Lin’s Bin


Lin’s Bin: Is “It’s Great To Be Alive” A Good Epitaph?

Sharon asked, Lin, do you think “It’s Great To Be Alive” would be a good epitaph?



Lin’s Bin: Becoming An “Empty Nester”

A Seasonal Favorite from Lin’s Bin adapted for our website. It’s about becoming an “Empty Nester.” Lin’s Bin is heard Mondays and Fridays at 7:15am and 6:15pm. It’s brought to you by City Winery.



Lin Brehmer Pays Tribute To Frank E. Lee

If you missed this morning’s farewell to Frank E. Lee on Lin’s Bin, you will have 2 more chances to hear it on the air. 3pm during Frank E. Lee’s final show and also in its regular evening slot at 6:15am. And if you wondered what the tribute looked like before the original script became Lin’s Bin, here it is.



Lin’s Bin 12th Anniversary

A new feature was born on October 14, 2002 called Lin’s Bin. Why don’t you answer people’s questions on the air? Why would I do that? Because it’s sponsored. Oh, got it. That was over 2,400 pages ago. Two questions and two answers a week. The first question? ‘What did Pavlov do with the dog saliva?’ This morning I asked my loyal Facebook followers if they had a favorite. Here’s the original script from the front runner. Hope you enjoy it.


(Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

What’s The Beef With Wisconsin And The Packers? [Lin’s Bin]

Today’s Lin’s Bin addressed The Green Bay Packers who come to Soldier Field this Sunday. Here is the original script which you can compare to the full audio extravaganza at 6:15pm when this Lin’s Bin airs for the second and final time.


(Photo by Gary Gershoff/Getty Images for the American Kennel Club)

Lin’s Bin: Dogs

Why/When did dogs become man’s best friend? I don’t want to talk about fossil remains of domesticated dogs of 30,000 years ago. Or the important roles dogs play in contemporary society. I want to talk […]


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Lin’s Bin: Encore [Free Download]

Is the encore still a memorable experience is we have come to expect it at every concert? Listen To More Episodes Of Lin’s Bin Download FREE Music Connect With XRT On Facebook & Twitter


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Lin’s Bin: Stars [Free Download]

When we have nowhere else to turn, who do we look for to provide us with answers? The never ending portrait of the stars above often give us answers to life’s most daunting questions, even […]



Lin’s Bin: Can I Borrow Some Money?

Lin gets asked, “Can I borrow some money?” and takes a long look back at his history with “the listener.” You’ve been through a lot together over the years. Hear what Lin’s response is below. […]



Lins Bin: Is Chicago Cubs Fandom A Religion? [Watch]

Does Cubs fandom reach a level fitting for scripture? Is Wrigley Field a place of woe or worship? This week Lin dons robes of blue and delivers a sermon for the heavily persecuted but fiercely […]