Episode #2323: Outsider Sandwich Artist

February 23, 2017 · Duration: 1:18:30 · Play

Luke joins the show from Portland, as he prepares for an evening of high-pressure live radio. Andrew is (per)fuming mad at the LAX redesign. They discuss these issues, plus an update on the bizarre Kim Jong-nam assassination and a story about a cheating marathon runner who was foiled by her own fitness tracker.

Episode #2322: Too Many Dads

February 22, 2017 · Duration: 1:24:05 · Play

Luke and Andrew discuss the fine line between being friendly and being overly-friendly, especially when it comes to dealing with cashiers and waitresses. Plus, a stolen super bowl jersey leads to a confession from Luke, and a failed experiment by Henry Ford gets Andrew riled up.

Episode #2321: Droopy McCool

February 21, 2017 · Duration: 1:12:44 · Play

Luke realizes he is addicted to internet shopping. Andrew has a belabored theory about this. Plus, a soccer betting scandal in the U.K. involves a goalie eating pie. And is it okay to brush your teeth in a public restroom?

Episode #2320: Snapchat. What Up With That?

February 20, 2017 · Duration: 1:39:49 · Play

Andrew asks Luke if his friends did the right thing after finding a bunch of money under a pool table this weekend. Plus, Snapchat glasses are going to be available online soon, and Luke introduces a new segment called “HACK ATTACK!”, which will undoubtedly improve your life in almost every way.

Episode #2319: I Jazzied That Jeff

February 17, 2017 · Duration: 1:23:49 · Play

Luke is stuck in Portland, where he bought Andrew a special gift. He lets Andrew ask 20 questions to guess what it is. They also discuss the unbelievable details of an international assassination and how Columbia University utterly destroyed the emotions of some 200 would-be students. Also, there’s a lot of Luke impersonating Michael McDonald.

Episode #2318: Low Stanking Fruit

February 16, 2017 · Duration: 1:00:19 · Play

Luke swings by the offices of Walsh, Walsh & Doormat on his way to Portland…if he makes it to Portland. He and Andrew discuss cat wine, Monopoly, and your dreams.

Episode #2317: WWW Dot This, WWW Dot That

February 15, 2017 · Duration: 1:14:13 · Play

Luke and Andrew find joy in an old viral video, then they discuss whether or not someone should take away Harrison Ford’s pilots license. Also, why Stephen Colbert is finally finding success on CBS, and whether Meatloaf really knows what he wouldn’t do for love.

Episode #2316: Bandages For More!

February 14, 2017 · Duration: 1:23:03 · Play

Luke tries to help Andrew “Heart of Stone” Walsh get through Valentines Day. They also discuss the retro cell phone craze and why Luke is getting a second phone. Also, the milk industry wants you to remind you that their product is “lacteal secretion” – accept no substitutes.

Episode #2315: Hot Take Time Machine

February 13, 2017 · Duration: 1:14:40 · Play

Andrew is back from Costa Rica, where he did his best not to fight with a racist in a hot tub. He and Luke discuss that, and whether or not Andrew’s driving teacher was trying to seduce him when he was 17. Plus, Adele stops mid-song at the Grammys, and Broadway has a toilet problem.

Episode #2314: Sh*t-Gibbons and Scientology

February 10, 2017 · Duration: 1:10:50 · Play

Camaro Kev from “Stack of Dimes” stops by to chat about Luke’s new favorite insult (which started out on a “Tragically Hip” newsgroup in the early 2000’s), Scientology, and what he would do if he was “Hunted”. Special Thanks today to Heather Schwampe of Seattle and Kevin Shafer of Florence CO for helping make today’s […]

Episode #2313: Don’t Fit “In”, Fit “Out” w/ Sean DeTore

February 9, 2017 · Duration: 1:01:35 · Play

TBTL Engineer Emeritus Sean DeTore swings by to talk auto repair, male dancing, and the use of flute in rap music backing tracks. Special Thanks to Travis and Chelsea Pemberton of Arlington TX, and Heather Ruud of Bothell WA. for making today’s show possible!  

Episode #2312: Questionable Errands

February 8, 2017 · Duration: 1:00:06 · Play

Luke takes to the very very frozen streets of Bellingham and almost crashes multiple times while sneaking into a Gym and visiting an IRS office right out of a movie. Special thanks to Elizabeth Voigt of Nashville TN, and Mel Woodard of Seattle WA. for making today’s show possible!  

Episode #2311: Non-Newtonian Podcarting

February 7, 2017 · Duration: 1:23:15 · Play

Alex Falcone stops by to talk about his new book “Unwrap My Heart” (the story of a girl who falls in love with a mummy) and also the Amazing World of Frogs, plus, why Sean Spicer’s “Venmo” account is troubling. Special thanks to John Stedman of San Diego CA & Elizabeth VanStee of Clawson MI for […]

Episode #2310: Snowbound For Glory

February 6, 2017 · Duration: 1:29:23 · Play

Andrew heads to Costa Rica just ahead of an arctic storm, leaving Luke, Carey, Poddog and The Bay Kitty trapped in the snow. Cabin Fever sets in and talk turns to Luke’s Biological Father, why Carey doesn’t like being on the show, and if there are any more Little Burbanks in the future. Thanks to […]

Episode #9: Paul F. Tompkins Sees Dead Grass and Has Screwed Up Relationships

· Duration: 53:52 · Play

Comedian and actor Paul F. Tompkins is known for being friendly and delightful both on stage and off. And that’s pretty surprising given that he grew up in a home where his parents slept in separate rooms, each likely struggling with undiagnosed and untreated depression, and conflict and anger were all around. Hear how comedy […]

Episode #2309: Costa Rica Will See You Now

February 3, 2017 · Duration: 1:11:13 · Play

Luke and Andrew say goodbye before Andrew heads off to a vacation resort that he’s 99% sure isn’t a swingers’ club. They also discuss why they don’t like action scenes in movies, unless the movies are Die Hard, Star Wars or Mad Max. Plus, why some hotel thermostats purposely don’t work. And, Music For Your Weekend!

Episode #2308: Party In The Front, Party In The Back

February 2, 2017 · Duration: 1:27:14 · Play

Luke joins the show from Chicago, after jumping through hoops to make his first-class flight out of Seattle. He and Andrew talk about that adventure. They also talk about Super Bowl commercials, criminal exploits in movie theaters, and whether they should change the name of the show.

Episode #2307: A Burbankster Sometimes Pays His Debts

February 1, 2017 · Duration: 1:11:07 · Play

Luke joins Andrew in Wallingford to discuss convenience stores, Yelp reviews, and why Luke almost had to save a man’s life at a Shoreline casino last night. Also, a man is arrested for running around the Microsoft campus naked.

Episode #2306: Simmer Down, Stu

January 31, 2017 · Duration: 1:10:07 · Play

Stu “The StuBot” Neuman joins the show on his final day at American Public Media. He has only one request as a parting gift, but can Luke and Andrew deliver? Plus, why kids don’t ride bikes anymore and why Luke’s not afraid of bobcats anymore. Oh, and there’s egg talk. Lots of egg talk.

Episode #2305: Frankenstein’s Zucchini

January 30, 2017 · Duration: 1:22:37 · Play

Luke joins the show from just outside a hot tub in Florida. He and Andrew address Tweets from listeners. Topics include power zoodling, stolen sports teams, and why Friday’s episode made people squirm.

Episode #8: Baron Vaughn and His Inadvisable All-Cheerio Diet

· Duration: 45:35 · Play

The life of a professional comedian and actor can be glamorous at times. You get recognized, go to the occasional celebrity party, maybe have a lot of strangers know your name. But it didn’t feel all that swanky to Baron Vaughn when he was holed up in a Vancouver apartment for days at a time, […]

Episode #10: Semper Fi

· Duration: 36:42 · Play

When Nora McInerny’s dad died, she lost his stories. The ones that she’s not sure she can can’t quite remember right, and the ones she never knew. Like those from his time as a Recon Marine in Vietnam. So Nora decides to look up some of the men he served with, and discovers one day […]

Episode #2304: Ira Glass: Friend or Acquaintance?

January 27, 2017 · Duration: 1:07:25 · Play

Ira Glass joins the show to answer the age old question: Does he remember who we are? He also talks about producing This American Life during the Trump era and what he’s feeding his dog these days.

Episode #2303: Vaper Of The Woods

January 26, 2017 · Duration: 1:00:48 · Play

Luke joins Andrew at the offices of Walsh, Walsh and Doormat to discuss his evening of blasting Binaca and how it’s like vaping. They also obsess over Michael Dukakis’ obsession with turkey carcasses.

Episode #2302: The Haunting Of Owl Bridge

January 25, 2017 · Duration: 1:10:10 · Play

Luke visits the studios of Walsh, Walsh and Doormat to discuss Andrew’s current situation with his neighbors and the history of EGOTs.