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#MorningMonarchy: June 5, 2020


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#MorningMonarchy: June 5, 2020How to succeed as a gangster, hiring tracers and firing mascots + this day in history w/Tank Man and our song of the day by Run the Jewels on your Morning Monarchy for June 5, 2020.

Notes/Links:

"HOW TO SUCCEED AS A GANGSTER" (Audio)
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1266221903418724356

Finally! After nearly a day, the tweeter gods have let me publish (yesterday)'s show notes
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1268713046668529664

New World Next Week - June 4, 2020: 'This Is #TheGreatReset. You Have Been Warned.'
https://twitter.com/brocwest/status/1268713492497854469

Roku removes dedicated QAnon channel that launched last month
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1268235096777261057

'Withnail and I': The ultimate cult film?
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1265698378500931584

Suga song quoting cult leader Jim Jones creates controversy
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1267510237134819330

'Online bullying needs to stop': Tributes pour in after Japanese wrestler Hana Kimura dies aged 22
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1264245811938045960

Absolute shit week as a wrestling fan. Watching the fallout from Hana's tweet happen in real time was surreal. People went to sleep/woke up thinking she was being helped. A reminder to take no one or moment for granted. Cherish it all.
https://twitter.com/Bo0zeLeprechaun/status/1264070666107658241

Rocker Mikel Jollett's Memoir Is 'Primal Scream' About Childhood in Synanon Cult
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1265064150310551554

Man arrested over deadly 2019 arson at Japan's Kyoto Animation
https://twitter.com/erikmoshe/status/1265698196455596034

Kanye West will pay college tuition for George Floyd's six-year-old daughter Gianna as part of a $2MILLION donation that also helps Breonna Taylor's and Ahmaud Arbery's families
https://twitter.com/cassiecohn/status/1268661662791266304

Update: Kanye joins protests in Chicagoland, aka "MAGA Country"
https://twitter.com/i/events/1268668196632092672

This staged show is all pretty much like @EricBogosian says in TALK RADIO :: "A prime example of that uniquely American institution; the concerned, bleeding-heart liberal...looking for people with problems he can call his own."
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1268613096391602177

TV Journalists Defend, Excuse Five Nights of Riots
https://twitter.com/NOTDumPhuk/status/1268516856199032836

Rest in Peace, Bob Kulick (KISS, W.A.S.P., Lou Reed, More): 1950 - 2020
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1268373565419724800

Bucky Baxter, Pedal-Steel Great Who Toured With Bob Dylan, Dead at 65
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1265336654832775168

'Splash,' 'Stern' writer Bruce Jay Friedman dead at 90
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1268359405877317639

Another Seinfeld mainstay is gone. Richard Herd, aka Mr. Wilhelm, is dead today. George Costanza’s mentor, “He’s my protege.”
https://twitter.com/CelebFlatline/status/1265380943491002368

Brian May reveals recent heart attack, says he's good now
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1265061652355039232

Gang Of Four to release guitarist Andy Gill’s final recordings: Proceeds from the 'Anti Hero EP' will go to the NHS
https://twitter.com/NME/status/1266124746971807744

Actress Stockard Channing lists Lauren [sic] Canyon charmer for $2.495 million
https://twitter.com/latimes/status/1267836117895782411

Don Henley of the Eagles urges Congress to protect artists against online pirating. The copyright fight pits Hollywood and the recording industry against big tech platforms like Google's YouTube.
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1268062347396100096

Warner Music Valued at Nearly $15 Billion After IPO
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1268781569096863745

What did I say?!: Infectious Grooves is back!
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1266134445184221185

Cinema chain AMC warns it may not survive the pandemic
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1268359071553531908

A Trip to the Movies May Soon Feel Like Going to the Airport
https://twitter.com/VampirSexKttns/status/1257349616279916550

"Let's you and him fight" - A classic scheme, so cliche it's on TV Tropes
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1267528551827300352

MSNBC Reporter outrage over people not wearing Masks .. Has to admit . . His own MSNBC Camera Crew weren't wearing Masks..😂😂 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/lawyer4laws/status/1265279383310233605

Mike Tyson and Henry Cejudo mix it up in AEW pro wrestling brawl with Chris Jericho
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1265891246771523586

"Show me your masks! Masks keep people safe and healthy. Show me yours! Ready? Go! #WearAMask"
https://twitter.com/DharmaBohemes/status/1264293559240441857

If she had a job, they'd sing this: LOSE THAT JOB HEY LOSE THAT JOB! (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1268730667526787073

Laura Marling says she micro-doses magic mushrooms while studying for masters; And she says she has enough to see her through the lockdown period - even if it's extended for several months
https://twitter.com/NME/status/1264259578692276225

MLB rejects 114-game schedule, threatens plan of about 50
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1268360666596982786

Mark my words this will only hurt him. By tomorrow something from this will go viral in a bad way lol. Every Democrat they’ve ever tried to bring on this show to appeal to Black voters has walked away as a new punchline (Hot Sauce Hillary, Kamala Harris Rap Genius, etc)
https://twitter.com/ChampagneSharks/status/1263666912598331392

#PumpUpThaVolume: Media Bear (@IamMEDIAbear) - "National Contact Tracer Correspondence School"
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1268794543060598791

#MagazineTime: New @RevolverMag (w/in-depth @Pantera coverage), #GreenHorizon (sent to my PO, addressed to 'Green Party of NM'), @HeavyMetalInk (sans @GrantMorrison), Monster Bash (by http://CreepyClassics.com) and the indispensable @TapeOpMag (w/@EmilyWellsMusic)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1268799742139486209

Flip City Magazine (@FlipCityMag) sent me their premiere issue, featuring PC-free, MAD Magazine-style satire https://flipcitymag.com // Starring Fattened Oswalt (@PattonOswalt) and the #Resistocrats, '#Shithole: The Musical!,' 'Woke World' & more
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1268799745536913409

Mascots wonder why they're banned from MLB
https://twitter.com/Bo0zeLeprechaun/status/1267253366557736960

How Are #NBA Mascots Coping With the Suspended Season? // #Gritty Stays Busy During Quarantine (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1268799749479493633

#ThisDayInHistory: #June5 w/The Tank Man halts the progress of a column of advancing tanks for over half an hour after the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1268964425135882240

+ #WWI draft, #FDR takes US off the #goldstandard, #JohnProfumo resigns, #Israel starts #SixDayWar, #CIA's #ThaneEugeneCesar shoots #RFK, #TetonDam collapses, #TheTrumanShow/#StAnger released
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1268964429409861632

+ #PatGarrett, #PanchoVilla, #BillMoyers, #SpaldingGray, #LaurieAnderson, #NickoMcBrain, #RichardButler, #KennyG, #JeffGarlin, #MarkWahlberg, #ChuckKlosterman, #AesopRock, #PeteWentz birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1268964432282914816

#NewMusicFriday: Great new indie sounds by @TheRentals, @CourtneyMAmusic, @HindsBand & @RollingBCF + @TheGhostInside, @MakeThemSuffer, #Boyracer & tons more! #BandcampFriday #June5 💿
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1268776787560939520

Funny, all those record labels emails about equality have turned back into, "#BandcampFriday tomorrow!" I mean, they'll pose and feign interest in your latest outrage du jour for #BlackoutTuesday (when no one buys new music anyway), but by end of the week - it's bidness as usual
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1268714211586174976

Harvard-educated, former Senate aide to bring the power of Sony-owned jock rock to the nations mega stadiums!
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1268728117985570816

Oh look! #RTJ4 is trending, right on time! Did their new major label bosses at BMG tell them to wait for when rigged riots kick off? Maybe use Killer Mike's latest CNN appearance as a promo? Can't wait for their stadium tour with Sony's Rage Against The Soundgarden™️! 🙄
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1268245871344279552

They raised prices to keep fans from having to pay high prices
https://twitter.com/DharmaBohemes/status/1268272687966834688

After Years as Indie Heroes, Here's Why Run the Jewels Signed With BMG For Its Fourth Album
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1268313931761643522

Run The Jewels and Marvel Partner for New Merchandise Line
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1268315778966671360

#PumpUpThaVolume: Run The Jewels (@RunJewels/#RunTheJewels) - "JU$T" (w/Pharrell Williams & Zack de la Rocha)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1268802486745264134

#MorningMonarchy: June 5, 2020