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 #2598: Enough About Me, Let’s Talk About Yousef

March 16, 2018 · Duration: 1:18:23 · Play

Luke makes a new, unlikely friend, but he’s already ruining the relationship. Andrew is very disappointed in a New York Times writer who claimed to “unplug” from electronic news. And it’s a Friday, so there’s Music For Your Weekend!

Episode #2597: Kiki’s Korner

March 15, 2018 · Duration: 1:34:16 · Play

TBTL’s digital producer, Kristina “Don’t Call Me K-Lo” Lopez, joins the show to help us settle on an official TBTL nickname for her. Plus, Andrew and Luke bond over their love of a Seattle party supply store, and they discuss whether having extra room in your home can hurt or help a relationship.

Episode #2595: Frighteningly Temperate

March 13, 2018 · Duration: 1:06:08 · Play

Luke and Andrew survive a huge storm — or possibly just some calm weather — on this Tuesday edition of the show. Plus, Luke tries to channel his inner Merrill Markoe, and Andrew yells at the listeners.

Episode #2594: Pullet With Putterfly Wings

March 12, 2018 · Duration: 1:35:52 · Play

Luke’s description of Power Organizing his garden shed has Andrew jealous. Meanwhile, a guy in Ohio has opted out of the news of the world, and fellow Ohioan Andrew is not really having it. 

BONUS CONTENT: The guys also get into a good, ol’ fashioned TBTL No Point Conversion. 

Episode #2593: The Thurston Moore Moving Co.

March 9, 2018 · Duration: 1:07:02 · Play

Andrew is excited about moving into a new apartment he saw yesterday, but wonders if he’s a little too excited. Luke explains which kinds of noisy music he can “jam out to.” They also dole out advice to recent graduates and they dole out some Music For Your Weekend!

Episode #2592: Your Bank Is A Board

March 8, 2018 · Duration: 1:13:32 · Play

Luke checks-in from New York Jersey, where he is pretending to climb mountains for exercise. Meanwhile, Andrew finds himself on the hunt for a new location for the offices of Walsh, Walsh & Doormat. 

Episode #2591: These Boots Were Made For Talking

March 7, 2018 · Duration: 1:12:13 · Play

Luke joins the show from the 35th floor high above New York, watching the snow fall down on the city quickly. He fills Andrew in on his Great Shoe-venture of 2018, and they also discuss why some Amazon Echo devices are laughing randomly and freaking people out.

Episode #2589: How I Met Your Sheriff

March 5, 2018 · Duration: 1:04:04 · Play

Luke swings by the studios of Walsh, Walsh & Doormat for a post-Oscars Oscars Preview. Plus, a man is getting close to eating 30,000 Big Macs, but the real drama is playing out in the news coverage of his feat.

Episode #2588: He’s The One You Call Dr. Nuance

March 2, 2018 · Duration: 1:24:11 · Play

Luke and Andrew debate the tradition of calling “dibs” on parking spots in snowy cities, whether it’s better to wait in an airport or fly on a stinky plane, and the time Luke got honked at for 3 or 4 minutes straight. Oh, and it’s Friday, so you know there’s some Music For Your Weekend!

Episode #2586: Clone Dog Millionaire

February 28, 2018 · Duration: 1:01:59 · Play

Luke joins Andrew at the studios of Walsh, Walsh & Doormat to discuss dog cloning, 3D movies, and a high-concept idea involving a digital-age Colonel Kurtz. 

Episode #2585: The Unfunny Valley

February 27, 2018 · Duration: 1:46:10 · Play

Luke and Andrew discuss the latest trend in sneezing and why people in Taiwan are stocking up on toilet paper. Luke also breaks out his guitar to cover some Tim Heidecker tunes. 

Episode #2584: The Butt Of The Spear

February 26, 2018 · Duration: 1:12:04 · Play

Luke and Andrew learn some important Cyber Security Tips and also try to figure out why the children of the world can’t even hold pencils anymore (spoiler alert: It’s all that dang touch-screening.)

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.