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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 #2946: Who Moved My Ducks?

July 17, 2019 · Duration: 1:23:42 · Play

Luke is here to defend the guy caught on tape using his bare feet to browse TV options on an airplane. Andrew is decidedly not. Plus, why you never want to receive a “thumbs up” emoji from Luke. 

Episode #2945: Toad The Damp Sprocket

July 16, 2019 · Duration: 1:28:09 · Play

Luke found himself in not one, not two, but THREE noise-related incidents during his trip to Los Angeles. He and Andrew also update the story of Kumail Nanjiani’s non-appearance on the Conan show, and they offer a dispassionate, objective take on Ringo Starr’s “Peace and Love” birthday celebration. 

Episode #2944: A Loose Fifteen

July 15, 2019 · Duration: 1:33:22 · Play

Luke is back, baby! He returns from his two-week vacation to talk about his upcoming interview with Hannah Gadsby, how Conan threw Kumail Nanjiani under the bus after a last-minute cancellation, and whether or not he and Andrew represented themselves well when they visited another podcast recently. 

Episode #2943: Mobb Beeped

July 12, 2019 · Duration: 1:09:57 · Play

Phyllis “P-Fletch” Fletch joins the show to discuss the heavily redacted work of Ol’ Dirty Bastard, both as a musician and as a talking horse. Plus, Andrew tests Fletch’s public radio bona fides with the final TBTL Summer Game. And they discover a radio piece Andrew produced a long time ago that remains one of his most embarrassing professional moments of all time. 

Episode #2942: As The World Sterns

July 11, 2019 · Duration: 1:07:18 · Play

Phyllis “P-Fletch” Fletcher swings by to share a leaked video that is BLOWING her damn mind. Plus, the TBTL Summer Games continue with a very Stern quiz and a new experiment involving Blursdays.

Episode #2941: Ska Captain And The World Of Tomorrow

July 10, 2019 · Duration: 1:08:01 · Play

Hanna Brooks Olsen stops by the studios of Walsh, Walsh and Doormat to see if she can tell the difference between a fake ska band and a real one. Plus, she offers a spoiler-free review of Stranger Things 3, and we learn how TBTL is affecting one listener’s poor dog.

Episode #2940: Snakes On A Nick

July 9, 2019 · Duration: 58:42 · Play

Returning champion Nick Jarin takes on the TBTL Summer Games again! How well does he know the secret lives of video game characters? We’ll find out…and we’ll find out why he has so many dang snake tattoos.

Episode #2939: Shoe Me The Money

July 8, 2019 · Duration: 54:39 · Play

The TBTL Summer Games continue with Nick Jarin of the NW Nerd podcast! We test his claim of being the world’s #1 “kicksologist” and celebrate a the anniversary of the most Gen-X soft drink of all time.

Episode #2936: Go Ahead, Crepe My Day

July 3, 2019 · Duration: 33:31 · Play

Luke and Andrew rank Andrew’s best and worst body parts, and oddly, it doesn’t get too weird. Then the TBTL Summer Games continue, with a special Troy McClure challenge. 

Episode #2935: Far Side And Away

July 2, 2019 · Duration: 36:05 · Play

The TBTL Summer Games continue as Andrew quizzes Luke about one of their favorite childhood comics. Plus, Luke makes a Ty Segall joke that is so intricate it would take an army of Will Shortzes and Sherlock Holmeses to piece it together. 

Episode #2934: Can’t Hardly Waits

July 1, 2019 · Duration: 40:15 · Play

Let the TBTL Summer Games begin! Luke and Andrew kick off a special week of shows by quizzing each other on real vs fake McDonald’s foods from years gone by. Also, Andrew spends 10 minutes trying to remember the name of one of the most famous actresses in the world. So buckle up for that.

Episode #2933: Targaryen White

June 28, 2019 · Duration: 1:17:00 · Play

TBTL Friendo Win Rosenfeld joins the show to try to bury the hatchet with Luke and Andrew and to talk about his big-time Hollywood life (our words, not his.) Plus, Luke tries to fake his way through a taping of Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me, and Andrew decides he’s not too old for music. 

Episode #2932: Bogged Up!

June 27, 2019 · Duration: 1:20:36 · Play

Luke’s hunt for a vegan cheese steak in Philadelphia leads Andrew to confess some dark secrets regarding his relationship with food. But instead of getting bogged down in that, they get bogged up in a Top Story about a high school principal who stole his commencement address from a teen idol.

Episode #2931: Yakult Of Personality

June 26, 2019 · Duration: 1:12:43 · Play

Luke makes a birthday whoopsie and tries to repair his family relations on the air. Andrew, meanwhile, is nervous about his live podcasting event this weekend. Plus, the fascinating story of a woman who was trapped alone in a commercial airplane overnight. 

Episode #2930: Suet? Suet For What?

June 25, 2019 · Duration: 1:18:00 · Play

Luke and Andrew worry about how they will support themselves in their old age, and the TBTL listeners let Luke know, via an online poll, that they want to hear way less (like almost zero) talking from him during the show.

Episode #2929: A Giant Mass Of Rat-manity

June 24, 2019 · Duration: 1:14:16 · Play

Andrew came face-to-face with a family of rats yesterday, and it looks like it may just be the beginning of his discomfiting relationship with them. He and Luke also discuss a story claiming that kids are growing “horns” from using their smartphones too much, and a listener shares a very angry voicemail from a spurned landscaping customer.

Episode #2928: Scent Of A Mobster

June 21, 2019 · Duration: 1:21:25 · Play

Luke and Andrew sharpen their cinema skills with a movie-plot game for the ages. Plus, Luke offers a sincere apology to a friend of the show, and Ringo Starr forces his stupid sculpture on Beverley Hills.

Episode #2927: I’m A Podcaster, And I Care Who Knows It

June 20, 2019 · Duration: 1:09:06 · Play

A suspected drug dealer publishes an online video to say he didn’t create a meth-fueled attack squirrel, and a city officials in Florida pay a $600 thousand ransom to hackers who took over the town’s computer system. Plus, Andrew learns how to turn a frown upside down, with a little help from the Mariners. 

Episode #2926: Clearing The Funk Threshold

June 19, 2019 · Duration: 1:06:56 · Play

Luke swings by the offices of Walsh, Walsh and Doormat to discuss the food he can no longer eat, thanks to his corporate video shoot yesterday. He and Andrew also try a new garlic-peeling technique that swept the internet (then faced backlash.)

Episode #2924: Disappearing Oink

June 17, 2019 · Duration: 1:23:55 · Play

Luke had a major surprise this Father’s Day weekend after tickling a bunch of pigs’ bellies at an animal sanctuary. Plus, Andrew finally gets hip to a fun Seattle tradition, just in time to see it go away forever.

Episode #2922: A More Responsible Font

June 13, 2019 · Duration: 1:08:25 · Play

Luke had a transformative experience interviewing Pete Holmes on stage last night. He and Andrew also discuss the fascinating world of vintage Kool-Aid collecting…and tasting!