All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘U2’

Jennifer Lawrence Sports Mustache and Unibrow

Jennifer Lawrence stepped out of a car in New York on Friday sporting both a mustache and a unibrow. Is the actress desperately in need of some waxing? No. She was simply being her hilarious self. Lawrence had reportedly been out to dinner. She returned home to the Tribeca Hotel, where she’s currently staying while hunting for an apartment in …

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Apple’s U2 Album Giveaway Turned Kids Gay, Say Russian Wingnuts

According to some right-wing Russians, this is probably going to turn your kid gay: That’s the cover of U2’s most recent album, Songs of Innocence. You might remember it as “that album my iPhone kept playing whenever I accidentally opened up iTunes.” The Guardian reports that a member of Russia’s Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR) is raising hell over …

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Apple Watch App Part of iOS 8.2 Update, Is Not Deletable, Will Get Stuck in That Folder (You Know the One)

iOS 8.2, now available to download, “introduces support for Apple Watch, and also includes improvements to the Health app, increased stability, and bug fixes. It also introduces one more pain-in-the-ass undeletable app. If you update your iOS right now, you’re going to be stuck with a new Apple Watch app that you cannot delete – just like newsstand, passbook, and …

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Kanye West Surprises Crowd At A (RED) Charity Concert In New York

Kanye West headlined a surprise concert at the heart of New York to mark the World AIDS day. West performed along with other big-name stars like U2, Bruce Springsteen, and Carrie Underwood at the (RED) charity event that was streamed live all over YouTube. Fans present at Times Square cheered as U2’s Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen, Jr. introduced “ …

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Bono on U2 / iTunes Album Giveaway: “Oops”

Bono has finally spoken out about the marketing stunt turned PR nightmare that involved giving away his band’s new album to every iTunes user, with the help of Apple. “Oops,” said Bono in reply to a question in a Facebook chat. “Can you please never release an album on iTunes that automatically downloads to peoples playlists ever again? It’s really …

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Apple Wants to Help eRase U2 from Your Memory Altogether

Last week, Apple put U2’s new album on everyone’s iTunes library. Despite the fact that it was a “free giveaway” and stuff, people bitched about it. A lot. So many people bitched about it that Apple felt compelled to construct a one-click tool with the sole function of allowing people to remove the U2 album from their iTunes. Moral of …

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U2’s Mandatory iTunes Album Thing Was ‘Punk Rock…Disruptive’

It’s only Thursday, but U2 lead guitarist Edge has already won quote-of-the-week. It comes in an upcoming interview with Time (paywall), via Re/code. Here’s what Edge had to say concerning the recent deal with Apple that saw the company push free copies of the band’s 13th studio album to all iTunes users – “[It was] actually incredibly subversive. It’s really …

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Here’s How to Delete That U2 Album from Your iTunes

Reviews of legendary band U2’s 13th studio album Songs of Innocence have been mixed, but the response by many iTunes users who were gifted a free copy last week has been anything but. If you’re one of the growing chorus of people who’d rather not be stuck with an album you didn’t ask for – free or not – Apple …

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Idina Menzel And Other Oscar Song Nominees Prepare For Hollywood’s Biggest Night

Coming into the Oscar ceremony with not only a favorite to win an Oscar, but one of the most popular songs around, Idina Menzel performed her hit song “Let It Go” for a rehearsal show last night. In addition to Idina Menzel, big Grammy winning stars such as Pharell and U2 were both on the stage last night, preparing for …

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Jimmy Fallon’s Debut On The Tonight Show Goes Over Well, Joined By Several Guests

There has been plenty of talk and controversy about Jay Leno leaving, and Jimmy Fallon taking over The Tonight Show, and last night, it finally happened. Fallon made his debut with a couple of big scheduled guests, and many more who came in to surprise everyone. On his debut of The Tonight Show, Jimmy Fallon was host to Will Smith …

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Fallon Shares Excitement About ‘The Tonight Show’

Jimmy Fallon is pretty excited for his debut on The Tonight Show. And maybe a little nervous, too… “I’m freaking out right now,” the talk show host said when he called in to On Air with Ryan Seacrest. The two chatted it up about the very exciting opportunity ahead of Fallon. “It’s so exciting. It’s crazy…This is the dream job,” …

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‘Invisible’ Now Available For Free Download

The Super Bowl is known for it’s entertaining commercials. While this specific ad isn’t for the latest stye of beer bottle or headphones, this ad does offer something many of the other commercials don’t. The commercial starts with a close-up shot of U2’s Bono singing for a packed crowd. Turns out, the commercial isn’t only a preview of an awesome …

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