A wise man once sang, “We thought we had the answers; it was the questions we had wrong.” This prompts me to ask, What are your questions as we enter the final waiting phase before tour liftoff? Mine include: Will Bono’s hair be closer to the color of an eggplant or a pumpkin? (Because the ladies are rooting […]Read More
Happy Record Store Day!
Some of us plan on visiting our local record store this weekend while others have no local record store to visit. Fortunately, we can all hear U2’s contribution to Record Store Day, the remixed Red Hill Mining Town with new Bono vocals, thanks to the magic of the Internet (and, in a late-breaking twist, Spotify). […]Read More
ICYMI: U2’s Facebook Live Q&A
I’m on an island at a busy intersection – which (fact alert!) happens to be the only U2 lyric to contain the word “busy.” Like you, I have places to be and jobs to do – and yet, we all strive to stay plugged in to all things U2. If today’s Facebook Live Q&A was […]Read More
U2 Songs for Bad Days
I’m going through some shite right now (like you aren’t, I know…LIFE), and thought I’d share some U2 songs that I tend to fall back on when my hands are tied, my body bruised, there’s nothing left to win and nothing left to lose. Here we go: North and South of the River – This […]Read More
U2 Joshua Tree 2017: Welcome to the Discovery Phase!
So you have your tickets for the first night of your city, and maybe even the second night if you’re lucky enough to have U2 in your city for two nights. Either way, congratulations! Two weeks ago, you were freaking out about presale codes, credit cards, Ticketmaster and who’s helping who get what; now, that […]Read More
U2 Joshua Tree Anniversary Tour Rumors
There’s palpable excitement in the world of U2 right now, what with all the rumors, rumors of rumors and rumors of rumors of rumors – all of which could possibly be clarified in a press conference on January 9th, according to U2 Chile (which is yet another rumor). As a proud resident of Southern California, at least […]Read More
A Very U2 Christmas, 2016 Edition
Since there’s not much going on with U2 this Christmas that doesn’t involve food tech startups and Omaze contests, this is the perfect time to update my wildly popular (sure it was!) “A Very U2 Christmas” post from last year. Put your pink-Adam-in-a-Santa-hat sticker on your (RED) shirt, pour some Irish cream in your coffee […]Read More
Thank You, Achtung Baby!
Someday I’ll write my full U2 story, as some of you have done so beautifully – but for right now, I’ll just write the part that involves Achtung Baby. Not just because it’s the 25th anniversary of this incredible album, but also because it’s the most important part of my U2 story. It’s the part […]Read More
Love and Peace, Or Else!
If you’ve watched the show South Park recently, you might be familiar with the concept of “member berries.” If not, I’ll fill you in: Essentially, these animated grapes are the show’s current device for mocking the adult characters – specifically, the way we modern grown-ups get hyper-nostalgic about the pop culture fixtures of our younger […]Read More
Happy 40th Birthday to U2!
As you know, U2 turns 40 today! There is so much awesomeness about this ironic birthday celebration U2 staged for social media today, I don’t know where to begin. Larry’s face…Bono and the balloon…the cake…the cheesy song…I could watch it all day. I think I will watch it all day. Like many of you, I’m […]Read More