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#MorningMonarchy: February 18, 2022


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#MorningMonarchy: February 18, 2022Teaser trailer failures, P.J. R.I.P. and agonizing love + this day in history w/Mecha-Streisand and our song of the day by The Daz Band on your #MorningMonarchy for February 18, 2022.

Notes/Links:

Joy Behar "might" wear a mask in public "indefinitely," she says
https://twitter.com/thehill/status/1494400532508774403

‘The View’ Fixture Hit With Blackface Scandal (Feb. 7, 2019)
https://www.tvweek.com/tvbizwire/2019/02/the-view-fixture-hit-with-blackface-scandal/

Why are liberal comedians so obsessed with blackface? Recent weeks have seen a deluge of panicked apologies from Left-wing comedy heroes caught ‘blacking up’. What on earth were they thinking? (Jun. 25, 2020)
https://archive.fo/PAS5B

Jackson Browne & Daryl Hannah: An Inquiry // Featuring Joni Mitchell and domestic abuse!
https://soothfairy.com/2015/03/29/jackson-browne-and-daryl-hannah/

"I had no idea what drill rapping was.": NY Mayor tells social media companies to censor rap videos
https://reclaimthenet.org/ny-mayor-tells-social-media-companies-to-censor-rap-videos/

Video: Mayor Eric Adams pushes for removal of "drill" music from social media
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ap6NjLfyvbA

Again -- I'm from the West Coast and grew up hearing my people jam to everything that was played during yesterday's halftime show. But the NFL is running a propaganda campaign to disguise from its wrongdoing. Can't pretend otherwise. #ReidOutBlog
https://twitter.com/_Jahan/status/1493292001479077895

NFL Super Bowl halftime show was a master class in gaslighting (and other triggering bombshell buzzwords); The Dr. Dre-led performance was awesome — but it played into the NFL's plan to distract from the league's race and gender issues.
https://www.msnbc.com/the-reidout/reidout-blog/super-bowl-halftime-show-nfl-rcna16116

Rapper who was pardoned by Trump shot
https://www.rt.com/news/549191-rapper-kodak-black-shot/

Man brandishes gun seconds before rapper Kodak Black was shot outside star-studded Justin Bieber afterparty at the Nice Guy Restaurant in LA at start of Super Bowl weekend: Three others were also shot when a fight broke out near a red Ferrari
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-10505559/Justin-Hailey-Bieber-make-hasty-exit-singers-afterparty-fight-sparked-shooting.html

Dave Chappelle opposed affordable housing that never existed; OPINION: Aside from nuance, economics and the trend of increased housing prices, the hullabaloo over the comedian’s opposition to affordable housing missed one important point: Dave Chappelle didn’t oppose affordable housing.
https://thegrio.com/2022/02/11/dave-chappelle-opposed-affordable-housing-that-never-existed%EF%BF%BC/

Joe Rogan's use of the n-word is another January 6 moment
https://www.cnn.com/2022/02/13/us/joe-rogan-n-word-blake-cec/index.html

Tom Hanks’ son Chet: I didn’t have a ‘strong male role model’ growing up
https://pagesix.com/2022/02/16/tom-hanks-son-chet-i-didnt-have-a-strong-male-role-model/

Image: 'Bosom Buddies' - The Complete Series
https://i.pinimg.com/originals/55/45/61/5545615ca0adb3d6f30b7fe1a1ab7e69.jpg

Family of the ‘Rust’ cinematographer shot by Alec Baldwin files wrongful-death lawsuit
https://twitter.com/i/events/1493681139461935104

Family of ‘Rust’ cinematographer shot by Alec Baldwin files wrongful-death lawsuit
https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/business/story/2022-02-15/family-of-rust-cinematographer-shot-by-alec-baldwin-sues-for-negligence

‘One By One’ (2014) – Rik Mayall's final film, drama or a public warning
https://rumble.com/vuv61f-one-by-one-rik-mayalls-final-film-drama-or-a-public-warning-film....html

Lord Of The Rings Fans REJECT Amazon's Woke Rings Of Power Series
https://odysee.com/@RKOutpost:9/lord-of-the-rings-fans-reject-amazon%27s:e

Video: The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power - Official Teaser Trailer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qN_3HITC7U

Louis Theroux’s Forbidden America review – a terrifying meeting with the new far right; The BBC, a state run media outlet; gotta wonder how much MI6 was all up in this little propaganda piece
https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2022/feb/13/louis-therouxs-forbidden-america-review-a-terrifying-meeting-with-the-new-far-right

Video: HEATHER MCDONALD to Dr. Drew - "I DON'T THINK I'LL HAVE THE 4TH BOOSTER SHOT" (Audio)
https://www.bitchute.com/video/LQ6FAl1RmITy/

Heather McDonald LIVE: Onstage Collapse, Skull Fracture Recovery & Tour Update – Ask Dr. Drew
https://drdrew.com/2022/heather-mcdonald-live-onstage-collapse-skull-fracture-recovery-tour-update-ask-dr-drew/

Novak Djokovic: I’m not anti-vax but will sacrifice trophies
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-60354068

Sweeping MLB proposal leaves union underwhelmed, all but ensuring spring training delay
https://sports.yahoo.com/sweeping-mlb-proposal-leaves-union-underwhelmed-as-lockout-threatens-spring-training-010433068.html

Comedic Rapper And Her Husband Arrested With Over $3.6 Billion In Stolen Bitcoin
https://www.stereogum.com/2175538/comedic-rapper-husband-arrested-stolen-bitcoin/news/

Snoop Dogg Says Death Row Records Will Be an NFT Label
https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2022/02/16/snoop-dogg-death-row-records-nft-label/

Sony Music's Acquisition of Independent Label AWAL Shakes Up Indie Industry
https://americansongwriter.com/sony-musics-acquisition-of-independent-label-awal-shakes-up-the-indie-industry/

Record Store Day Announces 2022 Exclusives And “Safety Net” Date for Supply Chain Delays
https://www.stereogum.com/2176557/record-store-day-announces-2022-exclusives-and-safety-net-date-for-titles-delayed-by-supply-chain/news/

Rush to Release Super Deluxe Reissue of 'Moving Pictures'
https://americansongwriter.com/rush-to-release-super-deluxe-reissue-of-moving-pictures/

BMG To Release 'I'm Gonna Sing' Compilation By Hank Williams
https://musicrow.com/2022/02/bmg-to-release-im-gonna-sing-compilation-by-hank-williams/

Liam Gallagher is Open to an Oasis Reunion
https://americansongwriter.com/liam-gallagher-is-open-to-an-oasis-reunion-we-should-never-have-split-up/

Liam Gallagher Announces Huge Summer Dublin Show At Royal Hospital
https://www.stereoboard.com/content/view/234599/9

Bonnie Raitt Announces Tour Dates with Mavis Staples and Lucinda Williams
https://americansongwriter.com/bonnie-raitt-announces-tour-dates-with-mavis-staples-and-lucinda-williams/

Elvis Costello & The Imposters Announce Summer Tour 2022
https://www.jambase.com/article/elvis-costello-nick-lowe-tour-dates-summer-2022

Rod Stewart Announces Summer North American Tour With Special Guests Cheap Trick
https://www.stereoboard.com/content/view/234664/9

Toldja: Maynard James Keenan's Puscifer Announce 2022 U.S. Tour Dates
https://www.rockcellarmagazine.com/puscifer-tour-dates-2022-maynard-james-keenan-existential-reckoning/

Rage Against The Machine & Run The Jewels Announce Rescheduled 2022
https://www.stereogum.com/2176293/rage-against-the-machine-run-the-jewels-rescheduled-2022-tour-dates/news/

Eddie Vedder Postpones Solo Tour Dates Following COVID Cases Within Touring Camp
https://americansongwriter.com/eddie-vedder-postpones-solo-tour-dates-following-covid-cases-within-touring-camp/

Coachella won't require masks, negative COVID tests or vaccinations
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/coachella-wont-require-masks-negative-covid-tests-or-vaccinations/ar-AATTSz9

Beryl Vertue, ‘Sherlock’ Producer, Dies at 90
https://twitter.com/Variety/status/1492912304085778434

Soul Legend Howard Grimes Dies At 80 _ August 11, 1941-February 12, 2022
https://www.rockandbluesmuse.com/2022/02/15/soul-legend-howard-grimes-august-11-1941-february-12-2022/

King Crimson Co-Founder Ian McDonald Found Dead at 75
https://americansongwriter.com/king-crimson-co-founder-ian-mcdonald-found-dead-at-75/

Ivan Reitman, producer, 'Ghostbusters' director, dies at 75
https://apnews.com/article/ivan-reitman-dead-d67947aa895371cd9f5840e6e9339440

P.J. O' Rourke dead at 74
https://boingboing.net/2022/02/16/p-j-o-rourke-dead-at-74.html

Video: P.J. O'Rourke, R.I.P. (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c511z3xJtRU

#BookSmarts: Love Hurts - Agonizing Love And The Golden Era of Romance Comics (Audio)

#BookSmarts: THE DANGEROUS INFLUENCE OF ‘AGONIZING LOVE’
https://www.popmatters.com/142290-agonzing-love-the-golden-era-of-romance-comics-2496010795.html

#BookSmarts: Q & A with Michael Barson on "Agonizing Love: The Golden Era of Romance Comics"
https://www.sequentialcrush.com/blog/2011/04/q-with-michael-barson-on-agonizing-love

#BookSmarts: Talking comics with Michael Barson
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxHAyZ0j_OY

#BookSmarts: Agonizing Love: The Golden Era of Romance Comics
https://www.nyjournalofbooks.com/book-review/agonizing-love-golden-era-romance-comics

#BookSmarts: Let’s Talk Comics: Romance
https://blogs.loc.gov/headlinesandheroes/2019/02/lets-talk-comics-romance/

#ThisDayInHistory: 1998 - Robert Smith of the Cure did battle with the forces of musical evil - Barbra Streisand - on the TV show 'South Park'. (Audio)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mecha-Streisand // https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qhpk86qDQo

Flashback: Omaha Abuse Allegation Sent to Vatican (Feb. 18, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/omaha-abuse-allegation-sent-to-vatican/

Flashback: Corbett Report: Episode218 – Philosophy of Liberty: Magna Carta (Feb. 18, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/corbett-report-episode218-philosophy-of-liberty-magna-carta/

Flashback: The Daily Drone: Drones Becoming ‘Fact of Daily Life’ (Feb. 18, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/the-daily-drone-drones-becoming-fact-of-daily-life/

Flashback: 50th Anniversary: John Glenn and Friendship 7 Flight (Feb. 18, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/50th-anniversary-john-glenn-and-friendship-7-flight/

Flashback: Space Pioneer John Glenn Honored 50 Years After Historic Flight (Feb. 18, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/space-pioneer-john-glenn-honored-50-years-after-historic-flight/

Flashback: Another Claim Castlewood Gave ‘False Memories’ of Satanic Rituals (Feb. 18, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/another-claim-castlewood-gave-false-memories-of-satanic-rituals/

Flashback: Anonymous Promises Regularly Scheduled Friday Attacks (Feb. 18, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/anonymous-promises-regularly-scheduled-friday-attacks/

#NewWorldNextWeek: Ukraine and the Battle for the EU + Emergencies Acts & Biometric Taxes
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1494469129545216022

Here's #NewMusicFriday for 02/18/22. Short list today dominated by country, folk and bluegrass from @sarahshook, @deanowens1, @stringdusters and @delmccouryband. Plus new
@tameimpala and @SeaPowerBand!
https://twitter.com/PumpUpThaVolume/status/1494511653156704256 // https://www.allmusic.com/newreleases/20220218

#PumpUpThaVolume/#TruthMusic: The Daz Band - "We Are The 99%" (Audio)
https://twitter.com/PumpUpThaVolume/status/1492320088803975168

#MorningMonarchy: February 18, 2022