Monthly Archives: October 2011

October Forum Review

As we wrap up our month of paying homage to the band’s second album, there’s been plenty of other material discussed on the forum. Before I get to that, you can check out the October thread to keep the spirit of the celebration going. Here’s a brief g… Continue reading »

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50 Things to Love About Larry Mullen Jr. on His 50th Birthday

He holds the distinction of being the youngest member of U2, while also being the founder. He is known as the tough, strong, stoic one — the badass of the band, if you will. He’s Larry Mullen Jr., and though you wouldn’t know it from looking at him, … Continue reading »

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Happy 50th, Larry Mullen Jr.!

The youngest member of the band has finally hit the big 5-0. Happy birthday to Larry Mullen Jr., who turns 50 on Monday and deserves a group singalong in his honor. Join us, won’t you?
Happy birthday to you!Happy birthday to you!Happy birthday, dear L… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 11-486

I’d like to begin this week by extending a huge THANK YOU to all of our readers for your kind words about our 30 Years of October coverage this month. We’d also like to thank everyone we interviewed for their generosity in speaking with u… Continue reading »

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30 Years of October: Danielle Rhéaume On Returning Bono’s Lost Lyrics

The October we know is not what U2 planned to make. Because Bono lost a briefcase of material in March 1981, when leaving Portland, Ore., U2 made “a completely different album from the one we were preparing for,” says Bono. The contents of the now fam… Continue reading »

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Adam Talks on BBC6 Radio

Adam Clayton was live in the studio today on BBC6 Radio’s Lauren Laverne show. Only, it wasn’t Lauren doing the interview. Filling in was Huey Morgan, who was part of the Fun Lovin’ Criminals when they toured with U2 on the PopMart Tour. And maybe bec… Continue reading »

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@U2 Interview: Mary McGuckian, The Man On The Train Director

Today The Man On The Train releases in the U.S. via On Demand, iTunes, Amazon Watch Instantly, and Vudu. This remake of the original French film stars legendary actor Donald Sutherland opposite U2 drummer Larry Mullen, Jr. making his acting debut in … Continue reading »

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Like A Video: U2′s October interview

[Ed. note: This is the 3rd in a series of essays by the @U2 staff about U2-related visuals and videos. Some essays may be informational and educational, while others may be more personal.]
October is a wonderful month. It’s a month of contrasts and co… Continue reading »

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Review: The Man On The Train

The 2002 film, Man On The Train, by acclaimed French director Patrick Leconte, is re-imagined in a new remake, The Man On The Train, directed by Mary McGuckian, starring Donald Sutherland and Larry Mullen Jr.Sutherland plays The Professor, a retired l… Continue reading »

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Review: Man On The Train

The 2002 film, Man On The Train, by acclaimed French director Patrick Leconte, is re-imagined in a new remake, The Man On The Train, directed by Mary McGuckian, starring Donald Sutherland and Larry Mullen Jr.Sutherland plays The Professor, a retired l… Continue reading »

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