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#MorningMonarchy: August 19, 2022


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#MorningMonarchy: August 19, 2022Master crass, contrarian music and yesterday's papers + this day in history w/Tony Scott jumps off a bridge and our song of the day by Rob MyJob x Micropixie on your #MorningMonarchy for August 19, 2022.

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Media Monarchy Baseball Caps
https://newworldnextweek.com/products/media-monarchy-baseball-caps

Anne Heche movie’s fate revealed in wake of crash, cocaine report
https://nypost.com/2022/08/11/anne-heche-movies-fate-revealed-in-wake-of-crash-cocaine-report/

Black Pumas make “difficult decision” to cancel remaining shows for 2022; In a statement, the duo said they've decided to "press pause" until next year
https://www.nme.com/news/music/black-pumas-make-difficult-decision-to-cancel-remaining-shows-tour-dates-2022-3290834

Foo Pfizers Family Announces Another Sudden Tragedy; Dave Grohl’s mother Virginia has died
https://www.alternativenation.net/dave-grohl-family-announces-sudden-tragedy/

‘I Don’t Feel Comfortable’: Kehlani Ends Show Early After Fans Seemingly Pass Out in Crowd; No audience members required transportation to the hospital, and only three required minor first aid, according to a venue official
https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/kehlani-ends-show-early-after-fans-seemingly-pass-out-1397691/

Blackberry Smoke Drummer Brit Turner Suffers Heart Attack
https://www.jambase.com/article/blackberry-smoke-brit-turner-heart-attack

Jenny Lewis Cancels Indoor Concerts on Her Tour Due to COVID Concerns
https://americansongwriter.com/jenny-lewis-cancels-indoor-concerts-on-her-tour-due-to-covid-concerns/

Watch Zack de la Rocha perform while sitting down after injuring leg at Rage Against The Machine reunion show; "Zack de la Rocha just gave a better performance while sitting than most artists give on their two feet"
https://www.nme.com/news/music/watch-zack-de-la-rocha-perform-while-sitting-down-after-injuring-leg-at-rage-against-the-machine-reunion-show-3266962

Reading & Leeds 2022: The 1975 replace Rage Against The Machine as headliners; It'll mark the band's second bill-topping appearance at the festival
https://www.nme.com/news/music/reading-leeds-2022-the-1975-replace-rage-against-the-machine-as-headliners-3288739

Weezer Cancel 2022 Broadway Residency Due to “Low Ticket Sales,” High Expenses
https://pitchfork.com/news/weezer-cancel-broadway-residency/

Forever No. 1: Olivia Newton-John’s ‘Magic’; Despite hailing from a cinematic flop, this beguiling single became her fourth No. 1 on the Hot 100.
https://www.billboard.com/music/chart-beat/olivia-newton-john-magic-forever-number-one-1235125500/

Ashton Kutcher lost vision, hearing and ability to walk after rare autoimmune diagnosis
https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/ashton-kutcher-lost-vision-hearing-ability-to-walk-rare-autoimmune-diagnosis-162208146.html

The COVIDSafe app is dead – but was it ever really alive? In its lifetime, the app clocked just two unique COVID cases.
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-08-10/covidsafe-app-scrapped-what-went-wrong/101317746

Joseph Arthur Sues the L.A. Times Over Vaccine Characterization
https://americansongwriter.com/joseph-arthur-sues-the-l-a-times-over-vaccine-characterization/

Why Concert Sellouts Are Less Common In This Saturated, Post-Pandemic World; Some concert promoters say the bump they enjoyed after the pandemic has been replaced by a broader slowdown in ticket sales due to oversaturation, high ticket prices and budget-conscious consumers.
https://archive.ph/8yH5D

Luke Knox, college football player and brother of Bills’ Dawson Knox, dies at 22
https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2022/08/18/luke-knox-college-football-player-and-brother-of-bills-dawson-knox-dies-at-22/

Darius Campbell Danesh: Pop Idol and West End star dies aged 41
https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-62564721

Grim Reaper singer Steve Grimmett has died, aged 62
https://www.nme.com/news/music/grim-reaper-singer-steve-grimmett-has-died-aged-62-3291222

‘Das Boot’ and ‘The NeverEnding Story’ director dies; German director Wolfgang Petersen passed away at 81
https://www.rt.com/pop-culture/560978-director-wolfgang-petersen-dies/

Lamont Dozier: Motown hitmaker dies aged 81; As part of the Holland, Dozier, Holland team he wrote hits for The Supremes, The Four Tops and more.
https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-62474956

Video: Motown singer and songwriter Lamont Dozier dies (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYRF-vZ9RcI

Lamont Dozier
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lamont_Dozier

Lamont Dozier’s No. 1 Hot 100 Hits, From ‘Where Did Our Love Go’ to ‘Two Hearts’; The legend tallied 14 leaders as a writer and 13 as a producer.
https://www.billboard.com/music/chart-beat/lamont-dozier-number-one-hot-100-hits-1235124497/

Bill Pitman, Revered Wrecking Crew Guitarist, Dies at 102; The musician died at his home in La Quinta, California.
https://archive.ph/lgh3X

Openly Christian STRYPER Frontman MICHAEL SWEET: 'We're Definitely Living In The End Times'
https://blabbermouth.net/news/openly-christian-stryper-frontman-michael-sweet-were-definitely-living-in-the-end-times

Video: Melinda Gates is teaching a Masterclass on eugen…. I mean philanthropy: "I hope this @MasterClass course inspires more people to give—whether it’s their time, talent, or voice. Anyone can be a giver."
https://twitter.com/melindagates/status/1560352611508752385

Brian Stelter Out At CNN: Reliable source reports 'Reliable Sources' has been canceled
https://www.thedailybeast.com/reliable-sources-host-brian-stelter-out-at-cnn

Image: @Hybrid's Cover Art - Brian Stetler's 'Lonesome Spud'
https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/809978495454412840/1010201862328287272/20220819_MorningMonarchy.jpg

Video: Contrarian Morrissey & Why Modern Music SUCKS (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MlOkARFRC78

Image: Huge thanks again to @FlipCityMag!
https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/597898944584089623/1010005500475228251/Screenshot_20220719-133008.png

FLIP CITY MEETS MEDIA MONARCHY; HOST EVADES VICOUS MORLOCHS TO MAKE IMPORTANT INTERVIEW
https://www.flipcitymag.com/post/flip-city-meets-media-monarchy

Image: The Joker and me listening to Media Monarchy // h/t to @goedeck#1526
https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/597898944584089623/1010004852614631494/me_media_monarchy_joker_goedeck_6guaue.jpg

Image: Unsubbing from shitty punk bands that love coof world order 🐀 👦 👦
https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/597898944584089623/1010005237878243379/ratboys_unsub.png

Video: The Animals' Eric Burdon Reviews the Singles of December 1965 (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfnEFuVEIw4

#ThisDayInHistory: 2012 – Tony Scott (b. 1944), director of TOP GUN/TRUE ROMANCE and Ridley's bro bro, jumped off a fuckin' bridge. (Audio)
https://mediamonarchy.com/top-gun-director-tony-scott-jumps-off-la-bridge-note-found/ // https://web.archive.org/web/20161008175542/https://www.telegraph.co.uk/films/2016/04/19/tony-scott-tragic-illness-behind-top-gun-directors-suicide/ // https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bv1KkIhHJuU

Flashback: How Fructose Turns ON Your “Fat Switch” (Aug. 19, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/how-fructose-turns-on-your-fat-switch/

Flashback: Synthetic Police Arrive 2014! (Aug. 19, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/synthetic-police-arrive-2014/

Flashback: Military Suicide Rate of One A Day – a Spiritual Crisis! (Aug. 19, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/military-suicide-rate-of-one-day/

Flashback: Is It All About The Monas? (Aug. 19, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/is-it-all-about-monas/

Flashback: HempFest Turns 21: Tens of Thousands Rally for Legalization at Seattle Festival Ahead of November Ballot Measure (Aug. 19, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/hempfest-turns-21-tens-of-thousands/

Flashback: Cows Eating Second Hand Candy During the Drought (Aug. 19, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/cows-eating-second-hand-candy-during/

Flashback: Retro Sci-Fi Weekend: Phantom from Space (Aug. 19, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/retro-sci-fi-weekend-phantom-from-space/

#MorningMonarchy: August 19, 2016
https://mediamonarchy.com/20160819morningmonarchy/

#PumpUpThaVolume: August 19, 2016
https://mediamonarchy.com/20160819pumpupthavolume/

#MorningMonarchy: August 19, 2021
https://mediamonarchy.com/20210819morningmonarchy/

#PumpUpThaVolume: August 19, 2021
https://mediamonarchy.com/20210819pumpupthavolume/

#NewWorldNextWeek: Afghanistan War Comes Home to Roost + Pandemic IQs & 5G Safety Loss
https://mediamonarchy.com/nwnw456-video/ // https://mediamonarchy.com/nwnw456-audio/

#NewWorldNextWeek: Conspiratainment Bingo! Automated Censorship, Banning Berenson, How Many Moonies
https://www.corbettreport.com/nwnw20220818/

#NewMusicFriday: Here's the list for 8/19/22. Major releases are increasing in number as we head into the peak selling season. This week features Panic! At The Disco, The Mountain Goats, Cass McCombs, Walter Trout and Hot Chip, plus new albums by The Chats, The Kryng and Silversun Pickups + plus that new Early James album with that Sierra Ferrell duet.
https://www.allmusic.com/newreleases/20220819

#PumpUpThaVolume/#TruthMusic: Rob MyJob (#RobMyJob) - "Kill The Mandate!" (w/Micropixie) (Audio)
https://robmyjob.bandcamp.com/track/kill-the-mandate-ft-micropixie

#MorningMonarchy: August 19, 2022