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TBTL: Too Beautiful to Live

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TBTL (Too Beautiful to Live, if you were curious) is a daily weekday podcast from Luke Burbank and co-host/producer Andrew Walsh. It is about life. It is about current events. It is about popular culture. It is about Luke’s weight on that day. Luke, who also hosts the popular Live Wire variety show, started TBTL as a radio program in 2008 before transitioning to the world of podcasts in 2009. Luke, Andrew, and their loyal fans have been going strong ever since.

TBTL (Too Beautiful to Live, if you were curious) is a daily weekday podcast from Luke Burbank and co-host/producer Andrew Walsh. It is about life. It is about current events. It is about popular culture. It is about Luke’s weight on that day. Luke, who also hosts the popular Live Wire variety show, started TBTL as a radio program in 2008 before transitioning to the world of podcasts in 2009. Luke, Andrew, and their loyal fans have been going strong ever since.
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TBTL (Too Beautiful to Live, if you were curious) is a daily weekday podcast from Luke Burbank and co-host/producer Andrew Walsh. It is about life. It is about current events. It is about popular culture. It is about Luke’s weight on that day. Luke, who also hosts the popular Live Wire variety show, started TBTL as a radio program in 2008 before transitioning to the world of podcasts in 2009. Luke, Andrew, and their loyal fans have been going strong ever since.

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Episodes

#3085 A Large Boulder The Size Of A Small Boulder

1/28/2020
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Things get especially goofy today with lots of talk about large rocks, earth worms, and garbage anxiety. Plus, Luke updates us on his first official weight-lifting class, and we learn of a man who tried to draw every person in New York City. . . . Today's show is sponsored by DoorDash. Download the app and use the promo code TBTL to get $5 off your first order of $15 or more.

Duration:01:06:33

#3084 The Weighting Is The Hardest Part

1/27/2020
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Luke checks in to his new weight training facility, and learns something surprising about himself. He and Andrew also discuss the shocking death of Kobe Bryant and his daughter over the weekend. And a listener tries telling his new employees about TBTL. . . . Today's show is sponsored by DoorDash. Download the app and use the promo code TBTL to get $5 off your first order of $15 or more.

Duration:01:35:09

#3083 Stop Shadow Banning Yourself!

1/24/2020
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Luke has a new musical instrument that he's excited to master...on the air. And everyone seems interested in the death of Mr. Peanut, but he's probably not really dead. Also, remember Mr. Salty? He was pretty cool. And so was Evil Kenevil!

Duration:01:25:54

#3082 So Pitted

1/23/2020
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Andrew declines an invitation to smell something at a doctor's office. Plus, Aerosmith's drummer isn't allowed to play with Aerosmith, but nobody seems to know why. And Luke and Andrew accidentally get into a conversation about the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame, even though they don't want to.

Duration:01:42:23

#3081 Pail Is Man's Best Friend

1/22/2020
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Reader's Digest offers Luke and Andrew some somewhat-dubious insights into the lives of their pets. Plus, Luke is experiencing some honest-to-gosh Garbage Anxiety, and he and Andrew wax nostalgic about their old Ranger Rick magazines.

Duration:01:41:17

#3080 Weight, Weight, Don't Lift Me

1/21/2020
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Luke went to his first weightlifting class yesterday, and the results are...mixed. Plus, Andrew has an idea for a stand-up comedy set that he will never actually do.

Duration:01:38:07

#3079 You Look Marvelous, Carl Leatherfield

1/20/2020
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Luke has an intimidating new plan to get into shape. But he's nervous about it, and rightly so. Plus, Andrew explains how he escaped from St. Paul after a winter storm. And Luke has some thoughts on Martin Scorsese's The Irishman.

Duration:02:06:40

#3078 The Bemidji 15

1/17/2020
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Luke and Andrew close-out their week in Minnesota, where the sub-zero temperatures have Luke wondering if he and Andrew should move there. Plus, New York's mayor gets roasted over a bagel tweet, and Andrew reveals his secret Reddit behavior.

Duration:01:13:16

#3077 Futzin' With My Flightz

1/16/2020
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The Stubot drops by (with Luke's nemesis, Piper, in tow) to talk Snow, Supreme Court, and Surly Brewing. Plus Andrew debates moving his flight to try and stay ahead of a winter storm.

Duration:01:15:24

#3076 Did We Just Become Best Friends?

1/15/2020
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TBTL Friendo Kristina "Kiki Lolo" Lopez drops by to give Luke and Andrew a quiz that will determine if they are a good match for each other. Plus, Luke can't stop sweating despite walking to the radio station via the frozen streets of St. Paul.

Duration:01:20:16

No Point Conversion: No Touchdown Too Wrong

1/14/2020
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Luke and Andrew break down the Seahawk's loss to the Green Bay Packers (and the refs) in the NFC playoff game.

Duration:00:44:04

#3075 Asp Me Another

1/14/2020
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Luke and Andrew arrive at the APM Mother Ship for a TBTL Retreat, ready for some trust falls. Meanwhile Luke is worried about an armpit situation and Andrew is worried about Luke talking about his armpit situation.

Duration:01:24:00

#3074 Dabbing De Los Muertos

1/13/2020
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Wild turkeys are menacing Minnesotans, vultures are destroying radio towers, and foxes keep attacking the same guy. Plus, Luke and Andrew try to guess what their all-day work retreat will be like... . . . Today's show is sponsored by Calm. Visit Calm.com/tbtl to get 25% off a Calm Premium subscription.

Duration:01:21:16

#3073 Better Off Ned

1/10/2020
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Andrew gets into some more jukebox trouble, and Luke discovers a heavy metal band based on Ned Flanders. Plus, listeners help solve the mystery of the "Keep Calm It's Only Garlic" sign in Luke's hotel room. And a designer helps identify Luke's least favorite font. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Calm. Visit Calm.com/tbtl to get 25% off a Calm Premium subscription.

Duration:01:26:41

#3072 Bed Head Bread

1/9/2020
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Luke quizzes Andrew to see if he's as smart as Ken Jennings. (He is not.) Then they do their best to understand property law as it pertains to a billionaire who's blocking access to a California beach, giving Andrew another opportunity to prove that he's not as smart as Ken Jennings. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Grove Collaborative. Visit Grove.co/tbtl to get a free $30 Mrs. Meyer's gift set with your first order.

Duration:01:19:58

#3071 Uncut Nissans

1/8/2020
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Luke and Andrew discuss their financial missteps and misdeeds, past, present and future. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Everlane. Visit Everlane.com/tbtl to get free shipping on your first order.

Duration:01:27:06

#3070 The Michigan Hustle

1/7/2020
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Listener Jake wows us with his story of a casino visit gone wrong. On a related note, Luke watched "Uncut Gems" last night and definitely took away the wrong lesson from the film. . . . Today's show is sponsored by DoorDash. Download the app and use the promo code TBTL to get $5 off your first order of $15 or more.

Duration:01:48:17

No Point Conversion: Clowneying Around

1/6/2020
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Luke and Andrew recap a weekend of exciting Wild Card football, including a big Seahawks win in Philly and an exciting Vikings victory over the Saints.

Duration:01:50:29

#3069 Tik It To Me And I'll Tok It

1/6/2020
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Mayday and Raccoon make their triumphant 2020 debut with a whole new sound and hot new topics like rollerblading, rental car anxiety, and garbage talk. Also, Luke and Andrew's names are Mayday and Raccoon now. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Calm. Visit Calm.com/tbtl to get 25% off a Calm Premium subscription.

Duration:01:27:09

#3068 The Anti Mr. T

1/3/2020
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Luke and Andrew return to their favorite quiz site to find out, once and for all, if they are truly best friends. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Calm. Visit Calm.com/tbtl to get 25% off a Calm Premium subscription.

Duration:00:37:13