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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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English


Episodes

#2792 Blursdays On Ice

12/13/2018
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Luke’s neighbor on the flight to Chicago has some very annoying habits and a questionable photo on his phone. Meanwhile Andrew remembers back to a time he tried to remember something. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Quip. Visit GetQuip.com/tbtl to get your first refill pack free with a Quip electric toothbrush.

Duration:01:38:55

#2791 Planes, Pains, And Automobiles

12/12/2018
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Luke's in New York City, where he's discovering that Lyft drivers are very different in the Big Apple. Plus, Andrew explains why he almost swore at an old lady yesterday.. . . Today's show is sponsored by Libro.fm. Visit Libro.fm and enter the promo code TBTL to get a 3-month audiobook membership for the price of one month.

Duration:01:12:27

#2790 Subverting The Thirst Paradigm

12/11/2018
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A scientist says he's identified the funniest words in the English language. Luke and Andrew will be the judge of that! Plus, Andrew confesses to an encyclopedia-related sin, and he and Luke break down the Seahawk's Monday night win in a complicated installment of No Point Conversion. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Quip. Visit GetQuip.com/tbtl to get your first refill pack free with a Quip electric toothbrush.

Duration:01:46:56

#2789 The Shape Of Our Sinuses

12/10/2018
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Jeannie Yandel joins the show from the hit podcast Battle Tactics For Your Sexist Workplace to list her favorite holiday beverages. She and Andrew also discuss a disturbing new trend among Hawaiian monk seals, and they pick a new host for the Oscars.. . . Today's show is sponsored by Quip. Visit GetQuip.com/tbtl to get your first refill pack free with a Quip electric toothbrush.

Duration:01:26:40

#2788 Krang My Bell

12/7/2018
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Luke has a plan to jog to the airport this afternoon, but will the Wizards at Avis rent a sweaty Luke a car? Plus, an aquarium claps back at Apple over a new squid emoji.. . . Today's show is sponsored by Libro.fm. Visit Libro.fm and enter the promo code TBTL to get a 3-month audiobook membership for the price of one month.

Duration:01:17:26

#2787 Good Cop, Rude Cop

12/6/2018
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Tom Cruise wants to make sure everyone's flat-screen TVs are set up properly to watch his high-def action movies. Luke and Andrew call up their own A/V expert, Camero Kev, to fact check Maverick's claims. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Libro.fm. Visit Libro.fm and enter the promo code TBTL to get a 3-month audiobook membership for the price of one month.

Duration:01:38:20

#2786 You Got Szczerbed

12/5/2018
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Luke's Los Angeles adventure continues with a trip to a selfie museum and a meal at Moby's vegan restaurant. Plus, Andrew helps PETA come up with more animal-safe idioms. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Libro.fm. Visit Libro.fm and enter the promo code TBTL to get a 3-month audiobook membership for the price of one month.

Duration:01:11:28

#2785 Greenlighting Projects In Hollyweird

12/4/2018
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Luke faces some demons on his trip to Los Angeles (aka, The Big Apple Down Under.) Plus, an artist buys a Banksy painting so he can destroy it. And Luke and Andrew talk about the weekend in sports in a Tuesday edition of No Point Conversion. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Libro.fm. Visit Libro.fm and enter the promo code TBTL to get a 3-month audiobook membership for the price of one month.

Duration:01:22:03

#2784 Respect The Vest

12/3/2018
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Noted Public Transportation Enthusiast (and the longest running co-bro of Andrew's life) Genevieve Haas joins the show to tell Luke and Andrew how she found herself in two bus-related adventures on the same day. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Libro.fm. Visit Libro.fm and enter the promo code TBTL to get a 3-month audiobook membership for the price of one month.

Duration:01:24:00

#2783 You're Going To Love The Way You Nog

11/30/2018
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A new "study" says that women sleep better when they share a bed with a dog instead of a cat or a human. Plus, Luke's experiment in making homemade crackers goes a little south. And it's Friday, so we 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:01:09:07

#2782 Leave The Gun, Take The Aioli

11/29/2018
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Luke made homemade ranch dressing last night. Was it a Hidden Valley Ranch party in his mouth? The results are in! Plus, listeners help decide the final name of the TBTL Valentine's show. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Quip. Visit GetQuip.com/tbtl to get your first refill pack free with a Quip electric toothbrush.

Duration:01:37:29

#2781 The Drowsiness In Me Recognizes The Drowsiness In You

11/28/2018
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Listeners weigh-in with suggestions for the name of the upcoming TBTL Valentine's Day special. Plus, an Australian writer explains why Americans never get the Australian accent right. And speaking of Australia, a giant cow from Down Under is making international headlines. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Quip. Visit GetQuip.com/tbtl to get your first refill pack free with a Quip electric toothbrush.

Duration:01:35:32

#2780 The Gift Of Relatability

11/27/2018
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Andrew just got the Cadillac of vacuum cleaners, but he has a lot of work to do before he can use it. Meanwhile, Luke is reading Michael Pollan books and clearing out his cupboards. L & A also pay tribute to actor, magician and all-around amazing guy Ricky Jay, who died this weekend. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Everlane. Visit Everlane.com/tbtl to get free shipping on your first order.

Duration:01:56:19

#2779 Where Would We Be Without Brains?

11/26/2018
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Luke and Andrew share their Thanksgiving adventures (Luke's involved running a 13 mile race; Andrew's involved a feast served off of a pool table.) Plus, Luke has many more Dazzling Deets about the Christmas tree industry, and he and Andrew celebrate some big wins in this week's No Point Conversion! . . . Today's show is sponsored by Quip. Visit GetQuip.com/tbtl to get your first refill pack free with a Quip electric toothbrush.

Duration:03:08:56

#2778 Gift Of The Magic Christian

11/23/2018
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Andrew presents his list of the best foods to eat as leftovers while Luke tries to figure out how to recreate his favorite restaurant dish at home.

Duration:00:52:42

#2777 TBTL: River Of Gravy Edition

11/22/2018
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Luke reveals his long-anticipated list of Top 7 Thanksgiving Foods. He and Andrew also make a promise they cannot keep; Namely, to keep the episode short today.

Duration:01:05:13

#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