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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.

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@BillMaher's Billboard Targeted By Conservative Street Artists #TheFaction
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1085700289649209345

Guerrilla artist #TheFaction mocks @BillMaher with #NPC billboard (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1086131202560421889

Fake editions of The Washington Post handed out at multiple locations in D.C.
https://twitter.com/mad_writer357/status/1085756498087571456

Prank edition of Washington Post was 'not a joke,' creator says
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1086327064267960320

Facebook to Invest $300Mln in Local News Programs, Content
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1085186493809750017

YouTube updates policies to explicitly ban dangerous pranks, challenges
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1085622210130194433

Investors given go-ahead to summon Azealia Banks and Grimes to testify in Elon Musk’s $420 tweet Tesla lawsuit
https://twitter.com/NME/status/1085995910696456192

TV broadcaster Sinclair launches STIRR, a free streaming service with local news and sports
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1085649823926108160

Netflix rolls out biggest-ever price hike for streaming subscribers
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1085202749262688256

Netflix announces ‘Space Force’ comedy series starring Steve Carell
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1085648742814965762

Hey, Santa Fe — the Video Library needs your help!
https://twitter.com/SantaFeReporter/status/1085303058978861056

Tidal faces criminal investigation over allegedly faking streaming figures
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1085017411051577344

16.8 million vinyl albums sold in the US during 2018
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1085376788686090240

Audio-Technica unveils seven new turntables at CES 2019
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1085377222213595136

Watch The Killers return with huge anti-Trump anthem 'Land Of The Free' in Spike Lee directed video
https://twitter.com/NME/status/1084892468972261376

Chaka Khan announces first new album in 12 years, 'Hello Happiness'
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1085376350746279936

The Who confirm first new studio album in 13 years
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1085375306930769920

Toto's "#Africa" set to play until the end of days thanks to an art installation in Namibia
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1085356914307940352

The Cranberries Describe 'Overwhelming Sense of Finality' Finishing Album With Late Singer Dolores O'Riordan's Vocals
https://twitter.com/billboardbiz/status/1085199771785224193

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.”
https://twitter.com/RealGilbertACP/status/1085188829139464195

Carol Channing, legendary Broadway actress, dies at 97, publicist says
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1085166211527192581

Shirley Boone, philanthropist and wife of Pat Boone, dies
https://twitter.com/Bo0zeLeprechaun/status/1084580689411010560

Jo Andres, Filmmaker and Wife of Steve Buscemi, Dies at 64
https://twitter.com/Bo0zeLeprechaun/status/1084544158184980481

#Germs Bassist #LornaDoom Dies
https://twitter.com/XEyezWideOpenX/status/1085877786999283712

R.I.P. Lorna Doom, Germs bassist has died at 61
https://twitter.com/everydaymusic1/status/1085704767710679040

NBC News, Megyn Kelly reach separation agreement
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1084313758644817921

Poker Player Locks Himself In Isolation For 20 Days To Win $64,200
https://twitter.com/zerohedge/status/1083892572739784705

I've seen this in a #TwilightZone episode
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1083896837692518401

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.”
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1084281866033586176

Don’t tell anyone, but then I started #Riverdale - aka Twin Peaks 90210.
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1084507067413540864

Comic 'Gunning For Hits' has its own Spotify playlist
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1083895834062708736

Sweet! @TrevorSomething’s new #ULTRAPARANOIA LP has a locked groove at the end of side two (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1084526374289899521

The Raconteurs are releasing a special 3-inch single for Record Store Day
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1084334415763947520

Lil Uzi Vert: "I'm done with music I deleted everything."
https://twitter.com/ComplexMusic/status/1083884490378936320

#LilUziVert Retires from Music (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1086128945890619392

#ThisDayInHistory: #January18 w/#AlbertDeSalvo, the "#BostonStrangler", is convicted of numerous crimes and is sentenced to life imprisonment in 1967 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1086332681506279424

+ #TwentyOneDemands, #LouisArmstrong records "#JeepersCreepers", @BarbraStreisand shill for #LBJ, #PeteBest wins defamation suit, '#BloodSimple', #MarionBarry arrested, 3 killed at @ACDC show
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1086332682345185280

Flashback: Olbermann on Bush - 8 Years In 8 Minutes (Jan. 18, 2009)
https://mediamonarchy.com/olbermann-8-years-in-8-minutes/

+ #OliverHardy, #CaryGrant, #JosephBonanno, #DannyKaye, #JohnBoorman, #RayDolby, #BobbyGoldsboro, #DavidRuffin, #CharlieWilson, #KevinCostner, #JimORourke, #JonathanDavis, #Estelle birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1086332683460833281

#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
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1086090981043138561

#PumpUpThaVolume: Johnny Marr & Matt Johnson - "Summer In The City" (The Lovin' Spoonful Cover) (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1086100439869775872

#MorningMonarchy: January 18, 2019