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#MorningMonarchy: August 7, 2020

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#MorningMonarchy: August 7, 2020Troll levels, Brimley diabetes and summer creeps + this day in history w/‘Back To The Beach’ and our song of the day by Ricky Retro on your #MorningMonarchy for August 7, 2020.


Detail, Producer Who Won Grammy For Beyonce’s ‘Drunk In Love,’ Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges

Troll Level: Beginner // A White filmmaker held up a Black Lives Matter sign in Harrison, Arkansas, and here's what happened

Mask Up

Troll Level: Expert // Harden said he didn't know he was wearing 'Blue Lives Matter' facemask (Audio)

Cops are doing stuff! Now cops *aren't* doing stuff!? WTF!? // Chicago rapper FBG Duck killed

#RyanReynolds says, "it’s impossible to reconcile" after he and #BlakeLively wed on one of America's oldest plantations.

Did they get @anidifranco to play it?

NW Film Center Has Canceled an Outdoor Screening of “Kindergarten Cop” Following Complaints by a Local Author

Simpsons actor calls out decision to stop white actors playing POCs

'Raised by Wolves': Ridley Scott's android series gets HBO Max premiere date and a 'big, bad' trailer

Katy Perry said she and Orlando Bloom are bound by 'spiritual evolution': 'He gets up at 7 a.m. and chants for an hour'

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, investor group agree to buy XFL for $15M

Ralph Barbieri, KNBR's 'Razor,' dies at 74 after battle with Parkinson's

My heart is saddened at the loss of acting legend #WilfordBrimley. Always a comforting voice and tireless advocate for diabetes education. We had in common “The Thing” (my poster / his acting). I always enjoyed interacting with him here on Twitter. He will be greatly missed.

Wilford Brimley Dead: 'Cocoon' Actor Was 85

Wilford Brimley Remembered After His Death At 85 (Audio)

Bill Mack, Writer of LeAnn Rimes' 'Blue,' Dies From COVID-19

Alan Parker Dead: 'Fame', 'Midnight Express,' 'Mississippi Burning' Director Was 76

Walmart Is Turning Its Parking Lots Into Drive-In Movie Theaters For Its Customers

#FactChecking a “Fact-Checker”: A Response to – OffGuardian

George W. Bush announces book of portraits honoring immigrants

Denver activists want to eliminate racism and rename Columbus Park to La Raza Park

Paying for @Spotify should preclude me from all the sponsored #MichelleObamaPodcast bullshit, right? Oh wait, you just mean I won't get *other* people's ads...

City Pop on Vinyl brings back the glitzed-out sounds of Japan's bubble

Round Hill Music Files $32M Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Against TuneCore

Nintendo Suffers Another Substantial Leak As Mountains Of Source Code Hit The Web

Bernie sits dead in the stands at KC Royals baseball game

#MagazineTime: Tape Op (@TapeOpMag) #138 // Butch Walker: The Best Job in the World // King Britt: "If you want it bad enough, you'll find a way to make it work." // Ian MacKaye: Recording as an Artificial Exercise // David Gilmour & more...

#MagazineTime: The Best In Illustrated Horror To Give You...The Creeps!

Let's Go! Frank Frazetta Art Gallery (Audio)

New World Next Week - August 6, 2020: Trust in News Media Continues to Plummet

#ThisDayInHistory: #August7 w/The movie ‘Back to the Beach’ opened in the U.S. in 1987. (Audio)

+ #PurpleHeart created, Department of War is established, Battle of #Guadalcanal, #Explorer6 launches, #GulfOfTonkin Resolution, #SuicideSolution case tossed, US embassy bombing

+ #MataHari, #NicholasRay, #JamesRandi, #DonLarsen, #RobertMueller, #JonathanPollard, #BruceDickinson, #DavidDuchovny, #KristinHersh, #MichaelShannon, #CharlizeTheron birthdays

#PumpUpThaVolume: Ricky Retro (@GoRickyRetro) - "In My Rik" (Audio)

#MorningMonarchy: August 7, 2020