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 #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.

Episode #2573: Playing Coy With Drunk Tim

February 9, 2018 · Duration: 1:41:08 · Play

Andrew gets a surprise massage from a drunk guy and finds it oddly enjoyable. Meanwhile, Luke is shocked by the candor of Seattle Hometown Music Hero Quincy Jones.

Episode #2572: Turning In My Everything Card

February 8, 2018 · Duration: 1:20:56 · Play

Luke discovers an online windfall, which has Cranky Yandy wishing he had “Fireworks” money. Plus, one of the longer discussions of Printer Formatting you’re likely to hear this week on a moderately popular podcast. 

Episode #2571:

February 7, 2018 · Duration: 1:59:54 · Play

Luke and Andrew are amazed by, delighted by and in awe of the Tesla that Elon Musk just shot into space. Plus, someone stole some intellectual property from Luke (Dr. Katz’s son, we’re looking in your direction.) 

Episode #2570: This Is Not Nermal

February 6, 2018 · Duration: 1:13:38 · Play

Luke has some ideas for a new TBTL segment, but he has to run them by Andrew first. Plus, there’s a lot of Ramblin’ On A Road To Nowhere With Some Jive Talk. 

Episode #2569: Chest Hair Mafia

February 5, 2018 · Duration: 2:18:12 · Play

Luke and Andrew are back, baby! They look back at their 24-hour misadventures, dissect some of yesterday’s best and worst Super Bowl commercials, and accidentally talk about a viral video produced by their former employers.

Episode #2568: TBTL Live At Re-Bar Seattle!

February 2, 2018 · Duration: 1:38:51 · Play

The TBTL 10th Vaniversary marathon concludes with a live show at Re-Bar in Seattle, and things get a little chippy! Luke, Sean, Jen and Andrew sing some songs, argue about Rock ‘n’ Roll, and share some homemade candles with their lovers.

Episode #2567: She Sells CPAPs Down By The Seashore

February 1, 2018 · Duration: 2:03:30 · Play

It’s part 9 of the TBTL 10th Vaniversary marathon, and it’s the final show from the van! Andrew asks Luke, Sean and Jen to talk about TBTL in the old days, and listeners call-in to talk about what TBTL means to them. And everyone tries not to cry.

Episode #2566: Paint Your Billed Grebe?

January 31, 2018 · Duration: 1:34:36 · Play

Japan’s #1 Mixer, Sean DeTore, joins the show for Part 8 of the TBTL 24-Hour Vaniversary Marathon! As sleep deprivation starts to wear on Luke and Andrew, they ask Genevieve to wake them up with a bird-watching tour of Seattle! And we call-up celebrated Minnesota viral media star StuBot, who’s (let’s face it) a little drunk.

Episode #2565: Cru De Grâce

January 30, 2018 · Duration: 2:31:35 · Play

On part 7 of the TBTL 10th Vaniversary marathon, Jen “Flash” Andrews hops on the bus to report The News From Roslyn, including a fierce debate over a “toddler park”? Plus, Luke shares a disastrous moment he recently had on stage, and we get a last-minute hop-on from a very special TBTL friendo!

Episode #2564: Louie, Stewy and Phooey

January 29, 2018 · Duration: 1:49:23 · Play

It’s part 6 of the TBTL 10th Vaniversary Marathon! Luke, Andrew and David From The Basement brave the snowy Snoqualmie pass as they head out into Eastern Washington to pick up a special guest. They get a little help from MSNBC’s Chris Hayes and a box of Trivial Pursuit cards from 1992. 

Episode #2563: Three Flarps Worth Of Jaegers

January 26, 2018 · Duration: 1:48:00 · Play

In part 5 of the TBTL 10th Vaniversary Marathon, Phyllis takes the wheel! P-Fletch offers Luke, Andrew, Camaro Kev and David From The Basement a tour of places in Seattle that had a big impact on her life. Plus, they watch the sun rise! Isn’t that nice?

Episode #2562: The Wreck Of The Camaro Fitzkevin

January 25, 2018 · Duration: 2:19:59 · Play

It’s Part 4 of the TBTL 10th Vaniversary 24-Hour Marathon! We meet up with some listeners at Green Lake,  where Luke and David From The Basement lead an early-morning jog, while Andrew grills Camero Kev about 3D movies. We also have a run-in with some folks who aren’t thrilled to see our van, and Phyllis “Fletch” Fletcher hops aboard.

Episode #2561: Like Drinking A Ski-Doo

January 24, 2018 · Duration: 2:25:52 · Play

The TBTL 10th Vaniversary marathon rolls on, late into the night. In part 3, Camaro Kev hops on to offer Luke, Andrew and David From The Basement an energy drink tutorial. Plus, a simple plan to eat Jack In The Box goes very wrong. 

Episode #2560: The Apology District

January 23, 2018 · Duration: 2:22:02 · Play

It’s the second leg of the 10th Vaniversary 24-hour marathon, and we get some hop-ons. Carey brings a box of survival gifts, and David From The Basement finds room to stretch his legs. Plus, a special edition of TBTL Dream Catchers!

Episode #2559: Unnecessarily Weird Unnecessarily Early

January 22, 2018 · Duration: 2:24:36 · Play

It’s part one of the TBTL 10th Vaniversary 24-hour marathon! Luke and Andrew board the back of a Sprinter van and head to The Bay City. They hear from callers from around the country and discuss travel supplies, Minecraft, and their life goals (or in Andrew’s case, lack thereof.) 

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!