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Taste And See That The U2 Feast Is Good

Gary Stevenson wants you to eat Lucifer’s Hands. They will taste like chicken – devilishly delicious Korean-spiced chicken – but he’s hoping they send you on a journey from mouth to head to heart. You’ll start with Cedarwood Road. Along the way he’ll offer you a McPhisto Hot Lemon Tonic. You’ll end, sweetly, with Streets. […]

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Video (Exclusive): Bono recalls the big idea in “Sunday Bloody Sunday” as being “a bit of a trip”

At the center of the Louder Than Words: Rock, Power and Politics special exhibit currently showing at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio, is U2 and its long-standing interest in using the power of rock to change the world. The exhibit greets visitors with a video of Bono talking about his motivation for […]

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EXTRAS FOR YOUR U2 WEEK IN DUBLIN

If you’ll be in Dublin next week for the U2 shows and are looking to enhance your U2 experience, I know you’ve got a lot of choices for what to do, but may I suggest putting these on your itinerary? 1. Visit The Little Museum of Dublin. Take the highly entertaining and informative 20-30 minute […]

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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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