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Archive for December, 2008

Oh, What a Relief It Is

By on December 28, 2008 in The Book with 1 Comment

You may recall this post from the start of the month — Perfect Gift for U2 Fans — where I showed a photo of five (5) copies of U2 – a Diary on the shelf at my local Barnes & Noble bookstore. A fear came over me right around Christmas … a fear that no […]

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Speaking of Book Reviews…

By on December 13, 2008 in Promotion with 0 Comments

… if you do have a copy of the book already, I would be happy to learn what you think about it. Whether you love it, hate it, or somewhere in between, feel free to leave a comment below. And, if you’d like to leave your thoughts where more people will see them, why not […]

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Finally, a Negative Review

By on December 13, 2008 in Reviews & Feedback with 8 Comments

I knew it would happen eventually. After all the positive reviews, one critic came out swinging the other way. A guy named Robert Holman pretty much ripped the book apart in the Toledo Free Press newspaper. The whole review is too long to quote here, and I don’t understand some of the criticisms. Give it […]

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Contest #2: 31 Questions About

By on December 11, 2008 in Promotion with 0 Comments

I’m exhausted. It’s a lot of work collecting and answering 31 questions from you folks. But it’s also a lot of fun. That’s the number I ended up with after announcing Contest #2 last week. As I mentioned in the comments, some of the questions were off-topic, and I’ve skipped those to focus on questions […]

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Pure Gold from 1979 on YouTube

By on December 9, 2008 in Researching with 0 Comments
Pure Gold from 1979 on YouTube

A couple weeks ago, Caroline posted a YouTube video on U2log.com that I just now finally got around to watching. WOW! This is an interview from when Bono was appearing on Dave Fanning’s radio show to play the band’s first three songs, and Fanning’s listeners were being asked to vote which one of the songs […]

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