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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.

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Detail, Producer Who Won Grammy For Beyonce’s ‘Drunk In Love,’ Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges
https://twitter.com/billboardbiz/status/1291269829098340353

Troll Level: Beginner // A White filmmaker held up a Black Lives Matter sign in Harrison, Arkansas, and here's what happened
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1291078229265014784

Mask Up
https://twitter.com/HoustonRockets/status/1283931715082293249

Troll Level: Expert // Harden said he didn't know he was wearing 'Blue Lives Matter' facemask (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1291633925652017153

Cops are doing stuff! Now cops *aren't* doing stuff!? WTF!? // Chicago rapper FBG Duck killed
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1290818355402743809

#RyanReynolds says, "it’s impossible to reconcile" after he and #BlakeLively wed on one of America's oldest plantations.
https://twitter.com/etalkCTV/status/1290773330639958016

Did they get @anidifranco to play it?
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1290824676541833216

NW Film Center Has Canceled an Outdoor Screening of “Kindergarten Cop” Following Complaints by a Local Author
https://twitter.com/pelon_murphy/status/1290655837707481093

Simpsons actor calls out decision to stop white actors playing POCs
https://twitter.com/BoSnerdley/status/1290680350558093314

'Raised by Wolves': Ridley Scott's android series gets HBO Max premiere date and a 'big, bad' trailer
https://twitter.com/YahooEnt/status/1291241208103276548

Katy Perry said she and Orlando Bloom are bound by 'spiritual evolution': 'He gets up at 7 a.m. and chants for an hour'
https://twitter.com/CourageSower/status/1290420088353386496

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, investor group agree to buy XFL for $15M
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1290488321647419399

Ralph Barbieri, KNBR's 'Razor,' dies at 74 after battle with Parkinson's
https://twitter.com/Paul_Gassee/status/1290398919080304640

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.
https://twitter.com/DrewStruzan/status/1289774547797852162

Wilford Brimley Dead: 'Cocoon' Actor Was 85
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1289964567775199233

Wilford Brimley Remembered After His Death At 85 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1291632357271670784

Bill Mack, Writer of LeAnn Rimes' 'Blue,' Dies From COVID-19
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1290046552149385216

Alan Parker Dead: 'Fame', 'Midnight Express,' 'Mississippi Burning' Director Was 76
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1289364453629112321

Walmart Is Turning Its Parking Lots Into Drive-In Movie Theaters For Its Customers
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1291537170713513987

#FactChecking a “Fact-Checker”: A Response to http://HealthFeedback.org – OffGuardian
https://twitter.com/NOTDumPhuk/status/1291517801291751424

George W. Bush announces book of portraits honoring immigrants
https://twitter.com/boogiefinger/status/1291539901452881923

Denver activists want to eliminate racism and rename Columbus Park to La Raza Park
https://twitter.com/boogiefinger/status/1291533766909886464

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...
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1291579514699436034

City Pop on Vinyl brings back the glitzed-out sounds of Japan's bubble
https://twitter.com/Bo0zeLeprechaun/status/1291253828885643264

Round Hill Music Files $32M Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Against TuneCore
https://twitter.com/billboardbiz/status/1290657954144948227

Nintendo Suffers Another Substantial Leak As Mountains Of Source Code Hit The Web
https://twitter.com/MediaMatriarchy/status/1290037821927907328

Bernie sits dead in the stands at KC Royals baseball game
https://twitter.com/Cap_Kaveman/status/1291575496937938944

#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...
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1291630544753553408

#MagazineTime: The Best In Illustrated Horror To Give You...The Creeps!
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1291630550843666432

Let's Go! Frank Frazetta Art Gallery (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1291630552907264002

New World Next Week - August 6, 2020: Trust in News Media Continues to Plummet
https://twitter.com/brocwest/status/1291529223773937665

#ThisDayInHistory: #August7 w/The movie ‘Back to the Beach’ opened in the U.S. in 1987. (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1291791939436548096

+ #PurpleHeart created, Department of War is established, Battle of #Guadalcanal, #Explorer6 launches, #GulfOfTonkin Resolution, #SuicideSolution case tossed, US embassy bombing
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1291791940938133505

+ #MataHari, #NicholasRay, #JamesRandi, #DonLarsen, #RobertMueller, #JonathanPollard, #BruceDickinson, #DavidDuchovny, #KristinHersh, #MichaelShannon, #CharlizeTheron birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1291791942381006848

#PumpUpThaVolume: Ricky Retro (@GoRickyRetro) - "In My Rik" (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1291594329639673856

#MorningMonarchy: August 7, 2020