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#MorningMonarchy: April 16, 2021


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#MorningMonarchy: April 16, 2021Vax gon give to ya, baseball monopolies and the storm has arrived + this day in history w/Albert Hoffman's discovery and our song of the day by The Thought Hooligans on your #MorningMonarchy for April 16, 2021.

Notes/Links:

Sonic in Albuquerque says “No one wants to work anymore.”
https://twitter.com/KOBPatrickHayes/status/1382415576006496264

Rose McGowan accuses Twitter of censorship over Clinton tweet
https://thehill.com/blogs/in-the-know/in-the-know/546076-rose-mcgowan-accuses-twitter-of-censorship-over-clinton-tweet

Bhad Bhabie Turned 18, Immediately Created An OnlyFans Account, And Proceeded To Make $1 Million In Six Hours
https://www.barstoolsports.com/blog/3356871/the-catch-me-outside-girl-turned-18-immediately-created-an-onlyfans-account-and-proceeded-to-make-dollar1-million-in-six-hours

Lena Dunham has a new clothing line, and many, many thoughts about fashion and body positivity
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1379194728634142725

Lena Dunham and the Spanx Liberation Movement
https://archive.is/W30bi

Honeywell x Will.i.am Xupermask
https://uncrate.com/honeywell-x-william-xupermask/

Reuters, one of the largest news organizations in the world, will put its website behind a paywall after a redesign, it announced on Thursday. A subscription will cost $34.99 a month after a free preview period.
https://archive.is/qahq2

Scholastic pulls children's book from 'Captain Underpants' author
https://www.today.com/parents/scholastic-pulls-children-s-book-captain-underpants-author-t213205

Jack Hanna diagnosed with dementia
https://breaking911.com/jack-hanna-diagnosed-with-dementia-family-says-his-health-has-deteriorated-quickly/

Morgan Freeman’s COVID-19 vaccine PSA sparks controversy
https://pagesix.com/2021/04/06/morgan-freemans-covid-19-vaccine-psa-sparks-controversy/

The Big Comeback | Treefort Music Fest
https://www.treefortmusicfest.com/the-big-comeback/

NFL to restrict unvaccinated coaches, staff from working with players
https://nypost.com/2021/04/13/nfl-issues-memo-on-covid-19-vaccination-for-coaches-staff/

I wanted to share this song that I wrote about coming out of lockdown, with some much needed optimism - thank you to Dave Grohl @foofighters for jumping on drums, bass and guitar, it was a lot of fun working with you on this-hope you all enjoy Eazy Sleazy!
https://twitter.com/MickJagger/status/1381985577407541256

Did AI write this?
https://twitter.com/antonnewcombe/status/1381995925489516544

London School of Economics Trained tool who was Knighted by the :crown: says: Mick Jagger Nails The Problem With Anti-Vaxxers: ‘Rational Thought Doesn’t Work’
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/mick-jagger-anti-vaxxers_n_607674a8e4b0e554e818a364

TMZ reports that DMX suffered a drug overdose last night
https://archive.is/mwqD1

NY Post among those reporting that DMX died after experiencing a heart attack triggered by a drug overdose.
https://nypost.com/2021/04/09/dmx-dead-how-the-ruff-ryder-rapper-made-hip-hop-history/

DMX Dead at 50 (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTruoc1KaC8

DMX Received Covid Vaccine Days Before Heart Attack - Family Says No Drugs
https://washingtonnewspost.com/news/dmx-received-covid-vaccine-days-before-heart-attack-family-says-no-drugs-exclusive/

DMX Hated the Industry … and it Hated Him Right Back
https://vigilantcitizen.com/musicbusiness/dmx-hated-the-industry-and-it-hated-him-right-back/

Film-makers condemn PBS over lack of diversity and dependence on Ken Burns // PULL QUOTE
https://www.theguardian.com/media/2021/mar/31/pbs-diversity-letter-ken-burns

And this one, maybe: 'Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson' | Ken Burns | PBS
https://www.pbs.org/kenburns/unforgivable-blackness/about-the-film

Beyond Inclusion
https://www.bipocmakers.com/

Feds Plan To Broadcast Government Propaganda To Streaming Platforms
https://massprivatei.blogspot.com/2021/04/feds-plan-to-broadcast-government.html

'Godzilla vs. Kong' Made $285M+ at Global Box Offices
https://www.cordcuttersnews.com/godzilla-vs-kong-made-285m-at-global-box-offices-setting-pandemic-record/

Hollywood studios have been largely quiet about Georgia
https://archive.is/PZTuR

'21 All-Star Game, Draft moved from Atlanta
https://www.mlb.com/news/2021-all-star-game-draft-relocated

Uh Oh, looks like Colorado requires ID for in person voting, better move the game again, shitheads.
https://apnews.com/article/mlb-baseball-rob-manfred-georgia-colorado-618ae5abc5d1bd86ebd87ffde3d7a079

So MLB is fine with ball games in Cuba and training in China
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2021/04/so_mlb_is_fine_with_ball_games_in_cuba_and_training_in_china_but_georgia_is_the_humanrights_problem.html

Ted Cruz, Mike Lee call for revoking MLB’s antitrust status after All-Star Game pulled from Georgia
https://www.foxbusiness.com/sports/ted-cruz-mike-lee-others-in-gop-call-for-revoking-mlbs-antitrust-status-after-all-star-game-pulled-from-georgia

Ted Cruz & GOP slams MLB & 'woke business' saying Georgia boycott will 'hurt baseball' (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLvxj05CgZY

Unsplash is being acquired by Getty Images
https://unsplash.com/blog/unsplash-getty/

Hit songwriters ask pop stars to stop taking credit for songs they didn't write
https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-56587621

Library of Congress welcomes Flaco Jimenez recording
https://preview.houstonchronicle.com/music/library-of-congress-welcomes-flaco-jimenez-16049314

#BOOKSMARTS: The Storm has arrived - John Shirley's new Cli-berpunk novel 'Stormland' out now! (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1382891600838201345

1943 – Albert Hofmann accidentally discovers the hallucinogenic effects of the research drug LSD. He intentionally takes the drug three days later on April 19.
https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/hallucinogenic-effects-of-lsd-discovered // https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-rdb4UwobSo

#NewWorldNextWeek: Fake Punks Get The Real Jab
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1382854865840328706

Here's #NewMusicFriday for 4/16/21. We loved the Honky Tonk by @WestofTexas from 'Heartache, Hangovers & Honky Tonks', great new country/blues by #PatrickJordan, new Indie Rock by #TheFlyDowns, look out for the dark tales by @AmigoTheDevil and a major release by #TomPetty
https://twitter.com/PumpUpThaVolume/status/1382891995492982790

#PumpUpThaVolume/#TruthMusic: The Thought Hooligans (@TheThoughtHool1) - "So Who" (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1382920379644092417

#MorningMonarchy: April 16, 2021