Bono praises prez

CNN quotes Bono, commenting on U.S. President Bush’s initiative to put $15 billion towards the fight against AIDS in Africa: “This event at the White House shows how the president’s renewed and reinvigorated leadership on AIDS is matched by leaders…

Niall O’Loughlin misquoted

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Journey to the Gate

“I’m a Canadian, and a courier of sorts.” Matthew St. Amand’s lyrically written account of his pilgrimage to Bono’s pearly gates and excerpt from his book As My Sparks Fly Upward. “I thought how most fans lead ordinary lives of…

Separated at Birth?

A blurb in the Boston Globe that stated many guests at the Bloomberg News party in Washington D.C. Saturday night mistakenly identified actor John Corbett as Bono caught my eye. Curious to know how anyone could mistake the “Sex in…

Blockhead

Dublin-born illustrator Niall O’Loughlin recently arranged to have Bono review a caricature that the artist drew of the U2 singer. The drawing, which can be seen at O’Loughlin’s web site, impressed Bono enough that he is currently considering purchasing it.

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Big Apple

Apple Computer launched an online music service and a new range of “iPod” portable music players today. “Exclusive” (i.e. fans have seen them before) U2 tracks (including the acoustic “Stuck In A Moment” and a Boston live version of “Beautiful…

Football Fan

Here’s something that will get the fans in Spain excited. Bono is rumored to attend the UEFA Cup Final in Seville on May 21, according to the Daily Record. Bono is reportedly a fan of Celtic FC, who is competing…

U2 Invited to Stage Concert in Cork

U2 have been invited to perform as part of the program for 2005’s EU Capital of Culture, which will be Cork, Ireland. The Irish Independent reports that program officials, headed by director John Kennedy (who has served as U2’s production…

Cause he likes to pontificate?

John and Tom, readers of U2log, have put together their ‘Top 10 reasons Bono is our Pontiff‘.