Topic: Bono

Bad Idea: Julie Taymor Takes On Bono By Publishing His Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark Emails

Bad Idea: Julie Taymor Takes On Bono By Publishing His Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark Emails

Even though she was ousted from Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark nearly a year ago, Julie Taymor has thrown down the gauntlet against her ex-collaborator Bono. Among the accusations in the 46-page document she recently filed are that he showed up drunk to creative meetings, lied to her face about his support for the show, and tried to create a new musical, codenamed “Plan X,” behind her back with the other writers. More »

World AIDS Day 2011: (RED) Gift Gallery

World AIDS Day 2011: (RED) Gift Gallery

It may seem like Bono‘s Product Red line has lain low over the past year, but it’s actually the opposite: (RED) is involved in the 2015 AIDS Quilt, plus they still have tons of cute and affordable partnerships with your favorite brands. Know someone who’d like a Gap, Starbucks, or Apple gift this holiday season? Look no further than our “do something” gift guide. More »

World AIDS Day 2011: The Best And Worst Celebrity Quotes About HIV/AIDS

World AIDS Day 2011: The Best And Worst Celebrity Quotes About HIV/AIDS

Celebrities—they’re just like us! Many of them, like Lady Gaga and Cheyenne Jackson, want to make progress so that someday there will be a generation born without HIV/AIDS. Then there are the ignorant jerks like rapper Game, who perpetuate myths and discrimination about the disease. Check out our gallery, in honor of World AIDS Day 2011, of the best and worst quotes: Those that made us beam (as they talk about how HIV/AIDS has entered their lives, and the need for a cure) and those that made us want to smack our heads against our laptop screens. More »

Bono Uses The Glitz And Glamor Of The Toronto Film Festival To Promote Humanitarianism

Bono Uses The Glitz And Glamor Of The Toronto Film Festival To Promote Humanitarianism

The Toronto International Film Festival was saturated with all the glitz and glamor we’ve come to expect from A-list events: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie swooped in to promote Brad’s new flick Moneyball and George Clooney stepped out with his new girlfriend, former wrestler Stacy Kiebler. But away from the red carpet, U2 frontman Bono was using the festival’s publicity machine to raise awareness for the humanitarian crisis currently affecting Somalia. More »

‘Law & Order: Criminal Intent’ Will Base an Episode on ‘Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark’

'Law & Order: Criminal Intent' Will Base an Episode on 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark'

Ripped from the headlines, indeed: Season 10 of Law & Order: Criminal Intent will feature an episode that alludes to Julie Taymor and Bono‘s troubled Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark. According to TVLine, the fake musical is called Icarus, and while Spider-Man has sent many stuntmen to the hospital, one of Icarus‘ high-flying actors will turn up dead, bringing in Eames (Kathryn Erbe) and Goren (Vincent D’Onofrio) to investigate. More »

All The Things That Have Gone Wrong With ‘Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark’

All The Things That Have Gone Wrong With 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark'

Julie Taymour and Bono/The Edge‘s musical spectacular Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark just can’t catch a break. The most expensive production in Broadway history has been plagued with disasters from its beginning, suffering date changes, technical malfunctions and a series of harrowing injuries — to the point that people have begin referring to the production as a doomed endeavor. So what, exactly, has gone wrong with Spider-Man? Here’s a round-up of all the set-backs: More »

Broadway’s Spider-Man gets delayed once again – Opening night is being moved from January 11th to sometime in February — a decision that will allow Bono and Edge to write some new music, and hopefully also let all those injured actors heal. (ONTD)

Brad Pitt tells TVGuide…

Brad Pitt tells TVGuide...

…that Bono is his inspiration, not Angelina, at least when it comes to humanitarian efforts, calling him “a wonderfully dedicated beast unto himself.” Read the whole article at JustJared! This is a little bit silly, but whatever sells the mags! … More »

Brad Pitt for One.org

Brad Pitt for One.org

Brad, along with several other celebrities, is featured in online advertising for the group ONE, a charitable organization led by Bono, of the band U2. The spots will begin today on AIMToday and TMZ.com, and will begin on AOL starting … More »