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#MorningMonarchy: January 7, 2022


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#MorningMonarchy: January 7, 2022Most vaccinated players, project kovid runways and government rock + this day in history w/the New Orleans sniper and our song of the day by Angry North on your #MorningMonarchy for January 7, 2022.

Notes/Links:

My Traumatizing Years With Bryan Singer
https://twitter.com/Variety/status/1472948979415539721

The Great Kovid Kapoor Kaper!
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Runway_(season_17) // https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Runway_(season_19) // https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Runway#cite_note-39 // https://www.bravotv.com/project-runway-redemption

Image: Kovid Kapoor 1
https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/379774652719038466/929059102208954398/Kovid_Project_Runway.png

Image: Kovid Kapoor 2
https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/379774652719038466/929059103521796096/Kovid_Project_Runway3.png

Image: Kovid Kapoor 3
https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/379774652719038466/929059103962202172/Kovid_Project_Runway4.png

Image: Kovid Kapoor 4
https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/379774652719038466/929059104746508378/Kovid_Project_Runway5.png

Image: Kovid Kapoor 5
https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/379774652719038466/929059106164211712/Kovid_Project_Runway7.png

Video: Kovid Mask Project Runway 2019 (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THANXnRVd18

Picture of some of the mountains of plastic medical waste that have been created by the insane response to COVID—masks, gloves, test kits, face shields and other PPE. Ironic, given there’s almost a complete overlap between those who say they support Zero COVID and Zero Carbon.
https://twitter.com/MichaelPSenger/status/1478477549692878850

Your BlackBerry Dies Today: End of an Era for Iconic Handset
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-01-04/your-blackberry-dies-today-end-of-an-era-for-iconic-handset

Marc Bernays Randolph (born April 29, 1958) is an American tech entrepreneur, advisor and speaker. He is the co-founder and first CEO of Netflix. // h/t to Matt Cvetic
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marc_Randolph

‘SNL’ COVID-19 outbreak cancels live audience: ‘Everyone is fearful’
https://archive.md/D3Pqg

Sean Penn slams Hollywood over ‘societal cannibalism’; Jumping on the #MeToo bandwagon “takes no courage at all,” ‘Mystic River’ star says
https://www.rt.com/pop-culture/545063-sean-penn-hollywood-metoo/

Disney’s ‘Death on the Nile’ Trailer Attempts to Hide Armie Hammer, But Press Tour Remains Uncertain
https://twitter.com/Variety/status/1473367158017114114

Pixar, Disney Animation head John Lasseter takes leave for 'missteps'
https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/sexual-misconduct/pixar-disney-animation-head-john-lasseter-takes-leave-admitted-missteps-n823106

Mitski keeps making all the right moves! Mitski Moves to Good Harbor After Sexual Harassment Claim // :metoo: = 💰
https://www.billboard.com/pro/mitski-new-management-good-harbor/

Even Concast mentions her in the same breath as Taydelie Swiftish now: Adele, Mitski and Taylor Swift usher in 'Sad Girl Autumn'
https://www.nbcnews.com/pop-culture/pop-culture-news/sad-girl-autumn-here-thanks-adele-mitski-taylor-swift-n1281446

WATCH dancing nurses perform for Biden at White House
https://www.rt.com/news/544261-white-house-dancing-nurses-christmas/

Former ‘Real Housewives’ star divorces Biden’s nephew; After just two months of marriage, the pair announced their split on Instagram
https://www.rt.com/pop-culture/544679-housewives-biden-nephew-divorce/

Project Veritas wins lawsuit against New York Times
https://www.rt.com/news/544411-project-veritas-wins-lawsuit-against-nyt/

The Associated Press put out a hit piece on RFK Jr. in retaliation for the success of "The Real Anthony Fauci"
https://tobyrogers.substack.com/p/the-associated-press-put-out-a-hit

Kyle Rittenhouse Issues Warning: ‘Media Accountability Coming Soon’
https://archive.ph/kSBP1

News engagement fell off a cliff in 2021
https://www.axios.com/media-ratings-traffic-2021-a6be4d72-ba5f-4f8a-ae3e-0872ecd87677.html

NYT To Buy The Athletic for $550 Million
https://www.theinformation.com/articles/nyt-to-buy-the-athletic-for-550-million

A note to our subscribers from the founders of The Athletic
https://theathletic.com/3055821/2022/01/06/a-note-to-our-subscribers-from-the-founders-of-the-athletic/

MLB Network jettisons veteran reporter Ken Rosenthal
https://sports.yahoo.com/mlb-network-jettisons-veteran-reporter-004851191.html

Sources: Fanatics has acquired Topps in a deal to be announced Tuesday.😲
https://twitter.com/EvanDrellich/status/1478184698790780929

Topps lost the exclusive contract to make baseball cards to Fanatics last year
https://bleacherreport.com/articles/10010669-mlb-agrees-to-trading-card-contract-with-fanatics-ending-70-year-topps-partnership

#Browns Baker Mayfield must resolve his differences with Kevin Stefanski soon in case they need to co-exist next season; Also, some names that will be on the radar if they don't
https://twitter.com/MaryKayCabot/status/1478881282419478529

Clickbait. You and many other Cleveland local media continue to be drama stirring reporters with no sources or facts. Don’t put words in my mouth so you can put food on your table. I’m not your puppet.
https://twitter.com/bakermayfield/status/1479161526330273793

Antonio Brown all smiles being picked up by NJ driver after sideline meltdown
https://nypost.com/2022/01/02/antonio-brown-all-smiles-with-nj-driver-after-bucs-meltdown/

Is Antonio Brown’s ‘Home Alone 2’ Instagram post poke fun at Tom Brady, Bruce Arians?
https://fansided.com/2022/01/06/antonio-brown-instagram-tom-brady-bruce-arians-home-alone-2/

Image: The latest from Antonio Brown on Instagram
https://twitter.com/MySportsUpdate/status/1479087514216456196

What happened with Rockets' Kevin Porter, Christian Wood at halftime? The Rockets were a mess Saturday with Porter leaving arena in middle of the game and Wood reportedly refusing to play in the second half
https://www.chron.com/sports/rockets/article/Rockets-Kevin-Porter-Christian-Wood-Lucas-argument-16742895.php

Video: Tennis star Novak Djokovic's visa canceled ahead of Australia (Audio)
https://abcnews.go.com/WNT/video/tennis-star-novak-djokovics-visa-canceled-ahead-australian-82098495

LeBron James accused of sharing ‘dangerous’ Covid meme; NBA icon LeBron James ignited social media debate after sharing a meme which suggests there’s no difference between Covid and the common cold or flu.
https://www.rt.com/sport/544386-lebron-james-covid-spiderman-meme/ // https://www.instagram.com/p/CX4GnUfP0um/

Aaron Rodgers Rips ‘Absolute Bum’ NFL Reporter Who Refuses to Give Him an MVP Vote: ‘Make It the Most Valuable Vaccinated Player Award’
https://www.mediaite.com/sports/aaron-rodgers-rips-absolute-bum-nfl-reporter-who-refuses-to-give-him-an-mvp-vote-make-it-the-most-valuable-vaccinated-player-award/

Video: Aaron “Most Vaccinated Player” Rodgers full interview (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBilYpLLo8M

Images: WFT to change name to something!
https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/691406830282211370/928314141221978112/Screenshot_20220105-084640.png

Cleveland Guardians roller derby team sues baseball club over name change
https://www.cleveland.com/guardians/2021/10/cleveland-guardians-roller-derby-team-sues-baseball-club-over-name-change.html

Jon Stewart Calls Out J.K. Rowling’s Anti-Semitic Goblins in ‘Harry Potter’ Franchise
https://variety.com/2022/film/news/jon-stewart-slams-jk-rowling-anti-semitic-harry-potter-goblins-1235146760/

Grammy Awards Likely to Be Postponed Due to Omicron Variant; This would be the second year in a row that the Grammys have been postponed due to COVID-19.
https://www.billboard.com/music/awards/grammy-awards-2022-possible-postponement-omicron-1235015182/

Bowie Estate’s $250M Publishing Deal
https://www.billboard.com/pro/david-bowie-publishing-deal-catalog-sales-profit-analysis/

ZZ Top Sells Publishing Catalog and Royalties For $50 Million
https://americansongwriter.com/zz-top-sells-publishing-catalog-and-royalties-for-50-million/

Ozzy Osbourne Reveals Cryptobatz NFT Project
https://news.bitcoin.com/ozzy-osbourne-reveals-cryptobatz-nft-project-paying-tribute-to-his-iconic-bat-bite/

Martial Arts Icon and Philosopher Bruce Lee Commemorated in NFT
https://news.bitcoin.com/martial-arts-icon-and-philosopher-bruce-lee-commemorated-in-nft-collection-endorsed-by-family-company/

Dark Horse Comics will be sold to European video game giant Embracer Group next year
https://twitter.com/ComicBook/status/1473278661184954373

Vinyl record sales in 2021 at highest level for 30 years
https://www.nme.com/news/music/vinyl-record-sales-in-2021-at-highest-level-for-30-years-3127074

Weekly U.S. Vinyl Album Sales Break Modern-Era Record, Fueled by Holiday Shopping; Weekly U.S. vinyl album sales surpassed 2 million copies for the first time since MRC Data began tracking music sales in 1991.
https://archive.is/1fHwG

Pink Floyd Quietly Releases a Dozen Live Albums
https://americansongwriter.com/pink-floyd-quietly-releases-a-dozen-live-albums-on-streaming-services/

Nirvana ‘child pornography’ lawsuit dismissed
https://www.rt.com/pop-culture/545136-nirvana-child-pornography-lawsuit-dismissed/

New Beavis and Butt-head movie announced
https://www.brooklynvegan.com/new-beavis-and-butt-head-movie-announced-mike-judge-shares-what-they-look-like-now/

Miley Cyrus suffers major wardrobe malfunction in TV special
https://www.express.co.uk/celebrity-news/1543391/miley-cyrus-wardrobe-malfunction-new-years-eve-top-outfit-video-news-latest

‘Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’ Ratings Crash NBC’s Miley Cyrus Party, CBS’ Nashville Bash
https://variety.com/2022/tv/news/new-years-eve-ratings-2022-dick-clark-abc-miley-cyrus-nbc-nashville-cbs-specials-1235146647/

Dr. Dog Plays Final Show On New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia
https://www.jambase.com/article/dr-dog-final-show-new-years-eve-philadelphia

Jean-Marc Vallée cause of death revealed
https://nypost.com/2021/12/27/jean-marc-vallee-cause-of-death-revealed/

Goldie from blaxploitation film 'The Mack' has died on his 88th birthday
https://twitter.com/TMZ/status/1477456903697481730

Tom T. Hall Died by Suicide, Medical Examiner Rules; Hall died Aug. 20 in Franklin, Tenn., at age 85.
https://www.billboard.com/music/country/tom-t-hall-cause-of-death-1235015914/

‘Mickey Mouse Club’ star Tiffini Hale has died of cardiac arrest aged 46
https://www.nme.com/news/tv/mickey-mouse-club-star-tiffini-hale-has-died-aged-46-3128145

Maradona brother dead at 52 after cardiac arrest; Hugo Maradona, the younger brother of football legend Diego, has passed away after suffering a heart attack
https://www.rt.com/sport/544587-hugo-maradona-dead-heart-attack/

Peter Bogdanovich, Oscar-nominated director, dead at 82
https://www.upi.com/Entertainment_News/2022/01/06/Peter-Bogdanovich-Oscar-director-dead/8321641491448/

NFL legend John Madden died unexpected this morning. He was 85. So it wasn't shocking. At all.
https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/1475982401948073994

Sidney Poitier, trailblazing Hollywood icon who broke barriers for Black actors, dies at 94
In a groundbreaking film career, Poitier established himself as one of the finest performers in America.
https://www.nbcnews.com/pop-culture/movies/sidney-poitier-trailblazing-hollywood-icon-who-broke-barriers-black-actors-n1256724

Morphine Drummer Billy Conway Dies at 65
https://americansongwriter.com/morphine-drummer-billy-conway-dies-at-65-he-was-the-mark-twain-of-my-generation/

Band students ordered to ‘fake play’ music amid Omicron
https://www.rt.com/news/545091-school-band-fake-plays-instruments/

#PublicServiceAnnouncement/#PSA: Get your #HealthCheck for the super rebel #ProfitsOfRage™️roadshow \m/ #ratm #rtj #gfy #mediamemes
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1475676900588617728

Video: Skillet Singer Calls Rage Against the Machine 'Government Rock' (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3yTGsceriko

Tom Brady 2021 Sportsperson of the Year Cover by Sports Illustrated
https://sicovers.com/featured/tom-brady-2021-sportsperson-of-the-year-cover-sports-illustrated.html

Tape Op #146
https://tapeop.com/issues/146/

MOJO 337 – December 2021: Led Zeppelin: Led Zeppelin IV at 50, Bowie’s Toy, Springsteen and Idles-compiled CD in latest MOJO magazine, out now.
https://www.mojo4music.com/magazine/latest-issues/mojo-337-december-2021-led-zeppelin/

December 18, 2021 - Issue 18 - Billboard Magazine
https://shop.billboard.com/products/copy-of-december-11-2021-issue-17

At this point, it's just fucking comical watching former stalwarts of the underground lick establishment state eugenicist butt, 'bout as joke woke as #Ministry and #Jello are (openly) now Rolling on the floor laughingSyringeClown faceSyringePopcornSyringeSign of the horns //
@Revolvermag @CradleofFilth #ProfitsOfRage #Coof
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1475666552083079172

CRADLE OF FILTH ON 30TH ANNIVERSARY, ED SHEERAN, PINHEAD'S RETURN ON "BIG" NEW LP; From 90s black metal to 'Existence Is Futile,' Dani Filth opens up in career-spanning interview
https://revolvermag.com/music/cradle-filth-30th-anniversary-ed-sheeran-pinheads-return-big-new-lp

Video: Nardwuar vs. Cradle Of Filth (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iwW-mUF3nJE

#ThisDayInHistory: 1973 – Mark Essex - Navy, capitalized Black Panther - fatally shoots ten people, including five cops, and wounds 13 others at Howard Johnson's Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana, before being shot to death by police officers. (Audio)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Essex // https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kaTn8RXjS8M

Flashback: Codex Gigas: Devil’s Bible Or Just An Old Book? (Jan. 7, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/codex-gigas-devils-bible-or-just-an-old-book/

Flashback: Phobos Grunt Images Reveal Reason Probe Unresponsive (Jan. 7, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/phobos-grunt-images-reveal-reason-probe-unresponsive/

Flashback: Japan Plans Robot Farm In Disaster Area (Jan. 7, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/japan-plans-robot-farm-in-disaster-area/

Flashback: ‘The Ultimate History Lesson: A Weekend With John Taylor Gatto’ (Jan. 7, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/the-ultimate-history-lesson-a-weekend-with-john-taylor-gatto/

#NewMusicFriday: Scant new releases from Eleventh Dream Day aaaand a bunch of classical and jazz
https://www.allmusic.com/newreleases/20220107

#PumpUpThaVolume/#TruthMusic: Angry North & Boris' Bitches (@angry_north) - "Destroyed By Compliance" (Audio)
https://twitter.com/PumpUpThaVolume/status/1479244408918843395

#MorningMonarchy: January 7, 2022