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TBTL- Too Beautiful to Live

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TBTL (Too Beautiful to Live) is a daily weekday podcast from Luke Burbank and co-host/producer Andrew Walsh. It is about life, current events, popular culture, puttering, serial boat ownership, and night pants. Hotline: (206) 414-8285.

TBTL (Too Beautiful to Live) is a daily weekday podcast from Luke Burbank and co-host/producer Andrew Walsh. It is about life, current events, popular culture, puttering, serial boat ownership, and night pants. Hotline: (206) 414-8285.

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United States

Description:

TBTL (Too Beautiful to Live) is a daily weekday podcast from Luke Burbank and co-host/producer Andrew Walsh. It is about life, current events, popular culture, puttering, serial boat ownership, and night pants. Hotline: (206) 414-8285.

Language:

English


Episodes

#3418 Et Tu, Shapiro?

5/7/2021
One of Luke’s most famous NPR stories is celebrated by the network during their 50th anniversary celebration...only the folks at NPR left one important detail out. Andrew wants to sue. Oh, and a Japanese town spends its COVID relief money on a giant squid statue, and a little kid accidentally orders $2700 worth of Spongebob popsicles from Amazon.

Duration:01:27:16

#3417 Oh, How The Blurs Has Turned!

5/6/2021
Luke is forced to celebrate “Cinco de Luko”, whether he wants to or not. Plus, a trend piece about forgoing showers during the pandemic gives Andrew a lot to think -- and gripe -- about.

Duration:01:18:28

#3416 Nothing Gold Can Sag

5/5/2021
Luke and Andrew are charmed by a Will Smith Instagram post, until Andrew ruins it with more information. Plus, they FINALLY celebrate the 50 year and 2 day anniversary of NPR.

Duration:01:11:56

#3415 Good Boy Gets A Good Bell

5/4/2021
Andrew is secretly googling Luke’s dinner reservations in rural Oregon, which comes as a surprise to Luke and the listeners, who tuned in to hear the guys’ thoughts on NPR turning 50 years and one day.

Duration:01:06:22

#3414 Goodbye Yellow Brark Road

5/3/2021
Andrew discovered who he really is after the doctors sedated him for his hand surgery on Friday. And a fascinating explainer about the science of candles leads Luke to realize he’s got some minor beef with an Elton John song.

Duration:01:56:42

#3413: Alice In Chainsaws

4/30/2021
Andrew comes up with an experiment to see if Instagram is listening in on his conversations. Meanwhile Luke debuts a new character, "Rodney Dangerfield Talking About His Roomba."

Duration:01:19:05

#3412 Wint Wint

4/29/2021
Luke and Andrew celebrate some of their favorite weirdos on Twitter and some of their favorite TV teachers (Otis Drexell, we’re looking at you.) Plus, a researcher discovered some of the oldest water in the world, and it doesn’t smell very good.

Duration:01:31:32

#3411 Prickling My Pears

4/28/2021
Luke realizes he might have paid over a thousand dollars for some Costco scallops. And he learned that on Ed Balls Day, of all days.

Duration:01:45:14

#3410 Cannes Do Attitude

4/27/2021
Andrew gets some not-so-great news about his broken finger, but he and Luke get some good news about the “chihuahua from hell” who was looking for a home. Plus, Luke responds to fans who insist he release “The Burbank Cut” of his decade-old documentary film.

Duration:01:37:08

#3409 Coffee Is For Glenn Closers

4/26/2021
Luke offers a long-awaited apology to David Blaine. Also, Glenn Close’s Oscar Night moment was great...but the media should probably acknowledge that it was scripted, right?

Duration:01:36:34

#3408 Honey I Shrunk The Capo

4/23/2021
Luke and Andrew pay tribute to Shock G of the Digital Underground, and Luke realizes that the sequel to Goodfellas has been hiding in plain sight.

Duration:01:40:16

#3407 The Windemere Beneath My Wings

4/22/2021
Luke and Andrew ponder the future of paying for goods and services with their palm prints, and they bid a fond farewell to humor...which they just killed many times over.

Duration:01:50:37

#3406 Wild Hogs Can’t Be Broken

4/21/2021
Luke and Andrew grow one step closer to merging into one single person after Luke sends out a confusing tweet. And the Washington Football Team floats some new possible names, most of which sound like John Travolta films.

Duration:01:33:36

#3405 Andrew’s Bad Trip

4/20/2021
Andrew spent yesterday trying not to pass out on the bus with a broken finger. Meanwhile, Luke is frustrated that his recent haircut took only 2 minutes.

Duration:01:37:32

#3404 Now Voles I Can Get Into!

4/19/2021
Luke and Andrew discuss the bobcat video that went viral last week and Bobcat Goldthwait’s suspicious silence on the matter. Plus, scientists unveil the whitest paint ever created, and Luke relives one of the worst days in personal watercraft history.

Duration:01:46:35

#3403 The Balding Bassassin

4/16/2021
Luke and Andrew play a game intended to put people to sleep.

Duration:01:14:56

#3402 The Ginger Assassin And The Dreaded Devil’s Teeth

4/15/2021
A mysterious tweet has some Game of Thrones fans hoping that a Season 8 “redo” is on the way. Plus, today’s Drops of St2pider flashbacks send Luke and Andrew on a nostalgic journey. And some Tens with very good memories create a very special installment of TBTL Blursdays!

Duration:02:00:13

#3401 Paulie Walshnuts

4/14/2021
Andrew offers a public apology for some less-than-flattering things he said about a cool young man on yesterday’s show. Plus, Luke is tempted to adopt a Chihuahua from hell that is looking for a new home. And they pay tribute to the erstwhile ArcLight Cinema in Hollywood, which was a special place for them both.

Duration:01:32:20

#3400 The Ambien Awards

4/13/2021
Luke is disappointed to learn that TBTL has once again been overlooked by a prestigious podcast award, but Andrew offers a silver lining. Also, will we all be wearing robotic exoskeletons in 5 years? Let’s hope so.

Duration:01:26:40

#3399 Fifteen Ways To Find Out If He’s The Right Podcast For You!

4/12/2021
Luke and Andrew say goodbye to a good friend who IS NOT DYING but taking an exciting new path in life. Plus, today’s installment of Drops of St2pider will leave you petrified and hungry.

Duration:01:22:03