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#MorningMonarchy: December 14, 2018


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#MorningMonarchy: December 14, 2018Concert biometrics, halls of fame and Sinatra auctions + this day in history w/the shoeing of George W. Bush and our song of the day by Sloan on your Morning Monarchy for December 14, 2018.

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India's wealthiest man buys American fame whores #Beyoncé, #Hillary & #NickJonas for daughter's wedding
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1072664748284612609

Emirati singer Hussain Al Jassmi will be 1st arab to perform at Vatican Christmas concert
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1072561803794751493

Taylor Swift used airport-style facial recognition on concertgoers
https://twitter.com/cowboys282/status/1073436371983843328

How #Taylor Swift Scans Crowds for Stalkers Using Facial Recognition Software (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1073457429197742080

Meow Wolf announced its third expansion Tuesday with an opening of a three-level, 75,000-square-foot permanent art installation in the northeastern D.C. Fort Totten neighborhood expected in 2022.
https://twitter.com/thenewmexican/status/1072592232367226883

@amandapetrusich picks the ten best albums of 2018
https://twitter.com/NewYorker/status/1072516829296422912

Santa Fe Opera recording grabs four Grammy nominations
https://twitter.com/ABQJournal/status/1072710295968276481

Chevel sang "Blue" by Leann Rimes, which was originally recorded at Norman Petty Studios in Clovis
https://twitter.com/KOB4/status/1072604656457666561

@DevilWeKnowFilm 🎼 by @BrianTylerMusic @iTunes : Citizens in West Virginia challenge a corporation to be more environmentally responsible. #BrianTyler scores this important documentary by directors #StephanieSoechtig & #JeremySeifert.
https://twitter.com/VareseSarabande/status/1071118241722904576

.@AtlanticRecords Drops @adam22's #NoJumper Label Following #Assault Allegations
https://twitter.com/XEyezWideOpenX/status/1073294899708084226

British artists dominate 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees
https://twitter.com/guardianmusic/status/1073240644741525504

#RockHall2019 inductees: Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks, Janet Jackson, The Cure on the list (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1073458909392687104

Nominees for the 2019 induction to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame were announced back in October. Today it has been announced who actually made the cut, including Radiohead, The Cure, Roxy Music, Janet Jackson, and more.
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1073243272699465728

Wham!'s 1984 Classic 'Last Christmas' Hits Billboard Hot 100's Top 40 for First Time
https://twitter.com/billboardbiz/status/1072408949570371585

China's Tencent Music raises nearly $1.1 billion in U.S. IPO
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1072728734745182208

#CannibalCorpse #guitarist jailed in #Tampa on #burglary, #assault charges
https://twitter.com/XEyezWideOpenX/status/1072734400805289984

Trump Time Travels With Biff Tannan
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1072558198358462465

Nielsen: the second screen is booming as 45% often or always use devices while watching TV
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1072969446887550976

Netflix rival Iflix launches $5M search for up-and-coming filmmakers in Asia
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1070607338405425152

Comments on a petition to take down the latest @deadpoolmovie poster include: “This is clearly hate speach (sic)” and “You don’t have to like or agree with the Church, but please do not mock my Savior”
https://twitter.com/CrimsonMistUT/status/1073261242611974144

Breaking News: More sexual harassment trouble at CBS: The network reached a secret $9.5 million settlement with an actress on the show "Bull."
https://twitter.com/nytimes/status/1073377039049211904

Hannah Gadsby calls out 'good men' during gala speech (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1071235516278796288

@JanelleMonae joins Julianne Moore in Gloria Steinem biopic
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1072300482905993218

#Netflix founder Marc Bernays Randolph is a descendant of Edward Bernays, Freud and the Chief Rabbi of Hamburg
https://twitter.com/MauricePinay/status/883719761074499584

Iggy Pop, Johnny Rotten, Debbie Harry & More Featured in Upcoming 'Punk' Docuseries on Epix
https://twitter.com/billboardbiz/status/1072253531279769600

‘I hate playing this song’: when rock stars go disco
https://twitter.com/guardianmusic/status/1071345813035528192

Melvin Dummar, purported heir to Howard Hughes estate, dies at 74
https://twitter.com/CourageSower/status/1072701563058053120

Remembering Samson Pollen (1931-2018) - Prolific illustrator of Men's Adventure magazines
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1072733330984976384

Items belonging to Sinatra make $9M hit at Sotheby's auction
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1071254185105076225

Frank and Barbara #Sinatra's rare personal items go up for auction (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1073460245609889792

#ThisDayInHistory: #December14 w/#Muntadhar #alZaidi throws his shoes at lame duck U.S. President #GeorgeWBush during a press conference in Baghdad, Iraq in 2008 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1073650500686336000

+ #Pais assassinated, #plutonium isolated, #BaldwinHills Reservoir bursts in LA, Elvis' '#Spinout' premieres, '#SaturdayNightFever' opens, #GolanHeights Law, #SandyHook
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1073650501575532544

Flashback: Shoes Thrown At Bush In Protest Of Final Visit To Iraq // Shoe-throwing Iraqi journalist "beaten in custody" // #GeorgeWBush shoe-thrower "too injured" to appear in court (Dec. 14, 2008)
https://mediamonarchy.com/shoes-thrown-at-bush-in-protest-of/

Flashback: 2 Oregon cops killed after bringing bomb inside bank // Father, son arrest made in Woodburn bank bombing (Dec. 14, 2008)
https://mediamonarchy.com/2-oregon-cops-killed-after-bringing/

+ #SpikeJones, #CharlieRich, #LeeRemick, #JaneBirkin, #PattyDuke, #MichaelOvitz, #DilmaRousseff, #LesterBangs, #JohnLurie, #JamesComey, #TimSkold, @Beth_Orton birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1073650502754127872

#NewMusicFriday: Fuckin' #SpringsteenOnBroadway? *That's* the new music release for this week? Srsly?
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1073447275437862913

#PumpUpThaVolume: Sloan - "Act Your Ages" (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1073449598679535616

#MorningMonarchy: December 14, 2018