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TBTL: Too Beautiful to Live

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TBTL (Too Beautiful to Live, if you were curious) is a daily weekday podcast from Luke Burbank and co-host/producer Andrew Walsh. It is about life. It is about current events. It is about popular culture. It is about Luke’s weight on that day. Luke, who also hosts the popular Live Wire variety show, started TBTL as a radio program in 2008 before transitioning to the world of podcasts in 2009. Luke, Andrew, and their loyal fans have been going strong ever since.

TBTL (Too Beautiful to Live, if you were curious) is a daily weekday podcast from Luke Burbank and co-host/producer Andrew Walsh. It is about life. It is about current events. It is about popular culture. It is about Luke’s weight on that day. Luke, who also hosts the popular Live Wire variety show, started TBTL as a radio program in 2008 before transitioning to the world of podcasts in 2009. Luke, Andrew, and their loyal fans have been going strong ever since.
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TBTL (Too Beautiful to Live, if you were curious) is a daily weekday podcast from Luke Burbank and co-host/producer Andrew Walsh. It is about life. It is about current events. It is about popular culture. It is about Luke’s weight on that day. Luke, who also hosts the popular Live Wire variety show, started TBTL as a radio program in 2008 before transitioning to the world of podcasts in 2009. Luke, Andrew, and their loyal fans have been going strong ever since.

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Episodes

#2776 If Washing You Is Wrong, I Don’t Wanda Be Right

11/21/2018
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Luke and Andrew debate one of the most pressing questions of our time: How often to wash out a coffee pot. Plus, a journalist reveals the secrets of a quirky L.A. icon. Did he go to far?

Duration:01:30:12

#2775 From The Inside Of My Brain To The Outside Of My Mouth

11/20/2018
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Luke's smart phone is getting smarter, and Andrew catches a sidewalk sinner in the act. Plus, accusations of flatulence-related sabotage soil the world dart championship.

Duration:01:18:39

#2774 Who Let The Ego Out?

11/19/2018
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Luke had an embarrassing moment during a comedy contest he was judging this weekend. Plus, Andrew's got an update on the missing package that disappeared from his old house, and Luke's working on a new bumper sticker slogan.

Duration:01:28:29

#2773 There's No Hurglars Among Burglars

11/16/2018
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TBTL Oh-Dark Qwerty: The Early Blurg Gets The Podcast week wraps up with a special Friday edition of TBTL! Luke and Andrew talk about the feel-good story of the year that ended up being a scam. Plus, a rare Friday edition of No Point Conversion rears its head after an eventful Seahawks match-up against Green Bay.. . . Today's show is sponsored by Quip. Visit GetQuip.com/tbtl to get your first refill pack free with a Quip electric toothbrush.

Duration:02:03:31

#2772 The Full Trebek

11/15/2018
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The TBTL Morning Zoo Crew do what it do! Luke and Andrew dig into a somewhat befuddling interview with Alex Trebek from Vulture Magazine, and Luke takes a stand against a certain word often used in songs. . . . Today's show is sponsored by RXBar. Visit RXBar.com/tbtl and use the code TBTL at checkout to get 25% off your first order and free samples of their new flavors and new nut butters.

Duration:01:15:04

#2771 The Hand That Rocks The Ladle

11/14/2018
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Sean DeTore swings by to hang out with the TBTL Morning Zoo and share recipes for Cheese-less Mac & Cheese. Meanwhile, Luke saw a movie he loved but had the experience ruined by a loud talker behind him. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Everlane. Visit Everlane.com/tbtl to get free shipping on your first order.

Duration:01:54:42

#2770 Classic Lowbrow Taco Nite!

11/13/2018
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It's Day 2 of the TBTL Morning Zoo! Luke and Andrew share notes from listeners who are also getting their Early Blurg on this week. They also discuss the legacy of Stan Lee, who just passed away, and how the trial of El Chapo is shaping up in New York City. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Quip. Visit GetQuip.com/tbtl to get your first refill pack free with a Quip electric toothbrush.

Duration:01:54:23

#2769: Wake Up And Lose!

11/12/2018
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TBTL's early morning experiment begins! Luke and Andrew wake up at 5am to talk about "bankruptcy barrels", over-apologizing, and why Luke bought 500 gallons of spring water this weekend. . . . Today's show is sponsored by RXBar. Visit RXBar.com/tbtl and use the code TBTL at checkout to get 25% off your first order and free samples of their new flavors and new nut butters.

Duration:02:34:20

#2768 Wildly Infuriating

11/9/2018
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The Mystery Of Andrew's Missing Package continues today when a key witness calls him up during the show. Plus, Luke explains why he doesn't like diagonal walls. They also discuss journalistic ethics after Andrew discovers he had key information about a competing radio show. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Everlane. Visit Everlane.com/tbtl to get free shipping on your first order.

Duration:01:33:12

Too Beautiful To Live for November 8, 2018

11/8/2018
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Luke & Andrew announce big plans for next week’s shows and take an unexpectedly deep dive into the show “God Friended Me”. Plus, Andrew argues both sides of a McDonalds Quarter Pounder With Cheese case, which leaves Luke hungry. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Everlane. Visit Everlane.com/tbtl to get free shipping on your first order.

Duration:01:40:21

#2766 The Flugelhorn Has Flugeled

11/7/2018
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Luke swings by the studios of Walsh, Walsh and Doormat to analyze last night's election coverage on both radio and television. Plus, Andrew explains why he barks into a mirror before leaving the house. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Everlane. Visit Everlane.com/tbtl to get free shipping on your first order.

Duration:01:11:56

#2765 Take Two Makonnens And Call Me In The Morning

11/6/2018
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Luke is bouncing off the walls as he waits for midterm election results to start trickling in. Meanwhile, Andrew is daydreaming about demolition derbies of years gone by. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Everlane. Visit Everlane.com/tbtl to get free shipping on your first order.

Duration:01:25:57

#2764 BoJack Horse Therapist

11/5/2018
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Luke explains why he took some time away from TBTL last week, and how that has led to some important life decisions for him. Plus, Andrew is growing virtual parsnips. They also discuss the Browns and the Seahawks in the latest installment of No Point Conversion.. . . Today's show is sponsored by Everlane. Visit Everlane.com/tbtl to get free shipping on your first order.

Duration:02:14:02

#2763 Won't Somebody Think Of The Children?

11/2/2018
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Oprah is going around knocking on doors and surprising the hell out of voters in Georgia, Alec Baldwin makes the news again (so he must have punched someone, right?), and another American dog gets detained by Australian authorities. Plus, Andrew celebrates one year of smoke-free living, and it's a Friday, so we have some Music For Your Weekend!

Duration:01:26:10

#2762 Country Gentleman And The Howling Crowd

11/1/2018
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Hanna Brooks Olsen stops by to talk about the science of skipping stones, grocery store parking lots, bucket hats, and how we accidentally buried the lede on our Booger McFarland story.

Duration:01:32:03

#2761 Hawky Grandma Be Trippin

10/31/2018
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Luke and Andrew celebrate Halloween in the traditional manner by discussing bit coin mining operations and arguing over Blake Bortles jokes. Plus, a company decides that workers shouldn't drink more than four beers during the workday.

Duration:01:09:03

#2760 Papa Salty's Seafood Machine

10/30/2018
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A flu-ridden Luke records the show from bed, a practice that he's considering making more permanent. Plus, Andrew makes a friend on an airplane, someone named Booger is angering people with his flying chair, and there's an update on the Case of the Pooping Principal. Also, the huge news coming out of the Cleveland Browns camp is covered in this week's No Point Conversion.

Duration:02:02:29

#2759 Monday Morning Musings

10/29/2018
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Luke hosts the show solo and finds himself wandering down all sorts of conversational rabbit holes he didn't plan on including: The Events in Pittsburgh, Vegetarianism, Best Buy's Automated Phone System, Body Image, and The Comedy of Adam Sandler.

Duration:01:13:08

#2758 TBTL Pet-agogy Pt. 3: It's Not A Tuber!

10/26/2018
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Luke and Andrew wrap-up their series of shows about childhood pets with a look at Andrew's life on the "farm" and a cat that entered Luke's life just when he needed it most. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Away Travel. Visit AwayTravel.com/tbtl to get $20 off a suitcase!

Duration:00:56:06

#2757 TBTL Pet-agogy Pt. 2: New Hamster? DAMN!

10/25/2018
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Luke and Andrew continue their mini-series about pets they used to own by looking back on their pet hamsters (and revisiting some old episodes of Garfield and Friends. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Quip. Visit GetQuip.com/tbtl to get your first refill pack free with a Quip electric toothbrush.

Duration:00:59:39