A Farewell to Arms. And Bats. And Cubs '17 [Listen]The end of the Cubs season feels like the end of the school year.
Tribute to Gord of The Tragically Hip [Listen]And on stage, Downie was a performer who knew how to lose himself in the music. Playful. Intense. He knew how to draw an audience closer.
Cubs vs. YankeesFor years I have made it clear that I reserve the month of October for the once remote possibility that The Chicago Cubs would fill up those days with postseason baseball.
Lin Brehmer is Lee Elia: A One Man Show [Listen]By popular demand and 'by popular demand' I mean one listener requested it, here is the expurgated and carefully edited Lin Brehmer is "Lee Elia: Cub Manager."
Beyond The Bio: Lin BrehmerLin Brehmer is the indefatigable host of the XRT Morning Show. On the morning of Dec. 30th 1991, he placed a needle on the record, “This Must Be the Place” by Talking Heads to augur a new chapter in a radio career that began in 1977.
Going to Wrigley? Some TipsAnd if you try to start “The Wave” at Wrigley Field, you are going to prison.
Tom Petty "Sounds So Right" R.I.P.With his long blond hair and Rickenbacker slung over his shoulder, Tom Petty looked like a rock star long before he was one.
A Lin's Bin About The Grateful Dead, Expectations and StereotypesAs we know, guessing wrong has become a matter of life and death.
How You Can Help Hurricane Victims In Puerto RicoThe City of Chicago has set up disaster relief to benefit hurricane victims in Puerto Rico.
Lin's Diary: Pete Townshend's Classic QuadropheniaAnd when the piano intro to "Reign O'er Me" filled the theater, someone unseen presence tickled the backs of our necks.
Lin's Bin: End of Summer BluesWhen the towering honey locust trees turn color on my street, a golden canopy stretches down the length of two city blocks.
Lin's Bin: Why Aren't Kids Playing Outside? [Read]I don’t know if there is enough faith left in the world to let kids have the same kind of freedom today.