Biker Talk

“You look like the Terminator.”
–Gerry Ryan to Larry Mullen Jr., about his photo in the Irish Independent last week

Larry was on the Gerry Ryan Show on 2FM today (Monday, March 1) to speak about motorcycle safety and training. During the interview, Larry described an experience in which he almost had an accident riding home late on his bike after being in the studio.

Audio of the interview is available at 2FM’s web site. Larry’s interview begins at approximately 2:23.

Corbijn Wins Photography Award

Congratulations to Anton Corbijn, who today was named the winner of the KLM Paul Huf Award for 2004. The award, which is named after an assignment photographer for KLM, recognizes career achievement in photography.


According to a press release, the award jury chose to honor Corbijn because of his wide range of work and highly recognizable style.

Corbijn will be presented with the award and EUR 20,000 prize money in Amstelveen, Holland on March 14.

Entrepreneurial Endeavors

Is Bono on his way to becoming the Irish Donald Trump? According to the Sunday People, Bono is interested in buying property vacated by the Guinness Brewery at St James Gate in Dublin. Insiders tell the tabloid that Bono is interested in turning the warehouse space into a concert venue or studio for artists.

“Bono has a real eye for a project and he is really excited about getting a piece of real Dublin,” a source revealed.