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World AIDS Day 2011

  AIDS has killed more than 25 million people between 1981 and 2007. Despite recent and improved access to antiretroviral treatments in many regions of the world, AIDS still claimed 2 million lives in 2007 (270,000 were children). It seems cold to “crunch” some numbers here, but it really does hit hard when you read […]

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Happy 30th Anniversary to U2's October

Autumn has always been my favorite season. In my part of the world, the month of October turns green leaves to gorgeous shades of gold, red, brown and even burgundy. Its beauty always takes my breath away. Each year I find myself playing one of my favorite U2 albums a lot more often during this […]

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Bono's Burger

This week’s edition of Entertainment Weekly features a piece called “Dining With The Stars”. It features 11 celebrity-owned restaurants in the greater New York City and Los Angeles areas. It states “think star maps …for your stomach.”   Of interest to us here is the eatery that has been given the honor of the “Best […]

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Magic at the Meadowlands

Twenty four hours ago , I experienced something very special at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. In fact, I’d go to far to say it was truly magical. I will never forget it. I held my ticket for this U2 360 show for exactly 20 months. As I listen to the […]

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U2 and Harry Potter

Our earlier blog post showed band members in movie roles in U2 themed movie posters. Now the roles are reversed. Nextmovie.com took 9 classic album covers and put the actors from Harry Potter in character on them. Two classic U2 albums made this list. I was going to post the images , but I thought […]

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U2's Top 10 Best Tunes

Irish Central has attempted to compile a list of their top 10 U2 songs. As self proclaimed U2 aficionados , they’ve admitted many gems have been omitted. With 12 studio albums and over 150 million albums sold worldwide, there are so many songs that could have made the cut. Take a look at their list […]

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