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California Spider Species Named For U2′s Bono

It appeared Bono and arachnids didn’t mix when his “Spider-Man” musical had a rough Broadway run, but that didn’t keep a biologist from naming an actual spider species after the U2 singer.

01/24/2013

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Bono, Peter Gabriel Highlight This Year’s TED Conference

The TED Conference will be sharing some ideas worth spreading from a pair of rock’n’roll greats in 2013.

01/14/2013

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U2 Releases More Tracks From U2360 Tour – But Only For Fan Club Members

U2 has always made it worth their fans’ while (and money) to join their fanclub. Last year, they offered a 2 CD box set of live tracks from their recent U2360 tour, called U22, exclusively to fan club members. This year, they’re offering even more performances from that tour, on a single 15-track CD called Edge’s Picks. As the name suggests, the tracklist was selected by U2 guitarist The Edge.

11/24/2012

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Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger, Bono Among Rock’s Wealthiest Frontmen

Generating the numbers using “all publicly available information including salaries, real estate holdings, divorces, record sales, royalties and endorsements” minus “a formula that takes out taxes, manager’s fees, agents’ fees, and lifestyle,” the website found that former Beatles frontman Paul McCartney is the king of bank accounts with a staggering net worth of $800 million.

11/19/2012

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Bono, Bob Geldof, More To Honor Burmese Leader Aung San Suu Kyi

Burmese freedom fighter Aung San Sun Kyi will be honored by Bono, Live Aid organizer/musician Bob Geldof, rapper Lupe Fiasco, actress Vanessa Redgrave and more at the Electric Burma concert. The sold-out benefit concert will […]

06/08/2012

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[Video] Bono Invites Blind Audience Member To Play Guitar Onstage

Great news, everyone! Rock Stars are still capable of surprising us with random acts of kindness. Bono is no exception. At [lastfm link_type="similar_artist_radio"]U2[/lastfm]‘s Nashville, TN concert, magic happened. A man in the front row had […]

07/07/2011

Classic Crap – U2′s Worst Songs

It’s Irish Folklore week at Jack’s Summer School, and we’ve decided to take a close look at the works of legendary rockers U2. It’s easy to take a legendary band and point out their hits, […]

06/15/2011

Sir Elton John To Guest Edit British Newspaper

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Elton John[/lastfm] is taking a step away from his piano to be a guest editor for The Independent, a British newspaper. The issue runs on December 1, which is World AIDS Day.  All the […]

11/18/2010

U2 Inspired Spiderman Musical Debuts Single

In case you haven’t heard, Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark will be the newest installment in the Spiderman franchise. Folks may be surprised to find out that Turn Off the Dark is not another movie, […]

09/10/2010

Bono Has Tea With Russian President

What does it take to have a sit-down chat with [lastfm]U2[/lastfm] frontman [lastfm]Bono[/lastfm]? How about running a country of 141 million? Russian president Dmitry Medvedev had tea with [lastfm]Bono[/lastfm] on the eve of [lastfm]U2[/lastfm]‘s first ever show […]

08/25/2010

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