Concert 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.
India’s wealthiest man buys American fame whores #Beyoncé, #Hillary & #NickJonas for daughter’s wedding
Emirati singer Hussain Al Jassmi will be 1st arab to perform at Vatican Christmas concert
Taylor Swift used airport-style facial recognition on concertgoers
How #Taylor Swift Scans Crowds for Stalkers Using Facial Recognition Software (Audio)
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.
@amandapetrusich picks the ten best albums of 2018
Santa Fe Opera recording grabs four Grammy nominations
Chevel sang “Blue” by Leann Rimes, which was originally recorded at Norman Petty Studios in Clovis
@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.
.@AtlanticRecords Drops @adam22’s #NoJumper Label Following #Assault Allegations
British artists dominate 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees
#RockHall2019 inductees: Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks, Janet Jackson, The Cure on the list (Audio)
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.
Wham!’s 1984 Classic ‘Last Christmas’ Hits Billboard Hot 100’s Top 40 for First Time
China’s Tencent Music raises nearly $1.1 billion in U.S. IPO
#CannibalCorpse #guitarist jailed in #Tampa on #burglary, #assault charges
Trump Time Travels With Biff Tannan
Nielsen: the second screen is booming as 45% often or always use devices while watching TV
Netflix rival Iflix launches $5M search for up-and-coming filmmakers in Asia
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”
Breaking News: More sexual harassment trouble at CBS: The network reached a secret $9.5 million settlement with an actress on the show “Bull.”
Hannah Gadsby calls out ‘good men’ during gala speech (Audio)
@JanelleMonae joins Julianne Moore in Gloria Steinem biopic
#Netflix founder Marc Bernays Randolph is a descendant of Edward Bernays, Freud and the Chief Rabbi of Hamburg
Iggy Pop, Johnny Rotten, Debbie Harry & More Featured in Upcoming ‘Punk’ Docuseries on Epix
‘I hate playing this song’: when rock stars go disco
Melvin Dummar, purported heir to Howard Hughes estate, dies at 74
Remembering Samson Pollen (1931-2018) – Prolific illustrator of Men’s Adventure magazines
Items belonging to Sinatra make $9M hit at Sotheby’s auction
Frank and Barbara #Sinatra’s rare personal items go up for auction (Audio)
#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)
+ #Pais assassinated, #plutonium isolated, #BaldwinHills Reservoir bursts in LA, Elvis’ ‘#Spinout’ premieres, ‘#SaturdayNightFever’ opens, #GolanHeights Law, #SandyHook
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)
Flashback: 2 Oregon cops killed after bringing bomb inside bank // Father, son arrest made in Woodburn bank bombing (Dec. 14, 2008)
+ #SpikeJones, #CharlieRich, #LeeRemick, #JaneBirkin, #PattyDuke, #MichaelOvitz, #DilmaRousseff, #LesterBangs, #JohnLurie, #JamesComey, #TimSkold, @Beth_Orton birthdays
#NewMusicFriday: Fuckin’ #SpringsteenOnBroadway? *That’s* the new music release for this week? Srsly?
#PumpUpThaVolume: Sloan – “Act Your Ages” (Audio)