Luke survived the somewhat rowdy crowd at a KUOW event last night, and later learned that people are spreading weird rumors about him on Reddit. Plus, Andrew had a dream last night, but he’s NOT going to talk about it! And we meet our new favorite botanist-turned-Coyote-savior from Chicago.
Luke and Andrew passionately debate the appropriateness of Bellingham’s unofficial motto, “The City of Subdued Excitement.” They also discuss the wild world of corporate smells and new laws banning new drive-through restaurants in Minneapolis.
Luke and Andrew lay down their dirt bikes, zip up their track suits, and get comfortable in a giant piece of piping to recap Episode 2 of Amazon’s Patriot.
Andrew is excited to hear that one of his goofy noises is going to make him super famous, and Luke is charmed by a biker he saw on the road yesterday. Also, Luke explains how Primus is responsible for his first marriage.
Luke and Andrew get some bad news about their backstage rider for the upcoming THING festival. Plus, a musician gets bitten by a poisonous snake during his walk across the United States, and Luke says goodbye to an institution that was a huge part of his youth.
Luke is obsessed with a new household appliance (or toy?) that may end up making the PodDog chubby. Plus, a festival celebrating UFO culture threatens to overwhelm a tiny town in Nevada.
Luke gets back on his skateboard and zips around The Bay City, videotaping himself and impressing his neighbors. Plus, Wayne Newton’s (former?) monkey is nothing but trouble! But it does know how to use an iPad, so that’s cool.
Luke and Andrew pay tribute to David Berman, a beloved, brilliant musician who passed away this week much too soon. They also discuss Andrew’s surprising decision to opt-out of a Browns game, and a woman who put an octopus on her face and reaped the consequences.
Welcome to McMillan Men, a podcast about the Amazon Prime show Patriot. Luke and Andrew recap episode one and explain why they love this show so dang much (even if they do just want all the characters to retire and take a nice trip somewhere together.)
Luke feels bad about some new shoes he’s purchased while Andrew feels bad about un-inviting listeners to an upcoming TBTL event. Plus, HBO’s “Hard Knocks” delivers on some bad word play, and residents of a California beach town are WTF about a house with emojis on it. lol.
It’s primary day in Washington State, so Luke and Andrew discuss the politics of their pets and try to decide who Professor Bananas might vote for. And that’s not even the weird part of the show. They also discuss a pig-related tweet heard round the world, and they test their baseball knowledge in a very curious way.
Luke and Andrew try to decide what demands to put on their tour rider for the upcoming THING festival. Plus, one of America’s most iconic mascots may break up with its team, and — on an unrelated note — Andrew experiences a sausage-related miracle.
Lauren Ober, host of the hot new APM podcast Spectacular Failures, hops on the line to talk about the first season of her show and — more importantly — why she doesn’t like checking her work email.
Luke and Andrew seem to be aging at an accelerated pace, thanks to KIXI Radio, Jughead Jones, and home intercom systems. Plus, the internet suddenly embraces Governor Jay Inslee’s hotness, and we finally learn why Snoopy’s little friend was named after the Woodstock music festival.
A major hotel chain is going to stop giving out little bottles of shampoo to its guests, and Luke smells a RAT! And we hear from a listener who stumbled on a treasure trove of audio gold…but there’s a catch.
Luke and Andrew delve into the fascinating world of foreign translations of American movie titles. Plus, a Christian rapper wins a lawsuit claiming that a Katy Perry song ripped-off his own music. And Barack Obama’s high school basketball jersey is up for sale, if we believe it really is his old jersey, which we do, mostly.
Andrew shares the story of his special day at the ballpark this weekend. Meanwhile, a sleep-deprived Luke discovers a bonkers game show. And it turns out, even the technogeeks at the Cannes Film Festival don’t know the proper settings for modern TVs.
TBTL Senior Bidet Correspondent (and MSNBC host) Chris Hayes checks-in with Luke and Andrew to share his own harrowing tales of municipal garbage pickup and to sample some hot scat tracks from the ’90s.
Tens of listeners call in with their personal stories of confrontations with strangers, from ugly bathroom encounters to stressful parking situations and one possible run-in with a Bollywood star.
Luke and Andrew attempt a scientific experiment on the air to test a hypothesis about “dad jokes” and laughter that they read about in the New York Times. Also, Andrew accidentally revives a long-gone podcast from the Infinite Guest network.
Luke checks-in with his mom to let her know that Mindy Kaling is stealing her intellectual property. He and Andrew also discuss a new airplane seat that is supposed to make the dreaded middle seat more comfortable. And more listeners share their stories of restroom confrontations.
Luke and Andrew announce their plans for the TBTL 3000th Show celebration! Plus, a look at “toilet paper disrupters”, which, thankfully, isn’t as bad as it sounds. And we hear from a listener with a story about a restroom confrontation they won’t soon forget.
Luke and Andrew grit their teeth and tackle two of the most-emailed stories of the week: A New York Times story about “peak podcasting” and Arby’s “meat carrot.” They also discuss the time they didn’t know if they were looking at the sun or the moon.
Luke and Andrew offer long-overdue TV reviews of Bonanza, Hogan’s Heroes, and Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. Plus, a 66-year old government administrator in Iowa says he wasn’t fired over his love of Tupac Shakur.
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.