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#MorningMonarchy: May 8, 2020

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#MorningMonarchy: May 8, 2020Game changers, how to apply your mask and a grave disservice + this day in history w/the authorized biography of Reinhold Messner and our song of the day by Dream Fiend on your Morning Monarchy for May 8, 2020.


Questioning #Covid – Clinicians, Researchers, & Health Experts from Around the World Interrogating the Mainstream Narrative Around the Pandemic

"You were prepared for that": WH Press Sec burns media (Audio)

Sinclair agrees to pay record-setting $48 million FCC civil penalty

Italian illustrator twins, Anna & Elena Balbusso's artwork in praise of all health workers and carers #covid19'

Street artist Banksy has unveiled a new piece of artwork honoring health care workers that he's donated to a hospital. The artwork features a child playing with a nurse doll wearing a face mask and cape, while other superhero figures are in a wastebasket.

Attorney Lisa Bloom has caused a stir with a position that is at least honest, if chilling. Bloom stated she believes that Biden did rape a staff member but she is still going to endorse him for President. She tweeted “I believe you, Tara Reade...sorry.”

It's pretty clear my earlier estimate that WWE would record $121mm in operating income for 2020, with no live events Mar 13-Dec 31, was much too low.

Now that Vince did all the dirty work Tony Khan, Fail!Son of Trump supporter and Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan, is having AEW go back to live shows starting tonight.

NASCAR to resume season May 17 with seven races in 10 days

The Korean Baseball League is coming to ESPN ⚾

Hey guys. ESPN is going to have live baseball six days a week. Live. Baseball. Almost. Every. Day. First pitch of the Korean Baseball Organization season is at 1a ET, less than 14 hours from now, and we’ll be calling the game between the NC Dinos and Samsung Lions.

SI Daily Cover: Watching someone open packs of trading cards for hours may not seem like scintillating entertainment, but livestreams of "breakers" have saved the industry. Amid the pandemic, interest has never been higher.

60 Moments: No. 54, Topps creates the first modern baseball card set

150,000 worthless baseball cards in the time of coronavirus

AP sources: MLB replay could vanish, monastery setup viable

For 60 years, the historic Troubadour has anchored the western edge of West Hollywood with live music. But the club’s general manager is now calling its survival "a big if"

Yes, He went there. ‘Open up a long overdue Florida Cold Case’: Trump sparks war of words with MSNBC host over intern’s death

I present to you, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Getting into a twitter fight with Axl Rose during a global pandemic, because of course.

Gang of Four's Andy Gill, dead at 64

#MichaelHutchence with his dear friend and collaborator, the late #AndyGill.

Oh no! The Stranglers’ Dave Greenfield Dead From Coronavirus

R I P MILLIE SMALL. 'My Boy lollipop' 1964 lite the fuse for Jamaican SKA music, her track went Global making history & developed the foundational structures of Jamaican Reggae Music. SLEEP WITH ANGELS SISTER MILLIE X

Kraftwerk Co-Founder Florian Schneider-Esleben Dies at 73

RIP Tony Allen: One of the World's Great Drummers Is Gone

And @Bandcamp will do it all over again in June and July

The Freds: Just taking a moment to appreciate all the DIY bands and creatives out there right now! (Audio)

Quincy Jones’ $9.4 Million Victory Against Michael Jackson Estate Reversed

omfg i can’t BELIEVE this is an article on THE TELEGRAPH!?! you all bullied Adele when she was overweight and now you ‘body positives’ are shaming her for reaching her body goals!? give it a fucking rest. she looks healthy, happy and fucking fantastic.

A Chinese propaganda video mocks America’s response to the coronavirus crisis

Born via surrogate, reminds me of Rosemary's Baby - Born May 1rst // CNN anchor Anderson Cooper is a father; gives infant son a special name ("Wyatt Morgan")

#ElonMusk and singer #Grimes announce birth of baby son, named X Æ A-12

Actor Tom Cruise is in talks with both NASA and Elon Musk to make the first feature-length action film shot in outer space.

What Happened to Val Kilmer? He’s Just Starting to Figure It Out.

Sylvester Stallone has confirmed that a ‘DEMOLITION MAN’ sequel is in development at Warner Bros.

Poppy: How to Apply Your Mask (Mar. 2017) (audio)

Perfect timing! "The Ultimate Guide to 'The Hunger Games'

Disney⁩ faces an unknown future as #coronavirus hobbles its media empire

Trump's 'juggernaut' re-election bid like the Death Star, campaign boss boasts

Philippines largest TV network ABS-CBN ordered shut

YouTube Announces Its Own Digital Film Festival: Tribeca, Cannes, Sundance, and Toronto, are among the festivals collaborating on the upcoming We Are One: A Global Film Festival.

Something old is new again: Drive-in movie theaters were once decried by Iran's revolutionaries for allowing young couples too much privacy. But now, amid the pandemic, one such theater operates in Tehran, showing a film in line with hard-liners' views.

#DeepFocus: "Grave Disservice" - Damn Dirty Left Eats Left Over 'Planet Of Humans' // 2019 American environmental documentary film by Jeff Gibbs, backed and promoted by its executive producer, Michael Moore.

#ThisDayInHistory: #May8 w/The first ascent of Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen, by Reinhold Messner and Peter Habeler in 1978. (Audio)

+ #MilitiaAct, 1st #Westminster Dog Show, @ParamountPics est., #VEDay/#VEDay75, #HalifaxRiots, #DrNo, #LetItBe, #WoundedKnee standoff ends, #DenisLortie shooter, #1AESS outage, @TomWaits beats @FritoLay

Flashback: The Birth Control Pill Turns 50Yrs Old (May 8, 2010)

+ #HarryTruman, #Hayek, #SaulBass, #DonRickles, #JeanGiraud, #RickyNelson, #JamesTraficant, #GaryGlitter, #KeithJarrett, #ChrisFrantz, #AlexVanHalen, #BillDeBlasio, #MichelGondry, #NaomiKlein birthdays

#NewMusicFriday: Did @WhiteDenimMusic make the 1st great indie rock quarantine LP? Could Seattle's @Polyrhythmics have come 'From The Future'? Will @YelyahWilliams "Simmer Down"? These & other questions answered w/new music releases!

#PumpUpThaVolume: Dream Fiend (@FunkyDreamFiend) - "Lightyears" (w/September 87) (Audio)

#MorningMonarchy: May 8, 2020