Too Beautiful to Live is a daily podcast from Luke Burbank and Andrew Walsh. It's about life, current events, pop culture, puttering, laser baldness helmets, and tonight pants.


Episode #2688: Put That Tongue Back On The Shelf

July 20, 2018 · Duration: 1:26:18 · Play

Andrew rejoins the show after his oral surgery, and he’s pretty sure he has a speech impediment. Plus, a small typo has a large effect on Jeopardy! And it’s Friday, so we have some Music For Your Weekend!

Episode #2685: Emo Tuesday

July 17, 2018 · Duration: 55:28 · Play

Luke hosts the show solo, and discusses the ‘S-Town’ lawsuit, Sacha Baron Cohen’s new show, and the oldest toast ever discovered. Mostly though, he talks about visiting Menchie’s frozen yogurt. Like, he. will. not. let. it. go.

Episode #2683: What The Hell Is An Orange Julius?

July 13, 2018 · Duration: 1:30:24 · Play

Andrew heads off to the wilds of  NY for a wedding, so TBTL Friendo Nora McInerny from “Terrible Thanks for Asking” steps in to discuss sheds, consumer culture, parenting, and because it’s Nora, officiating the funeral of a man who married a stranger at the Mall of America.

Episode #2682: The Oohler’s Back

July 12, 2018 · Duration: 1:46:27 · Play

Andrew is gearing up for a late-night flight to the wilds of New York State. Plus, we learn new details about how Sacha Baron Cohen was able to score interviews with Sarah Palin and Dick Cheney.

Episode #2680: Enough about Memes, Let’s Talk About You

July 10, 2018 · Duration: 1:23:22 · Play

Luke is upset over a recent online purchase, and Andrew gets On His Media. Hard. Plus, Brits are trying to make an old song the #1 single in their country in advance of President Trump’s visit, and the Washington Post uses a hilarious source for a story. 

Episode #2679: Sacha Fierce

July 9, 2018 · Duration: 1:09:05 · Play

Luke and Andrew check-in after a marathon recording session over the weekend. Plus, Luke is excited to learn of Sasha Baron Cohen’s upcoming project, and they find out why Luke’s time was incorrectly recorded during the Fourth Of July Fun Run.

Episode #2678: Rock Me Like A Thera Cane

July 6, 2018 · Duration: 1:14:43 · Play

A man won a multi-million lawsuit against the U.S. Postal Service over a new stamp. Luke is very dubious of the decision. Plus, he and Andrew try to solve a listener’s neighbor problem. And it’s Friday, so it’s time for some Music For Your Weekend!

Episode #2677: Paying The Iron And Wine Price

July 5, 2018 · Duration: 1:07:52 · Play

Luke and Andrew look back on their respective July 4th holidays and immediately regret everything they say. You know, like a typical TBTL show. Plus, it turns out the most underrated poet in the country works for a hot dog eating contest.

Episode #2676: Let’s Be Frank: TBTL Salutes The Great American Hot Dog

July 4, 2018 · Duration: 1:03:03 · Play

Luke and Andrew get together over a sizzling grill to celebrate one of America’s most beloved and most ridiculed foods: The Hot Dog. They also head to Safeco Field to find out what people are putting on their hot dogs at the ball park, and Splendid Table host Francis Lam joins them to justify dedicating one hour of public radio airtime to cased meats.

Episode #2675: Last But Not Leash

July 3, 2018 · Duration: 1:04:57 · Play

Luke is dealing with Nipple Issues and other health problems. Meanwhile, Andrew knows a secret, but doesn’t trust Luke with the information, so Luke tries to trick Phyllis into divulging it.

Episode #2674: …And Helmets!

July 2, 2018 · Duration: 1:21:13 · Play

Luke is about to go on a hike with the fam, and he needs some dog-related advice. Plus, a newspaper write-up about TBTL has Andrew scratching his head. And David From The Basement swings by to talk a little Mariners and Seahawks in a special episode of No Point Conversion!

Episode #2672: Whoa Ties

June 28, 2018 · Duration: 1:20:17 · Play

Andrew is giddy to be done with a big project, and Luke’s desire for low-carb chips leads him on an epic journey. Plus, what astronauts do when one necktie is simply not enough.

Episode #2668: Pander Express

June 22, 2018 · Duration: 1:32:47 · Play

Luke & Andrew continue making their way south after getting picked up by a woman who may or may not have been a compulsive liar. Plus TBTL-a-Thon 9 enters day five with an APM Celebrity Cameo.

Episode #2667: Vaping Good In The Neighborhood

June 21, 2018 · Duration: 1:26:33 · Play

It is Day 4 of the TBTL-a-Thon! Luke and Andrew check-in from a motel that time forgot on Route 66 in Missouri after trying to hitchhike to Springfield. Please help support this podcast by clicking through to our donation page!

Episode #2666: Light As A Feather, Stiff As An Andrew

June 20, 2018 · Duration: 1:11:59 · Play

Luke and Andrew find themselves in Kansas City, MO, after 11 hours of bus travel and an impromptu listener meet-up. Now they have their minds on two things: Hitchhiking to Springfield, and games you can play with your mitt when you’re playing outfield in Little League.

Episode #2665: Hot Wings & Cold Jazz

June 19, 2018 · Duration: 1:06:44 · Play

It’s Day 2 of TBTL-a-Thon 9: Life Is A Highway Edition! Luke and Andrew try hitchhiking in Iowa, and find themselves staring down some pretty massive storm clouds — and flash flood warnings.

Episode #2664: Thumbs Up For TBTL!

June 18, 2018 · Duration: 2:02:24 · Play

Luke and Andrew kick off this year’s TBTL-a-Thon with the first leg of thier hitchhiking journey (this time with the help of Nora McInerny and The Stubot). Along the way they discuss shed-living, motherhood, and if this whole hitchhiking to Mississippi thing is a bad idea (spoiler alert: it is).