Either there are two major secret shows happening in NYC on Monday at 2 pm, or U2 IS NOT PLAYING in Washington Square Park.

Yesterday U2log.com reported that U2 is playing around 2 pm in Washington Square Park.

This morning, Janelle told me, and an email in my inbox confirmed, that MTV is holding a special performance "by one of the BIGGEST ROCK BANDS in the WORLD" in Brooklyn at the same time.

I logged into 1iota (hint), requested 2 tickets, and within an hour I got my confirmation. So either I'll be missing U2 tomorrow to see one of the OTHER biggest rock bands in the world, or a lot of people will be standing in Washington Square Park wondering what's going on while I'm checking out U2 'btwn the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges' on the Brooklyn side.

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In related news, U2 played Saturday Night Live last night (at least we know for sure that they are in NYC...). I thought it was cool that Bono started the performance with his face right in the camera going "live live live live." I took it as their way of telling us they wouldn't be following in Ashlee's footsteps.

More on U2's SNL performance at U2log (my new most referenced web site)

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U2's new album comes out on Tuesday. They've also got their own IPOD, but who needs a U2 IPOD, when you can get a perfectly good 20 GB non-U2 one FOR FREE.

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UPDATE:

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