Scream queens, sloppy slogans and black Strat auctions + this day in history w/the largest protest event in human history and our song of the day by Beck on your Morning Monarchy for February 15, 2019.
#JohnBoehner at #SXSW2019? Yeah ok, I’ll be up at #Treefort where congress critters WON’T be propagandizing
Tom Clancy’s The Division 2: “Come see what a real government shutdown looks like…”
YouTube deletes dozens more drill music videos at request of London police
Jay-Z Hires a Lawyer for 21 Savage
BREAKING: Multiple soucres tell @ABC7Chicago Eyewitness News Jussie Smollet and the 2 men who are being questioned by police staged the attack – allegedly because his character was being written out of the show Empire.
Indictment: Ex-‘American Idol’ contestant was drug courier
Reebok Russia stirs controversy with ‘face-sitting’ slogan in feminist ad campaign
R. Kelly Announces New Tour Amid Sex Cult Controversy
Lots of people suspect James Brown was murdered, new investigation reveals
Bryan Singer’s Next Project Collapses: RED SONJA
R Kelly, Michael Jackson and Bryan Singer. Who knew? Everyone
Seems to me the New York Times is about to run a piece on Ryan Adams… huh.
Singer Ryan Adams accused of sexual misconduct by seven women
Singer #RyanAdams accused of sexual misconduct and emotional abuse (AUdio)
[Argument with David Rawlings Concerning #Morrissey] (Audio)
Pecker Stiffens Resolve Against Bezos “Extortion & Blackmail” Accusations
The Full List of News Media Organizations and Individuals Contacte By Covington Catholic High School Student Nick Sandmann’s Lawyers
A group of young French media executives was condemned for running a “boys’ club” that harassed colleagues online. Their Facebook group “League of LOL” ridiculed women journalists for years, sometimes using pornographic memes to attack them.
Why so many people believe conspiracy theories
And the @bbc’s main cover-upper of guys like #JimmySavile, #MarkThompson, what’s he do now? Oh that’s right, he helps run the “independent journalism” over at the #NYTimes!
Digital Media Bloodbath Continues: New Vice CEO Cuts 10% Of Staff, Shifts Focus To Film, TV
Scientology TV wins a boatload of awards, and is the ‘fastest-growing TV network in history’!
91st Academy Awards poised to continue without host
All Agenda & No Ha Ha – Jokeless & hostless: Entertainment industry facing PC onslaught
Albert Finney dies at 82. A great actor with the best reason to NOT attend the Oscars: “It seems silly to go over there and beg for an award,” RIP, Albert.
Remembering actor #AlbertFinney (Audio)
Albert Finney, cinema’s original ‘angry young man’, dies aged 82
Albert Finney refused permission to appear on the sleeve of The Smiths’ Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now… he was persuaded by his children but by then Morrissey & Co had disbanded. At some point someone did this though.
Julie Adams, an original “scream queen” in the 1954 cryptozoological classic Creature From the Black Lagoon, has died. She was 92.
Julie Adams Dead: ‘Creature From the Black Lagoon’ Star Dies at 92
Remembering Ron Hutchinson, who poured a lot of time and love into saving pieces of film history – most notably from the late ’20s and early ’30s
Young and the Restless Star Kristoff St. John Dead at 52
George Klein, Elvis Presley’s friend, radio host, dies
Gorilla Biscuits Guitarist Alex Brown Dead at 52
Fantastic video-streaming services that are not named Netflix, Amazon, or Hulu
REPORT: Paramount Declares World War Z Sequel Dead
#MissFury might be the most famous superhero you’ve never heard of
Conan is back. I was so pumped to get this new special edition comic book. (Audio)
Local Man Arrested After Cosplaying Mr. Freeze And Yelling Cold Weather Puns At People
Chad Michael Murray Would Like to Invite You to His Cult… He Means, His Farm on Riverdale
#BookSmarts: ‘Agency’ by William Gibson
#BookSmarts: ‘2023: a trilogy by The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu’
Tim Armstrong forms “fictional” side project punk band Landfill Crew, stream first single
The Mystery Why Dinosaur Jr.’s 25-Year-Old Song Is Topping The Charts In Japan
‘At the time, there hadn’t been anyone like Bobbie Gentry’
Millennials prefer music from 20th century ‘golden age’ to the pop of today, research suggests
A new audiophile bar, venue and café is opening in NYC
Lottery winner claims $158 million prize in Scream mask to hide identity
ICM Partners Drops Celine Dion As Client, Sues For Unpaid Commission
Original #BradyBunch Cast Asks Fans to Help Track Down the Iconic Items from their TV Home
David Gilmour’s legendary ‘Black Strat’ comes to auction
The David Gilmour Guitar Collection (Audio)
#ThisDayInHistory: #February15 w/”The largest protest event in human history” in 2003 – and yet, somehow, the powers-that-shouldn’t-be went ahead with their #IraqWar sequel anyway, almost like voting and protests are a dead paradigm (Audio)
+ #RememberTheMaine, #FDR assassination attempt, Ellington records “Take the “A” Train”, #ENIAC dedicated, #NatKingCole died of lung cancer, 1972 #copyright ruling, Sid joined Pistols, #Chelyabinsk
Flashback: We’re going to see the greatest depression ever (Feb. 15, 2009)
Flashback: 9/11 widow & activist among 50 killed in ny plane crash // beverly eckert: ‘my silence cannot be bought’ // widow from 9/11 attacks among new york crash victims // eerie audio: ‘no response from that aircraft’ // 9/11 coverup connection: black boxes found 15hrs after buffalo crash // and just 7 days before her death, beverly eckert & other 9/11 victims family members met the obamessiah // recovery of bodies from plane crash that killed 50 to take days // beck praises 9/11 widow, but professed hatred for 9/11 families in 05 // 9/11 widow beverly eckert (1951-2009) // update: US plane was on autopilot in icy crash that killed 50 (Feb. 15, 2009)
Flashback: Ron Paul – What if the American people learned the truth? (Feb. 15, 2009)
+ #Galileo, #SusanBAnthony, #JamesForrestal, #CesarRomero, #HaleBoggs, #KevinMcCarthy, #AllanArbus, #HankLocklin, #HarveyKorman, #ClaireBloom, #BrianHolland, #ArtSpiegelman birthdays
+ #MelissaManchester, #JaneSeymour, #MattGroening, #ChrisFarley, #JaneChild, #Birdman, #ShepardFairey, @AlexBorstein, #MirandaJuly, #BrandonBoyd, @ConorOberst <3 birthdays
#MediaMemes/#NewMusicFriday: @Millencolin hit 9th while @ICP drop 15th and then tons of indie releases w/#HolidayGhosts, @MethylEthel, @HOOMESHAAKE, #DuaLipa backing musician @StatStatStats + @GhostfaceKillah meets @Czarface_Eso & more 🎼🎶💿
#PumpUpThaVolume: Beck – “Super Cool” (w/Robyn & The Lonely Island) (Audio)