Fashionable Fun

The weekend tabloids were full of gossip from the Brown Thomas International Fashion Show and its after-show party. The Sunday Mirror reports that Victoria Beckham (aka Posh Spice), who is in Dublin recording her new album, snubbed the charity fashion…

God via Bono

If you think like JJ72 singer Mark Greaney, you have a connection to God if you have met Bono. “I’ve met Bono a few times, so I’ve got a natural link to Godliness. I have touched a prophet,” Greaney told…

Mr. President, Africa Needs Us

Bono contributes an article to today’s Washington Post: “I’m in the business of making music; I know about screaming crowds. President Bush is in the business of making history. I’m convinced that if he stands before Congress tomorrow night and…

A Day Without Me video

U2star.com have put up a video of U2 playing A Day Without Me at the Leixlip festival in Ireland, july 27, 1980. Beware of ancient video effects!

****in’ Up The Mainstream

Bono’s little linguistic impropriety on the Golden Globe Awards telecast last Sunday touches off a discussion of obscenities in network prime-time television at the New York Times. (Note: reading NYT content online requires free registration.)

NYPD Elevated

Kite Publishing.com has a 14 minute WMV video from one of the New York Elevation shows where U2 invited (they say invented, but I don’t think U2 invented this) the New York Police/Fireman onstage. Get it while you can.

The Greatest Voice

MTV2 is asking music fans to choose the artist they think has the greatest voice in music in the last 22 years. Bono is among the 30 artists fans may vote for. MTV2 will tally the votes and announce the…

AIDS Benefit Album

Launch reports that “48864,” the song Bono cowrote with Dave Stewart and the late Joe Strummer, will appear on an AIDS benefit album due in the fall. The song was set to be performed by Bono, Stewart, and Strummer at…

Catwalk Beauty

Today’s Irish Mirror reports the Brown Thomas International Fashion Show, which Ali Hewson helped to organize, raised more than EUR700,000 for three Irish children’s charities. Ali celebrated the success of the show by throwing a huge after-show party with her…