TBTL (Too Beautiful to Live) is a daily weekday podcast from Luke Burbank and co-host/producer Andrew Walsh. It is about life, current events, popular culture, puttering, serial boat ownership, and tonight pants. Hotline: (206) 414-8285


Episode #2295: Billion Dollar Podcast

January 16, 2017 · Duration: 1:37:28 · Play

Luke wonders why so many babies have glasses these days. Andrew reaches office-supply nirvana. They discuss these important issues, as well as a comedy night for the history books that took place in NYC last week. And they say goodbye to the Seahawks with the final No Point Conversion of the season.

Episode #2293: The Norwegian Wack Pack

January 12, 2017 · Duration: 1:20:31 · Play

Luke is in Chicago, where his plan to take a photo with David S. Pumpkins has hit a snag. Andrew’s attempts to make Google+ a thing are going south. And we learn that Norway has celebrity radio listeners.

Episode #2292: Bidets For Days

January 11, 2017 · Duration: 1:28:45 · Play

Luke and Andrew discuss the worst cartoon characters in commercials, Luke’s new “intermittent fasting” diet, and Andrew’s 100-step process to cleaning a bathroom. Plus, why a woman in Brazil has been praying to a Lord of the Rings action figure for years.

Episode #2291: Damn, Daniel Bagley

January 10, 2017 · Duration: 1:25:02 · Play

Andrew is having a bad-technology day, and it is affecting his TBTL performance. He and Luke discuss changes to the Monopoly board game and why Hacksaw Jim Duggan doesn’t carry a hacksaw.

Episode #2290: Snow Storm Of The Soul

January 9, 2017 · Duration: 2:06:23 · Play

Luke spent the morning installing a bidet in his basement. Andrew accidentally pulls-off a time-shifting miracle. And a longtime listener explains why he sounds drunk.

Episode #2289: Not Today, Babyface

January 6, 2017 · Duration: 1:27:19 · Play

Luke tries to convince Andrew that he doesn’t have to miss the Seahawks playoff game this weekend, despite Andrew’s plans for international travel. Also, big changes may be afoot for Conan O’Brien, and Andrew is dubious of another Chewbacca-related viral video. And, of course, we share some Music for Your Weekend.

Episode #2288: Donovan S. Pumpkins

January 5, 2017 · Duration: 1:45:36 · Play

Luke and Andrew explore the ups and downs of being a parking enforcement officer, which leads to a new New Year’s resolution. Plus, a teenager is grounded for dabbing in congress, and NFL Sunday Countdown says goodbye to a legendary pickup artist.

Episode #2286: Elbow Deep In Zoodles

January 3, 2017 · Duration: 1:56:08 · Play

Luke and Andrew are back and excited for a new year of fresh TBTLs! They discuss soup recipes, laser baldness helmets, pizza piles, and the John Wilkes Booth of dart championships. Plus, Carey joins the show to explain why Luke’s new digital girlfriend may be ruining their marriage, and they wrap-up the NFL regular season with No Point Conversion.

Episode #2284: You’re Listening To Fresh Ears. I’m Doug Davies.

December 30, 2016 · Duration: 1:07:33 · Play

Luke joins the show from a the back seat of a rental car as he and the family begin their trek to the Peach Bowl. He and Andrew discuss their overnight fame after a shout-out on national television. A listener challenges Luke’s Wookie imitation. And the boys share some Music For Your Weekend.

Episode #2281: City of Subdued Podcasting w/ Misha Collins

December 27, 2016 · Duration: 1:10:59 · Play

Luke’s neighbor Misha Collins (from “Supernatural” and “GISHWHES”) stops by to chat about their new hometown, how meditation helped him stick with acting, and that time he visited Skywalker Ranch for a somewhat awkward chat with George Lucas (RIP Carrie Fisher). Thanks to Leah Martin of West Des Moines IA, and Max McDaniel of Mountlake Terrace […]

Episode #2280: Saturday Night Hot Dogs

December 26, 2016 · Duration: 1:12:06 · Play

Luke’s family is at Burbank Springs for Christmas, so he puts them to work explaining: 1) how to sneak into the YMCA as a 60 year-old grandmother 2) how to tell when a hot dog is too salty 3) what the heck is going on with the Seahawks’ offensive line   Special thanks today to Myra […]

Episode #2275: WOIFE Zero

December 19, 2016 · Duration: 1:37:47 · Play

Luke, Andrew and Camaro Kev celebrate “Summer in December”, even though they are ashamed to call it that. They discuss the origins of the word “WOIFE” and the proper way to use a dog shower. Big thanks to Alan Pickerill and Taylor Hammer for supporting today’s episode!

Episode #2274: The Less You Say, The Less You Regret

December 16, 2016 · Duration: 1:17:41 · Play

Professional radio host Libby Denkmann joins the show from beautiful Los Angeles to discuss drunk dialing, the science behind asparagus pee, and whether Cleveland should throw a parade for the losing-est team in Browns history. Plus, holiday Music For Your Weekend!

Episode #2273: Wondrous Sausage Music

December 15, 2016 · Duration: 1:21:32 · Play

Aaron “The Ace of Mace” Mason joins the show to discuss how his life went from a very, very low place to the happiest he’s been in a long time. Then an unexpected visitor pops into the studio to talk about the time Andrew stabbed him in the back, professionally speaking. Also, a Weird Al Yankovic tweet has got Andrew feeling philosophical.

Episode #2272: The People Vs. Drew McFrizz

December 14, 2016 · Duration: 1:15:34 · Play

Phyllis “The Fletch” Fletcher joins the show with a big stack of court documents regarding one of TBTL’s most notorious listeners. She and Andrew dig through that, and they discuss the most ill-conceived marriage proposal in a sea of ill-conceived marriage proposals.

Episode #2271: Schrödinger’s Emma Watson

December 13, 2016 · Duration: 1:14:38 · Play

Special guest Nicholas B. Jarin joins the show to discuss nerd culture through the lens of tissue boxes. He and Andrew also try to figure out if they’re friends or best friends.