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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

#3516 There Are No Trevors In ZZ Top

9/22/2021
Andrew realizes he may need to see a men’s health specialist before he can perform his duties at an upcoming wedding. Plus, Demi Adejuyigbe released his final (?) “September” video yesterday. And listeners share tales of dog poop vengeance gone wrong and chefs taking ostentatiously long bathroom breaks.

Duration:01:16:13

#3515 The Buc-ee’s Stops Here

9/21/2021
Luke spent the morning wearing a cowboy hat and yelling at the top of his lungs for a TV story. Meanwhile, MSNBC’s Chris Hayes becomes TBTL’s promotions department.

Duration:01:12:48

No Point Conversion: Titan-ic

9/20/2021
Luke and Andrew discuss the Seahawks’ somewhat baffling loss to Tennessee yesterday and the Browns’ ugly win over Houston.

Duration:00:32:56

#3514 Somewhere Between Archie and Nietzsche

9/20/2021
Luke joins the show from Texas, where he endured a boat tour guide whose sense of humor was...confusing at best. Plus, Gillian Anderson is asked an awkward question after her big Emmy win last night, but she handled it with aplomb.

Duration:01:09:12

#3513 Whiffs Of Winkler

9/17/2021
A surprise attendee at the trial of the year reminds Luke and Andrew of Lucille Bluth. Or maybe George Bluth? Or is he more like Steve Buscemi in 30 Rock? We’ll figure it out. Plus, plant burglars are swiping valuable bonsai trees across the Twin Cities, and it’s kind of heartbreaking

Duration:01:21:33

#3512 The Brown Mile

9/16/2021
The people of Trinidad are not happy with Nicki Minaj’s controversial claims about “her cousin’s friend” who supposedly experienced unusually personal side-effects of the COVID vaccine shot.

Duration:01:27:02

#3511 Luke's Strong Grandpa Energy

9/15/2021
Luke and Andrew remember comedian Norm MacDonald, who died much too soon. And an anonymous listener describes how they were taken-in by the same exact printer/toner scam that we talked about last week.

Duration:01:20:50

#3510 You’ve Got Newsletter

9/14/2021
Luke and Andrew call-up Kiki Lolo, who has a big personal announcement to make (and some RomComs to recommend.) Plus, Nicki Minaj riles the internet with an anti-vax tweet that is...dubious at best.

Duration:01:09:24

No Point Conversion: Some Offense

9/13/2021
The Seahawks and the Browns both looked very good in their season openers yesterday. Sadly, only one of them won. It’s okay, though. It’s going to be okay.

Duration:00:47:31

#3509 Divide and Concur

9/13/2021
Luke spent the morning wrestling with some cockamamie app with a terrible name in order to attend a virtual conference. Speaking of meeting software, some people are developing “Zoom Dysmorphia” after seeing themselves on their own computer screens all day. Also, Andrew drops the ball on several jokes, not unlike Nick Chubb in yesterday’s Browns game, which we WILL NOT talk about.

Duration:01:24:49

#3508 Jeepers Creepers, Where Did You Get Those Facebook Peepers?

9/10/2021
Luke and Andrew face off in classic talk radio fashion over the new Ray-Ban sunglasses with cameras built into them. Plus, the sirens outside Luke’s window may be seriously impacting his broadcasting career.

Duration:01:29:49

#3507 The Buzzy End Of The Lollipop

9/9/2021
Luke and Andrew listen to the Top Ten Happiest Songs Of All Time...as determined by neuroscientists.

Duration:01:25:53

#3506 Inking Outside The Box

9/8/2021
The law finally caught up with a man who’d been running an overpriced printer cartridge scam for decades. And Luke and Andrew try to unlock the mysterious pricing schemes at a mall department store.

Duration:01:20:16

#3505 Braiding On A Curve

9/7/2021
Andrew has some exciting new ideas for network TV shows, including “The Piano Man” and “The Pickle Jar Guy.” He and Luke also pay homage to actor Mickael K. Williams, who died this weekend. Plus, in Top Stories: Music Edition, Guns ‘n’ Roses get the power pulled on them, ABBA is reuniting digitally (?), and Lil Uzi Vert’s 24 million dollar diamond got ripped out of his forehead while crowd surfing (maybe).

Duration:01:22:31

#3504 Suit Yourself

9/6/2021
Luke helps Andrew prepare for an upcoming wedding with some fashion and shopping advice. Plus, a listener is forced to do something nice at a drive-through window, and she is not happy about it.

Duration:00:59:31

#3503 Our Collective Uncle

9/3/2021
Andrew goes on an emotional roller coaster ride with a traffic cop in Bellevue, Washington, while Luke walks a very thin negotiating tightrope with REI. Plus, we finally know what McDonalds’ Grimace character is supposed to be. Or do we?

Duration:01:12:27

#3502 I’m Not A Cyclist, I Just Pedal A Lot

9/2/2021
Luke is still in Portland, instead of Philadelphia, where he was supposed to be interviewing some iconic sports mascots. He explains the lawsuit that kept him home. Plus, the tennis player who keeps taking long bathroom breaks finally gets booed after pulling his stunt again. And a woman is in jail after trying to pass a fake vaccine card with a dumb spelling error.

Duration:01:31:39

#3501 Grand Theft Go-Kart

9/1/2021
Luke survived a cinematic action scene while trying to cross a bridge this morning. Plus, someone stole a dozen go-karts from Luke and Andrew’s favorite family fun spot. And a “fake” high school scams its way onto ESPN.

Duration:01:19:43

#3500 Dr. Hulkamaniac’s Monster

8/31/2021
David From The Basement is here to crown this year’s official TBTL Song Of The Summer! Plus, listeners weigh-in on the great Dog Poop Debate of 2021. And a competitor at the French Open is accused of using bathroom breaks to cheat.

Duration:01:13:46

#3499 Fair Shakes

8/30/2021
Luke found himself a little more nervous than expected at the Oregon State Fair this weekend, while Andrew had a pretty big scare of his own at home. Plus, Heggies Pizza just blew Luke’s mind with a tiny bit of frozen pizza advice.

Duration:01:08:21