My submission to Oprah - U2 Feedback

Go Back   U2 Feedback > Your Blue Room > Everything You Know Is Wrong > Everything You Know Is Wrong Archive
Click Here to Login
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 09-15-2002, 10:17 AM   #1
Acrobat
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Toronto
Posts: 333
Local Time: 09:59 AM
My submission to Oprah

Well, I got the opportunity to say how I felt. I would like some feedback please. What do you think? Let me know.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

I have been a U2 fan for about 12 years. There songs have always had a longing and a hope in them that I have found compelling.

Through the various tours and personas, Bono has always stood out. He has been in my face along with everyone else's. He has inspired me beyond words through his comittment and passion for the causes he supports.

It is rare to see someone on any level get as involved as he does. Not only does he preach, he practices too. His recent journey to Africa is just the most publicized. He has constantly made an effort to make the world a better place (as cliche as that sounds).

Bono you, along with the rest of U2, have challenged me and made me interested in a world where disinterest seems to be the course of action. I care about causes and events that were merely words on a page. You have made a believer out of me.

Thank you for affecting me. Thank you for dreaming out loud. Most of all, thanks for caring enough to be involved.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Well, that's it. I just wanted to let this out here where I know people will really care.

Peace.
__________________

pop_mofo is offline  
Old 09-15-2002, 12:25 PM   #2
War Child
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Ontario,Canada
Posts: 911
Local Time: 08:59 AM
I highly commend your show for featuring Bono. He and U2 deserve the full hour even if there is no interview with him. U2 and Bono have done a tremendous amount of good work in the last twenty years to raise awareness and to improve the world according to authentic principles of social justice. Particular attention needs to be paid to his current campaign Jubilee 2000 / DATA organization / AIDS in Africa but let’s not forget his work with singing out against the nuclear arms race and violence in Northern Ireland - Live Aid – Amnesty International – Greenpeace – Artists Against Apartheid - world attention to America’s atrocious involvement in Nicaragua and El Salvador and the plight of the Mothers Of The Disappeared – gay people with AIDS - the Stop Sellafield campaign against nuclear pollution – the ZOOTV Tour’s focus on media overload / manipulation / and addiction – the PopMart Tour’s focus on consumerism / materialism / and hedonism - their support of Chernobyl aid programs – extensive efforts to pressure a response to the neglected and abandoned people of Sarajevo - etc. I am surprised that he has not been nominated for Nobel Peace Prize though I predict that it will happen in the near future. I believe he has a place alongside Martin Luther King Jr. as among the Christian leaders who have had the most significant positive influence in the world during the late twentieth century.
__________________

U2Soar is offline  
Old 09-15-2002, 01:33 PM   #3
War Child
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: 21 Duke Street Dublin eating a gorgonzola sandwich!
Posts: 604
Local Time: 01:59 PM

Good luck to you!I think the show will be swamped with requests!
u2sangel is offline  
Old 09-15-2002, 02:30 PM   #4
Blue Crack Distributor
 
LarryMullen's POPAngel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: I'll be up with the sun, I'm not coming down...
Posts: 53,698
Local Time: 08:59 AM

That'll be cool if one of us got on.

Just know you'd have to work Interference.com in there somewhere, or one of us will have to hurt you.
LarryMullen's POPAngel is offline  
Old 09-15-2002, 09:17 PM   #5
Rock n' Roll Doggie
ALL ACCESS
 
HeartlandGirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: Phoenix
Posts: 7,033
Local Time: 06:59 AM

Please excuse my stupidity. Bono/U2 will be on Oprah?
HeartlandGirl is offline  
Old 09-15-2002, 09:21 PM   #6
ONE
love, blood, life
 
adamswildhoney's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Somewhere in NorCal
Posts: 10,333
Local Time: 05:59 AM
Quote:
Originally posted by HeartlandGirl
Please excuse my stupidity. Bono/U2 will be on Oprah?
Yea, Bono going on Oprah to talk bout Africa. The show is asking for pple to submit their stories on how Bono or U2 has made them become more involved with helping or with Africa.
adamswildhoney is offline  
Old 09-15-2002, 09:24 PM   #7
Rock n' Roll Doggie
ALL ACCESS
 
HeartlandGirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: Phoenix
Posts: 7,033
Local Time: 06:59 AM
Big Grin

Thanks for the info! I just surfed over to oprah.com and saw the submission page. I guess there's no set date for the show yet...still, it's about time she had him on there.
HeartlandGirl is offline  
Old 09-16-2002, 01:50 AM   #8
Den Mother
 
NicaMom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2000
Location: Well my heart is where it's always been, my head is somewhere in between.
Posts: 1,773
Local Time: 05:59 AM
Those are great U2ies, good luck!
You could try to get tickets by calling here:

Reservation Line
Phone: 312- 591-9222
Open: Monday thru Friday, 9am-5pm CT



Quote:
Originally posted by adamswildhoney


Yea, Bono going on Oprah to talk bout Africa. The show is asking for pple to submit their stories on how Bono or U2 has made them become more involved with helping or with Africa.
I could only find the regular forms, where's the one about U2?
NicaMom is offline  
Old 09-16-2002, 06:55 AM   #9
Blue Crack Distributor
 
LarryMullen's POPAngel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: I'll be up with the sun, I'm not coming down...
Posts: 53,698
Local Time: 08:59 AM
Normal

Quote:
Originally posted by HeartlandGirl
Thanks for the info! I just surfed over to oprah.com and saw the submission page. I guess there's no set date for the show yet...still, it's about time she had him on there.
I thought it was going to be this Friday, 9/20?

LarryMullen's POPAngel is offline  
Old 09-16-2002, 09:16 AM   #10
Forum Moderator
 
ramblin rose's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Dallas, TX
Posts: 12,862
Local Time: 08:59 AM
Apparently, Friday's show is being taped tomorrow.

Anyone in Chicago going to stake out the studio?
ramblin rose is offline  
Old 09-16-2002, 09:36 AM   #11
Rock n' Roll Doggie
 
Hallelujah Here She Comes's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Minneapolis
Posts: 3,528
Local Time: 08:59 AM
Quote:
Originally posted by ramblin rose
Apparently, Friday's show is being taped tomorrow.

Anyone in Chicago going to stake out the studio?
Well...do we know if Bono's actually going to be there? I somehow doubt it because I think if there were going to be an interview, it would have been mentioned. But if someone gets catches word that he's going to be in this fine city, I'm SO there.
Hallelujah Here She Comes is offline  
Old 09-16-2002, 02:57 PM   #12
Rock n' Roll Doggie
ALL ACCESS
 
HeartlandGirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: Phoenix
Posts: 7,033
Local Time: 06:59 AM
Quote:
Originally posted by LarryMullen's_POPAngel


I thought it was going to be this Friday, 9/20?

Yes. Please excuse my ignorance. The way they had it worded, I assumed the show was only in the works. I now see it on the weekly line up.

*prepares the VCR*

<----
__________________

HeartlandGirl is offline  
 

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:59 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Design, images and all things inclusive copyright © Interference.com
×