Picks and Pans Review: Smart-Guy to the Stars
updated 05/26/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 05/26/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT
1 HIS DO-GOODING PALS DO THEIR HOMEWORK Bono runs circles around the politicians. The smarts of these celebrities are remarkable.
2 THEY HAVE THE COMMON TOUCH You go to an African village and people don't know who Angelina is. She's just in there with people, chatting. She has incredible reach.
3 THEY SHINE A LIGHT When you have Madonna, Brad Pitt and John Legend leading the way, people want to get involved in changing the world.