Posts Tagged ‘U2’

Cheap Seats Daily: Win Over Dallas Was ‘Better Than Asbestos Litigation’?

More proof that everybody but Highlights Magazine is writing about the Redskins: Now, even the military/industrial complex is going after Dan Snyder., a website for the forces, ran a story "Redskins Owner Dan Snyder Doesn't Want You to Support the Troops in His Stadium."
The piece takes a photo of a poster taken by FedExField [...]

Clarification: Traffic Situation at FedExField for U2 Was Indeed Snyder’d Up

Earlier today, Cheap Seats Daily reported that J.P Szymkowicz, an expert on Dan Snyder's parking operations, had no problems getting to and from FedExField for the U2 show.
By reporting Szymkowicz's anecdotes, Cheap Seats Daily could have left the impression with readers that Snyder had, after 10 years of owning the stadium, come up with a [...]

Cheap Seats Daily: Will Fanimosity Rear Its Covered Head at FedExField This Weekend?

Has Dan Snyder figured out how to hold events at FedExField?
Well, special correspondent J.P. Szymkowicz says that while he can't vouch for everybody, his U2 experience was uneventful, other than the show itself.
Szymkowicz says he left DC via Metro at 3 p.m. yesterday and arrived at the Morgan Boulevard station quickly and without any problems. [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Wild Wild West Edition

There was a quick-draw showdown on the dusty streets of the Senate Finance Committee yesterday, and Montana Senator Max Baucus came out swinging. Both Democratic proposals to create a government-run insurance plan were shot down by the committee, leaving saloon shutters flapping and the road wide open for Baucus to ride in with his plan [...]

Q&A: It Might Get Loud Director Davis Guggenheim

It Might Get Loud is Davis Guggenheim's summer after science class. The director has followed up his Oscar-winning 2006 documentary on global warming, An Inconvenient Truth, with a film that nourishes his inner music fan, another doc that brings together three titans of rock — Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page, U2's the Edge, and the White [...]

Cheap Seats Daily: Dan Snyder’s Sneaky Parking Charge Nets Him Millions?

For the Titanic platform (or maybe not!) of the latest City Paper, I wrote about Dan Snyder's newest parking scheme.
Snyder now adds a parking surcharge to the cost of every ticket sold at non-football events at FedExField. All other venues around town put parking charges, if there are any, in the advertised price of the [...]

Tonight: Dead Aid at Politics and Prose

To hear Bono tell it, there's no better way to fill Africa's distended bellies than to funnel billions of dollars into the pockets of corrupt bureaucrats. Dambisa Moyo, "a Zambian who built her econ chops researching African development at Goldman Sachs and the World Bank," begs to differ. The Washington Independent's Aaron Wiener previewed Moyo's [...]