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 #2583: A Mohawk Of Bozzes

February 23, 2018 · Duration: 1:16:21 · Play

Luke joins the show from Portland, where he has plans to get his nephew to appreciate him more. He and Andrew discuss the upcoming Flamin’ Hot Cheetos movie, Quincy Jones’ unnecessary apology, and why Theodore Murray is driving Andrew nutso. Plus, Music For Your Weekend!

Episode #2582: R.E.M.G.M.T.

February 22, 2018 · Duration: 1:19:43 · Play

Andrew tries to teach Luke some Radio 101 after picking up some tips at KIRO Radio. Plus, the sports world is mad at a very mediocre Olympian, but we’re impressed with her. 

Episode #2581: Blow That Horn, Stan Folkengetz!

February 21, 2018 · Duration: 1:18:03 · Play

Luke and Andrew try out some new improv characters that they believe will change the media landscape. Plus, Luke is dubious of a story about a fart on an airplane, and Andrew is intrigued by the idea of “secular lent.”

Episode #2580: Bazan Gets It

February 20, 2018 · Duration: 1:13:54 · Play

Things get off to a weird start (then get a little weirder) as Luke and Andrew try to discuss a mystery noise plaguing a Canadian city and what airline pilots mean when the claim to “arrive early” at a destination. 

Episode #2579: Reasonable Synthesizer Laws

February 19, 2018 · Duration: 1:27:33 · Play

Luke is back, after getting negged by some referees in an airport lounge. He and Andrew celebrate President’s Day with a look at Presidential exercise routines and a listener voicemail for the ages. 

Episode #2578: Dominate The Pho

February 16, 2018 · Duration: 53:44 · Play

Andrew discovers that listeners left many voicemails while trying to call into the live 24-hour marathon. We take a listen. Plus, The StuBot tells us what his life has been like since he became a viral internet sensation.

Episode #2577: Women They Be Bobsledding (Dot Com)

February 15, 2018 · Duration: 1:15:39 · Play

TBTL Friendos Nick Jarin and Hanna Brooks Olsen swing by to flex their Seattle knowledge, help Andrew through a horribly embarrassing situation, and figure out why Hanna stopped listening to TBTL. Plus, the Jamaican bobsled team runs into some very last minute trouble, and Taylor Swift gets dissed by a judge.

Episode #2576: Spilling The Beans With Bean Baxter

February 14, 2018 · Duration: 1:15:27 · Play

Our friend Bean Baxter of KROQ’s Kevin and Bean show joins us from New Orleans to dole out some Valentine’s Day advice, test Andrew’s trivia acumen, and weigh in on the TBTL Po’ Boy controversy. 

Episode #2575: Living In A Pho Boble

February 13, 2018 · Duration: 57:39 · Play

Luke is getting into heavy metal (especially if it’s played by children), and Andrew’s taking his bone collecting habit to the next level.

Episode #2574: Cats Wide Shut

February 12, 2018 · Duration: 1:11:50 · Play

Luke swings by Walsh, Walsh and Doormat, where Cranky Yandy has some hot takes about his local Cat Cafe. Plus, L.L. Bean changes its famous “lifetime return” policy.

Episode #2573: Playing Coy With Drunk Tim

February 9, 2018 · Duration: 1:41:08 · Play

Andrew gets a surprise massage from a drunk guy and finds it oddly enjoyable. Meanwhile, Luke is shocked by the candor of Seattle Hometown Music Hero Quincy Jones.

Episode #2572: Turning In My Everything Card

February 8, 2018 · Duration: 1:20:56 · Play

Luke discovers an online windfall, which has Cranky Yandy wishing he had “Fireworks” money. Plus, one of the longer discussions of Printer Formatting you’re likely to hear this week on a moderately popular podcast. 

Episode #2571:

February 7, 2018 · Duration: 1:59:54 · Play

Luke and Andrew are amazed by, delighted by and in awe of the Tesla that Elon Musk just shot into space. Plus, someone stole some intellectual property from Luke (Dr. Katz’s son, we’re looking in your direction.) 

Episode #2570: This Is Not Nermal

February 6, 2018 · Duration: 1:13:38 · Play

Luke has some ideas for a new TBTL segment, but he has to run them by Andrew first. Plus, there’s a lot of Ramblin’ On A Road To Nowhere With Some Jive Talk. 

Episode #2569: Chest Hair Mafia

February 5, 2018 · Duration: 2:18:12 · Play

Luke and Andrew are back, baby! They look back at their 24-hour misadventures, dissect some of yesterday’s best and worst Super Bowl commercials, and accidentally talk about a viral video produced by their former employers.

Episode #2568: TBTL Live At Re-Bar Seattle!

February 2, 2018 · Duration: 1:38:51 · Play

The TBTL 10th Vaniversary marathon concludes with a live show at Re-Bar in Seattle, and things get a little chippy! Luke, Sean, Jen and Andrew sing some songs, argue about Rock ‘n’ Roll, and share some homemade candles with their lovers.

Episode #2567: She Sells CPAPs Down By The Seashore

February 1, 2018 · Duration: 2:03:30 · Play

It’s part 9 of the TBTL 10th Vaniversary marathon, and it’s the final show from the van! Andrew asks Luke, Sean and Jen to talk about TBTL in the old days, and listeners call-in to talk about what TBTL means to them. And everyone tries not to cry.

Episode #2566: Paint Your Billed Grebe?

January 31, 2018 · Duration: 1:34:36 · Play

Japan’s #1 Mixer, Sean DeTore, joins the show for Part 8 of the TBTL 24-Hour Vaniversary Marathon! As sleep deprivation starts to wear on Luke and Andrew, they ask Genevieve to wake them up with a bird-watching tour of Seattle! And we call-up celebrated Minnesota viral media star StuBot, who’s (let’s face it) a little drunk.

Episode #2565: Cru De Grâce

January 30, 2018 · Duration: 2:31:35 · Play

On part 7 of the TBTL 10th Vaniversary marathon, Jen “Flash” Andrews hops on the bus to report The News From Roslyn, including a fierce debate over a “toddler park”? Plus, Luke shares a disastrous moment he recently had on stage, and we get a last-minute hop-on from a very special TBTL friendo!

Episode #2564: Louie, Stewy and Phooey

January 29, 2018 · Duration: 1:49:23 · Play

It’s part 6 of the TBTL 10th Vaniversary Marathon! Luke, Andrew and David From The Basement brave the snowy Snoqualmie pass as they head out into Eastern Washington to pick up a special guest. They get a little help from MSNBC’s Chris Hayes and a box of Trivial Pursuit cards from 1992. 

Episode #2563: Three Flarps Worth Of Jaegers

January 26, 2018 · Duration: 1:48:00 · Play

In part 5 of the TBTL 10th Vaniversary Marathon, Phyllis takes the wheel! P-Fletch offers Luke, Andrew, Camaro Kev and David From The Basement a tour of places in Seattle that had a big impact on her life. Plus, they watch the sun rise! Isn’t that nice?

Episode #2562: The Wreck Of The Camaro Fitzkevin

January 25, 2018 · Duration: 2:19:59 · Play

It’s Part 4 of the TBTL 10th Vaniversary 24-Hour Marathon! We meet up with some listeners at Green Lake,  where Luke and David From The Basement lead an early-morning jog, while Andrew grills Camero Kev about 3D movies. We also have a run-in with some folks who aren’t thrilled to see our van, and Phyllis “Fletch” Fletcher hops aboard.

Episode #2561: Like Drinking A Ski-Doo

January 24, 2018 · Duration: 2:25:52 · Play

The TBTL 10th Vaniversary marathon rolls on, late into the night. In part 3, Camaro Kev hops on to offer Luke, Andrew and David From The Basement an energy drink tutorial. Plus, a simple plan to eat Jack In The Box goes very wrong. 

Episode #2560: The Apology District

January 23, 2018 · Duration: 2:22:02 · Play

It’s the second leg of the 10th Vaniversary 24-hour marathon, and we get some hop-ons. Carey brings a box of survival gifts, and David From The Basement finds room to stretch his legs. Plus, a special edition of TBTL Dream Catchers!

Episode #2559: Unnecessarily Weird Unnecessarily Early

January 22, 2018 · Duration: 2:24:36 · Play

It’s part one of the TBTL 10th Vaniversary 24-hour marathon! Luke and Andrew board the back of a Sprinter van and head to The Bay City. They hear from callers from around the country and discuss travel supplies, Minecraft, and their life goals (or in Andrew’s case, lack thereof.)