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Bono Visits Israel & the West Bank

It’s been about six weeks or so since Bono vacationed in Peru, and now it seems the next vacation (if we can call it that) has him in Israel and the West Bank.
It all seems to have started on Monday, when Bono was spotted in the Tel Aviv area (article… Continue reading »

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The Edge And Bono Invest In Dropbox

Popular file sharing service, Dropbox, announced via Twitter today that The Edge and Bono are investors in the company. The accompanying photo shows half of U2 with members of the Dropbox team. Techcrunch.com reports that the investment occurred a yea… Continue reading »

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Bono Says Songs Of Ascent Isn’t Dead

In a new interview posted on U2.com, Bono says that Songs Of Ascent — long-rumored to be the album successor to No Line On The Horizon — isn’t dead, despite the band’s more recent work on other album projects.
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Bono’s (Not So) Silent Night In Dublin

Bono and friends Glen Hansard, Mundy, Declan O’Rourke and Liam O’Maonlai went busking on Grafton Street earlier today on behalf of two homeless charities: Simon Community and the Peter McVerry Trust. Because of the large crowd and safety concerns, eve… Continue reading »

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Bono on Stage in Dublin with Imelda May

Bono made a surprise appearance last night to sing a couple songs with Irish singer Imelda May during her concert at the O2 (formerly Point Depot) in Dublin. They sang U2′s “Desire” and then did a cover of “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home),” the Darl… Continue reading »

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Achtoon Baby: How Can U2 Be Relevant In 2012?

Bono finally stops talking about how U2 can be relevant and does something about it in the latest Achtoon Baby by Kelly Eddington. Continue reading »

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Bono appears in Glee promotional video

Yes, that’s yer man appearing in a promo clip for Tuesday night’s holiday-themed edition of the popular TV show, Glee. The cast will be singing the 1984 Band-Aid hit, “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” and, in the video below, both Bono and Sting talk abo… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 11-491

I’m eight years younger than Bono, and I can say this with 100% certainty: If I kept a schedule that was even half as busy as his schedule gets sometimes, I’d collapse. Does the man ever sleep when he’s on these humanitarian/activist appearance junke… Continue reading »

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Bono World Tour 2011: A Recap

If it seemed like Bono was everywhere over the past couple days, well … he pretty much was. His “world tour” had nothing to do with U2, but was instead all about events surrounding Thursday’s World AIDS Day. Here’s a look at where he’s been lately:
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Bono: A Decade of Progress on AIDS

In connection with World AIDS Day on December 1, Bono’s newest guest editorial for the New York Times focuses on the topic. Here’s an excerpt:
By the late 1990s, AIDS campaigners in the United States and around the world teamed up with scientist… Continue reading »

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