Million dollar review

MILLION DOLLAR REVIEW – YOU GIVE BONO A BAD NAME The Million Dollar Hotel opens in Australia today. So it’s no surprise publications around the country are sharing their thoughts by reviewing the film. The ‘Hit’ section of Melbourne’s Herald…

Walking, sleeping, talking, shagging doll…

WALKING, SLEEPING, TALKING, SHAGGIN’ DOLL Bono is asked in Perth, 1998, if there were plans for U2 action figures… PS. They weren’t real.

Name that babe

NAME THAT BABE Here are some of the suggestions we received on our call for baby names: John Trimble Friday W. Bush Hutchence-Hewson Aretha Abdula Noxema Tapioca X Hewson for a boy: Beautiful Ray for a girl: Beautiful Faye The…

WENN will they cop on?

Like Hot Press before them, WENN, ‘showbiz gossip press agency’ has fallen for our ‘Promo Bono’ prank. [ click for a closer look ] Now available for this item, a $12,99 vocal upgrade. New promo speak includes: ‘We have 11…

Shall we make that Paddy awards?

SHALL WE MAKE THAT PADDY AWARDS? U2 will receive an ‘outstanding contribution to music’ award at the 2001 Brit Awards (Feb 26), as a group committed to creative excellence, integrity and rock ‘n’ roll.

A short about a short man

A SHORT FILM ABOUT A SHORT MAN Obsessed with U2? Think you’re seeing Bono everywhere? Starring the man himself, ‘Sightings of Bono’ is a new short film “about a Dublin girl called Ellen (played by Marcella Plunkett) who sees Bono…

He’s in fashion

HE’S IN FASHION Greek website thea.gr publishes an article called ‘Steal the… Bono look’, which was translated for us by Dimitris: “Here is Mr Bono Vox or Paul Hewson- as written in his passport. Bono had get us used, when…

U2 on Globo Brasil

BRAZIL TV APPEARANCE Shortly after receiving the translation below we were also contacted by Valdenir Vanalli Filho, who is actually mentioned in Globo’s article. He’s made some nice real mp3s for us all. These are the songs that were broadcast…