Profile Picture
Since 2005, Media Monarchy has covered the real news about politics, health, technology and the occult - all remixed with music and media that matters.

#MorningMonarchy: April 1, 2022


Download MP3

#MorningMonarchy: April 1, 2022Taylor taps out, how to Fresh Prince fake slap and Dickie V. wants his voice back + this day in history w/Thatcher's poll tax riots and our song of the day by Phantom Flag on your #MorningMonarchy for April 1, 2022.

Notes/Links:

Die Hard star 'steps back from acting' after revealing aphasia brain disorder diagnosis
https://archive.ph/wip/oyLuI

Aphasia can be caused by the COVID vaccine
https://stevekirsch.substack.com/p/aphasia-can-be-caused-by-the-covid

Aphasia seven days after second dose of an mRNA-based SARS-CoV-2 vaccine
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8223021/

Razzies bosses rescind insulting award presented to Bruce Willis
https://www.upi.com/Entertainment_News/Movies/2022/04/01/razzies-rescinded/3991648810836/

Alec Baldwin Returns To Acting Five Months After Deadly Rust Shooting
https://screenrant.com/alec-baldwin-rust-shooting-acting-return-christmas-movies/

Never Shot a Blank In His Life: Alec Baldwin and wife Hilaria reveal they're expecting their 7th
https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/alec-baldwin-hilaria-pregnant-7th-child-190442044.html

AJ Crimson, Beauty Pioneer and Brand Founder, Has Died; AJ Crimson, renowned celebrity makeup artist and founder of his eponymous makeup line, has died, WWD confirms. The cause of death and his exact age is unknown.
https://twitter.com/i/events/1509604938833350663

'The Sopranos' star Paul Herman has died aged 76
https://www.nme.com/news/tv/the-sopranos-star-paul-herman-has-died-aged-76-3194451

Wanted star Tom Parker dies aged 33
https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-60934411

Massive Attack cancel summer shows due to member having a “serious illness”
https://www.thelineofbestfit.com/news/latest-news/massive-attack-cancel-summer-shows-due-to-member-having-a-serious-illness

Allie X cancels US tour due to “autoimmune illness”
https://www.thelineofbestfit.com/news/latest-news/allie-x-cancels-us-tour-due-to-autoimmune-illness-that-inspired-cape-god

Foo Fighters Drummer Taylor Hawkins Dead at 50; “The Foo Fighters family is devastated by the tragic and untimely loss of our beloved Taylor Hawkins,” the band writes. “His musical spirit and infectious laughter will live on with all of us forever”
https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/foo-fighters-drummer-taylor-hawkins-obituary-1327112/

John Stamos Shares Heartbreaking Final Text He Received From Taylor Hawkins Before Drummer's Death: "Ya We've yet to fully have a hang -Got a put that s--- together before we die"
https://www.nbcnewyork.com/entertainment/entertainment-news/john-stamos-shares-heartbreaking-final-text-he-received-from-taylor-hawkins-before-drummers-death/3622630/

Dave Grohl Announces Release Date for His Death-Thrash Album
https://www.metalsucks.net/2022/03/21/dave-grohl-announces-release-date-for-his-death-thrash-album/

Video: New Details Emerge About The Death Of Foo Fighters Drummer Taylor Hawkins (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ib6ChX2VX7A

Taylor Swift to Receive Honorary NYU Degree, Give Speech at Commencement
https://www.billboard.com/music/music-news/taylor-swift-nyu-degree-class-speech-1235050027/#recipient_hashed=3079fb616e4f6358a6522ff65b1c48a9af4f1d2b771a57f77dd14ce33e805a7c

Taylor Swift to receive honorary degree from New York University
https://www.upi.com/Entertainment_News/2022/03/28/Taylor-Swift-honorary-degree-NYU-commencement-speaker/6771648484623/

Kanye West Barred From Performing at Grammys Due to ‘Concerning Online Behavior,’ Rep Confirms
https://variety.com/2022/music/news/kanye-west-grammys-concerning-online-behavior-1235209759/

Will Smith–Chris Rock slapping incident
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Will_Smith%E2%80%93Chris_Rock_slapping_incident

Amy Schumer reveals she has a hair-pulling disorder: "It's still something that I struggle with" ...and you can watch that struggle on my new show for Hulu!
https://www.insider.com/amy-schumer-struggles-with-hair-pulling-disorder-trichotillomania-2022-3

Bel-Air age rating: Why is the Fresh Prince reboot rated TV-MA?
https://mlpnk72yciwc.i.optimole.com/cqhiHLc.WqA8~2eefa/w:auto/h:auto/q:75/https://bleedingcool.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/2111originalsbair_image_2025x3000_0_na_drama_na_belair_streamingfeb13_eng_na_00055826.jpg // https://hiddenremote.com/2022/02/14/bel-air-age-rating-fresh-prince-reboot-rated-tv-ma/

Video: Russell Westbrook had an altercation with a reporter and walked out of his postgame interview 😳 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/PointsBetUSA/status/1508997180203413514

Westbrook to the reporter afterwards
https://twitter.com/MoneyDre123/status/1508990718890504192

the co-producer of #belair did a thing too? huh! 🎭
https://twitter.com/PumpUpThaVolume/status/1509020452160634883

Chris Rock Gets Last Laugh As Tickets For Next Stand-Up Performance Jump 10x
https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/chris-rock-gets-last-laugh-tickets-next-stand-performance-jump-10x

Image: Diagram of a staged slap
https://twitter.com/CrupiJoe/status/1508516065395245056 // https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/379774652719038466/958048762851381349/unknown.png

Jim Carrey bashes everyone who stood up for Will Smith after his Oscar win, calling it shameless
https://twitter.com/TMZ/status/1508866126091997196

Video: Will Smith Shows Fan How to Fake Slap (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tuDoav2eTiI

Image: Oscar In Memoriam - Slebs who died of natural causes and not at all because of the jab
https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/379774652719038466/958045793489678416/unknown.png

Agent Spicoli on the case! Sean Penn vows to destroy Academy Award if Zelensky isn't invited to speak at Oscars
https://www.indexjournal.com/news/cnn/sean-penn-vows-to-destroy-academy-award-if-zelensky-isnt-invited-to-speak-at-oscars/video_5caac417-18ec-599d-8202-6f1e9a90db23.html

Image: "The Oscars, proudly sponsored by Pfizer!" "Pfizer and BioNtech are proud sponsors of the Oscars," is a thing I just saw on my TV lmfao
https://twitter.com/i/status/1508247828900028423

And lest we forget: Eminem stunt faked (Jun. 2, 2009)
https://nypost.com/2009/06/02/eminem-stunt-faked/

Ellen DeGeneres Oscars selfie a marketing stunt (Mar. 4, 2014)
https://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/movies/ellen-degeneres-oscars-selfie-a-marketing-stunt-20140304-340wv.html

Top Hillsong megachurch pastor resigns day before doc premieres
https://nypost.com/2022/03/24/top-hillsong-megachurch-pastor-resigns-day-before-doc-premieres/

Travis Scott Plays First Show Since Astroworld Tragedy
https://americansongwriter.com/travis-scott-plays-first-show-since-astroworld-tragedy/

Elton John Adds More Dates to his 'Farewell' Tour
https://americansongwriter.com/elton-john-adds-more-dates-to-his-farewell-tour/

Aerosmith Confirm 2022 Residency at Dolby Live in Las Vegas
https://americansongwriter.com/aerosmith-confirm-2022-residency-in-las-vegas/

Aerosmith Drummer Joey Kramer Takes ‘Temporary Leave of Absence’ From Band; “He regrettably made the decision to sit out the band’s concerts in 2022 so he can focus his full attention on his family during these uncertain times,” the band said in a statement
https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/aerosmith-drummer-joey-kramer-temporary-leave-of-absence-1326973/

Roxy Music: 50th Anniversary Tour, Reissue Series Coming in 2022
https://www.rockcellarmagazine.com/roxy-music-tour-dates-2022-50th-anniversary-album-reissues/

Eric Church Cancels San Antonio Show To Attend Duke-UNC Final Four Game
https://www.stereogum.com/2181610/eric-church-cancels-san-antonio-show-to-watch-duke-unc-in-the-final-four/news/

Fontaines D.C. Add Extra Dates In London, Dublin And Manchester
https://www.stereoboard.com/content/view/235169/9

Spotify Paid at Least $1M to More Than 1,000 Artists in 2021
https://www.billboard.com/pro/spotify-loud-clear-2021-royalties-payments-artists/

BuzzFeed investors have pushed CEO Jonah Peretti to shut down entire newsroom, sources say
https://www.cnbc.com/2022/03/22/buzzfeed-investors-have-pushed-ceo-jonah-peretti-to-shut-down-newsroom.html

DEPOSITION? PHOEBE SAYS “HARASSMENT”
https://www.billboard.com/business/legal/phoebe-bridgers-blasts-deposition-request-libel-lawsuit-1235045106/ // https://www.billboard.com/business/legal/phoebe-bridgers-defamation-lawsuit-response-chris-nelson-1235031761/

Image: *AWKWARDLY SMASHES GUITAR ON ROCKEFELLER DAY DEAD
https://c.tenor.com/epbO2awI-DcAAAAd/breaking-guitar-phoebe-bridgers.gif

Email leak reveals the surprising friendship between Hunter Biden, Fucker Carlson (Dec. 5, 2021)
https://www.businessinsider.in/politics/world/news/email-leak-reveals-the-surprising-friendship-between-hunter-biden-and-his-buddy-tucker-carlson-says-report/articleshow/88106642.cms

Dick Carlson
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Carlson

Supreme Court Will Hear Case Over Warhol’s Prince Portraits
https://www.billboard.com/pro/supreme-court-prince-painting-andy-warhol/

Protected slebs: Cardi B Beats Libel Claim From NY Beachgoers Sporting MAGA Hat, Trump Flag
https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/cardi-b-libel-lawsuit-maga-hat-trump-flag-1327087/

Biz Markie's widow sues former manager, alleging company takeover
https://www.wusa9.com/article/news/local/maryland/biz-markies-widow-sues-former-manager-alleging-company-takeover-and-stolen-royalties-jennifer-izumi-hip-hop-tara-hall/65-f34711e5-dcc0-4a5a-8ab3-ac6e129421e8

TikTok’s Distribution Play Could Cause Tension With the Music Biz
https://www.billboard.com/pro/tiktok-distribution-music-business-labels-tension/

The Rise, Fall and Afterlife of the CD, As Seen Through Billboard’s Archives
https://www.billboard.com/business/tech/cd-compact-disc-history-1235050182/

DeSantis Slams Disney for Opposing Parental Rights in Education Law
https://www.newsmax.com/us/ron-desantis-disney-parental-rights-law-corporate-activism/2022/03/29/id/1063417/

The Empire Strikes Back: John Ratzenberger's Star Wars Cameo Explained; Before John Ratzenberger became a household name playing Cliff on Cheers, he had a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it bit part in The Empire Strikes Back.
https://screenrant.com/empire-strikes-back-john-ratzenberger-star-wars-cameo/

Eric Stoltz Was Right About 'Back To The Future'’s Ending; Eric Stoltz may have been sacked from 'Back to the Future' for his intense reading, but he had a point about the tragic nature of its ending.
https://screenrant.com/back-future-ending-tragedy-eric-stoltz-right/

The DCEU's Justice League Villain Setup Can Be Its Greatest MCU Difference; The Justice League could set up the Legion of Doom in a way that outshines Marvel's imminent Dark Avengers reveal by using its better villain roster.
https://screenrant.com/justice-league-legion-doom-villains-dceu-marvel-better/

The Secret History of the Unreleased 1994 'Fantastic Four' Movie Marvel Doesn't Want You to See (Nov. 18, 2016)
https://www.newsweek.com/doomed-documentary-uncovers-secret-history-unreleased-fantastic-four-marvel-522661

Warner Brothers to release ‘hybrid’ NFT trading cards based on DC comics...except they're not cards and you can't really trade them
https://www.cnbctv18.com/cryptocurrency/warner-brothers-to-release-hybrid-nft-trading-cards-based-on-dc-comics-12846912.htm

Marvel's 33 Cancelled Movies (& Why They Didn't Happen); Prior to the MCU steadying the ship, Marvel's releases were plagued by inconsistency. Here's every canceled Marvel movie and why they didn't happen.
https://screenrant.com/marvel-movies-cancelled-every-not-made-why/

Brothers Osborne Speak Out After Single Is Pulled From Country Radio; The duo's single "I'm Not For Everyone" reached No. 33 on Billboard's Country Airplay chart.
https://www.billboard.com/music/country/brothers-osborne-country-radio-single-pulled-1235040798/

James Blake shares dreamy one-hour sleep soundscape ‘Wind Down’
https://indie88.com/james-blake-shares-dreamy-one-hour-sleep-soundscape-wind-down/

Billboard Teams Up With Afro Nation to Launch New U.S. Afrobeats Songs Chart
https://www.billboard.com/music/chart-beat/billboard-us-afrobeats-songs-chart-1235046800/

IFPI Global Report 2022: Music Revenues Rise for Seventh Straight Year
https://www.billboard.com/pro/ifpi-global-report-2022-music-business-revenue-market-share/

Amazon's First James Bond Project After Buying MGM Announced; Following a recent multi-billion dollar deal, Amazon has officially announced that their first James Bond project is now in development.
https://screenrant.com/james-bond-amazon-competition-game-show-streaming-details/

Goldman Sachs’ CEO Will Perform at Lollapalooza
https://www.edmtunes.com/2022/03/goldman-sachs-ceo-will-perform-at-lollapalooza/

After throwing last year’s buzziest party at Davos, Sean (Napster) Parker is handing the reins to Marc Benioff (Jan. 23, 2014)
https://qz.com/170293/sean-parker-handing-the-davos-party-reins-to-marc-benioff/

Al Michaels headed to Amazon for ‘Joe Buck money’
https://nypost.com/2022/03/21/al-michaels-headed-to-amazon-for-joe-buck-money/

#MagazineTime: GHOST, COHEED, BMTH, KORN AND HO99O9 APPEAR ON COVERS OF NEW ISSUE; Spring 2022 print edition also features Arch Enemy, Undeath and more...like CITY MORGUE
https://www.revolvermag.com/magazine/ghost-coheed-bmth-korn-and-ho99o9-appear-covers-new-issue

#MagazineTime: AT HOME WITH MACHINE GUN KELLY, THE NEW PRINCE OF POP-PUNK: Rock needs a "defibrillator"
https://www.billboard.com/music/features/machine-gun-kelly-billboard-cover-story-2022-interview-1235047603/

#MagazineTime: Deep Dive: A Musician’s Guide to Web3; The booming NFT marketplace shows the promise of Web3, and everyone wants a piece of the action.
https://www.billboard.com/pro/music-guide-web3-nfts-blockchain-deep-dive/

#MagazineTime: Danny Elfman: Just Enough to Fuck it Up
https://tapeop.com/interviews/148/danny-elfman/

#MagazineTime: Back Issue! 133 Starmen Issue
https://twomorrows.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=98_54&products_id=1652&zenid=n88u9bsqrgd958sct4fesgoq06

#MagazineTime: Vampiress Carmilla Magazine #8 // VAMPIRESS CARMILLA 2023 ANNUAL #1
https://www.midtowncomics.com/product/2068787 // https://www.jestercomics.com/products/vampiress-carmilla-2023-annual-1-presale-2022

#MagazineTime: MONSTER BASH MAGAZINE #45 - Magazine
https://www.creepyclassics.com/product.sc?productId=16936&categoryId=3

#MagazineTime: Slake your thirst for horror in print with a year-round subscription to FANGORIA magazine
https://shop.fangoria.com/collections/subscription/products/fangoria

#MagazineTime: HorrorHound #92 Jan/Feb 2022
https://horrorhound.com/Store/Details/531

#MagazineTime: RUE MORGUE #205 MAR/APR 2022
https://rue-morgue.com/product/rue-morgue-205-mar-apr-2022/

#MagazineTime: Vitality, Baby!
https://www.si.com/college/video/2022/02/18/daily-cover-dick-vitale-vocal-cord-surgery

Dick Vitale still recovering from cancer, his signature voice is coming back
https://www.usatoday.com/videos/sports/2022/03/29/dick-vitale-cancer-recovery-voice-back-espn/7199765001/

Video: Dick Vitale - Recovering from cancer, signature voice is coming back (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ui5JB4iXdwo

#ThisDayInHistory: 1989 – Margaret Thatcher's new local government tax, the Community Charge (commonly known as the "poll tax"), is introduced in Scotland a day after riots in London. (Audio)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poll_tax_riots // https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CpZTc59G158

Flashback: #TitanicMemes: About Those Lifeboats… (Apr. 1, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/titanicmemes-about-those-lifeboats/

Flashback: A Populace Pink Slimed (Apr. 1, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/a-populace-pink-slimed/

Flashback: Backpage.com Escort Outrage Hits Crescendo (Apr. 1, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/backpagecom-escort-outrage-hits/

Flashback: Bales Looked Like Patsy When He Had No Name: No Change (Apr. 1, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/bales-looked-like-patsy-when-he-had-no-name-no-change/

Flashback: Peace Revolution: Episode052 – Art of Observation / Law of Identity (Apr. 1, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/peace-revolution-episode052-art-of-observation-law-of-identity/

Flashback: The Schmallenberg Virus: DARPA and The Fraunhofer Society? (Apr. 1, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/the-schmallenberg-virus-darpa-and-the-fraunhofer-society/

Flashback: La Santa Muerte Cult Killings (Apr. 1, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/la-santa-muerte-cult-killings/

#MorningMonarchy: April 1, 2016
https://mediamonarchy.com/20160401morningmonarchy/

#MixlrMusic: April 1, 2016
https://mediamonarchy.com/20160401mixlrmusic/

@PumpUpThaVolume: Episode198 – #DreamMachine
https://mediamonarchy.com/20160401mixlrmusic/

#MorningMonarchy: April 1, 2019
https://mediamonarchy.com/20190401morningmonarchy/

#PumpUpThaVolume: April 1, 2019
https://mediamonarchy.com/20190401pumpupthavolume/

#MorningMonarchy: April 1, 2020
https://mediamonarchy.com/20200401morningmonarchy/

#PumpUpThaVolume: April 1, 2020
https://mediamonarchy.com/20200401pumpupthavolume/

#NewWorldNextWeek: Dumbphone Sales Surging as Masses Ditch Their Smartphones + Digital ID Coming & A Lot of Performers Dropping Dead
https://www.corbettreport.com/nwnw20220331/

Here's #NewMusicFriday for 04/01/22. Big start to a very busy month featuring @mollytuttle, @CauthenMusic, @puptheband, @ThomasRhett, @JonSpencerHITs, debut album by @rmndrstheband plus the return of @ChiliPeppers
https://twitter.com/PumpUpThaVolume/status/1509665198503874569 // https://www.allmusic.com/newreleases/20220401

#PumpUpThaVolume/#TruthMusic: Phantom Flag - "Tecnopolis Burning" (Audio)
https://twitter.com/PumpUpThaVolume/status/1507189861035515905

#MorningMonarchy: April 1, 2022