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#MorningMonarchy: February 15, 2019


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#MorningMonarchy: February 15, 2019Scream 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.

Notes/Links:

#JohnBoehner at #SXSW2019? Yeah ok, I’ll be up at #Treefort where congress critters WON’T be propagandizing
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1095795601105534976

Tom Clancy's The Division 2: "Come see what a real government shutdown looks like..."
https://twitter.com/jacobdekk/status/1091173494144921600

YouTube deletes dozens more drill music videos at request of London police
https://twitter.com/SPIN/status/1095888381349892096

Jay-Z Hires a Lawyer for 21 Savage
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1093728070446534657

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.
https://twitter.com/HopeInTheUSA/status/1096207606601920514

Indictment: Ex-'American Idol' contestant was drug courier
https://twitter.com/CourageSower/status/1095761773502726144

Reebok Russia stirs controversy with 'face-sitting' slogan in feminist ad campaign
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1095726033691598848

R. Kelly Announces New Tour Amid Sex Cult Controversy
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1093185524930670593

Lots of people suspect James Brown was murdered, new investigation reveals
https://twitter.com/XEyezWideOpenX/status/1092898543675822082

Bryan Singer’s Next Project Collapses: RED SONJA
https://twitter.com/XEyezWideOpenX/status/1095784421880410120

R Kelly, Michael Jackson and Bryan Singer. Who knew? Everyone
https://twitter.com/XEyezWideOpenX/status/1091092419632873474

Seems to me the New York Times is about to run a piece on Ryan Adams... huh.
https://twitter.com/burstandbloom/status/1095749520393158656

Singer Ryan Adams accused of sexual misconduct by seven women
https://twitter.com/thehill/status/1095890385023524865

Singer #RyanAdams accused of sexual misconduct and emotional abuse (AUdio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1096284560306794496

[Argument with David Rawlings Concerning #Morrissey] (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1096254319077163009

Pecker Stiffens Resolve Against Bezos "Extortion & Blackmail" Accusations
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1094674778542067712

The Full List of News Media Organizations and Individuals Contacte By Covington Catholic High School Student Nick Sandmann's Lawyers
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1093360734011035648

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.
https://twitter.com/AFP/status/1095052489349652483

Why so many people believe conspiracy theories
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1095360744777023488

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!
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1095376881589792769

Digital Media Bloodbath Continues: New Vice CEO Cuts 10% Of Staff, Shifts Focus To Film, TV
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1091468365741182977

Scientology TV wins a boatload of awards, and is the ‘fastest-growing TV network in history’!
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1093185530144149504

91st Academy Awards poised to continue without host
https://twitter.com/koat7news/status/1093253567778078720

All Agenda & No Ha Ha - Jokeless & hostless: Entertainment industry facing PC onslaught
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1093565786176741376

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.
https://twitter.com/CourageSower/status/1093907719021416448

Remembering actor #AlbertFinney (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1096277164284997637

Albert Finney, cinema's original 'angry young man', dies aged 82
https://twitter.com/CitizenScreen/status/1093902987053973504

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.
https://twitter.com/thoughtcat/status/1093900448942211072

Julie Adams, an original “scream queen” in the 1954 cryptozoological classic Creature From the Black Lagoon, has died. She was 92.
https://twitter.com/CryptoLoren/status/1092350296771178497

Julie Adams Dead: ‘Creature From the Black Lagoon’ Star Dies at 92
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1092517333971685376

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
https://twitter.com/VitaphoneBlog/status/1092666155133820929

Young and the Restless Star Kristoff St. John Dead at 52
https://twitter.com/Bo0zeLeprechaun/status/1092491494810968071

George Klein, Elvis Presley's friend, radio host, dies
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1093022718767845378

Gorilla Biscuits Guitarist Alex Brown Dead at 52
https://twitter.com/XEyezWideOpenX/status/1091764311339479040

Fantastic video-streaming services that are not named Netflix, Amazon, or Hulu
https://twitter.com/Empire_Austria/status/1092735370083610624

REPORT: Paramount Declares World War Z Sequel Dead
https://twitter.com/CBR/status/1093253867985403910

#MissFury might be the most famous superhero you've never heard of
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1092521212616429568

Conan is back. I was so pumped to get this new special edition comic book. (Audio)
https://twitter.com/Schwarzenegger/status/1095027841526190080

Local Man Arrested After Cosplaying Mr. Freeze And Yelling Cold Weather Puns At People
https://twitter.com/jablan/status/1091192184957779968

Chad Michael Murray Would Like to Invite You to His Cult… He Means, His Farm on Riverdale
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1094364706108817409

#BookSmarts: 'Agency' by William Gibson
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/34943643-agency

#BookSmarts: '2023: a trilogy by The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu'
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/34187760-2023

Tim Armstrong forms “fictional” side project punk band Landfill Crew, stream first single
https://twitter.com/mad_writer357/status/1092136594734223364

The Mystery Why Dinosaur Jr.'s 25-Year-Old Song Is Topping The Charts In Japan
https://twitter.com/DannySearle3/status/1095773706922512384

‘At the time, there hadn’t been anyone like Bobbie Gentry’
https://twitter.com/FinancialTimes/status/1091562368537120768

Millennials prefer music from 20th century ‘golden age’ to the pop of today, research suggests
https://twitter.com/HopeInTheUSA/status/1093502659506724864

A new audiophile bar, venue and café is opening in NYC
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1095843530491265024

Lottery winner claims $158 million prize in Scream mask to hide identity
https://twitter.com/Breaking911/status/1095846108197199877

ICM Partners Drops Celine Dion As Client, Sues For Unpaid Commission
https://twitter.com/CourageSower/status/1095798255588335616

Original #BradyBunch Cast Asks Fans to Help Track Down the Iconic Items from their TV Home
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1095857590406279168

David Gilmour’s legendary ‘Black Strat’ comes to auction
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1091850765742702592

The David Gilmour Guitar Collection (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1096266967407710208

#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)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1096481515502850048

+ #RememberTheMaine, #FDR assassination attempt, Ellington records "Take the "A" Train", #ENIAC dedicated, #NatKingCole died of lung cancer, 1972 #copyright ruling, Sid joined Pistols, #Chelyabinsk
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1096481516383694848

Flashback: We’re going to see the greatest depression ever (Feb. 15, 2009)
https://mediamonarchy.com/were-going-to-see-greatest-depression/

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)
https://mediamonarchy.com/911-widow-activist-among-50-killed-in/

Flashback: Ron Paul - What if the American people learned the truth? (Feb. 15, 2009)
https://mediamonarchy.com/ron-paul-what-if-american-people/

+ #Galileo, #SusanBAnthony, #JamesForrestal, #CesarRomero, #HaleBoggs, #KevinMcCarthy, #AllanArbus, #HankLocklin, #HarveyKorman, #ClaireBloom, #BrianHolland, #ArtSpiegelman birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1096481517482766340

+ #MelissaManchester, #JaneSeymour, #MattGroening, #ChrisFarley, #JaneChild, #Birdman, #ShepardFairey, @AlexBorstein, #MirandaJuly, #BrandonBoyd, @ConorOberst <3 birthdays https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1096481518623420416

#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 🎼🎶💿
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1096249014410870784

#PumpUpThaVolume: Beck - "Super Cool" (w/Robyn & The Lonely Island) (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1096265041723064320

#MorningMonarchy: February 15, 2019