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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 #2449: Murder, He Podcasted

August 18, 2017 · Duration: 1:30:48 · Play

Phyllis “Fletch” Fletcher swings by to talk about Tom Selleck, 100 Rules For Driving My Congressman , and Andrew’s relationship with Howard Stern. And then they call Jen “Flash” Andrews to find out how she’s prepping for Monday’s eclipse!

Episode #2448: 50 Percent Man, 100 Percent Party

August 17, 2017 · Duration: 1:09:16 · Play

Luke reports in from D.C., where he survived a night of party-busing and public-radio-schmoozing. He and Andrew discuss their new favorite juror (#59, natch), Andrew’s Wu-Tang name, and why you won’t be able to buy your favorite chicken at football games in Atlanta.

Episode #2447: Stepmother Of Dragons

August 16, 2017 · Duration: 1:41:03 · Play

Luke checks in from the public radio conference he’s attending in D.C., where he was caught stuffing his tote bag full of free stuff for Andrew. They discuss their plans for the upcoming eclipse and why Luke may not be able to enjoy it. Plus, a very unusual song is burning up the iTunes charts, and Nick Jarin swings by for A Song of Ice and Spoilers.

Episode #2446: Wednesday Is Coming (Or “Pet Steves”)

August 15, 2017 · Duration: 1:12:02 · Play

Luke and Andrew try to avoid talking about their ongoing technical issues. They fail. They also discuss Rules Of The Road: Roundabout Edition. Andrew gives Luke a practice Washington State drivers test. And they listen to the longest legal ID they’ve ever heard.

Episode #2445: Hipster Determinism

August 14, 2017 · Duration: 58:43 · Play

Luke is supposed to be on his way to a public radio conference, but he’s tempting the airline gods with some last minute flight maneuvering that’s making Andrew nervous. They discuss a 106-year-old fruitcake, airplanes over Shea stadium, and why everyone’s into birds and goats these days. 

Episode #2444: Flashes Of Quincy-dence

August 11, 2017 · Duration: 1:08:10 · Play

Luke says he can soooooorrrrrt of identify with a jogger who did a bad, bad thing this week. Andrew is freaked out about a new report on sponges (which he thinks might have been funded by Big Sponge.) And, since it’s Friday, we have some Music For Your Weekend!

Episode #2443: Stuck Between A Yaris And A Lighthouse

August 10, 2017 · Duration: 1:18:18 · Play

Luke swings by the studios of Walsh, Walsh and Doormat to talk about a restaurant review that fills Andrew with angry delight. Plus, Luke’s new life plan involves a lighthouse in the middle of Lake Erie, and Bill Murray gets emotional. 

Episode #2442: Don’t Believe The Hypeman

August 9, 2017 · Duration: 1:41:45 · Play

Luke and Andrew take off their Barbara-Streisand-In-The-Prince-Of-Tides-Therapist-Pantsuits and put on their Professor-Of-Media-Criticism-Blazers-With-Elbow-Patches to discuss a TV commercial that’s been bugging them. Plus, a “driverless” car in Virginia is freaking people out. And Nick Jarin returns for another installment of A Song Of Ice And Spoilers. 

Episode #2441: Keeping It Zero

August 8, 2017 · Duration: 1:31:54 · Play

Luke uncovers one of the biggest lies in rock ‘n’ roll history. He and Andrew also discuss a new Cheeseburger Manifesto, a local broadcaster’s moment of national fame, and one man’s obsession with A League Of Their Own. And they announce the four finalists in TBTL’s Song of the Summer!

Episode #2439: The Procrastinator And The Pickup Artist

August 4, 2017 · Duration: 1:29:27 · Play

Phyllis “Fletch” Fletcher stops by the studios of Walsh, Walsh and Doormat to take a housecleaning quiz, to ponder the career of LL Cool J, and to explain why you never, NEVER should follow a co-worker into a basement. Plus, we solve an OPP (Other Person’s Problem) and share some Music For Your Weekend.

Episode #2438: Friends And Crow-Workers

August 3, 2017 · Duration: 1:19:21 · Play

Phyllis “Fletch” Fletcher joins Andrew in the sweltering studios of Walsh, Walsh and Doormat to talk about amazing birds, Howard Stern, and how to beat the heat, P-Fletch style. They also play a vigorous round of Google Feud, which ends up making them sad about everything.

Episode #2437: You Smell Like Family

August 2, 2017 · Duration: 1:49:30 · Play

KROQ’s Bean Baxter somehow agrees to join the show again today to discuss why Diplo may or may not be fighting with Denny’s and to debate proper barbershop etiquette. Plus, NW Nerd’s Nick Jarin walks us through the latest Game of Thrones episode in a Song of Ice and Spoilers. 

Episode #2436: Parrot The Interruption

August 1, 2017 · Duration: 1:09:55 · Play

Bean Baxter of KROQ’s Kevin and Bean show joins TBTL to talk about his most disastrous radio moments and to quiz Andrew on Lana Del Rey songs. Plus, an 80-year-old couple is living their best Cracker Barrel life, and the lead singer of Blues Traveler pulls out the big guns on Twitter. 

Episode #2435: Gettin’ Dental With It

July 31, 2017 · Duration: 1:11:49 · Play

Andrew calls Luke on vacation to check on his mental state after receiving some troubling selfies from him over the weekend. Plus, TBTL friendo Andy “Ders” Hurst stops by to talk about terrible dates, raccoon pets, and whether Andrew was out-of-line at the Mariners game this weekend.

Episode #2434: Uncle Mom’s Yurt

July 28, 2017 · Duration: 57:38 · Play

Rachel Belle of the Your Last Meal podcast swings by to talk sandwiches, birthday cake germs, and whether or not she’s going to marry one of the guys from Warrant. And, since it’s a Friday, we have some Music For Your Weekend!

Episode #2433: Double Spoofin’

July 27, 2017 · Duration: 58:33 · Play

Andrew invites Aaron Mason back on the show to steal his podcast ideas. They read some fascinating one-star reviews for great movies, discuss Matt Groening’s new project, and talk about their least favorite chores.

Episode #2432: Wrong Ziggy

July 26, 2017 · Duration: 2:05:48 · Play

Aaron “The Ace of Mace” Mason joins the show to turn Andrew’s frown upside down. Andrew subjects him to the worst Hank Hill imitation ever committed to tape, and he quizzes him on another group of Hanks. Plus, Nick Jarin stops by for a Song of Ice and Spoilers!

Episode #2431: Put It All On The Hot Dog

July 25, 2017 · Duration: 1:18:15 · Play

Nick Jarin joins the show to break down some Kurtis Blow lyrics, help Andrew with the latest battle in the Never-Ending Parking War, and reveal the most difficult way to get rid of a mustache.

Episode #2430: What Would The Shark Do?

July 24, 2017 · Duration: 1:21:12 · Play

Nick Jarin swings by the studios of Walsh, Walsh and Doormat to update us on the “illicit skate park” on Duck Island, Michael Phelps’ “race” with a “shark”, and to answer The Question Of The Day.

Episode #2429: This Party’s Going To Be On The Hook!

July 21, 2017 · Duration: 59:54 · Play

Luke, Camero Kev, and their friend Newman join the show from a moving Kia Optima on their way to the lake for a boys weekend. Andrew is back in Wallingford, pretending it’s okay that he wasn’t invited. They discuss the haircut Luke gave himself last night and the gross truth about chlorinated swimming pools.

Episode #2428: Low T For The Tillerman

July 20, 2017 · Duration: 1:03:54 · Play

Things get a little gross on this episode as Luke discusses his unpleasant physical reaction to cotton balls, Andrew imagines jumping into a vat of mustard, and a listener shares a kombucha story that you won’t soon forget.

Episode #2427: Stop Naming Knights!

July 19, 2017 · Duration: 1:57:35 · Play

Luke and Andrew discuss the cool new film “The Disaster Artist”, which is based on the terrible old film “The Room”. Plus, the votes are in for the next round of Song of The Summer. And! The return of A Song of Ice and Spoilers, in which the guys forget character names and try to figure out the best way to get The Mountain to synergistically lean-in to really nail his latest Thrive Report.

Episode #2426: I’m Your Muppet

July 18, 2017 · Duration: 1:08:54 · Play

Luke is overjoyed to be back in Bellingham, but Andrew has some serious questions about their puppet-related text exchange over the weekend. Speaking of puppets, the voice of Kermit The Frog has been fired, and he is not taking it well.

Episode #2425: To Catch A Walshator

July 17, 2017 · Duration: 56:38 · Play

Andrew explains why he got kicked out of the kids section at the library. Luke has a new Game of Thrones fan theory involving a college basketball coach. And the NFL isn’t buying the “kombucha defense”.