Tag Archives | Bono

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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Appeals Court Ruling is *&%#%^ Brilliant!

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled today that a government policy that can lead to fining broadcasters for airing a single curse word on live television is “unconstitutionally vague” and potentially a violation of the 1st Amendment. This all came to light back in 2003 when Bono exclaimed during a live [...]

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Rumor: Bono to write for Pixar?

Mike from The Pixar Blog shared yesterday that he thinks Bono and maybe The Edge could be creating songs for an upcoming Pixar project. He cites “new information” as his catalyst for writing the post, and refuses to share his resources, but calls the possibility “reasonably solid.” To read the full post, click here. Thanks [...]

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Rose Bowl DVD #1 for Entertainment Weekly

This week’s Entertainment Weekly magazine gives props to the new U2 360 at the Rose Bowl DVD by placing it in the #1 slot on their popular Must List, calling the set “groundbreaking.” As a faithful reader of the magazine who has purchased many DVDs, CDs and books based on the recommendations on that list, [...]

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UK Fans: Vote for Bono

The BBC is currently running an online poll to find rock and roll’s greatest singer as part of a new series they’re launching.  The only catch? You have to be in the UK to vote. If you are located there, follow this link to submit your ballot (and feel free to spread the word). The [...]

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Does Pelosi Pogo?

In this Newsweek blog, we learn that Nancy Pelosi took some of her family to a recent U2 concert as a special guest of Bono. She proclaimed her favorite song from the show was “Elevation,” which begs the question: did she pogo? Her republican son-in-law is said to be the rabid U2 fan of the [...]

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Bono, the Film Producer

Variety reports that Bono is set to co-produce a new film called The Virgin of Las Vegas with Parallel Pictures’ Alan Moloney. The movie will focus on the former popularity of show bands in the Irish culture and star Liam Neeson. Friend of U2, Barry Devlin of the Horslips, is writing the screenplay. No word [...]

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Really, Bosnia?

As Donal Lynch so eloquently states in his piece in the Independent, the thought that Bono may have his Bosnian passport revoked because of mere ‘legal’ technicalities is absurd. Bono (and of course, U2) cared about the citizens of the war in ways politicians of the time did not. But apparently intentions/actions aren’t too important [...]

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