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#MorningMonarchy: June 26, 2020


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#MorningMonarchy: June 26, 2020Lost boys, unplugged auctions and the blank badge + this day in history w/the 'Gone With The Wind' re-release and our song of the day by All The Damn Vampires on your Morning Monarchy for June 26, 2020.

Notes/Links:

Kanye West has signed a 10 year deal with GAP so that he can bring his YEEZY label to the masses!
https://twitter.com/StreetFashion01/status/1276536448913739778

The Dixie Chicks change their name to "The Chicks"
https://twitter.com/CBSNews/status/1276379620372340736

Joel Schumacher Dead: 'Batman and Robin,' 'St. Elmo's Fire,' 'Flatliners' Director Was 80
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1275232609992413186

Director Joel Schumacher Dead At 80 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1276428649248391169

Jim Kiick, Dolphins' perfect season running back, dies at 73
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1274807602615123973

Ian Holm Dead: 'Chariots of Fire,' 'Alien,' Bilbo Baggins Actor Was 88
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1274066676636618752

Sacramento rapper Bris shot dead at 24
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1275493356454453248

Bill Cosby granted appeal in sex assault case
https://twitter.com/morenews1/status/1275486247528599554

#SplashMountain, a ⁦@Disney⁩ ride based on a controversial film, will be 'completely reimagined'
https://twitter.com/NOTDumPhuk/status/1276199413682253826

Covidneyland Says It Has 'No Choice But to Delay' Reopening of Disneyland and California Adventure Parks
https://twitter.com/CourageSower/status/1276007653106278400

Indian skin-lightening cream Fair and Lovely to be renamed following BLM protests
https://twitter.com/NOTDumPhuk/status/1276131497431490561

This statue, the Emancipation Memorial, was paid for entirely by freed slaves and Frederick Douglas spoke at its dedication. (Audio)
https://twitter.com/Hagstrom_Anders/status/1275591387367575555

"I'm gonna cancel myself before y'all get around to it because I like those Amex card commercial checks." - Tina Fey
https://twitter.com/Bo0zeLeprechaun/status/1275366405744009217

Tina Fey requests removal of 30 Rock episodes featuring blackface
https://twitter.com/NOTDumPhuk/status/1275387717216583680

For nearly a decade, we witnessed the rise of the #girlboss, a problematic brand of unapologetic millennial (often White) female ambition. Now her time has come to an end.
https://twitter.com/GENmag/status/1275449404107796481

BREAKING: Audio Emerges Of Jimmy Kimmel Allegedly Using ‘N-Word,’ Report Says
https://twitter.com/realDailyWire/status/1275188459326472192

Cream of Wheat launches 'immediate review' of brand's packaging
https://twitter.com/NOTDumPhuk/status/1275783937974042624

This story went from bad to worse. First, local news (@WLK) said police were interested in interviewing a driver who struck a protester. @WLKY purposefully omitted the first part of the video showing protesters attacking the driver. (Audio)
https://twitter.com/ian_mckelvey/status/1274873178125488128

I notice that the mob are hounding on Mel Gibson today // They're mad they can't cancel him because he makes and produces his own films, literally one of the most successful independent filmmakers of all time with *the* most successful indie film of all time
https://twitter.com/steveetienne3/status/1275477915875057664

Sammy Hagar Vows to Play Concerts Regardless of Coronavirus: ‘If Some of Us Have to Sacrifice on That, OK’
https://twitter.com/CourageSower/status/1276004827831533576

According to a report, multiple wrestlers and employees in the #WWE have tested positive for COVID-19, another hit as sports attempt to make a return.
https://twitter.com/937theFan/status/1275909316399300608

For openers: MLB tries again with short season, skewed rules
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1275980743592882177

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger opened up about his past addictions to alcohol and pornography at a virtual conference.
https://twitter.com/CourageSower/status/1275897476386447360

Experts call for regulation after latest botched art restoration in #Spain
https://twitter.com/swajones/status/1275134481691750401

The guitar that grunge rock icon Kurt Cobain played during his legendary 1993 MTV Unplugged performance sold Saturday for a record $6 million, the auction house said
https://twitter.com/AFPceleb/status/1274810020635586561

Kurt Cobain’s MTV Unplugged guitar world record auction (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1276440472676782082

Golden Globes 2021 postponed for nearly two months after Oscars date shift
https://twitter.com/XHNews/status/1275154415775703040

With Covid-19 protocols in place, Netflix is back in production. How is the streaming giant adapting to the new order of film-making?
https://twitter.com/FinancialTimes/status/1274810586270965761

Honk if you like my arias: the summer of drive-in culture
https://twitter.com/guardian/status/1274942714900099081

One hundred and twelve socially distanced cars’ worth of concertgoers caught Grateful Dead tribute band Detroit Lightning (of Santa Fe) on Saturday for the first local and state government-approved show since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out in March.
https://twitter.com/thenewmexican/status/1275139002920730625

James Brown "Prisoner Of Love" on The Ed Sullivan Show
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1275278248935653376

The White Stripes Released “De Stijl” 20 Years Ago
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1274249975568965632

Mötley Crüe Released “Theatre Of Pain” 35 Years Ago
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1274627477839765505

In 1968, a Palo Alto teenager convinced Thelonious Monk to play a concert at his high school to ease racial tensions in the community. Now, more than 50 years later, that concert has been rediscovered and remastered. It will be released on July 31.
https://twitter.com/michikokakutani/status/1274609843685543936

Op-Ed: Reading Is Only a Step on the Path to Anti-Racism
https://twitter.com/PublishersWkly/status/1275802131774222337

Seattle police investigate a weekend shooting in a park in the city’s protest zone that killed a 19-year-old man and critically injured another person. No arrests had been made.
https://twitter.com/APWestRegion/status/1274881743124934657

Looks like @AP got the memo/threat from the @nytimes and their friends at @BrookingsInst
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1274907051752382469

Bus 142, a symbolic icon for many of us with transcendental ideals. Into The Wild, both the book and film, had a huge impact on my own awakening. RIP #ChrisMcCandless // The magic bus, from #IntoTheWild where Chris McCandless died has been removed today. Due to lot of people trying to hike through the woods endangering their lives trying to reach it. Well, fuck me! This thing was on my bucket list
https://twitter.com/g3rd3r/status/1276038753463631872

Publishing Staff Threaten To Quit Unless ⁦@jk_rowling’s New Book Is Canceled
https://twitter.com/NOTDumPhuk/status/1274318459967594499

Denny O’Neil, Writer Who Left His Mark on Batman, Dies at 81
https://twitter.com/PublishersWkly/status/1273998711274770436

#AlbumAnalysis: Blank Badge - 'The Mantrasonic Evocation of Grant Morrison' // "The recording was conceived as a ritual to tap into the memetic spirit of comic book writer, musician and mystic #GrantMorrison, in order to seek a blessing of sorts." ⚪️ (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1276425732437053440

#ThisDayInHistory: #June26 w/‘Gone with the Wind’ re-released in United States for its 50th anniversary (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1276575150712881153

+ #IchbineinBerliner speech, #AHardDaysNight, 1st #UPC scanned, #LeonardPeltier & the #PineRidge Indian Rez shootout, @BillClinton bombs #Iraq for plot to kill #PoppyBush, #BloodyFriday
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1276575153263046656

+ #PeterLorre, #SalvadorAllende, #ColonelTomParker, #PaulCastellano, #GilbertoGil, #MickJones, #ChrisIsaak, #ColinGreenwood, #PaulThomasAnderson, #NickOfferman, #ChrisODonnell, #RonSwanson birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1276575155464986624

New World Next Week - June 25, 2020: Gates Invests in Lab-made "Breastmilk"
https://twitter.com/brocwest/status/1276317045743693824

Here's #NewMusicFriday for 6/26/2020. There's 17 songs on the new album by @kylenixmusic Sweet new Austrian Americana by @PrinzGrizzley as well as great stuff from #RemoDrive #Khruangbin #Soccer96 #TheRentals and more.
https://twitter.com/PumpUpThaVolume/status/1276359364945891339

#PumpUpThaVolume: All The Damn Vampires (@TheDamnVampires) - "Saturday" (w/Michelle Bensimon) (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1276404716285554688

#MorningMonarchy: June 26, 2020