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.

EPISODES


Episode #2557: Here Comes Ol’ Fancy Pockets!

January 17, 2018 · Duration: 59:28 · Play

The science is in, and it’s not good news for people who stifle their sneezes. People like Andrew. He and Luke also discuss the best thing to do when you don’t have cash for a tip, and they try to help listeners Emily and James deal with an awkward situation with their neighbor. 


Episode #2556: A Buzz From The Burb

January 16, 2018 · Duration: 1:06:55 · Play

Luke and Andrew are getting pretty stressed out about the upcoming 24-hour marathon and anniversary show. They get some tips from a listener who’s lived through something similar, and they finally settle on what to call the dang thing. Sort of. AND, they announce a listener-meetup on Saturday!


Episode #2554: David From The Byrnes-ment

January 12, 2018 · Duration: 1:35:37 · Play

With the 24 Hour Marathon Show looming, Luke and Andrew try to figure out if they are “Order Muppets” or “Chaos Muppets”, and if they could love a Robot Dog as much as a Rudy Dog.


Episode #2553: Bonking On Brain Juice

January 11, 2018 · Duration: 1:35:14 · Play

Luke and Andrew try to come up with a name for their upcoming 24-hour marathon, but they just end up discussing Mike and the Mechanics lyrics. Plus, Radiohead (or someone else) is suing Lana Del Rey over a new song that sounds a lot like “Creep.” We break the songs down, then we mash them up. 


Episode #2552: Countdown To Cheesetown

January 10, 2018 · Duration: 1:42:31 · Play

Luke and Andrew report the news of the day, including the fate of an 8-pound dog that was kidnapped by an eagle and a gym that’s banning political news from its TV monitors. Plus, James Franco’s questionable relationship with Tommy Wiseau and how a quest for cheap milk helped Luke’s parents convert a man to Christianity. 


Episode #2551: Where Have All Our Singing Politician Go?

January 9, 2018 · Duration: 1:22:10 · Play

Andrew is newly obsessed with the 1984 film “Rhinestone”, featuring Dolly Parton and Sylvester Stallone. and he offers a full review. Meanwhile, Luke is turning an email problem into an email blessing. And they discuss the lack of rock ‘n’ roll mirrors in 2018 and why a friend of Luke’s found beans in his bed.


Episode #2550: Raging For Three

January 8, 2018 · Duration: 3:01:23 · Play

TBTL celebrates it’s 10-year (and one day) anniversary with help from Jen “Flash” Andrews. She, Luke and Andrew discuss the upcoming 24-hour TBTL marathon and live show, plus David From The Basement swings by for the final installment of this season’s No Point Conversion!


Episode #2549: Emo, Then Screamo

January 5, 2018 · Duration: 38:34 · Play

We wrap up our TBTL No Regerts Holiday Spesh-tacular the only way we know how: By talking about the things we regret about the TBTL No Regerts Holiday Spesh-tacular. Phyllis Fletcher and Nick Jarin also join us to talk about Gotye Regret, The Rawest Sinead O’Connor Track Ever, and Nick’s  secret rock ‘n’ roll past.


Episode #2548: K-B Or Not K-B?

January 4, 2018 · Duration: 33:31 · Play

REGERT week continues with TBTL friendos Phyllis Fletcher and Nick Jarin. We hear from a listener who’s been hanging onto an ice-cream related regret since childhood, Andrew is still ashamed at the way he acted in a toy store 30 years ago, and Luke finds out what happens when you punch a guy in the face at a casino.


Episode #2547: Derring Don’t

January 3, 2018 · Duration: 39:21 · Play

Phyllis “Fletch” Fletcher shares her biggest life regret, and it’s a doozy. Plus, Nick Jarin joins the show to help Andrew decide what job to take in the pizza-delivery industry. And Luke explains his erstwhile plan to become a fire fighter.


Episode #2545: The Ten With The Dragon Tattoo

January 1, 2018 · Duration: 36:19 · Play

Week Two of the TBTL “No Regerts, Holiday Spesh-Tacular” gets going with Listener Regerts, including a tattoo that could have gone better… featuring Friend of The Show Nick Jarin!


Episode #2542: Ex’s and Oh…… Craps

December 27, 2017 · Duration: 36:10 · Play

Day Three of the TBTL “No Regerts, Holiday Spesh-Tacular” features Camaro Kev’s regret over some ex-girlfriend smack talk, that the ex-girlfriend may or may not have heard.


Episode #2538: Old Man Yells About Cloud

December 21, 2017 · Duration: 1:24:26 · Play

Luke helps Andrew prep for his interview with a Professional Football Man. They also discuss the Top 25 Worst Passwords Of 2017 and why Luke likes to watch TV in the dark.


Episode #2537: The Path To Porklessness

December 20, 2017 · Duration: 1:03:00 · Play

Luke and Andrew have a BIG ANNOUNCEMENT about the upcoming TBTL 10th Anniversary Celebration! Plus, we call listener Sara in South Carolina to find out the latest regarding her boss’ missing cat. And we receive our first ever phone call from an airplane!


Episode #2536: SQU4NCH AF

December 19, 2017 · Duration: 1:24:50 · Play

Luke shows up at Andrew’s house after a Very Graphic Recording Session on the Savage Love podcast. Plus, a listener has a missing cat dilemma that could threaten their very job (the listener’s, not the cat’s).


Episode #2535: Close Encounters Of The Third Grade

December 18, 2017 · Duration: 1:54:23 · Play

New, credible stories of UFOs and mysterious alloys has Luke FREAKING OUT and questioning his entire worldview. Andrew is taking the news more in stride, but he does have an amazing idea for a comedy film about a group of ne’er-do-well fighter pilots. PLUS! We announce the date of the TBTL 10th anniversary show!


Episode #2534: Stuck In The HVAC With You

December 15, 2017 · Duration: 1:10:50 · Play

For the first time ever, Andrew is wondering if the City of Seattle is actually right for him. At least when it comes to bars. He and Luke discuss this along with other important matters, such as the difference between Pulp Fiction and Reservoir Dogs, whether Andrew insulted Andy Kindler on Twitter, and (of course) Music For Your Weekend!


Episode #2533: Hyperbolic Space Junk

December 14, 2017 · Duration: 1:15:10 · Play

Luke and Andrew wonder if we’re being watched by aliens, and they talk about their strategies for using Google maps to lower their personal anxieties. Oh, and Luke had a situation at the airport. Must be a Thursday