And if you wondered what the tribute looked like before the original script became Lin's Bin, here it is. Yes, the beginnings of Frank E. Lee's radio career were as volatile as the volcanic early days of our planet. Strangely the one place he hated to be was on stage. But today the stage is lit and Frank gets to take a bow.
On Friday, the Chicago Cubs, Cubs fans, baseball fans, fans of good people, the city of Chicago, and the world, lost a person who exemplified greatness in all things both on and off the field, Ernie Banks. He was a mold-breaking trailblazer who was the first African-American to don a Cubs uniform. He was a Gold Glove shortstop
A stuffed green owl. It was the first toy I spied when I entered The Rivieria for the XRT Holiday Concert for The Kids. Mary Dixon, Emma Mac, and I were collecting toys and books for the kids at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. But my night had an additional purpose. At 7pm I grabbed the stuffed green owl and went
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It's been a long time coming, but as Lin Brehmer just announced, U2 will be returning to Chicago for not one, but two shows!. U2 will be performing at the United Center on June 24 and the following night June 25 as part of the iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour. It will mark the first time they've performed in Chicago since
When my son was a toddler, he wanted to be a drummer. Now I've got nothing against drummers, but my years in the music business taught me something. Drummers always get the shaft. They blow up in bizarre gardening accidents. They don't get songwriting credits. They watch the Jagger-Richards of the world get all the royalty glory. So what did
"Hold still," she scolded. Mary Dixon was doing what she does second best. Face painting. The XRT Morning Show had yielded to her grand scheme to tie our Halloween to The Museum of Contemporary Art's exhibit, David Bowie Is. I knew she could transform me into Aladdin Sane because she had done it for the opening reception for David Bowie
It's finally Friday, let's take a look back at some of the things that we touched upon on the WXRT Morning Show with Lin Brehmer and Mary Dixon:. Kyle Long admitted he was wrong to lash out against fans at Soldier Field during the Bears loss to the Dolphins. He confronted his statement head-on and faced the situation that
"The weirdest moment of my life," said Dave Grohl a couple times. The harmonic convergence of a new album recorded in the town where a show by Naked Raygun at The Cubby Bear re-wired his future. Grohl was now playing the same club with his band Foo Fighters. Use any metaphor you want. Time is a flat circle. 360 degrees.