Author Archive | Matt McGee

Bono Marks World AIDS Day on ABC-TV

Today is World AIDS Day, and Bono showed up this morning on ABC’s This Week news program. George Stephanopoulos did the interview with Bono last week during the preparations for that big (RED) auction in New York City. Nothing much new that U2 fans haven’t heard before, but here’s the video: Unfortunately your browser does [...]

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Bono Goes for a Bike Ride? Really?

A gossip site called The Superficial published this photo of Bono riding a bike somewhere near his summer home in Eze, France. I kinda like how the folks at U2 Achtung phrased it: Incroyable! Bono en parfait cycliste dimanche dernier! Incroyable / Bono on a bike last Sunday! Unbelievable pic.twitter.com/6iwBq9XQIC — U2 Achtung (@U2Achtung_) July [...]

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U2 Conference Friday Recap (via Twitter)

The first full day of the U2 Conference is in the books — academic sessions, mainstream interviews, a Bill Carter keynote, U2 3D and so much more. Here’s what attendees said on Twitter using the #U2conf hashtag! [View the story "U2 Conference, April 26, 2013" on Storify]

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U2 Conference Pre-Events Recap (via Twitter)

Nevermind the Taylor Swift concert happening at the Quicken Loans arena nearby … we think Cleveland is “U2 town” at the moment with more than 100 fans in town for the U2 Conference. It formally starts tomorrow (Friday), but we had a blast tonight at the pre-conference party. There’s been a lot of chat about [...]

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Bono Praises Apple's Jony Ive

Bono was in the TIME 100 on Thursday — the magazine’s list of what it thinks are the 100 most influential people in the world. But Bono wasn’t on the list. He was asked to write a short essay someone who was: Apple’s top designer, Jonathan Ive. And he invoked a couple Star Wars references [...]

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Photog: "Bono Has … a Bison Head"

“Bono’s actually — even though he’s small, he has this huge — like a bison head, this really big head.” Poor Bono! That’s how photographer Gregory Heisler describes Bono in a video explaining how he put together the cover shot that TIME magazine used when it named Bono, Bill Gates and Melinda Gates as “persons [...]

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