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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

#2818 From Dusk Till Yawn

1/18/2019
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Luke's adventures in Atlanta continue as he spends the night in a Waffle House full of tuxedoed Republicans. He and Andrew also discuss the story of a large English family that wreaked absolute havoc on New Zealand.

Duration:01:17:56

#2817 It's Jelly O'Clock Somewhere!

1/17/2019
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Luke checks-in from Atlanta, where he is now officially a Waffle House team member! He tells Andrew about his experience working as a short-order cook, and they finally discuss the lawsuit against Netflix over "Bandersnatch."

Duration:01:30:43

#2816 More Like "Borndorsnortch"

1/16/2019
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Luke swings by the studios of Walsh, Walsh & Doormat to help Andrew with some Twitter-related issues. Plus, Andrew shares a (pre-approved) dream that may end up changing his career trajectory. They never get to Top Stories, but they do share some great TV Guide #content.

Duration:01:14:57

#2815 Organizing Principals

1/15/2019
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Luke's feelings on Marie Kondo's approach to organizing is evolving...leading him to de-clutter a crawl space in the middle of the night. Meanwhile, Andrew has plenty of regrets over stuff that he's eliminated from his life. And they both weigh-in on the president's fast-food feast prepared for visiting athletes. (Why so much Filet-O-Fish?)

Duration:01:18:49

#2814 A Huge Prog Rock Hole

1/14/2019
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Luke and Andrew discuss the end of a local radio show that is very close to their hearts. Luke also weighs in on the new Marie Kondo Netflix show, and Andrew listens to Squeeze for the very first time (and he likes it!)

Duration:01:37:01

#2813 Schlubby Beardos

1/11/2019
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Luke played his first game as a member of the vaunted Bellingham Sledghogs basketball team. He and Andrew also say goodbye to a very special snail named George, and they discuss a very interesting plan to get people to stop stealing "420" signs off the highway. Plus, it's a Friday, so they have some Music For Your Weekend. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Quip. Visit GetQuip.com/tbtl to get your first refill pack free with a Quip electric toothbrush.

Duration:01:28:45

#2812 If You Can't Handle The Street, Get Out Of The Canyonero

1/10/2019
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A guy is suing Burger King after getting locked in the restaurant's dirty bathroom, and that's not even the weird part of the story. Luke and Andrew also discuss anger management and the time Andrew was forced to do the Humpty Dance. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Robinhood. Visit tbtl10.robinhood.com to get free stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help build your portfolio.

Duration:01:31:54

#2811 Bird Box Brain

1/9/2019
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Luke and Andrew dig into Luke's newest TV obsession, Patriot on Amazon Prime, and they talk Bird Box, A Quiet Place, and why Andrew freaked out when he got out of bed today. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Quip. Visit GetQuip.com/tbtl to get your first refill pack free with a Quip electric toothbrush.

Duration:01:33:35

#2810 Shroom For Improvement

1/8/2019
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Luke and Andrew talk about everything -- literally everything -- for, like, three hours. It's a show for the ages! . . . Today's show is sponsored by Robinhood. Visit tbtl10.robinhood.com to get free stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help build your portfolio.

Duration:03:14:09

#2809 Sledgehog Millionaire

1/7/2019
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Luke finds a way to literally ring in the New Year with a new desktop toy. Plus, he managed to avoid several potential altercations over the holiday. And he's joined a new basketball team with a problematic name. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Quip. Visit GetQuip.com/tbtl to get your first refill pack free with a Quip electric toothbrush.

Duration:01:17:31

#2808 More Kicks Than A Chorus Line

1/4/2019
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Camaro Kev and Carey help Luke and Andrew wrap-up two weeks TBTL Plays Favorites. Today's topic inspires conversations about a deconstructed and reconstructed Big Mac and big times at Saucy's Pizza.. . . Today's show is sponsored by Myro deodorant. Visit MyMyro.com/tbtl and enter the promo code TBTL to get 50% off your first order and get started today for just $5.

Duration:00:43:36

#2807 The Dazzling Deets Of Diamond Dave

1/3/2019
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TBTL Plays Favorites continues with Luke, Andrew and Camaro Kev talking about a few of their favorite things. Today's secret topic involves a seemingly magical curling club and someone named "Juck Klosternik." . . . Today's show is sponsored by Calm. Visit Calm.com/tbtl to get 25% off a Calm Premium subscription.

Duration:00:35:45

#2806 Ballad Of The Foul Pole

1/2/2019
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Luke and Andrew are joined by Camaro Kev (and a surprise guest) as they continue to discuss a few of their favorite things. Today's secret topic involves a dangerous beverage and a boxer with a very dubious fighting style. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Myro deodorant. Visit MyMyro.com/tbtl and enter the promo code TBTL to get 50% off your first order and get started today for just $5.

Duration:00:34:54

#2805 Mr. Interpolaaaaation

1/1/2019
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Luke, Andrew and their pal Camaro Kev ring in the new year with another installment of TBTL Plays Favorites! Today's secret topic touches on false art accusations, a new podcast idea, and the famous Daniel Webster Highway. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Calm. Visit Calm.com/tbtl to get 25% off a Calm Premium subscription.

Duration:00:38:35

#2804 Face De Palma

12/31/2018
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Week two of TBTL Plays Favorites kicks off when Camaro Kev swings by the studios of Walsh, Walsh & Doormat to discuss a few of his favorite things. Today's secret topic involves spilled wax, false memories, and bribery gone wrong. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Myro deodorant. Visit MyMyro.com/tbtl and enter the promo code TBTL to get 50% off your first order and get started today for just $5.

Duration:00:31:40

#2803: The Biggest Bird Gets The Sugar

12/28/2018
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Week one of TBTL Plays Favorites wraps up today with a very difficult question for Genevieve and Andrew that could threaten their relationship. But they'll probably be fine. And Luke explains why he doesn't have a problem playing favorites with members of his own family.

Duration:00:35:37

#2802 People For The Ethical Treatment Of Fashion

12/27/2018
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Luke, Andrew and Genevieve continue to discuss a few of their favorite things during their special week of holiday programming. Today's secret topic involves a lizard boy, a lizard man, and set of Belle and Sebastian EPs that launched a love story for the ages.

Duration:00:37:08

#2801 The Road To Smell Is Paved With Good Intentions

12/26/2018
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It's day three of TBTL Plays Favorites! Luke, Andrew and Genevieve continue to count down their favorite things. They also learn the difference between a recorder and a flutophone, and they hear how a kid got stuck in an airplane's overhead bin.

Duration:00:38:43

#2800 Gift Of The Traji

12/25/2018
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It's a special Christmas Day edition of TBTL! Genevieve joins Andrew and Luke for the second installment of TBTL Plays Favorites, in which they discuss a few of their favorite things. Today's secret topic involves a guitar that saved a friendship and a bathrobe that turned into a DVD player.

Duration:00:34:30

#2799 TBTL Plays Favorites!

12/24/2018
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Genevieve joins Luke and Andrew to kick-off their special week of holiday shows focusing on a few of their favorite things. Today's secret topic involves old pianos and Andrew stomping around like Paul Rudd in Wet Hot American Summer.

Duration:00:41:37