U2 Gets Peanutized

If you’re like me, your social media streams are filling up today with friends that are “Peanutizing” themselves. Say what? They’re “peanutizing” themselves — turning themselves into Peanuts characters. It’s part of a website that’s designed to promote the upcoming Peanuts film. You know — Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, etc. I haven’t peanutized myself yet, […]

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Apple Dropped the Bono Icon in iTunes

You probably heard about the new Apple Music service announced this week, but you probably didn’t hear about one tragic (for U2 fans) change that came along with the new iTunes software and everything else: The Bono “All Artists” icon has been removed from iTunes!!! ACK! Have a look below at the old and new […]

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U2’s History of Activism in New Book

The World and U2: One Band’s Remaking of Global Activism presents and examines the band’s evolution as activists, its influence on activism, and the critiques that have emerged in response to U2’s work. It’s by Alan McPherson, professor of International and Area Studies at the University of Oklahoma. I’ve read it and it strikes me as […]

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New Graffiti Wall on U2’s I+E Tour

On Sunday night, May 31, U2 debuted a new feature on the Innocence + Experience tour. It’s kind of graffiti wall. What used to be a plain yellow wash on the giant screen during the beginning of “Invisible” is now a collage of scribbles, drawings and quotes in multiple languages.   One quote, appearing in […]

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