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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.



Finally! After nearly a day, the tweeter gods have let me publish (yesterday)'s show notes

New World Next Week - June 4, 2020: 'This Is #TheGreatReset. You Have Been Warned.'

Roku removes dedicated QAnon channel that launched last month

'Withnail and I': The ultimate cult film?

Suga song quoting cult leader Jim Jones creates controversy

'Online bullying needs to stop': Tributes pour in after Japanese wrestler Hana Kimura dies aged 22

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.

Rocker Mikel Jollett's Memoir Is 'Primal Scream' About Childhood in Synanon Cult

Man arrested over deadly 2019 arson at Japan's Kyoto Animation

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

Update: Kanye joins protests in Chicagoland, aka "MAGA Country"

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."

TV Journalists Defend, Excuse Five Nights of Riots

Rest in Peace, Bob Kulick (KISS, W.A.S.P., Lou Reed, More): 1950 - 2020

Bucky Baxter, Pedal-Steel Great Who Toured With Bob Dylan, Dead at 65

'Splash,' 'Stern' writer Bruce Jay Friedman dead at 90

Another Seinfeld mainstay is gone. Richard Herd, aka Mr. Wilhelm, is dead today. George Costanza’s mentor, “He’s my protege.”

Brian May reveals recent heart attack, says he's good now

Gang Of Four to release guitarist Andy Gill’s final recordings: Proceeds from the 'Anti Hero EP' will go to the NHS

Actress Stockard Channing lists Lauren [sic] Canyon charmer for $2.495 million

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.

Warner Music Valued at Nearly $15 Billion After IPO

What did I say?!: Infectious Grooves is back!

Cinema chain AMC warns it may not survive the pandemic

A Trip to the Movies May Soon Feel Like Going to the Airport

"Let's you and him fight" - A classic scheme, so cliche it's on TV Tropes

MSNBC Reporter outrage over people not wearing Masks .. Has to admit . . His own MSNBC Camera Crew weren't wearing Masks..😂😂 (Audio)

Mike Tyson and Henry Cejudo mix it up in AEW pro wrestling brawl with Chris Jericho

"Show me your masks! Masks keep people safe and healthy. Show me yours! Ready? Go! #WearAMask"

If she had a job, they'd sing this: LOSE THAT JOB HEY LOSE THAT JOB! (Audio)

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

MLB rejects 114-game schedule, threatens plan of about 50

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)

#PumpUpThaVolume: Media Bear (@IamMEDIAbear) - "National Contact Tracer Correspondence School"

#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 and the indispensable @TapeOpMag (w/@EmilyWellsMusic)

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

Mascots wonder why they're banned from MLB

How Are #NBA Mascots Coping With the Suspended Season? // #Gritty Stays Busy During Quarantine (Audio)

#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)

+ #WWI draft, #FDR takes US off the #goldstandard, #JohnProfumo resigns, #Israel starts #SixDayWar, #CIA's #ThaneEugeneCesar shoots #RFK, #TetonDam collapses, #TheTrumanShow/#StAnger released

+ #PatGarrett, #PanchoVilla, #BillMoyers, #SpaldingGray, #LaurieAnderson, #NickoMcBrain, #RichardButler, #KennyG, #JeffGarlin, #MarkWahlberg, #ChuckKlosterman, #AesopRock, #PeteWentz birthdays

#NewMusicFriday: Great new indie sounds by @TheRentals, @CourtneyMAmusic, @HindsBand & @RollingBCF + @TheGhostInside, @MakeThemSuffer, #Boyracer & tons more! #BandcampFriday #June5 💿

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

Harvard-educated, former Senate aide to bring the power of Sony-owned jock rock to the nations mega stadiums!

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™️! 🙄

They raised prices to keep fans from having to pay high prices

After Years as Indie Heroes, Here's Why Run the Jewels Signed With BMG For Its Fourth Album

Run The Jewels and Marvel Partner for New Merchandise Line

#PumpUpThaVolume: Run The Jewels (@RunJewels/#RunTheJewels) - "JU$T" (w/Pharrell Williams & Zack de la Rocha)

#MorningMonarchy: June 5, 2020