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Critic Confessions: What U2 Can Learn from Billy Joel
7 months ago

Critic Confessions: What U2 Can Learn from Billy Joel

My brother introduced me to U2 during our teen years, and I fell for the band. Hard.

We even wore similar U2 necklaces during high school, crafted by a chum …
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U2 Reclaims Icon Status By (Mostly) Avoiding Politics
8 months ago

U2 Reclaims Icon Status By (Mostly) Avoiding Politics

Thirty years ago, U2 released the album that would define the ’80s.

“The Joshua Tree [Remastered]” became a classic. Most of its songs went on to become stadium anthems.

After …
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Brave U2 Taunts Trump in ‘Joshua Tree’ Reboot Tour
8 months ago

Brave U2 Taunts Trump in ‘Joshua Tree’ Reboot Tour

There’s nothing less edgy in pop culture today than attacking President Donald Trump.

Zip. Zero. Nada.

It’s still not shocking to hear a modern rocker or hip-hop artist take on …
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Meet Bono’s Comedy Warriors Against ISIS
2 years ago

Meet Bono’s Comedy Warriors Against ISIS

Bono told a Senate subcommittee Tuesday that the western world should use famous comedians, not bombs, against the ISIS terror network.

The U2 singer wasn’t joking.

“Don’t laugh. I …
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Why Bono Is Wrong About Syrian Refugees
2 years ago

Why Bono Is Wrong About Syrian Refugees

U2’s Bono is still wrong on the subject of Syrian refugees. He’s just smart enough to couch his mistaken rhetoric in somewhat fan-friendly terms.

The Irish band’s lead singer spoke …
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