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Nothing much survives from Brehmer’s high school years except rumor and innuendo. He distinguished himself as the starting pitcher for the varsity baseball team from 1969 to 1972. He also spent winters in a Kelly-green Speedo as a member of the McBurney swim team. All pictures were destroyed by the government. [Read Lin's Full Bio]
Slippery When Wet, Men Working, No Shoulder. And my favorite ‘Caution Slippery Ice.’ Slippery Ice? As opposed to what?
When March 14th rolls around, math nerds start talking about Pi day which is not a tribute to a movie about a boy on a lifeboat with a tiger. Pi is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. Or approximately 3.1415926535897932384626433832795028841971693993751058209749445923078164. Approximately.
93XRT will be there to dye the Chicago River Green. We’ll have a float in the Southside Irish Parade. I have bravely volunteered to ride that float down Western Avenue this Sunday. On St. Patrick’s [...]
In an inconstant world, we should not be surprised that we have seized on March 14th to exalt a mathematical constant. Pi. This is not an XRT-invented holiday. In 2009 The United State House of [...]
This is why I have so much to learn about being cool. I never understood how The Shaggs became a hipster’s delight. Sisters whose domineering father insisted they pursue a recording career. Here’s the problem: [...]
With the Regular Guy’s Review of the new film Mr. Peabody and Sherman, we were taken back to the source material. Mr. Peabody and Sherman were just one excellent part of Rocky and Friends which [...]
I’m pretty sure we’re all going to die today. Why? That lost hour of sleep we all share today increases our risk of heart attack, stroke, car crashes, etc. I have made a 22 year study of sleep deprivation. All of those researchers who receive millions of dollars in grants to conduct experiments on the physiological and psychological implications of fatigue could save a lot of investigative work by blowing a call into Mary Dixon or myself. We can fill you in.
Rule number one: never tell anyone that this is the funniest thing you’ve ever seen. Unless it is. True Detective comes to a close this Sunday night. This brooding atmospheric crime drama has spiced up [...]
For vegetarians, bacon is known as the gateway meat. The modern world has not provided flying cars but thanks to a famous meat purveyor (Oscar Mayer), we now can look forward to waking up every [...]
In addition to be spotlighted in today’s XRT Studio Xcerpt at 12:30pm, Bob Mould was recently in town for a couple 93XRT shows to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of his first solo album, Workbook. In [...]