The World of Goo was mentioned in Cool! Magazine (11/98) from Quebec. The mention is pictured here:
A rough translation of the French is:
Do you adore the song "Iris" from the City of Angels Soundtrack? Well here is your chance to discover the group which has created this great song: Goo Goo Dolls. It is the World of Goo which will open for you to traverse these page filled with photographs and information of all kinds: lyrics, calendar of events, etc. Give yourself enjoyment and schedule a meeting with this pop-alterno trio!