Presidential Suite

Unsurprisingly, Ali Hewson put the kibosh on rumours that she would run for the presidency of Ireland, saying “she just doesn’t have the time.” It is tough to raise five children (not a typo — you’re forgetting about that one…

When It’s Time To Party They Will Party Hard

“We were celebrating right in the seats. We had our Evian water bottles, but they were all vodka. Yeah, that’s the modern trickery. Everybody walks around with a bottle of water these days so you can walk through even the…

Big Noise

The Big Noise is a rather interesting twist on the old sign-a-petition school of activism; it’s an interactive web project by Oxfam to register public opinion on the issue of fair global trade. Bono endorses it: “Away from calamity and…

Andrea Sez: Happy Birthday!

Ladies and gentlemen, please join me, Ms. Corr, and the rest of the U2log.com crew in wishing a warm Happy Birthday to VonB, founder and guiding light of U2log.com. She’s celebrating with some much-needed time-off in the company of friends….

‘Strong Words

‘I don’t subscribe to the Artist as God school of thought.’ And yet he’s pals with Bono. Composer/musician Craig Armstrong, who we’ve written about before, has launched a new website to promote his current album, As If To Nothing ($…

Juno What They’re Saying?

U2Audio are hosting an MP3 clip of the band congratulating Daniel Lanois at this year’s Canadian Juno Music Awards.

Bono In Africa

Debt-relief foes in Congress have warned that the benefits of debt cancellation would never reach the poor. We found the opposite. In each country that we visited on this trip – Malawi, Uganda, Ghana – the government is pursuing a…

Side Swipe

April at Understandishable has written a hilariously excoriating attack on Bono. It’s even got a diagram (to accompany the memorable quote “It’s like he’s too cool to stand up straight or something”). We nearly peed we were laughing so hard……

Ali 4 Prez

Bono’s wife, Ali Hewson, has reportedly been asked to run for President of Ireland by the Irish Labour Party. So sayeth The Daily Record. In other news, Bono immediately tried to get his picture taken with her. (By the way,…

Willie remembers

U2.com have updated their story on Pimm Jal with some reflections from Willie Williams: ‘He was always pleasant & grateful but never inclined to take advantage of how much U2 were in awe of his information archive.’