Lin Brehmer

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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]

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Baseball’s Sad Lexicon 2016 With Apologies To Franklin Pierce Adams And Ben Zobrist

These are the saddest of all possible words: Russell to Baez to Rizz.

08/24/2016

(Photo Marty Rosenbaum)

Lin Brehmer’s Top 10 Random Concert Moments Of The Weekend

A story of Lin Brehmer’s encounters at Pearl Jam and Wilco this past weekend.

08/22/2016

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Wolf Alice Gets Wild At Lollapalooza

During the live performance of Moaning Lisa Smile, Ellie fell backwards into the crowd and surfed until she was virtually on top of me.

08/01/2016

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The Lin Brehmer Rock and Roll All-Star Game

Here are some of my personal All-Stars.

07/13/2016

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Lin’s Bin: What’s It Like To Be Lin Brehmer?

I like to say “FANTASTIC.” Judging from the reactions, this is a surprising response.

06/27/2016

Buddy takes the blues to the street. (photo by tm)

Lin’s Bin: Why Does Listening To The Blues Make Us Feel So Good?

We don’t find the blues, the blues find us.

06/10/2016

(Photo: Lin Brehmer)

The Jayhawks Deliver Career Spanning Show At Lincoln Hall

The Jayhawks kicked off their tour in the ‘fall in your lap’ intimacy of Lincoln Hall on the north side of Chicago.

06/09/2016

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Lin’s Bin: A Mother’s Advice

The advice a mother gives a teenager isn’t bad. The advice might be good, but having to hear it from your mother? Bad.

05/09/2016

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“$5,000 To Eat With This Guy?” Lin Brehmer On The Magic Of The Hot Stove Cool Music Concert

The event already has a stacked lineup, but is noted for its surprise guests, and which Chicago Cubs players show up.

05/02/2016

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That Time Prince Almost Stepped On My Fingers, Lin Brehmer Reflects On Seeing Prince

For a blissed out 2 minutes, we gazed straight up with our mouths wide open as we watched Prince play guitar for a crowd of about 300 people.

04/21/2016

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