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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

#3424 The Swordsman Of Slander

5/17/2021
Luke and Andrew announce their big, weird plans for this year’s TBTL-a-Thon adventure, which kicks-off next week! Plus, everything you thought you knew about the unlikely inventor of Flamin’ Hot Cheetos turns out to be a big, fat lie! *insert unicorn brain explode emoji*

Duration:01:40:06

#3423 And You Don’t Believe In A Therapist?

5/14/2021
Luke and Andrew try to wrap their minds around the new guidelines around wearing (or not wearing) facemasks in public. They also try to wrap their minds around a lot of other things.

Duration:01:47:16

#3422 Mega Cremin Coins!

5/13/2021
Luke and Andrew stumble on tape of Vin Scully talking about the history of beards during a Dodger’s broadcast, and it is...special. Plus, a woman is in trouble for pulling a Steve Buschemi and pretending to be a high school student, complete with baseball hat and skateboard.

Duration:01:45:04

#3421 You Can Run But You Can’t Slide

5/12/2021
An old scientific theory that humans can only have up to 150 friends is coming under fire, and the original theorist is NOT HAVING IT!

Duration:01:29:17

#3420 Are You Disrespecting My Hydration Operation?

5/11/2021
Luke almost wet his pants in the elevator yesterday. But aside from that, his all-water diet seems to be going great. Plus, it turns out holograms really are the future, and the future is now.

Duration:01:28:31

#3419 Get Off My Prawn!

5/10/2021
Andrew stumbles on a strange coincidence when he decides to dig deep into some random NPR archives. And Luke has a new project that is making him pee constantly. Also, congrats to all of us for not getting hit by space debris this weekend!

Duration:01:23:06

#3418 Et Tu, Shapiro?

5/7/2021
One of Luke’s most famous NPR stories is celebrated by the network during their 50th anniversary celebration...only the folks at NPR left one important detail out. Andrew wants to sue. Oh, and a Japanese town spends its COVID relief money on a giant squid statue, and a little kid accidentally orders $2700 worth of Spongebob popsicles from Amazon.

Duration:01:27:16

#3417 Oh, How The Blurs Has Turned!

5/6/2021
Luke is forced to celebrate “Cinco de Luko”, whether he wants to or not. Plus, a trend piece about forgoing showers during the pandemic gives Andrew a lot to think -- and gripe -- about.

Duration:01:18:28

#3416 Nothing Gold Can Sag

5/5/2021
Luke and Andrew are charmed by a Will Smith Instagram post, until Andrew ruins it with more information. Plus, they FINALLY celebrate the 50 year and 2 day anniversary of NPR.

Duration:01:11:56

#3415 Good Boy Gets A Good Bell

5/4/2021
Andrew is secretly googling Luke’s dinner reservations in rural Oregon, which comes as a surprise to Luke and the listeners, who tuned in to hear the guys’ thoughts on NPR turning 50 years and one day.

Duration:01:06:22

#3414 Goodbye Yellow Brark Road

5/3/2021
Andrew discovered who he really is after the doctors sedated him for his hand surgery on Friday. And a fascinating explainer about the science of candles leads Luke to realize he’s got some minor beef with an Elton John song.

Duration:01:56:42

#3413: Alice In Chainsaws

4/30/2021
Andrew comes up with an experiment to see if Instagram is listening in on his conversations. Meanwhile Luke debuts a new character, "Rodney Dangerfield Talking About His Roomba."

Duration:01:19:05

#3412 Wint Wint

4/29/2021
Luke and Andrew celebrate some of their favorite weirdos on Twitter and some of their favorite TV teachers (Otis Drexell, we’re looking at you.) Plus, a researcher discovered some of the oldest water in the world, and it doesn’t smell very good.

Duration:01:31:32

#3411 Prickling My Pears

4/28/2021
Luke realizes he might have paid over a thousand dollars for some Costco scallops. And he learned that on Ed Balls Day, of all days.

Duration:01:45:14

#3410 Cannes Do Attitude

4/27/2021
Andrew gets some not-so-great news about his broken finger, but he and Luke get some good news about the “chihuahua from hell” who was looking for a home. Plus, Luke responds to fans who insist he release “The Burbank Cut” of his decade-old documentary film.

Duration:01:37:08

#3409 Coffee Is For Glenn Closers

4/26/2021
Luke offers a long-awaited apology to David Blaine. Also, Glenn Close’s Oscar Night moment was great...but the media should probably acknowledge that it was scripted, right?

Duration:01:36:34

#3408 Honey I Shrunk The Capo

4/23/2021
Luke and Andrew pay tribute to Shock G of the Digital Underground, and Luke realizes that the sequel to Goodfellas has been hiding in plain sight.

Duration:01:40:16

#3407 The Windemere Beneath My Wings

4/22/2021
Luke and Andrew ponder the future of paying for goods and services with their palm prints, and they bid a fond farewell to humor...which they just killed many times over.

Duration:01:50:37

#3406 Wild Hogs Can’t Be Broken

4/21/2021
Luke and Andrew grow one step closer to merging into one single person after Luke sends out a confusing tweet. And the Washington Football Team floats some new possible names, most of which sound like John Travolta films.

Duration:01:33:36

#3405 Andrew’s Bad Trip

4/20/2021
Andrew spent yesterday trying not to pass out on the bus with a broken finger. Meanwhile, Luke is frustrated that his recent haircut took only 2 minutes.

Duration:01:37:32