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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

Too Beautiful To Live for October 20, 2017

10/20/2017
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Duration: 01:30:26


Too Beautiful To Live for October 19, 2017

10/19/2017
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Duration: 01:22:38


Too Beautiful To Live for October 18, 2017

10/18/2017
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Duration: 01:22:00


Too Beautiful To Live for October 17, 2017

10/17/2017
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Duration: 01:41:01


#2490 Hampy Dumptover

10/16/2017
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An airline that got bad press for freaking out its passengers mid-flight just did it again. Luke and Andrew discuss this and Andrew's increasing fear of flying. Plus, Luke's takes off his clothes in a parking garage, and no one even bothered to notice. And Seattle's last umbrella shop is closing.

Duration: 01:45:58


#2489 A Poochie In A World Full Of Flanders

10/13/2017
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Luke did something super cool yesterday, and now he thinks he's super cool. Plus, listeners weigh-in with follow-ups about creepin' on airplanes and bribing front desk clerks. And because it's Friday, we have some Music For Your Weekend!

Duration: 01:05:39


#2488 Petty Power Trips Of Pugnacious People

10/12/2017
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Luke encounters a TSA agent with a 'tude, and the whole story gets Andrew's blood up. They also call Luke's mom, Susie, to ask her why she joined the TBTL Facebook group and if this means she's started listening to the podcast. And a huge brawl breaks out at an American Legion post very close to TBTL's heart.

Duration: 01:03:42


#2487 The Rough And Rowdy Comedians Of Yesteryear

10/11/2017
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Luke and Andrew discuss tissue box design, the unusual reason Luke's teachers hated him, why Andrew would trade 100 Mel Brooks for one Norman Lear, and whether TBTL needs to sue W. Kamau Bell. Plus, TOP STORIES: A Chinese city government cooks up the worst prank ever, and astronaut Scott Kelly learns something very interesting about a colleague's brush with space death.

Duration: 01:01:19


#2486 Herkimer, The Kissing Bandit

10/10/2017
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Luke and Andrew add up all the hours and minutes they've spent waiting for various beats to drop and wonder what they've done with their lives. Plus, the newest Jeopary! star might be getting under Alex Trebek's skin. And Andrew tests Luke's Jeopardy! acumen.

Duration: 01:30:20


#2485: A Five-Apple Room For Three-and-a-Half Apples

10/9/2017
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Luke and Andrew dig into an expose on what never to order at your favorite chain restaurant. Also, a McDonald's sauce-related promotion causes chaos across the country. And Luke tries to help Andrew make sense of an ugly, ugly Browns world in this week's No Point Conversion.

Duration: 02:02:55


#2484 Hammy Down! Hammy Down!

10/6/2017
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Luke makes a new friend at a chain restaurant bar. Andrew defends one of the most maligned pop songs of the '80s. And they discuss a controversial piece of advice offered to new podcasters. Plus, it's a Friday, so you know we have some Music For Your Weekend.

Duration: 01:24:15


#2483 Schrodinger's Browns

10/5/2017
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Luke, back from his star-studded visit to Portland, is dropping names like Kenny Britt drops footballs. He and Andrew discuss a new Wu-Tang mystery, proper mic-handling skills, and why Steve Earl had to tell Luke to stop touching him.

Duration: 01:17:05


#2482 Nobody Said That

10/4/2017
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It's a TBTL Morning Zoo as Luke and Andrew drag themselves out of bed to discuss their stress dreams, trailers for polar-themed animated movies, and the UK Prime Minister's awkward press conference.

Duration: 00:59:50


#2481 The Wreck Of The Corsairs Of Umbar

10/3/2017
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Luke and Andrew usher in Trucktober with an appreciation of Tom Petty's life and career. They also dive into an incredible story about an SNL star's struggle with life and losing a role. Plus, Andrew falls for #fakenews, but Luke isn't feeling punitive.

Duration: 01:51:14


#2480 Papyrus Was A Rolling Stone

10/2/2017
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David Burbank swings by Burbank Springs to talk to the boys about proper font choices, why he's reading The Lord Of The Rings for the seventh time, and whether it's okay to throw your dog poop in someone else's trashcan. And they break down the Seahawks and Browns games in this week's No Point Conversion.

Duration: 01:49:46


#2479 The Burp King Of Valley City, Ohio

9/29/2017
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Luke and Andrew admit to some pretty shady behavior on airplanes. They also discuss a list of the top 71 famous graduates from Luke's college...and whether he made the cut. And it's Friday, so we have some Music For Your Weekend.

Duration: 01:24:57


Too Beautiful To Live for September 28, 2017

9/28/2017
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Duration: 01:21:24


#2477 Buddy Can You Spare A Secret Show?

9/27/2017
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Luke and Andrew have a secret to share, but they don't know if they should. And they dissect one listener's list of least-favorite songs.

Duration: 00:58:24


#2476 Uncle Chuck Harbinger And The Case Of The Tursk Rurbbert

9/26/2017
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Luke swings by the studios of Walsh, Walsh & Doormat to start eating the lunch his wife packed for him (even though it's only 10am.) He and Andrew also discuss the latest scandal to hit a mediocre prime-time network television show. And: How Not To Hire A Handyman In Pittsburgh.

Duration: 00:59:09


#2475 A Case Of The Sundays

9/25/2017
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Luke's wife, Carey, joins the show to set the record straight on some things. Luke and Andrew also discuss the harrowing story of a college student who found himself trapped in a cave for 3 days. And in this week's No Point Conversion, they discuss the Seahawks loss this weekend and how players responded to the President's demands to stand during the national anthem.

Duration: 02:20:25

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