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 #2667: Vaping Good In The Neighborhood

June 21, 2018 · Duration: 1:26:33 · Play

It is Day 4 of the TBTL-a-Thon! Luke and Andrew check-in from a motel that time forgot on Route 66 in Missouri after trying to hitchhike to Springfield. Please help support this podcast by clicking through to our donation page!

Episode #2666: Light As A Feather, Stiff As An Andrew

June 20, 2018 · Duration: 1:11:59 · Play

Luke and Andrew find themselves in Kansas City, MO, after 11 hours of bus travel and an impromptu listener meet-up. Now they have their minds on two things: Hitchhiking to Springfield, and games you can play with your mitt when you’re playing outfield in Little League.

Episode #2665: Hot Wings & Cold Jazz

June 19, 2018 · Duration: 1:06:44 · Play

It’s Day 2 of TBTL-a-Thon 9: Life Is A Highway Edition! Luke and Andrew try hitchhiking in Iowa, and find themselves staring down some pretty massive storm clouds — and flash flood warnings.

Episode #2664: Thumbs Up For TBTL!

June 18, 2018 · Duration: 2:02:24 · Play

Luke and Andrew kick off this year’s TBTL-a-Thon with the first leg of thier hitchhiking journey (this time with the help of Nora McInerny and The Stubot). Along the way they discuss shed-living, motherhood, and if this whole hitchhiking to Mississippi thing is a bad idea (spoiler alert: it is).

Episode #2663: Not To Blag

June 15, 2018 · Duration: 1:26:31 · Play

Luke and Andrew make the final preparations before their big, questionable journey to Mississippi with a little help from a foreign hitchhiker.

Episode #2661: Get Behind Me, Daemon!

June 13, 2018 · Duration: 1:07:17 · Play

THE MPR RACCOON IS SAFE! And Luke and Andrew are very happy about this news. Plus, NASA is trying to take moon dust away from old ladies, and Luke and Andrew’s hitchhiking anxieties are climbing. 

Episode #2660: Pump It Down!

June 12, 2018 · Duration: 1:16:47 · Play

Luke and Andrew are very concerned about the raccoon stuck on a tall building outside Minnesota Public Radio. They might be too concerned. Also, Luke helps Andrew with an email dilemma that Andrew walked right into.

Episode #2659: IHOb Bob

June 11, 2018 · Duration: 1:17:29 · Play

Luke and Andrew find out during the show that they’re signed-up to host an event that they don’t know about. They also discuss Andrew’s dissent into cassette-tape madness, and Luke finds hope in an article about baldness cures. Oh, and a pancake company got everyone to talk about it for four days. Props to them, we guess.

Episode #2657: Here Come The Consequences!

June 7, 2018 · Duration: 1:14:42 · Play

Luke’s travels to Chicago take him on a surprise detour through Andrew’s booze-soaked Eagle’s aerie. Plus, the NBA executive who loves high collars ends up losing his job over fake twitter accounts.

Episode #2656: Poopular Science

June 6, 2018 · Duration: 1:09:55 · Play

The rash of serial public defecation continues across America, but one of the culprits has been caught. TBTL brings you the latest. Plus, Luke ordered a steak at Applebee’s. It was pretty good.

Episode #2654: Upsetting and Uncanny

June 4, 2018 · Duration: 1:32:37 · Play

Chris Hayes from MSNBC stops by to get some podcasting advice from Recognized Masters Luke & Andrew. Plus, Luke uncovers the secret to getting 150k views on your Youtube video (it involves the music of Rascal Flatts.)

Episode #2653: Mr. Unliiiiistenable

June 1, 2018 · Duration: 1:11:53 · Play

Luke and Andrew announce their ridiculously ambitious, completely ill-advised, and undeniably foolish plans for this year’s TBTL-a-Thon journey to Mississippi. 

Episode #2651: Grayson Under Fire

May 30, 2018 · Duration: 1:39:56 · Play

David From The Basement joins the show to give us the inside scoop on what happened behind the scenes yesterday when Starbucks shut down thousands of its stores. Plus, Luke and Andrew review the radio experiment they tried yesterday. They also talk about a million other topics that we simply cannot list here, but some of them were probably entertaining. 

Episode #2650: Pea Green Swimming Swamp

May 29, 2018 · Duration: 53:52 · Play

Luke and Andrew try to act like radio professionals for once in their dang lives. They take calls from listeners both seeking and offering advice on everything from cutting onions to travelling wrinkle-free. (Actually, that’s it, really. Just those two topics.) Plus, Luke’s swimming pool is the wrong color, but he’s not letting that get him down.

Episode #2648: Stop Zouting At Me!

May 25, 2018 · Duration: 1:03:11 · Play

Luke joins the show from The Valley of the Sun, where he just found out (through an unusual source) that he needs therapy. Andrew tries to provide it. Plus, the post office is about to start selling some very special stamps, and it’s Friday, so we’re dishing up a healthy helping of Music For Your Weekend!

Episode #2647: Mr. Impossible

May 24, 2018 · Duration: 58:02 · Play

Luke finds out that Andrew doesn’t really like him, so that’s weird. Plus, a bronze plaque meant to honor Brandi Chastain raises the question: Should we give up on bronze plaques, as a society? 

Episode #2646: Meme Court

May 23, 2018 · Duration: 1:09:36 · Play

Luke is in a Twitter fight involving a dog, a cat, a British woman, and a sailor lost at sea. Meanwhile, Andrew apparently said something funny once, and he’s trying to remember what it was. And they discuss a pig who tried to follow a man home.

Episode #2645: First Of His What’s His Name

May 22, 2018 · Duration: 1:34:31 · Play

Luke and Andrew share some late-breaking news out of Boston about a radio contest they entered. Plus, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has a new alter-ego, and it’s….not great. And Andrew breaks the land speed record for fumbled musical references. (But that’s okay, he’ll edit it all out.) 

Episode #2644: Tell ‘Em The SEAN Sent Ya!

May 21, 2018 · Duration: 1:18:37 · Play

Japan’s #1 mixer, Sean Detore, joins the show to tell us about his new business venture. But we also put him on the spot and test his skills to make sure he’s worth hiring. Plus, Rick and Morty gets renewed for a billion episodes, and Andrew still doesn’t want to be a big radio star in Boston. 

Episode #2643: Two Bros, Looking It Up!

May 18, 2018 · Duration: 1:32:57 · Play

Luke reports back after his first game on a new softball team. Things got a little….messy on the field. Also, stick around for an impromptu cultural examination of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, a story about the first Tinder match in the Antarctic, and – since it’s Friday – some Music For Your Weekend!