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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.


James Woods dropped by liberal talent agent on July 4th

‘Trump is a pig’: Roger Waters takes aim at US president in Hyde Park show

Millennial Writing #Clickbait for @WashingtonPost Mistakes @GreenDay Quotes From @Clickhole As Authentic In Report On Campaign To Get “#AmericanIdiot” To #1 In The UK

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


Crew member says Johnny Depp punched him on LA film set

Gene Simmons Settles Sexual Battery Lawsuit With Female Journalist

'Halloween' actress escapes alleged kidnappers who demanded $10K ransom, prosecutors say

How Brutal Cult Leader Tony Alamo Amassed A Fortune With Bedazzled Denim Jackets

Michael Jackson was 'chemically castrated' by his late dad, says singer's ex doctor

Russell Simmons Accused of Rape by Granddaughter of W.W. NORTON Publisher

SP Books Finds Niche with Reproductions of Classic Manuscripts

Pulpy science fiction ads were all the rage in 'PW' throughout the 1950s

BBC Goes to Court to Identify 'Doctor Who' Leaker

Sony Accidentally Uploads Full 'Khali the Killer' Movie to YouTube

The Film Collectors Who Risked Everything To Preserve Film History

Hunting the Con Queen of Hollywood: Who's the "Crazy Evil Genius" Behind a Global Racket?

De Havilland's 'FEUD' Petition Denied By CA Top Court; SCOTUS Next?

Comcast, Fox both raise bids as they reach for Sky

Neil Blomkamp to Direct New RoboCop Movie

'#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 🔪🏒👾🕹️

Anthony Bourdain earns posthumous Emmy nominations

#Emmys: Nominations by network — Netflix: 112 - HBO: 108 - NBC: 78 - FX Networks: 50 - CBS: 34 - ABC: 31 - Hulu: 27 - Amazon: 22

Nobel cancels peace prize concert for lack of funds...

Did you know ISIS use songs – and trap remixes of the same – to recruit?

'Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse' Director Comes Out as Pro-Antifa Supporter

Vertigo Writer Receives Veiled Death Threats Ahead of SDCC Appearance

Steve Ditko, Spider-Man co-creator, dies at age 90

Spider-Man Co-Creator #SteveDitko Dead at 90 (Audio) // In Search Of Steve Ditko (2007)

Richard Swift-- an essential figure in indie rock over the past decade-- has died at 41

Tina Turner's son Craig Turner found dead from suicide aged 59

Rapper Smoke Dawg Shot, Killed in Toronto

Alan Longmuir, co-founder of the Bay City Rollers, dies in hospital after falling ill on holiday

Elvis Costello Announces Cancer Diagnosis, Cancels European Tour

‘F**king jump or come down’ – man arrested for climbing speaker stack at Liam Gallagher’s TRNSMT set

.@gorillaz have shared two new remixes of 'Humility' by @SPRORGNSM and DJ Koze

You can hear Jonny Greenwood's latest composition... by playing it yourself

Gold Rush: Inside The Newest Vinyl Pressing Plant In Texas

#BestBuy to Pull CDs, #Target Threatens to Pay Labels for CDs Only When Customers Buy Them

#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 🎼🎶

#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)

+ #JeanPaulMarat killed, NYC draft riots, #Hollywood sign dedicated, #MoorsMurders, #NixonTapes revealed, disco smashed at Comiskey Park, #LiveAid1985, #GeorgeHWBush acting prez, #DavidCameron resigns

Flashback: FISA ‘Compromise’ Completes Police State Transformation (Jul. 13, 2008)

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)

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)

+ #JohnDee, #BobCrane, #JackKemp, #AlbertAyler, #PatrickStewart, #HarrisonFord, #RogerMcGuinn, #CheechMarin, #LouiseMandrell, #CameronCrowe, #TomKenny, #GeraldLevert birthdays

Metric - "Dark Saturday" (Audio)

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