Scott Hardie | June 26, 2005
Please tell me I'm not the only person who's already really, really sick of news about Live 8.

Kris Weberg | June 26, 2005
Who's Live 8?

Scott Hardie | June 26, 2005
Damn it.

Live 8, based on Live Aid, is a series of concerts being put on to bring attention to African poverty. (link) Well, they're bringing attention all right. I read entertainment news on a number of sites every day, and I cannot fucking get away from Live 8 news. As I type this, on, three of the five headlines in the Entertainment section are about Live 8. Please get these concerts over with! Then again, I suppose it's a pleasant enough distraction from Katie/Tom and Brad/Angelina and Paris/cheeseburger.

Amy Austin | June 26, 2005
Thanks, Kris -- I wasn't going to be the one to ask... although that's quite the answer I would have imagined.

Jackie Mason | June 28, 2005
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Amy Austin | June 28, 2005
Not that I disagree, Jackie, but the Wiki link says that the concerts are "near free"... (any admission just to cover costs, I would assume).

Megan Baxter | June 28, 2005
I'm not sure about the other concerts, but I know that the tickets for the one in Barrie were completely free. It was first come, first served through Ticketmaster.

There was no admission for the LiveAid concerts either, so this isn't new.

Steve Dunn | June 29, 2005
I'm pretty sure the guy from Oasis said it best. (link)

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