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Thursday, August 23, 2007

Très Bon(o) interview - You too?

Having finally had the chance to watch George's interview with Bono, I can see why it is regarded by many as one of his best.
In a recent appearance on The Tom Green Show, George was asked by Tom if he had a favorite interview, in which he brought up this 2003 Much Music interview.
He went on to explain getting into a cab with Bono, outside a hotel in Toronto at 7a.m., and holding a discussion in the back seat about Africa, Politics, and The Band, on the way to the airport. Dave, his cameraman and friend, was in the front with a huge beta cam, wedged in between the driver and the middle seat, to capture a rare glimpse of Paul David Hewson.
In contrast, we have seen and heard Bono relaying messages and opinions as a lead singer, a writer, a celebrity, an activist, a humanitarian.....but scarcely as an unguarded human being.
In describing the experience, George remembered kind of looking around and thinking; "Weird!"
(Who wouldn't.)

Part 1 of 3
Part 2 of 3
Part 3

Personally, I have always been a colossal admirer of Bono, in all roles, and am relieved to know that the man behind the legend, seems to be who I thought he might be.
I hope you enjoy these as much as I did.


Stacey said...


Love your show, LOVE Joan Jett....was it me, or did her face not move whie she talked?? Love what she sings and what she stands for, but is it true that this veteran rock- pop punk chick is totally botoxed out??
Say it ain't so George, tell me it was just the bad lighting!!??

Stacey said...

So sorry guys, wrong section to blast Joan Jett!