Troll 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
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 http://HealthFeedback.org – 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 https://tapeop.com/columns/toc/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)