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 #2644: Tell ‘Em The SEAN Sent Ya!

May 21, 2018 · Duration: 1:18:37 · Play

Japan’s #1 mixer, Sean Detore, joins the show to tell us about his new business venture. But we also put him on the spot and test his skills to make sure he’s worth hiring. Plus, Rick and Morty gets renewed for a billion episodes, and Andrew still doesn’t want to be a big radio star in Boston. 

Episode #2643: Two Bros, Looking It Up!

May 18, 2018 · Duration: 1:32:57 · Play

Luke reports back after his first game on a new softball team. Things got a little….messy on the field. Also, stick around for an impromptu cultural examination of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, a story about the first Tinder match in the Antarctic, and – since it’s Friday – some Music For Your Weekend!

Episode #2642: Absurd Comedy Meat

May 17, 2018 · Duration: 1:22:44 · Play

Luke and Andrew find out the results of the radio contest they entered last month. Plus, Luke had a very shameful thing happen to his computer, Chris Hayes launches a podcast, and the Cleveland Browns are about to step into the spotlight in a big – hopefully not embarrassing – way.

Episode #2641: Yanny And Hardy

May 16, 2018 · Duration: 1:22:57 · Play

Luke is back from Hawaii, where he had to deploy some Mission Impossible-level moves to avoid awkward dinner conversation. He and Andrew also discuss the “Laurel vs Yanny” phenomenon that has taken over the internet.

Episode #2639: Some Pretzels Parts, Some Brown Things Parts

May 14, 2018 · Duration: 1:36:57 · Play

Hanna Brooks Olsen and Nick Jarin (nicknames pending) join the show to talk about all kinds of stuff, including the cancellation and immediate salvation of Brooklyn 99, why people are Thirsty for Thanos, and whether we should all pool our money and buy a hot dog stand in Bellingham. Plus, a new segment called Bearly The News, and a spontaneous No Point Conversion. 

Episode #2638: Miracle On Dirty 4th Street

May 11, 2018 · Duration: 1:21:57 · Play

Andrew and Luke play a game of Hawaiian-themed Super Password to prepare Luke for his trip to the islands. They also celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week by remembering an instructor who didn’t want Luke in his classroom. Plus, it’s Friday, so we have Music For Your Weekend!

Episode #2637: You Crazy For This One, Sue

May 10, 2018 · Duration: 1:27:31 · Play

Luke quizzes Andrew on the most-played TBTL audio drops. Plus, Luke plays a very special voicemail he received on his birthday, and Andrew finds a great pho restaurant in Seattle for Dallas Cowboy fans. 

Episode #2636: Yaris The First

May 9, 2018 · Duration: 1:13:29 · Play

David From The Basement is back from New Zealand, and he joins the show to talk about Lord of the Rings, why licensed tattoo artists are overrated, and why one Yaris is never enough. 

Episode #2635: Biased Milk Hotel

May 8, 2018 · Duration: 1:17:33 · Play

Luke is about to head to Hawaii for a vacation….but he may have a little trouble actually getting on the plane. He and Andrew also talk about what they’d do if a bunch of money fell off a truck in front of them. 

Episode #2634: Blockin’ Out The Haders

May 7, 2018 · Duration: 1:17:45 · Play

Andrew tries to claim membership to a very exclusive club, and Luke is NOT HAVING IT. They also offer up some Monday afternoon Hot Dog Stories, Luke has some TV recommendations, and a listener experiences a TBTL moment at his son’s recital. 

Episode #2633: The Daddening

May 4, 2018 · Duration: 1:11:18 · Play

Mitt Romney answers the question everyone’s not been asking: What is Mitt Romney’s favorite meat? Plus, a community catches its mystery pooper, and a Blockbuster video store in Alaska has a surprising Hollywood relic on display. And it’s Friday, so we have some Music For Your Weekend!

Episode #2632: There’s A Right Way To Wrong

May 3, 2018 · Duration: 1:14:48 · Play

Luke joins the show from Austin, where he is less-than-impressed with a hot new band who’s about to play a show there. Andrew, meanwhile, is inexplicably enthusiastic about the Youth Of America. And they pay tribute to New Hampshire’s Old Man Of The Mountain, which collapsed 15 years ago today. 

Episode #2631: Too Many Things Considered

May 2, 2018 · Duration: 1:11:11 · Play

Luke swings by the studio of Walsh, Walsh and Doormat to talk about the golden days of public radio, exciting Arrested Development news, and to pay tribute to everyone’s favorite martial artist, Jhoon Rhee.

Episode #2630: Rollerblade Patreon

May 1, 2018 · Duration: 1:18:03 · Play

Luke and Rudy have a new grooming technique, and Andrew finds it absolutely disgusting. Plus, a CEO has to apologize after singing a seemingly harmless song from the 1930s. 

Episode #2629: Due Dylan-gence

April 30, 2018 · Duration: 1:29:19 · Play

Andrew is back with with a broken tongue, but not too broken to offer the latest updates on curbside garbage pickup in the Roosevelt neighborhood of Seattle. He and Luke also discuss a man who was attacked by a coyote while checking on his chickens, and why Bob Dylan wants his whiskey to taste like a barn?

Episode #2628: Nightmares Wrapped in Daydreams

April 27, 2018 · Duration: 1:41:27 · Play

Friend of the show Nora McInerny (from Terrible, Thanks for Asking) stops by to talk Taylor Swift, Teenagers, and her late dad’s close personal relationship with his lord and savior, Chuck Norris.

Episode #2626: Wheels Up, Glasses Off

April 25, 2018 · Duration: 1:20:05 · Play

Some Price Is Right heroics by Drew Carey fan the flames of Andrew’s game show addiction, Luke is amazed by a country’s flippant use of the word “haters”, and Phyllis “Fletch” Fletcher wants to know if Luke and Andrew would be friends in high school. 

Episode #2625: Raw, Real, and Rural

April 24, 2018 · Duration: 1:42:40 · Play

Luke and Andrew discuss three (count ’em, THREE) Top Stories today: One involving a fajita heist, one involving a David Copperfield trick (“illusion”), and one involving the guy from the eHarmony ads maybe? But that’s just the tip of the #content iceberg today.

Episode #2624: A Headrest Of His Time

April 23, 2018 · Duration: 1:20:43 · Play

Andrew challenges Luke’s TV Theme Song knowledge, Family Feud style. They also talk about garbage anxiety, Tom Hanks, and The Sarcasm Generation.

Episode #2621: Ooo, Expedia!

April 18, 2018 · Duration: 1:12:23 · Play

The New York Post reveals why so many “medium rare” steaks are being served under-cooked,  Family Feud has lost it’s dang mind, and the TBTL listeners catch a secret joke buried in a public radio show that nobody else noticed. 

Episode #2620: Without Further A-Doog

April 17, 2018 · Duration: 1:23:04 · Play

Our friend (and colleague!) Nora McInerny of the Terrible, Thanks For Asking podcast joins us to talk about taking her show on the road this summer. And we finally listen to the Samson & Delilah rap song from the 1980s that Andrew and the Tens of listeners tracked down.