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Lin Brehmer’s Halloween 2014 Diary [Listen]

“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 […]

11/05/2014

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Come One Come All, Watch The Amazing Transformation Of Lin Brehmer Into David Boo-Wie

It’s a tale so scary it’s only told once a year, and now, we’ve got video footage.

10/31/2014

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Look at These Scary Monsters

Happy Halloween from the ‘XRT Morning Show! We’re dressing up as various incarnations of David Bowie today. Besides the obvious that the Thin White Duke had the choicest costumes, we’re doing it as a public service to remind you that the Museum of Contemporary Art is offering discounted admission to David Bowie Is if you’re in costume today between 5 and 10pm.

10/31/2014

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Hump Day Unusual Moment: MX-80 “Theme from Halloween”

How did a nice group of musicians from Bloomington, Indiana wind up in San Francisco recording on The Residents’ Ralph label? The story of MX-80 is long and cloaked in legal mysteries. A punk band […]

10/29/2014

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Last Week Tonight Unleashes The Supreme Corgi [Watch]

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver on HBO has taken the initiative to reproduce the Supreme Court of the United States using dogs since they won’t allow cameras in the courtroom. However, the SCOTUS DOES […]

10/28/2014

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Halloween Costumes Of Lin Brehmer’s Past

Ahhh, Halloween costumes. French maids, Kitty kats, Cheerleaders. Who doesn’t love a good Halloween costume?

10/27/2014

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The ‘XRT Morning Show Week in Review 10/20-10/24 [Listen]

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 […]

10/24/2014

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Hump Day Unusual Moment: NRBQ “Who Put the Garlic in the Glue?”

Yes. I have called NRBQ the greatest rock and roll band in the world. In the 70′s Terry Adams, Al Anderson, Joey Spampinato, and Tom Ardolino was the quartet of my dreams. Their early albums […]

10/22/2014

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Lin Brehmer’s Diary: Foo Fighters at Cubby Bear, Part 2

“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. Returning to where it all started. It was weird for this Nirvana alum whose band could fill a stadium (and probably will) thrashing out the best of Foo Fighters in a club holding hundreds instead of tens of thousands. He railed against a clock over the stage ticking off the minutes before his time was up.

10/21/2014

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