Archive | Funnies & Oddities

Bono's Cameo on Arcade Fire Special

It’s almost like Bono’s making a point of catching up with U2′s former Vertigo tour opening acts this week. After he appeared on David Letterman’s show with Kings of Leon Thursday, he surprised everyone by popping up on a trippy-weird-random Arcade Fire TV special that aired immediately after the season premiere of SNL (where they [...]

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Weirdest U2 Crafts

Ever wonder what unusual U2-related crafts people have come up with? Stereogum put together a list of the 10 Weirdest U2 Crafts on the Web. There’s everything from a dress made out of a tour T-shirt to a drawing of Bono and Edge as sheep in the band Ewe 2. This reminds me of 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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Empire's U2 Movie Mash-ups

Empire magazine asked readers to submit their inspired U2-themed movie posters, and I must say, there are some people who have some mad photoshop skills. After viewing Larry’s “Man On A Train” movie still, I have to say that some of these movie posters could be mistaken for the real deal! Here’s a few of [...]

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U2 College … in Nepal?

I know many folks who would love to get a college degree in U2, but we weren’t expecting to have to pack our bags for Nepal to do it. These job postings came across my desk the other day. It was posted back in February in Kantipur, Nepal’s daily newspaper. Sorry, students, these are for [...]

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Even Better Than The Real Thing

I was taking a walk down memory lane to prepare for the upcoming Achtung Baby remaster this fall and found this in one of my old scrapbooks. This was an advert for the “Even Better Than The Real Thing” single from one of the music magazines back in 1992. As serious as U2 can be, [...]

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