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#MorningMonarchy: January 18, 2019

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#MorningMonarchy: January 18, 2019Fake editions, separation agreements and deleting everything + this day in history w/the conviction of the Boston Strangler and our song of the day by Johnny Marr & Matt Johnson on your Morning Monarchy for January 18, 2019.


@BillMaher's Billboard Targeted By Conservative Street Artists #TheFaction

Guerrilla artist #TheFaction mocks @BillMaher with #NPC billboard (Audio)

Fake editions of The Washington Post handed out at multiple locations in D.C.

Prank edition of Washington Post was 'not a joke,' creator says

Facebook to Invest $300Mln in Local News Programs, Content

YouTube updates policies to explicitly ban dangerous pranks, challenges

Investors given go-ahead to summon Azealia Banks and Grimes to testify in Elon Musk’s $420 tweet Tesla lawsuit

TV broadcaster Sinclair launches STIRR, a free streaming service with local news and sports

Netflix rolls out biggest-ever price hike for streaming subscribers

Netflix announces ‘Space Force’ comedy series starring Steve Carell

Hey, Santa Fe — the Video Library needs your help!

Tidal faces criminal investigation over allegedly faking streaming figures

16.8 million vinyl albums sold in the US during 2018

Audio-Technica unveils seven new turntables at CES 2019

Watch The Killers return with huge anti-Trump anthem 'Land Of The Free' in Spike Lee directed video

Chaka Khan announces first new album in 12 years, 'Hello Happiness'

The Who confirm first new studio album in 13 years

Toto's "#Africa" set to play until the end of days thanks to an art installation in Namibia

The Cranberries Describe 'Overwhelming Sense of Finality' Finishing Album With Late Singer Dolores O'Riordan's Vocals

Carol Channing, 97 (Jan. 31, 1921 - Jan. 15, 2019) Known mostly for her stage work, Carol is also an Oscar-nominated actress for “Thoroughly Modern Millie” with over 200 other screen/tv appearances incl. “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In,” “The Love Boat,” and the notorious “Skidoo.”

Carol Channing, legendary Broadway actress, dies at 97, publicist says

Shirley Boone, philanthropist and wife of Pat Boone, dies

Jo Andres, Filmmaker and Wife of Steve Buscemi, Dies at 64

#Germs Bassist #LornaDoom Dies

R.I.P. Lorna Doom, Germs bassist has died at 61

NBC News, Megyn Kelly reach separation agreement

Poker Player Locks Himself In Isolation For 20 Days To Win $64,200

I've seen this in a #TwilightZone episode

Oh man, have you ever watched a movie on Netflix with the “audio description” turned on? “In the underground chamber, a golden glow emanates from the stone chest. Indy and Sallah carefully insert two long poles into it.”

Don’t tell anyone, but then I started #Riverdale - aka Twin Peaks 90210.

Comic 'Gunning For Hits' has its own Spotify playlist

Sweet! @TrevorSomething’s new #ULTRAPARANOIA LP has a locked groove at the end of side two (Audio)

The Raconteurs are releasing a special 3-inch single for Record Store Day

Lil Uzi Vert: "I'm done with music I deleted everything."

#LilUziVert Retires from Music (Audio)

#ThisDayInHistory: #January18 w/#AlbertDeSalvo, the "#BostonStrangler", is convicted of numerous crimes and is sentenced to life imprisonment in 1967 (Audio)

+ #TwentyOneDemands, #LouisArmstrong records "#JeepersCreepers", @BarbraStreisand shill for #LBJ, #PeteBest wins defamation suit, '#BloodSimple', #MarionBarry arrested, 3 killed at @ACDC show

Flashback: Olbermann on Bush - 8 Years In 8 Minutes (Jan. 18, 2009)

+ #OliverHardy, #CaryGrant, #JosephBonanno, #DannyKaye, #JohnBoorman, #RayDolby, #BobbyGoldsboro, #DavidRuffin, #CharlieWilson, #KevinCostner, #JimORourke, #JonathanDavis, #Estelle birthdays

#NewMusicFriday: The return of the mighty @PedroTheLion after 15yrs, @AesopRockWins plus @ManiacMeat equals #MalibuKen and then @MikePosner grows up + @SharonVanEtten, @MaggieRogers and apparently #PapaRoach are still a thing 🎼🎶💿 #January18

#PumpUpThaVolume: Johnny Marr & Matt Johnson - "Summer In The City" (The Lovin' Spoonful Cover) (Audio)

#MorningMonarchy: January 18, 2019