Know Your Bonoisms, Part 21: Would Bono Do a Reality Show?

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That’s a big NO. I read that he was asked that once and answered in the negative, but if you Google “Bono reality show” now, you’ll find nothing but a full page of Chaz Bono reality show stories. But trust me on this: He won’t do it. Regardless, it’s fun to imagine the potential titles and possible show premises: “Being Bono” – In this groundbreaking season of unscripted television, we would watch our guy maintain the delicate balance between Bono the Lead Singer of U2 and Bono the Global Diplomat. In those moments when the band can’t avoid the cameras, Edge would be…
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U2 Lists: Top 10 U2 Songs of Comfort in Times of Grief

[Ed. note: This is the 60th in a “U2 Lists” series, where @U2 staffers pick a topic and share their personal rankings on something U2-related.]
Having recently experienced a sudden death in the family, I became overwhelmed with emotions that I didn’t even know I had. I’ve described it as a profound sadness coupled with pain that hurt deep in my chest. In an instant, …read more

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U2 Is Trash!

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Love, religion, sex, drug use, betrayal, church, politics….name me a theme that U2 fans haven’t discussed at length….I’ll give you one….Trash! That’s right, Trash. Now, I know most of you think that most of my blog posts are trash and usually you’re not too far off, but today I want to discuss the theme of trash, intelligently. I’m not talking about how the “Haters” like to trash U2, either. Have you even noticed how many times the word trash is sung or implied in U2 songs….me neither, until now. Here are the references that I came up with so far: “Polyester white trash made…
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The Edge will be on Feedback Kitchen with Mario Batali January 26th

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Coming January 26th EXCLUSIVELY to Dailymotion. The Edge, Flea, Josh Groban, Patti Smith, and Perry and Etty Farrell sit down with Mario Batali in the Feedback Kitchen to discuss creativity, creation and the similarities between food and music. I’m assuming this was filmed last year and is just now being made public exclusively via DailyMotion
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VIDEO: Edge talks to Mario Batali for 'Feedback Kitchen' online series

Dailymotion’s new online series, “Feedback Kitchen,” launches next week with one episode featuring The Edge. The series was recorded a year ago at Brooklyn Fire Proof studios and then announced last February, but still hasn’t seen the light of day. That’s about to change.
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Why U2? #47 – Their Gratitude

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I’ve heard and read a lot of reasons over the years that people have for hating U2, especially Bono, but none of them have ever been that the band were rude or anything less than gracious in person. It must get old to not be able to leave the house without being pestered for autographs and pictures, and any one of the four members of U2 would be well within their rights to tell the occasional fan to go away, but I’ve never heard of such a thing happening. For myself, the last time I met Bono, he was kind…
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Where does U2 Rank In Your Life?

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So my 7 year old son asked me the other day, “Do you love me?” He loves to get me going with these ridiculous questions that he knows the answers to, but the other day he followed it up with another question that took me quite by surprise…”Do you love me more than U2?” After pondering my answer for a few minutes, I said….”No”…. but it got me thinking, “What do I love more than U2″? I mean, a lot of fans say that U2 is the soundtrack of their lives, but where does U2 stack in the scheme of…
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U2 is Pretentious: So What?

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Now that a movie with 90% of its title in parenthesis has been nominated for an Academy Award, this is the perfect time to discuss that unshakable idea about U2 that seems embedded in the public consciousness: that they are the consummate example of what it means to be pretentious. Here’s why that movie and its title are a natural fit for word association with U2. First, it’s a movie that U2 really should have gotten in on; I mean come on, Birdman? The guys just need one more work (movie soundtrack, Broadway play, whatever) to complete the superhero trifecta,…
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Poll Results: Bruce is the Better Guest Vocalist (By 3 Votes)

We’ve doing U2 fan polls for at least the past 7.5 years (if not longer), and we’ve never had a vote as close as this one.
For about two weeks in early December, we asked you to choose who was the better guest vocalist — Chris Martin or Bruce Springsteen — when U2 performed on December 1st at the World AIDS Day/(RED) event in New York City. Bono’s bike accident injuries kept him at home, …read more

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