008)

Flashback: NY priest caught stealing from collection plate (May 25, 2008)

Flashback: UK student researching 'al-Qaeda tactics' turned in by academic informer at Nottingham University // US military wrecks ancient Babylon (May 25, 2008)

+ #HalDavid, #KittyKallen, #TomTHall, #RaymondCarver, #FrankOz, #BarryWindsorSmith, #EveEnsler, @PaulWellerHQ/#PaulWeller, #MikeMyers, @headisajar, @DAZDILLINGER birthdays

#PumpUpThaVolume: The Get Up Kids - "Better This Way" (Audio)

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