U2O

The African Well Fund has announced the details of its second annual fundraising drive to build wells in Africa in honor of Bono’s birthday. Last year the nonprofit organization, founded by U2 fans, raised more than $10,000 to build 14…

U2’s Book Deal

The U2 retrospective, tentatively titled In the Name of Love: U2 by U2, will be published by HarperEntertainment, an imprint of HarperCollins, in 2005. Harper has purchased the rights to the book for a reported $3 million. Although the figure…

U2 1st demo tape on eBay

Kids, keep your daddies away from your piggy banks. Collectors world wide are drooling over a unique item that’s been put up for sale on eBay: “This collection consists in an original demo tape from U2

Kevin Shields: lost and found

My Bloody Valentine’s Kevin Shields disappeared from the music scene after his band’s early 90’s successes. Re-emerging after a decade of fiddling with never released MBV material and stints with Primal Scream, his comeback on the Lost In Translation soundtrack…

Win a 5,000 Euro Wolf

Look what we found stuck in our spam filter: “The Irish Hospice Foundation is offering you the chance to win a set of the very special Peter & the Wolf giclee prints illustrated and signed by Bono, currently selling for…

The Last Word

You’re sick of it, we’re sick of it, Bono’s sick of it, the FCC isn’t. But here’s an eminently quotable Bono on the subject of his linguistic naughtiness, in a New York Times piece by Frank Rich on America’s new…

The Passion of the Bono

Bono. A 600 pound Gorilla. The FCC. A tit. Check out this moderately funny Flash animation at Atom films. Not particularly safe for work.

Lillywhite Gets Help

According to XFM, remix guru Garrett “Jacknife” Lee will be assisting Steve Lillywhite with the new U2 album. Lee has produced remixes for TLC, Eminem, and Pink, among other artists. Lee, who is expected to join Lillywhite and the band…

Bono to Receive Honorary Degree

Bono will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Pennsylvania, the university announced yesterday. University President Judith Rodin said that Bono was chosen to receive the honorary degree because of “his tireless efforts and use of…