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#MorningMonarchy: July 13, 2018


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American idiot, crazy evil genius and the end of compact discs + this day in history w/the New York City blackout of '77 and our song of the day by Metric on your Morning Monarchy for Friday the 13th of July, 2018.

Notes/Links:

James Woods dropped by liberal talent agent on July 4th
https://twitter.com/RealJamesWoods/status/1014731480881217536

‘Trump is a pig’: Roger Waters takes aim at US president in Hyde Park show
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1015791982763913222

Millennial Writing #Clickbait for @WashingtonPost Mistakes @GreenDay Quotes From @Clickhole As Authentic In Report On Campaign To Get “#AmericanIdiot” To #1 In The UK
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1017253354051813376

The Manhattan district attorney’s office slapped Harvey Weinstein with three new felony sex-crime charges, two of which carry a potential life prison sentence
https://twitter.com/Moneyish/status/1013850320752009216

3 NEW SPACEY SEX ASSAULTS INVESTIGATED...
https://twitter.com/DRUDGE_REPORT/status/1014223138668756992

Crew member says Johnny Depp punched him on LA film set
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1016505007582208001

Gene Simmons Settles Sexual Battery Lawsuit With Female Journalist
https://twitter.com/billboardbiz/status/1016439414183092231

'Halloween' actress escapes alleged kidnappers who demanded $10K ransom, prosecutors say
https://twitter.com/koat7news/status/1014533118513111041

How Brutal Cult Leader Tony Alamo Amassed A Fortune With Bedazzled Denim Jackets
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1013098697910038530

Michael Jackson was 'chemically castrated' by his late dad, says singer's ex doctor
https://twitter.com/CourageSower/status/1017430973242208256

Russell Simmons Accused of Rape by Granddaughter of W.W. NORTON Publisher
https://twitter.com/DRUDGE_REPORT/status/1016765214195240960

SP Books Finds Niche with Reproductions of Classic Manuscripts
https://twitter.com/PublishersWkly/status/1013120034128973826

Pulpy science fiction ads were all the rage in 'PW' throughout the 1950s
https://twitter.com/PublishersWkly/status/1015302025289052161

BBC Goes to Court to Identify 'Doctor Who' Leaker
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/1013842205797175296

Sony Accidentally Uploads Full 'Khali the Killer' Movie to YouTube
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/1014320532777590784

The Film Collectors Who Risked Everything To Preserve Film History
https://twitter.com/discogs/status/1014590428404965378

Hunting the Con Queen of Hollywood: Who's the "Crazy Evil Genius" Behind a Global Racket?
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1017480975549284352

De Havilland's 'FEUD' Petition Denied By CA Top Court; SCOTUS Next?
https://twitter.com/DRUDGE_REPORT/status/1017541731825344512

Comcast, Fox both raise bids as they reach for Sky
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1017199191330836482

Neil Blomkamp to Direct New RoboCop Movie
https://twitter.com/CBR/status/1017109473230454784

'#FridayThe13th' gets permanently axed; Even if legal dispute over ownership is resolved, development of game will not resume // Lawyer Shelly reveals why legal battle isn’t all Victor Miller 🔪🏒👾🕹️
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1017583092620451840

Anthony Bourdain earns posthumous Emmy nominations
https://twitter.com/koat7news/status/1017540906348498944

#Emmys: Nominations by network — Netflix: 112 - HBO: 108 - NBC: 78 - FX Networks: 50 - CBS: 34 - ABC: 31 - Hulu: 27 - Amazon: 22
https://twitter.com/THR/status/1017444012322484224

Nobel cancels peace prize concert for lack of funds...
https://twitter.com/DRUDGE_REPORT/status/1014229747075694592

Did you know ISIS use songs – and trap remixes of the same – to recruit?
https://twitter.com/NME/status/1014541044636160000

'Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse' Director Comes Out as Pro-Antifa Supporter
https://twitter.com/DeeLunarfox/status/1014186725948583937

Vertigo Writer Receives Veiled Death Threats Ahead of SDCC Appearance
https://twitter.com/CBR/status/1017416050739240960

Steve Ditko, Spider-Man co-creator, dies at age 90
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1015422880207785984

Spider-Man Co-Creator #SteveDitko Dead at 90 (Audio) // In Search Of Steve Ditko (2007)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1017787609366425600

Richard Swift-- an essential figure in indie rock over the past decade-- has died at 41
https://twitter.com/pitchfork/status/1014157846399930368

Tina Turner's son Craig Turner found dead from suicide aged 59
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1014361655973728256

Rapper Smoke Dawg Shot, Killed in Toronto
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/1013774027201146880

Alan Longmuir, co-founder of the Bay City Rollers, dies in hospital after falling ill on holiday
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1013986055299715074

Elvis Costello Announces Cancer Diagnosis, Cancels European Tour
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1015408567678066688

‘F**king jump or come down’ – man arrested for climbing speaker stack at Liam Gallagher’s TRNSMT set
https://twitter.com/NME/status/1013878990677913601

.@gorillaz have shared two new remixes of 'Humility' by @SPRORGNSM and DJ Koze
https://twitter.com/NME/status/1017491956014964737

You can hear Jonny Greenwood's latest composition... by playing it yourself
https://twitter.com/pitchfork/status/1016746856238538752

Gold Rush: Inside The Newest Vinyl Pressing Plant In Texas
https://twitter.com/discogs/status/1016450686387617792

#BestBuy to Pull CDs, #Target Threatens to Pay Labels for CDs Only When Customers Buy Them
https://twitter.com/XEyezWideOpenX/status/1014377534878830592

#NewMusicFriday: Tons of indie sounds coming out this week, like the Jayhawks, Deafheaven and the 2nd LP from @WeAreBodyHead = @KimletGordon + @OpenMouthRecrds; @RaylandisHere & @Luluc's 3rd releases + @JennTChampion, @NeedToBreathe, @LaSmokescreens & much more 🎼🎶
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1017554347209646080

#ThisDayInHistory: #July13 w/Amidst a period of financial/social turmoil (and the #SonOfSam), NYC experiences an electrical blackout lasting nearly 24 hours that leads to widespread fires and looting in 1977 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1017826169314422784

+ #JeanPaulMarat killed, NYC draft riots, #Hollywood sign dedicated, #MoorsMurders, #NixonTapes revealed, disco smashed at Comiskey Park, #LiveAid1985, #GeorgeHWBush acting prez, #DavidCameron resigns
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1017826170224533504

Flashback: FISA ‘Compromise’ Completes Police State Transformation (Jul. 13, 2008)
https://mediamonarchy.com/2008/07/fisa-compromise-completes/

Flashback: Dollar Doomed, Fed Will Fail // Indymac Seizure 2nd Largest Bank Failure in US history // Chinese Govt Is Top Foreign Holder of Fannie/Freddie Bonds // Run on Banks Spells Big Trouble for US // Bush: I Believe In Strong US Dollar // Paul Calls for Hearings on Falling Dollar’s Impact on Oil // US Economy Loses Jobs for 6th Straight Month (Jul. 13, 2008)
https://mediamonarchy.com/2008/07/dollar-doom-fed-failure-bank-runs/

Flashback: US Weapons Research Raising a Stink // US Army's XM1063 Projectile Designed to Be ‘Non-Lethal' - But Is It Non-Legal? (Jul. 13, 2008)
https://mediamonarchy.com/2008/07/us-weapons-research-is-raising-stink/

+ #JohnDee, #BobCrane, #JackKemp, #AlbertAyler, #PatrickStewart, #HarrisonFord, #RogerMcGuinn, #CheechMarin, #LouiseMandrell, #CameronCrowe, #TomKenny, #GeraldLevert birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1017826171281522688

Metric - "Dark Saturday" (Audio)
https://twitter.com/Under_Radar_Mag/status/1017544071987060738

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