Spacey Kevin, the Masked Singer and Mean Gene + this day in history w/’Smoking And Health’ and our song of the day by The Raconteurs on your Morning Monarchy for January 11, 2019.
Kevin Spacey ordered to stay away from accuser after court appearance
#KevinSpacey pleads not guilty to sex assault charge (Audio)
KEVIN SPACEY PULLED OVER FOR SPEEDING … On Way Home from Court
Weinstein Trial Set for May
Nat Geo Pulls Neil deGrasse Tyson’s ‘StarTalk’ Amid Misconduct Allegations
A make-up artist accused journalist @Toure of sexual harassment in 2017, and he was subsequently fired from Time Inc.
SUNDANCE adds Michael Jackson doc about accusers
Pantera Sarah’s photos of A-listers – like Vince Vaughn and @JaredLeto – serve as a time capsule for a not-too-long-ago era that seems ancient because it’s pre-Facebook, pre-iPhone, pre-everything
‘THE MASKED SINGER’ PREMIERE: Follow the white rabbit? Another example of occcult symbolism becoming increasingly overt in Hollywood.
Experts warn NETFLIX choose-your-adventure could be ploy to steal thoughts…though stealing the thoughts of the masses might be petty theft
THE FILM BANDERSNATCH IS A PSYCHOLOGICAL MKULTRA MIND PROGRAMMING TECHNOLOGY
Golden Globes ratings down
Melissa McCarthy smuggled 40 ham sandwiches into the Golden Globes
Netflix walks away from App Store payments, costing Apple up to $256m/year
Netflix pulls episode of Hasan Minhaj’s “Patriot Act” show in Saudi Arabia after kingdom’s complaint
The New War on Comedy: “Comedians use lies to tell the truth—the notion that the exaggerations, stories and carefully crafted falsehoods we deliver on stage should be taken literally will be the death knell of comedy.”
How War Propaganda in the Film Industry Really Works
Use Hollywood films to counter China & Russia: Integrity Initiative psyop plan exposed in new leaks
Oft-quoted paper on spread of #fakenews turns out to be… fake news
How a NeoCon-Backed “Fact Checker” Plans to Wage War on Independent Media
Disneyland Ups Admissions Prices in Advance of Star Wars Attraction and Fans Aren’t Happy
Lego: Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit are no longer on Steam
As gun outrage grew, @MonsterJam quietly stripped weapons from its monster trucks 🔫
Germany has returned a painting looted by the Nazis to the heirs of French Jewish politician and resistance leader Georges Mandel
How Etsy Sellers and Big Business Make Money on Public Domain Art
A system to generate new song lyrics that match the style of specific artists.
‘Batman’ Writer @TomKingTK Responds to Allegations That He Lied About His CIA Past
“A ‘God Save The Queen’ single on the A&M label, from a batch that was supposed to have been destroyed after the group left the label, sold for $15,882 in November 2018.”
The Discogs community keeps building the biggest and most comprehensive music archive worldwide
Technics announces a new SL-1200 turntable for DJing
Old, meet new: Sony introduces a wireless turntable for vinyl records
Daryl Dragon, of ‘The Captain and Tennille,’ dead at 76
Daryl Dragon, aka The Captain, Was a Yacht-Rock Style Hero
Super sad news. RIP Bob Einstein.
Comedy writer and actor #BobEinstein dead at 76 (Audio)
#BobEinstein’s surrogate role on @ArrestedDev will remain one of the funniest things ever on television (Audio)
Dr. Hook’s Ray Sawyer, ‘Cover of Rolling Stone’ Singer, Dead at 81
“Mean” Gene Okerlund, RIP!
WWE Hall of Fame Announcer ‘Mean’ Gene Okerlund Dies at 76 (Audio)
Deerhunter, Maggie Rogers, Sharon Van Etten, and Thom Yorke are just a few of our Most Anticipated Indie Rock Albums of 2019
#NewMusicFriday: Trip-Trip-Triple LP from @Nicolas___Jaar, former Lumineer @NeylaPekarek goes full Colorado on her solo debut and Sweden’s @Soilwork return w/11th LP + indie sounds from CAN’s @TALLIESband & PDX’s @TheDelines 🎼🎶💿
#ThisDayInHistory: #January11 w/US Surgeon General publishes the landmark ‘Smoking and Health’ report in 1964 saying smoking may be hazardous to health, sparking national and worldwide anti-smoking efforts. (Audio)
+ #AMPAS announced, #CarloTresca assassinated, @WhiskeyAGo_Go opens, designated hitter adopted, #Reagan’s farewell, @PaulSimonMusic tours Africa, #Endeavour launch, #WhitneyHouston stopped for weed
Flashback: Assassination updates: jfk, rfk & the bush crime family // upcoming novel to describe jfk as sex-fiend // the daddy bush connection with jfk’s assassination // new bush family expose: ‘family of secrets’ // ‘good bobby’ writer-actor digs deep into kennedy’s core // kennedys, castros & murder // the mob did it (we think) // heavily researched book links jfk murder to killing of mlk & rfk // marcello had jfk killed (Jan. 11, 2009)
Flashback: Expect blowback for US weapons killing civilians in gaza (Jan. 11, 2009)
Flashback: Econocrash: threats, cheney, seattle, ubs & kucinich // cheney: no one could have predicted the financial crisis, just like no one could have predicted the attacks of 9/11 // martial law, the financial bailout & war // seattle post-intelligencer is put up for sale // ubs is closing americans’ secret accounts // kucinich: federal reserve no more ‘federal’ than federal express! // retail sales decline for a 6th month // video: sneaky new atm skimmer found in pennsylvania (Jan. 11, 2009)
+ #AlbertHoffman, #SlimHarpo, #RodTaylor, @JimHightower, #NaomiJudd, #TonyKaye, #LeeRitenour, @robertearlkeen, #SusanLindauer, #MaryJBlige, #AmandaPeet, #CodySimpson birthdays
#PumpUpThaVolume: The Raconteurs – “Sunday Driver” (Audio)