Bob Geldof

Shimon Peres And The Inspiration To Change

Jay Rosenzweig | Posted 10.04.2016 | Canada Politics
Jay Rosenzweig

Shimon Peres was the last towering figure from Israel's founding generation -- and he is now gone. But in a very real sense he lives on by providing us an example of how one can cast off positions in the face of changing circumstances. And to be courageous. And to dare to dream that we can one day have peace on earth.

Band Aid 30 Backlash: Celeb Charity Called 'Cringe-y,' 'Ego-Polishing'

CBC | Posted 01.19.2015 | Canada Music

Even charities want to be cool. But in the age viral media and a more cynical and sophisticated public, fundraising strategists say philanthropy is t...

Band Aid 30 Single Sales Have Gone 'Bonkers'

CBC | Posted 01.17.2015 | Canada Music

Bob Geldof, the Irish musician and co-founder of the Band Aid 30 campaign to fight Ebola, says the charity single Do They Know It's Christmas is sell...

REPORT: Peaches Geldof Died Of Heroin Overdose

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 05.01.2014 | Canada Music

When Peaches Geldof died suddenly on April 7 at age 25, speculation initially focused on a drug overdose — as it usually does when young celebrities...

The Heartbreaking Song Peaches Geldof's Husband Sang At Her Funeral

Cover Media | Posted 04.25.2014 | Canada Music

Peaches Geldof’s husband Tom Cohen reportedly dedicated a song to her at her funeral. The 23-year-old performed at the service at St. Mary Magdal...

What Peaches Geldof's Tragic Death Can Teach Us About Body Image

Jennifer Pellegrini | Posted 06.09.2014 | Canada Living
Jennifer Pellegrini

At 25 and a new mother, Peaches Geldof should have had a few fleshy parts that would eventually gone away as she chased her toddlers through the park this spring and summer. Or they may not have. And it should not have mattered to Peaches Geldof or anyone else if they were there through the fall and into the winter or the middle of next year.

Toronto's First Punk Band, The Viletone's - Final Performance December 13, 2013

Susan Ponting | Posted 02.16.2014 | Canada
Susan Ponting

A Personal Perspective | Music Review -- The Viletones - Friday December 13, 2013 @The Phoenix Concert Theatre It was Friday the 13th and 13 below ...