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#MorningMonarchy: February 11, 2022


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#MorningMonarchy: February 11, 2022Toxic workplaces, affordable housing and meta narratives + this day in history w/the Magic Christian and our song of the day by Angry North on your #MorningMonarchy for February 11, 2022.

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Iconic tapestry of Picasso's `Guernica' is back at the UN
https://apnews.com/article/painting-united-nations-58a9ac392cdd6f7e52fbf10ab802f0fc

$1MILLION painting is ruined after 'bored' security guard draws eyes on faceless figures 🤦
https://twitter.com/mailonline/status/1491443638160994304

ADL chief says Whoopi Goldberg shouldn't be 'canceled'
https://thehill.com/homenews/media/592493-adl-chief-says-whoopi-goldberg-shouldnt-be-canceled

Rev. Irene Monroe: Whoopi Goldberg is confused about the Holocaust. So are many other Americans.
https://www.wgbh.org/news/commentary/2022/02/08/whoopi-goldberg-is-confused-about-the-holocaust-so-are-many-other-americans

If You Know Them, You Can Still Condemn Them
https://thelibertyloft.com/2022/02/04/if-you-know-them-you-can-still-condemn-them/

As Washington Football Team rebrands, former identity fuels a collectibles market
https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2022/02/01/washington-football-team-collectibles-rebrand/

Congress demands NFL release full findings of Washington investigation, questions Roger Goodell's actions
https://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/congress-demands-nfl-release-full-findings-of-washington-investigation-questions-roger-goodells-actions/

Washington Commanders: Daniel Snyder | New Sexual Harassment Allegations | Congressional Committee
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkluWmxrBNM

'PROPOSITIONED': Who is former Redskins cheerleader Tiffany Bacon Scourby?
https://www.the-sun.com/sport/1380040/former-redskins-cheerleader-tiffany-bacon-scourby-misconduct-allegations/

Ana Nunez's Testimony: Commanders' Toxic Workplace Culture
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkpwnFfceVw

Tiffani Johnston's Testimony: Commanders' Toxic Workplace Culture
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUTSQjSOEqA

Project Veritas: ESPN Talent Discuss Toxic Workplace
https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2022/02/project-veritas-espn-talent-discuss-toxic-workplace-explosive-undercover-footage-just-blatantly-racist-sht-video/

Erik Prince Set Up Intel Training for Project Veritas, James O’Keefe (May 3, 2019)
https://www.thedailybeast.com/erik-prince-set-up-intel-training-for-project-veritas-james-okeefe-report

No Way Home: Chris Hipkins replies to National MP question with Spider-Man meme
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/chris-hipkins-replies-to-national-mp-question-with-spider-man-meme/DSGXZE3R4UHDVV7HBDHAY55BWA/

Adele defended by fans over 'terf' claim after BRIT Awards speech
https://www.express.co.uk/celebrity-news/1563451/adele-brit-awards-speech-terf-defended-transgender-twitter-debate-news-latest-update

'Lady A' Name Change Legal Battle Between Country Trio, Anita White
https://theboot.com/lady-a-anita-white-name-change-legal-battle-settled/

Syl Johnson, Grammy-nominated Chicago blues artist, dies at 85
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2022/2/6/22920760/syl-johnson-dead-blues-musician-jimmy-samples-obituary

Hall of Fame NBA coach Bill Fitch dies at 89
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2022/2/3/22916437/bill-fitch-dies-at-age-89-celtics-cavaliers-rockets

Jeremy Giambi’s death suspected to be suicide
https://nypost.com/2022/02/10/jeremy-giambi-cause-of-death-suicide-suspected/

Longtime America Drummer Willie Leacox Dies at Age 74
https://www.rockcellarmagazine.com/willie-leacox-dies-america-drummer-rest-in-peace/

Funk icon Betty Davis has died at 76... or 77
https://www.brooklynvegan.com/funk-icon-betty-davis-has-died/

Young golfer murdered by pharma: UAE golf mourns loss of promising youngster Viggo Sorensen
https://gulfnews.com/sport/golf-in-uae/local/uae-golf-mourns-loss-of-promising-youngster-viggo-sorensen-1.85397286

Died of head trauma. Exactly how the trauma occurred is unknown. Apparently hit his head and then went to bed...
https://breaking911.com/breaking-bob-sagets-tragic-cause-of-death-revealed/

Bob Saget died of ‘brain bleed,’ fell asleep after hitting head
https://pagesix.com/2022/02/09/bob-saget-reportedly-died-of-brain-bleed-after-hitting-head/

Pandora Hit With Comedy Copyright Lawsuits From Robin Williams’ Estate, Andrew Dice Clay & More; Growing uncertainty over streaming licenses for comedy content has now boiled over into federal court.
https://www.billboard.com/pro/pandora-comedy-copyright-lawsuits-robin-williams/#recipient_hashed=3079fb616e4f6358a6522ff65b1c48a9af4f1d2b771a57f77dd14ce33e805a7c

From December: Lewis Black Calls for Spotify to Remove His Content Until Comedy Licensing Dispute Is Resolved; "I believe that the written words that go into making songs or comedy should be valued equally," Black tells Billboard.
https://www.billboard.com/business/streaming/lewis-black-spotify-licensing-dispute-1235008500/

They removed the episodes bcz of language: Joe Rogan releases apology video after clips of n-word use
https://www.theverge.com/2022/2/5/22919271/spotify-joe-rogan-experience-slur-planet-of-the-apes

Spotify Is Removing More Episodes of Joe Rogan – Here's the List
https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2022/02/04/spotify-removed-joe-rogan-podcasts-2022/

JRE Missing
https://jremissing.com/

‘The Rock’ makes U-turn on Joe Rogan support after n-word revalation
https://www.rt.com/news/548496-rock-turn-on-joe-rogan-spotify/

Mumford & Sons star blasts artists risking 'Soviet-style censorship'
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10472873/Mumford-Sons-star-blasts-millionaire-artists-risking-Soviet-style-censorship-West.html

Dave Chappelle vows to pull investments from Yellow Springs, Ohio, if it doesn’t nix affordable housing plan
https://nypost.com/2022/02/09/yellow-springs-nixes-affordable-housing-plan-after-opposition-from-dave-chappelle/

Dave Chappelle responds: I ‘didn’t kill affordable housing’ in Ohio
https://nypost.com/2022/02/10/dave-chappelle-claps-back-after-affordable-housing-controversy-in-ohio/

Video: Dave Chappelle personally came to a city council meeting and threatened to remove his $65m dollars of investments from his city if they allowed a developer to move forward with an affordable housing program. The objection wasn't to the build, but the affordable housing component. (Audio)
https://twitter.com/ExileGrimm/status/1491496240214913029

BREAKING: Dave Chappelle's Mother Identified as CIA Asset in U.S. Drive to “Recolonize” Africa During Early Days of the Cold War and Dave Chappelle is a rich a asshole
https://twitter.com/UnionBustingBot/status/1491540503241924616

West added: “Trav didn’t have any idea of what was happening when he was on stage and was very hurt by what happened, and yes Trav will be with me at Coachella, but now I need Billie to apologize before I perform.”
https://twitter.com/Variety/status/1491894110663311369

David Crosby apologizes for calling Daryl Hannah a “purely poisonous predator” (May 18, 2015)
https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/david-crosby-apologizes-to-neil-young-daryl-hannah-41358/

Micky Dolenz to Pay Tribute to Davy Jones, Mike Nesmith and Peter Tork with ‘Micky Dolenz Celebrates the Monkees’ Tour in April
https://www.rockcellarmagazine.com/micky-dolenz-celebrates-the-monkees-tour-dates-details/

Toto Replaces Ailing Billy Idol on Upcoming Journey Tour
https://americansongwriter.com/toto-replace-ailing-billy-idol-on-upcoming-journey-tour/

Morgan Wallen’s Dangerous Tour Picks Up Steam, Sells Out Madison Square Garden
https://americansongwriter.com/morgan-wallens-dangerous-tour-picks-up-steam-sells-out-madison-square-garden/

MLB, players stop drug testing during lockout
https://apnews.com/article/hockey-barry-bonds-nhl-mlb-sports-fdcd0eba22fc00a70144ce1ab89f8dea

Colin Kaepernick Stars in Fitness Company Ergatta’s First Ad Campaign
https://boardroom.tv/colin-kaepernick-ergatta-rowing/

Video: Mac Etienne spits on Arizona fans as he leaves the court (Audio)
https://twitter.com/davidblattman/status/1489448623947591681

UCLA Bruins' Mac Etienne arrested after appearing to spit at Wildcats fans
https://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/33213311/ucla-bruins-mac-etienne-arrested-appearing-spit-arizona-fans

‘Masked Singer’ judges walk off in protest after Rudy Giuliani appears
https://nypost.com/2022/02/02/masked-singer-judges-walk-off-after-rudy-giuliani-appears/

Pat Sajak abruptly leaves ‘Wheel of Fortune’ set after extraordinary win
https://nypost.com/2022/02/10/pat-sajak-abruptly-leaves-wheel-of-fortune-set-after-wild-win/

Former TJ Martell Exec Pleads Guilty to $4M Ticket-Buying Fraud; Prosecutors say Melissa Goodwin bought tickets to Lady Gaga, Celine Dion, the Super Bowl and more.
https://www.billboard.com/pro/tj-martell-executive-pleads-guilty-ticket-buying-fraud/#recipient_hashed=3079fb616e4f6358a6522ff65b1c48a9af4f1d2b771a57f77dd14ce33e805a7c

Sting sells music catalog to Universal Music Group for $250 million
https://nypost.com/2022/02/10/sting-sells-music-catalog-to-universal-music-group-for-250m/

Alice In Chains Sell Music Catalog for $50 Million
https://americansongwriter.com/alice-in-chains-sell-music-catalog-for-50-million/

Metallica's Kirk Hammett Set to Release New Solo EP This Year
https://americansongwriter.com/metallicas-kirk-hammett-set-to-release-new-solo-ep-this-year/

Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s Widow Sues Wu-Tang Clan Over Unpaid Royalties
https://variety.com/2022/music/news/wu-tang-clan-odb-royalties-lawsuit-1235175176/

Kid Rock says he's canceling any stop on tour with COVID rules
https://www.newsweek.com/kid-rock-says-hes-canceling-any-stop-tour-covid-rules-1674006

Vintage vinyl LP of ‘Girl From Ipanema’ leads to arrest of Italian fugitive; The conman had recently pivoted from fraud to record sales
https://www.nme.com/news/music/vinyl-lp-girl-from-ipandema-leads-to-arrest-of-italian-fugitive-3152162

RIAA Threatens Lawsuit Against NFT Platform HitPiece Over ‘Flagrant’ IP Violations; "Your clients' outright theft of these valuable intellectual property rights is as outrageous as it is brazen."
https://www.billboard.com/pro/riaa-hitpiece-major-labels-nft-platform/#recipient_hashed=3079fb616e4f6358a6522ff65b1c48a9af4f1d2b771a57f77dd14ce33e805a7c

The Music Industry’s Hot New Job: Community Manager; As more talent flocks to Discord, the expectation is that hiring community managers will become a natural extension of an artist's team.
https://www.billboard.com/pro/music-industry-community-managers-discord-twitch/#recipient_hashed=3079fb616e4f6358a6522ff65b1c48a9af4f1d2b771a57f77dd14ce33e805a7c

Amazon buys rights to popular true-crime podcast 'My Favorite Murder'
https://www.engadget.com/amazon-my-favorite-murder-podcast-exclusive-154549838.html

US university offers course on popstar
https://www.rt.com/pop-culture/548332-us-university-taylorswift-course/

Sam Williams, Son of Hank Williams Jr., Asks for Release from Conservatorship
https://americansongwriter.com/sam-williams-son-of-hank-williams-jr-asks-for-release-from-conservatorship/

UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP SIGNS KIERAN HEBDEN AKA FOUR TET TO EXCLUSIVE, GLOBAL PUBLISHING AGREEMENT
https://www.universalmusic.com/universal-music-publishing-group-signs-kieran-hebden-aka-four-tet-to-exclusive-global-publishing-agreement/

Rolling Stone & Penske Media Acquire Las Vegas’ Life Is Beautiful Festival; The 2021 event ranked second on Billboard's Top Boxscore year-end chart, grossing $18.3 million.
https://www.billboard.com/business/touring/rolling-stone-life-is-beautiful-las-vegas-festival-1235027679/

Prince Estate Splits in Two as Functioning Family Vulture Structure Over Artist’s Music, Legacy
https://americansongwriter.com/prince-estate-splits-in-two-as-functioning-structure-over-artists-music-legacy/

Ahead of New LP Release, Snoop Dogg Now Owns Death Row Records
https://americansongwriter.com/ahead-of-new-lp-release-snoop-dogg-now-owns-death-row-records/

Bruce Willis gets own Razzies category after eight bad films in one year
https://www.nme.com/news/film/bruce-willis-gets-own-razzies-category-after-eight-bad-films-in-one-year-3155849

‘Futurama’ Revived at Hulu
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/tv/tv-news/futurama-revived-at-hulu-1235090020/

Oscar nominations 2022: See the full list of nominees
https://edition.cnn.com/2022/02/08/entertainment/oscar-nominations-list-2022/index.html

THE 94TH ACADEMY AWARDS | 2022 NOMINEES
https://www.oscars.org/oscars/ceremonies/2022

Alec Baldwin Returns to BIFF (Boulder Int'l Film Festival) as Special Guest Programmer
https://twitter.com/BoulderFilmFest/status/1488954463901601792

#DeepFocus: Why The Matrix Resurrections Reviews Are So Mixed (Audio)
https://screenrant.com/matrix-4-resurrections-movie-reviews/

#DeepFocus: The ‘Matrix Resurrections’ Conspiracy Theory You Shouldn’t Believe
https://www.forbes.com/sites/paultassi/2021/12/26/the-matrix-resurrections-conspiracy-theory-you-shouldnt-believe/

#DeepFocus: The Matrix Resurrections : Is Either A Parody Of Itself Or A Clever Joke !
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kuW2g6Xh7o

#DeepFocus: THE MATRIX RESURRECTIONS IS MORE INTERESTED IN BEING SELF-AWARE THAN BEING GOOD
https://www.theverge.com/2021/12/21/22841582/matrix-resurrections-lana-wachowski-keanu-reeves-carrie-anne-moss-review

#DeepFocus: Keanu Reeves calls 'The Matrix Resurrections' building jump stunt 'a lover's leap'
https://montrealgazette.com/entertainment/movies/keanu-reeves-rises-once-again-in-the-matrix-resurrections

#DeepFocus: Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss resurrect a 20-year love story with The Matrix 4.0
https://ew.com/movies/the-matrix-resurrections-keanu-reeves-carrie-anne-moss-cover-story/

#DeepFocus: The Matrix Resurrections – Official Trailer 2 (Audio)
https://youtu.be/nNpvWBuTfrc

#ThisDayInHistory: 1970 - The film 'The Magic Christian,' featuring Peter Sellers Ringo Starr debuted in New York City. (Audio)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Magic_Christian_(film) // https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYOaNOLVMb0

Flashback: Expanded Role Proposed for ‘Elite’ Military Forces (Feb. 11, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/expanded-role-proposed-for-elite-military-forces/

Flashback: Earth In The Cross-Hairs of Sunspot AR1416 (Feb. 11, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/earth-in-the-cross-hairs-of-sunspot-ar1416/

Flashback: Who Are You, Mr. Putin? (Feb. 11, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/who-are-you-mr-putin/

Flashback: Media Monarchy: Episode250 – February 10, 2012 (Feb. 11, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/episode250/

#NewWorldNextWeek: You've Got covAIDS! + Young Globalist Leaders & Six Swimming Robots
https://www.corbettreport.com/nwnw20220210/

Here's #NewMusicFriday for 02/11/22. Short list of big releases featuring @duranduran with 3 new songs on a deluxe edition plus new albums by @Slash, @spoontheband and @CactusBlossoms plus more!
https://twitter.com/PumpUpThaVolume/status/1491971553529155609 // https://www.allmusic.com/newreleases/20220211

#PumpUpThaVolume/#TruthMusic: Angry North & Boris's Bitches (@angry_north) - "Human Obedience Training" (Audio)
https://twitter.com/PumpUpThaVolume/status/1490135266736197636

#MorningMonarchy: February 11, 2022