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TBTL: Too Beautiful To Live

American Public Media

TBTL is a daily show hosted by two longtime friends goofing their way through the world the best they can. Join Luke Burbank and Andrew Walsh as they cover the most important topics of the day, from 25 year-old film reviews to whether or not Andrew’s neighbors are secretly using his garbage bins.

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United States

Description:

TBTL is a daily show hosted by two longtime friends goofing their way through the world the best they can. Join Luke Burbank and Andrew Walsh as they cover the most important topics of the day, from 25 year-old film reviews to whether or not Andrew’s neighbors are secretly using his garbage bins.

Language:

English


Episodes
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#4233 A Touch Of Class (Action Lawsuits)

6/21/2024
TBTL Employee #1 Jon Sklaroff joins the show to talk about the Zoom parties planned for the upcoming TBTL-a-Thon and whether or not he and Luke and Andrew can actually make enough friendship bracelets for every TBTL donor. They also discuss confusing public service announcements, paddle boarding, and NFL-themed bar mitzvahs.

Duration:01:30:05

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#4232 The Fabulous Thundercat

6/20/2024
Andrew had a strange experience at the doctor’s office yesterday, and he blames it on the sin of pride.

Duration:01:16:09

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#4231 Algorithm Is Gonna Get You

6/19/2024
One of Luke’s patented online spoofs leads him and Andrew into the dark-roast depths of Kevin Costner’s new coffee venture. Andrew is also preparing for his new role as a distinguished educator, and a story about the indictment of a New Jersey power broker prompts some incredible photojournalism.

Duration:01:12:40

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#4230 Like Headbutting A Bicycle

6/18/2024
Andrew had an intense interaction at the ballpark this weekend when he got into a passive aggressive fight with his future self.

Duration:01:32:43

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#4229 Just A Minute, Thon!

6/17/2024
Luke and Andrew announce the plans for the upcoming TBTL-a-Thon, which will involve thousands of beads and Andrew bossing people around. Plus, in order to appease their younger demographic, they also discuss Gunsmoke and Bonanza.

Duration:01:25:02

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#4228 The Diamond King Of Self Loathing

6/14/2024
Luke and Andrew discuss their personal histories of poseur-ness in their personal style. They also discuss Luke’s new security state camera system.

Duration:01:31:59

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#4227 Late Stage Crapitalism

6/13/2024
Luke and Andrew discover that A.I. has taken over their recording software, so they see how far they can push it. They also wrap-up the TBTL Junior Sluggers season with a recap of their final game.

Duration:01:50:14

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#4226 Frying Pan Labyrinth

6/12/2024
Andrew accuses Luke of Bunk Journalism over a hotdog-related story, but they think they can remain friends. Meanwhile, Luke’s relationship with his new cookware continues to evolve and deepen.

Duration:01:34:15

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#4225 Kohler Than Ice

6/11/2024
Andrew and Luke recall the cringiest interactions they’ve had with famous people and how they’re handling the embarrassment years later. Oh, also, Luke made rice last night! And he takes issue with a local news story about a rodeo bull.

Duration:02:05:04

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#4224 Palitosis

6/10/2024
A trip to Costco leads to a big life change for Luke. Andrew has huge regrets after leaving a dumb internet comment. And Luke had to have “the talk” with his dad about personal grooming.

Duration:01:11:36

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#4223 A Stern Taskmaster

6/7/2024
Luke is obsessed with a new song written and performed by children. Meanwhile, Andrew saw something in a dive bar bathroom that he can’t unsee.

Duration:01:19:31

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#4222 Pastronomy 101

6/6/2024
Andrew saw a movie called Schindler’s List last night and has a slightly tardy review. Luke got in trouble trying to break out of prison yesterday. And Tommy Lasorda isn’t just a SlimFast spokesman, he’s also the man who once got a mascot ejected from a ballgame.

Duration:01:20:14

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#4221 Suja? Suja Me For What?

6/5/2024
Andrew’s hot take on lettuce turns real cold real fast. Plus, J-Lo and The Black Keys are both living out Luke’s worst performance-based nightmare. And the latest betting scandal in baseball shows that the league might not know what it’s doing.

Duration:01:15:48

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#4220 MarcheseSexyCool

6/4/2024
Andrew reviews the new Richard Linklater movie, which he saw at a matinee yesterday. He and Luke also discuss the unlikely resurrection of Slice, the soda of their youth.

Duration:01:14:40

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#4219 We Need To Stop Talking About Punctuation, Period.

6/3/2024
Andrew spends much of the show trying to track down an “errant colon,” while Luke tries to erase his search history after googling a questionable phrase. Plus, Listener Mary schools TBTL on how to write a successful Rant and Rave for the Seattle Times.

Duration:01:14:07

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#4218 I’m Watchin’ Here!

5/31/2024
Luke found himself in the heart of the national zeitgeist while in New York City yesterday. He and Andrew also hear from a listener who has 20-years worth of regret over an interaction at the airport.

Duration:01:09:22

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#4217 You Dropped Aplomb On Me

5/30/2024
Luke sat next to another fascinating person on his flight to New York yesterday. He and Andrew also get a much-anticipated update on the TBTL Junior Sluggers after their first playoff game.

Duration:01:31:38

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#4216 Eat, Prague, Love

5/29/2024
Andrew found himself more appreciative than ever of his clean, new gym facilities yesterday. Meanwhile, Luke spent the day in prison.

Duration:01:07:48

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#4215 Don’t Switch Horses Mid-Streamer

5/28/2024
Luke and Andrew experiment with a new podcasting style popularized by the New York Times. And they remember the life and legend of Bill Walton.

Duration:00:51:48

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#4214 I’m Not Mad Max, I’m Just Disappointed Max

5/27/2024
Luke and his friends had a very dramatic Lyft ride yesterday, which wasn’t completely dissimilar to the movie Andrew happened to be watching at the time.

Duration:00:57:36