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Dish After Davos: Magic and The Mountains

Susan Sawyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Susan Sawyers

Much like Thomas Mann's main character in The Magic Mountain, written in Davos, I was an "ordinary [wo]man," amongst a sea of world leaders and power brokers. This convergence of knowledge and influence in one place made for some heady observations and encounters.

What The World Needs Most: More Taddy Blechers (And Also, Cab Sauv)

Randi Solomon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Randi Solomon

Rarely do our suburban party discussions take us to settings beyond our backyards, but when they do, I'm happy to tout the open-minded, sympathetic, globally-concerned view that will digest well with wine and brie.

Bono's (RED) Campaign Sees Red Over Shortcomings

New York Times | Ron Nixon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A year ago, staff members at the Treatment and Research AIDS Center could barely cope. Patients, unable to find care elsewhere, flowed in from every c...

Bono Confesses Sins To 'Father' Al Gore

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Having climate campaigner Al Gore round to your house is to open yourself to a self-flagellating guilt trip, Irish rock star Bono confessed Thursday.....

Melinda Gates On Dating The Boss, Being Friends With Bono and Buffett, And Donating All That Money

Fortune | Patricia Sellers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Years before Melinda French met and married Bill Gates, she had a love affair - with an Apple computer. She was growing up in Dallas in a hard-working...

U2 Planning To Build Ireland's Tallest Building

AFP | Andrew Bushe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Ireland's top rock band U2 are hoping to make their mark on Dublin's skyline, but two property developments on the river Liffey waterfront are fueling...

Synergy: Bono Vlogs For NBC Nightly News From SNL Set

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"Hello, my name is Bono, and I'm a rock star" — so begins today's rather unusual video blog from NBC Nightly News. Bono dropped by 30 Rock to speak ...

Bono To Merge Anti-Poverty Groups Into One Organization

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Anti-poverty groups the ONE Campaign and DATA, both co-founded by rock star Bono, will merge in the United States to form a single organization in tac...

Bono Takes A Meeting At The Pentagon

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

U2 lead singer and activist Bono visited the Pentagon to discuss Africa and the fight against global poverty with U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates,...

Video Shows Bono Censored For Torture Comments

The Smirking Chimp | Mary Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

On September 27th, here in Philadelphia, the Liberty Medal for 2007 was awarded to Bono and his organization DATA (Debt AIDS Trade Africa), for their ...

George Clooney Lined Up To Guest Edit Newspaper

Guardian (UK) | Stephen Brook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Oscar-winning film star George Clooney, twice voted sexiest man alive by People magazine, is being lined up to guest edit the Independent newspaper. ...

Chris Rock's Call To Action: "I Bet If You Had AIDS You'd Find Time" To Volunteer

Radar Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

During an MTV/Clinton Global Initiative event called "Giving" at the Apollo Theater in Harlem Saturday night, the comic responded to one student's com...

" data-beacon='{"p":{"lnid":"hdln"}}'>Bono, Forbes Family Eye Selling Company Or Offering IPO

New York Post | Keith Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's been a year since rocker Bono and the gang from Elevation Partners bought into the Forbes family media empire in a deal that stunned the industry...