Podcast

TBTL - Too Beautiful To Live

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.

Episodes

  • #2973 All's Fair In Love And Chicken Wars

    Aug 23 2019

    Luke and Andrew announce the exciting venues for the upcoming TBTL tour! Plus, Miama Vice hits Bellingham in the form of cocaine bananas, and what in the heck is going on with the chicken sandwich wars? . . . Today's show is sponsored by Quip. Visit GetQuip.com/tbtl to get your first refill pack free with a Quip electric toothbrush.

  • #2972 There's Something About The Soul Of A Scat

    Aug 22 2019

    Luke and Andrew try to decide if the first Superman movie is technically a "classic" and how many times is too many times to read the Harry Potter books. Plus, Luke is worried he's becoming a "Reply Guy", and we offer some special Blursday shoutouts. . . . Today's show is sponsored by BarkBox. Visit BarkBox.com/tbtl to get a free extra month of BarkBox.

  • McMillan Men 3: Murder, She Rochambeaued

    Aug 21 2019

    Luke and Andrew discuss Leslie's penchant for cocaine, John's reluctance to kill birds, and Dennis' eagerness to mislead international investigators as they recap Season 1, Episode 3 of Amazon's Patriot.

  • #2971 Over My Dead Boat

    Aug 21 2019

    Luke and Andrew discuss runaway mattresses in Denver, dangerous scooters in DC, and why they would never embezzle from Robert Di Nero. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Quip. Visit GetQuip.com/tbtl to get your first refill pack free with a Quip electric toothbrush.

  • #2970 Conan The Podbarian

    Aug 20 2019

    Another article about podcasting has folks ready to burn down the internet again, but Luke doesn't share their anger. Plus, a Californian's vanity license plate has landed him in big trouble. . . . Today's show is sponsored by BarkBox. Visit BarkBox.com/tbtl to get a free extra month of BarkBox.

  • #2969 Snakeman's World

    Aug 19 2019

    Luke and Carey have a new pet at Burbank Springs! But they probably don't want to keep it. Plus, Andrew may need to abandoned his Cold War era coffee maker, but he doesn't want to. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Quip. Visit GetQuip.com/tbtl to get your first refill pack free with a Quip electric toothbrush.

  • #2968 Glottal Stop The Show!

    Aug 16 2019

    Luke survived the somewhat rowdy crowd at a KUOW event last night, and later learned that people are spreading weird rumors about him on Reddit. Plus, Andrew had a dream last night, but he's NOT going to talk about it! And we meet our new favorite botanist-turned-Coyote-savior from Chicago. . . . 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.

  • #2967 Andiana Jones And The Temple Of Scat

    Aug 15 2019

    Luke and Andrew passionately debate the appropriateness of Bellingham's unofficial motto, "The City of Subdued Excitement." They also discuss the wild world of corporate smells and new laws banning new drive-through restaurants in Minneapolis.n . . . Today's show is sponsored by Capterra. Visit Capterra.com/TBTL for free to find the right software for your business.

  • McMillan Men 2: Jim Joints And Sperve Pliffs

    Aug 14 2019

    Luke and Andrew lay down their dirt bikes, zip up their track suits, and get comfortable in a giant piece of piping to recap Episode 2 of Amazon's Patriot.

  • #2966 Sons Of Tummy Trouble

    Aug 14 2019

    Andrew is excited to hear that one of his goofy noises is going to make him super famous, and Luke is charmed by a biker he saw on the road yesterday. Also, Luke explains how Primus is responsible for his first marriage. . . . 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.

  • #2965 The Walshelm Scream

    Aug 13 2019

    Luke and Andrew get some bad news about their backstage rider for the upcoming THING festival. Plus, a musician gets bitten by a poisonous snake during his walk across the United States, and Luke says goodbye to an institution that was a huge part of his youth. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Capterra. Visit Capterra.com/TBTL for free to find the right software for your business.

  • #2964 Let's Do It And Be Aliens

    Aug 12 2019

    Luke is obsessed with a new household appliance (or toy?) that may end up making the PodDog chubby. Plus, a festival celebrating UFO culture threatens to overwhelm a tiny town in Nevada.Special thanks to the following Tens for supporting today's episode! . . . 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.

  • #2963 Skate Man's World

    Aug 09 2019

    Luke gets back on his skateboard and zips around The Bay City, videotaping himself and impressing his neighbors. Plus, Wayne Newton's (former?) monkey is nothing but trouble! But it does know how to use an iPad, so that's cool. ... Today's show is sponsored by Eight Sleep. Visit EightSleep.com/TBTL to get $150 off your purchase.

  • #2962 Scar Bro Country

    Aug 08 2019

    Luke and Andrew pay tribute to David Berman, a beloved, brilliant musician who passed away this week much too soon. They also discuss Andrew's surprising decision to opt-out of a Browns game, and a woman who put an octopus on her face and reaped the consequences. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Everlane. Visit Everlane.com/tbtl to get free shipping on your first order.

  • McMillan Men 1: NOC, NOC, Who's There?

    Aug 07 2019

    Welcome to McMillan Men, a podcast about the Amazon Prime shownPatriot.nLuke and Andrew recap episode one and explain why they love this show so dang much (even if they do just want all the characters to retire and take a nice trip somewhere together.)

  • #2961 Rider Die

    Aug 07 2019

    Luke feels bad about some new shoes he's purchased while Andrew feels bad about un-inviting listeners to an upcoming TBTL event. Plus, HBO's "Hard Knocks" delivers on some bad word play, and residents of a California beach town are WTF about a house with emojis on it. lol. ... Today's show is sponsored by Eight Sleep. Visit EightSleep.com/TBTL to get $150 off your purchase.

  • #2960 Hog Day Afternoon

    Aug 06 2019

    It's primary day in Washington State, so Luke and Andrew discuss the politics of their pets and try to decide who Professor Bananas might vote for. And that's not even the weird part of the show. They also discuss a pig-related tweet heard round the world, and they test their baseball knowledge in a very curious way. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Everlane. Visit Everlane.com/tbtl to get free shipping on your first order.

  • #2959 Teaching To The Tesh

    Aug 05 2019

    Luke and Andrew try to decide what demands to put on their tour rider for the upcoming THING festival. Plus, one of America's most iconic mascots may break up with its team, and -- on an unrelated note -- Andrew experiences a sausage-related miracle. ... Today's show is sponsored by Eight Sleep. Visit EightSleep.com/TBTL to get $150 off your purchase.

  • #2958 Spectacular Friendos

    Aug 02 2019

    Lauren Ober, host of the hot new APM podcastnSpectacular Failures,nhops on the line to talk about the first season of her show and -- more importantly -- why she, Luke and Andrew aren't good at checking their work email accounts. ... Today's show is sponsored by Modsy. Visit Modsy.com and use code TBTL to get 20% off.

  • #2957 Old Man Compliments Cloud

    Aug 01 2019

    Luke and Andrew seem to be aging at an accelerated pace, thanks to KIXI Radio, Jughead Jones, and home intercom systems. Plus, the internet suddenly embraces Governor Jay Inslee's hotness, and we finally learn why Snoopy's little friend was named after the Woodstock music festival.. . . Today's show is sponsored by Calm. Visit Calm.com/tbtl to get 25% off a Calm Premium subscription.

  • #2956 Hughes It Or Lose It!

    Jul 31 2019

    A major hotel chain is going to stop giving out little bottles of shampoo to its guests, and Luke smells a rat! And we hear from a listener who stumbled on a treasure trove of audio gold...but there's a catch.n ... Today's show is sponsored by Embrace Pet Insurance. Get a free quote at EmbracePetInsurance.com/tbtl.

  • #2955 Who Would Jesus Sue?

    Jul 30 2019

    Luke and Andrew delve into the fascinating world of foreign translations of American movie titles. Plus, a Christian rapper wins a lawsuit claiming that a Katy Perry song ripped-off his own music. And Barack Obama's high school basketball jersey is up for sale, if we believe it really is his old jersey, which we do, mostly. ... Today's show is sponsored by Modsy. Visit Modsy.com and use code TBTL to get 20% off.

  • #2954 The Taste Of The Mitt, The Smell Of The Ball!

    Jul 29 2019

    Andrew shares the story of his special day at the ballpark this weekend. Meanwhile, a sleep-deprived Luke discovers a bonkers game show. And it turns out, even the technogeeks at the Cannes Film Festival don't know the proper settings for modern TVs. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Calm. Visit Calm.com/tbtl to get 25% off a Calm Premium subscription.

  • #2953 Scat's Not My Name

    Jul 26 2019

    TBTL Senior Bidet Correspondent (and MSNBC host) Chris Hayes checks-in with Luke and Andrew to share his own harrowing tales of municipal garbage pickup and to sample some hot scat tracks from the '90s. . . . 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.

  • #2952 This Aggression Will Stand!

    Jul 25 2019

    Tens of listeners call in with their personal stories of confrontations with strangers, from ugly bathroom encounters to stressful parking situations and one possible run-in with a Bollywood star.n ... Today's show is sponsored by Eight Sleep. Visit EightSleep.com/TBTL to get $150 off your purchase.

  • #2951 Prague Rock

    Jul 24 2019

    Luke and Andrew attempt a scientific experiment on the air to test a hypothesis about "dad jokes" and laughter that they read about in the New York Times. Also, Andrew accidentally revives a long-gone podcast from the Infinite Guest network. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Mighty Netowrks. Visit MightyNetworks.com/TBTL to get your first three months free.

  • #2950 Dank Viral Content

    Jul 23 2019

    Luke checks-in with his mom to let her know that Mindy Kaling is stealing her intellectual property. He and Andrew also discuss a new airplane seat that is supposed to make the dreaded middle seat more comfortable. And more listeners share their stories of restroom confrontations. . . . 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.

  • #2949 Those Were The Bidets

    Jul 22 2019

    Luke and Andrew announce their plans for the TBTL 3000th Show celebration! Plus, a look at "toilet paper disrupters", which, thankfully, isn't as bad as it sounds. And we hear from a listener with a story about a restroom confrontation they won't soon forget. ... Today's show is sponsored by Eight Sleep. Visit EightSleep.com/TBTL to get $150 off your purchase.

  • #2948 Nespress Yourself

    Jul 19 2019

    Luke and Andrew grit their teeth and tackle two of the most-emailed stories of the week: A New York Times story about "peak podcasting" and Arby's "meat carrot." They also discuss the time they didn't know if they were looking at the sun or the moon. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Everlane. Visit Everlane.com/tbtl to get free shipping on your first order.

  • #2947 Red Hot No

    Jul 18 2019

    Luke and Andrew offer long-overdue TV reviews ofnBonanza, Hogan's Heroes,nandnGomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.nPlus, a 66-year old government administrator in Iowa says he wasn't fired over his love of Tupac Shakur.n . . . Today's show is sponsored by Away Travel. Visit AwayTravel.com/tbtl and use the promo code TBTL to get $20 off a suitcase!

  • #2946 Who Moved My Ducks?

    Jul 17 2019

    Luke is here to defend the guy caught on tape using his bare feet to browse TV options on an airplane. Andrew is decidedly not. Plus, why you never want to receive a "thumbs up" emoji from Luke. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Myro deodorant. Visit MyMyro.com/tbtl and enter the promo code TBTL to get 50% off your first order and get started today for just $5.

  • #2945 Toad The Damp Sprocket

    Jul 16 2019

    Luke found himself in not one, not two, but THREE noise-related incidents during his trip to Los Angeles. He and Andrew also update the story of Kumail Nanjiani's non-appearance on the Conan show, and they offer a dispassionate, objective take on Ringo Starr's "Peace and Love" birthday celebration. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Everlane. Visit Everlane.com/tbtl to get free shipping on your first order.

  • #2944 A Loose Fifteen

    Jul 15 2019

    Luke is back, baby! He returns from his vacation to talk about his upcoming interview with Hannah Gadsby, how Conan threw Kumail Nanjiani under the bus after a last-minute cancellation, and whether or not he and Andrew represented themselves well when they visited another podcast recently.. . . Today's show is sponsored by Away Travel. Visit AwayTravel.com/tbtl and use the promo code TBTL to get $20 off a suitcase!

  • #2943 Mobb Beeped

    Jul 12 2019

    Phyllis "P-Fletch" Fletch joins the show to discuss the heavily redacted work of Ol' Dirty Bastard, both as a musician and as a talking horse. Plus, Andrew tests Fletch's public radio bona fides with the final TBTL Summer Game. And they discover a radio story Andrew produced a long time ago that remains one of his most embarrassing professional moments of all time. . . . 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...more

  • #2942 As The World Sterns

    Jul 11 2019

    Phyllis "P-Fletch" Fletcher swings by to share a leaked video that is BLOWING her damn mind. Plus, the TBTL Summer Games continue with a very Stern quiz and a new experiment involving Blursdays.. . . Today's show is sponsored by Calm. Visit Calm.com/tbtl to get 25% off a Calm Premium subscription.

  • #2941 Ska Captain And The World Of Tomorrow

    Jul 10 2019

    Hanna Brooks Olsen stops by the studios of Walsh, Walsh and Doormat to see if she can tell the difference between a fake ska band and a real one. Plus, she offers a spoiler-free review of Stranger Things 3, and we learn how TBTL is affecting one listener's poor dog. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Capterra. Visit Capterra.com/TBTL for free to find the right software for your business.

  • #2940 Snakes On A Nick

    Jul 09 2019

    Returning champion Nick Jarin takes on the TBTL Summer Games again! How well does he know the secret lives of video game characters? We'll find out...and we'll find out why he has so many dang snake tattoos. . . . 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.

  • #2939 Shoe Me The Money

    Jul 08 2019

    The TBTL Summer Games continue with Nick Jarin of the NW Nerd podcast! We test his claim of being the world's #1 "kicksologist" and celebrate a the anniversary of the most Gen-X soft drink of all time.. . . Today's show is sponsored by Calm. Visit Calm.com/tbtl to get 25% off a Calm Premium subscription.

  • #2938 Why You Gotta Be So Rutabaga?

    Jul 05 2019

    Week one of the TBTL Summer Games comes to a close with part two of Andrew's Bob's Burgers quiz. But the question remains: Is this quiz Toombus? ... Today's show is sponsored by Modsy. Visit Modsy.com and use code TBTL to get 20% off.

  • #2937 Allium: Resurrection

    Jul 04 2019

    Andrew puts the whole system on trial as he creates a Bob's Burgers quiz game for Luke on the fly.... Today's show is sponsored by Eight Sleep. Visit EightSleep.com/TBTL to get $150 off your purchase.

  • #2936 Go Ahead, Crepe My Day

    Jul 03 2019

    Luke and Andrew rank Andrew's best and worst body parts, and oddly, it doesn't get too weird. Then the TBTL Summer Games continue, with a special Troy McClure challenge. ... Today's show is sponsored by Modsy. Visit Modsy.com and use code TBTL to get 20% off.

  • #2935 Far Side And Away

    Jul 02 2019

    The TBTL Summer Games continue as Andrew quizzes Luke about one of their favorite childhood comics.nPlus, Luke makes a Ty Segall joke that is so intricate it would take an army of Will Shortzes and Sherlock Holmeses to piece it together. ... Today's show is sponsored by Eight Sleep. Visit EightSleep.com/TBTL to get $150 off your purchase.

  • #2934 Can't Hardly Waits

    Jul 01 2019

    Let the TBTL Summer Games begin! Luke and Andrew kick off a special week of shows by quizzing each other on real vs fake McDonald's foods from years gone by. Also, Andrew spends 10 minutes trying to remember the name of one of the most famous actresses in the world. So buckle up for that. Today's show is sponsored by Modsy. Visit Modsy.com and use code TBTL to get 20% off.

  • #2933 Targaryen White

    Jun 28 2019

    TBTL Friendo Win Rosenfeld joins the show to try to bury the hatchet with Luke and Andrew and to talk about his big-time Hollywood life (our words, not his.) Plus, Luke tries to fake his way through a taping of Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me, and Andrew decides he's not too old for music.. . . Today's show is sponsored by Quip. Visit GetQuip.com/tbtl to get your first refill pack free with a Quip electric toothbrush.

  • #2932 Bogged Up!

    Jun 27 2019

    Luke's hunt for a vegan cheese steak in Philadelphia leads Andrew to confess some dark secrets regarding his relationship with food. But instead of getting bogged down in that, they get bogged up in a Top Story about a high school principal who stole his commencement address from a teen idol.. . . Today's show is sponsored by Robinhood. Visit tbtl10.robinhood.com to get free stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help build your portfolio.

  • #2931 Yakult Of Personality

    Jun 26 2019

    Luke makes a birthday whoopsie and tries to repair his family relations on the air. Andrew, meanwhile, is nervous about his live podcasting event this weekend. Plus, the fascinating story of a woman who was trapped alone in a commercial airplane overnight.. . . Today's show is sponsored by Quip. Visit GetQuip.com/tbtl to get your first refill pack free with a Quip electric toothbrush.

  • #2930 Suet? Suet For What?

    Jun 25 2019

    Luke and Andrew worry about how they will support themselves in their old age, and the TBTL listeners let Luke know, via an online poll, that they want to hear way less (like almost zero) talking from him during the show. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Robinhood. Visit tbtl10.robinhood.com to get free stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help build your portfolio.

  • #2929 A Giant Mass Of Rat-manity

    Jun 24 2019

    Andrew came face-to-face with a family of rats yesterday, and it looks like it may just be the beginning of his discomfiting relationship with them. He and Luke also discuss a story claiming that kids are growing "horns" from using their smartphones too much, and a listener shares a very angry voicemail from a spurned landscaping customer. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Quip. Visit GetQuip.com/tbtl to get your first refill pack free with a Quip electric toothbrush.

  • #2928 Scent Of A Mobster

    Jun 21 2019

    Luke and Andrew sharpen their cinema skills with a movie-plot game for the ages. Plus, Luke offers a sincere apology to a friend of the show, and Ringo Starr forces his stupid sculpture on Beverley Hills.. . . 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.

  • #2927 I'm A Podcaster, And I Care Who Knows It

    Jun 20 2019

    A suspected drug dealer publishes an online video to say he didn't create a meth-fueled attack squirrel, and a city officials in Florida pay a $600 thousand ransom to hackers who took over the town's computer system. Plus, Andrew learns how to turn a frown upside down, with a little help from the Mariners.. . . Today's show is sponsored by Everlane. Visit Everlane.com/tbtl to get free shipping on your first order.

  • #2926 Clearing The Funk Threshold

    Jun 19 2019

    Luke swings by the offices of Walsh, Walsh and Doormat to discuss the food he can no longer eat, thanks to his corporate video shoot yesterday. He and Andrew also try a new garlic-peeling technique that swept the internet (then faced backlash.) . . . 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.

  • #2925 Be The Coffee You Want To Drink In The World

    Jun 18 2019

    Andrew discovers one of the most passive aggressive notes ever written in the KIRO lunchroom. Meanwhile, Luke takes issue with the radio station's method of purging his old headshot. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Calm. Visit Calm.com/tbtl to get 25% off a Calm Premium subscription.

  • #2924 Disappearing Oink

    Jun 17 2019

    Luke had a major surprise this Father's Day weekend after tickling a bunch of pigs' bellies at an animal sanctuary. Plus, Andrew finally gets hip to a fun Seattle tradition, just in time to see it go away forever. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Everlane. Visit Everlane.com/tbtl to get free shipping on your first order.

  • #2923 Texas, Walkers & Gladness

    Jun 14 2019

    Luke and Andrew record from the studios of Walsh Walsh & Doormat and discuss Hero Weathermen and Moon Flags. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Everlane. Visit Everlane.com/tbtl to get free shipping on your first order.

  • #2922 A More Responsible Font

    Jun 13 2019

    Luke had a transformative experience interviewing Pete Holmes on stage last night. He and Andrew also discuss the fascinating world of vintage Kool-Aid collecting...and tasting! . . . Today's show is sponsored by Quip. Visit GetQuip.com/tbtl to get your first refill pack free with a Quip electric toothbrush.

  • #2021 Every Zapp, Roger and Harry

    Jun 12 2019

    Luke is straight-up zombified after a very day travels involving many cities and a malfunctioning Johnny Cab driver. He and Andrew discuss an uncomfortable interview with Tim Allen, a new study that says people like to talk to strangers, and an explanation of why Australia has so many flies. (Here's a hint: It has to do with dung.) . . . Today's show is sponsored by Everlane. Visit Everlane.com/tbtl to get free shipping on your first order.

  • #2920 Birdverts And Nerdverts

    Jun 11 2019

    NW Nerd's Nick Jarin and Dyer Oxley swing by the studios of Walsh, Walsh and Doormat to promote a live event that Andrew swore he wouldn't promote on TBTL. Plus, Genevieve offers details on her latest projects involving lucid dreaming and creepin' on birds. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Everlane. Visit Everlane.com/tbtl to get free shipping on your first order.

  • #2919 Go Mariners And Go Milk A Cow

    Jun 10 2019

    Luke joins the show from downtown Cleveland, and Andrew's pretty psyched about that. They also cover the Top Stories of the day, including a Burger King selling regular hamburgers advertised as "meatless", the FCC cracking down on robo-calls, and the passing of Bushwick Bill, may he rest in peace, whether it's Halloween or not. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Everlane. Visit Everlane.com/tbtl to get free shipping on your first order.

  • #2918 Calm Down, Lil Sartre

    Jun 07 2019

    NASA is going to start letting tourists sleep on the space station for what seems to be a reasonable amount of money, relatively speaking. Luke and Andrew discuss that, as well as a story about a woman who thought she had a brain tumor, but it turned out to be something...grosser. Plus, it's a Friday, so we have Music For Your Weekend and a bonus debate about Oreo cookies.. . . Today's show is sponsored by Calm. Visit Calm.com/tbtl to get 25% off a Calm Premium subscription.

  • #2917 What We Talk About When We Talk About Talking On TBTL

    Jun 06 2019

    New York City has decided to crack down on scofflaw ice cream trucks, and it's creating quite the scene. Plus, Amazon is inviting Seattlites to visit it's stinky, stinky flower, Luke turned down a TV offer, and Andrew had a dream about kangaroos. . . . 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.

  • #2916 A Disappointment Of TBTLs

    Jun 05 2019

    Andrew's sleep schedule is all off, and it may have to do with the way he's cleaning his ears. Plus, Luke has a new favorite Australian-American-Italian singer that he wants to tell you about. Today's show is sponsored by Modsy. Visit Modsy.com and use code TBTL to get 20% off.

  • #2915 Heaven's Oldest Teenager

    Jun 04 2019

    Luke and Andrew are back from their Great Australian Adventure and ready to tackle today's Top Stories involvingnJeopardy!,nLeon Redbone, and the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Oh, and Andrew's favorite radio show on KIXI Radio. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Calm. Visit Calm.com/tbtl to get 25% off a Calm Premium subscription.

  • #2914 Live From The Pink Panther Pub In Larrimah, Australia!

    Jun 03 2019

    After months and months of dreaming and days and days of driving, Luke and Andrew finally make it through the Outback and find themselves at the Pink Panther Pub and Hotel in Larrimah, Australia. They're here to find out if the town's 12 residents are interested in watching two guys do a podcast. . . . 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.

  • #2913 Miles And Miles Of Kilometers

    May 30 2019

    Luke and Andrew are dazed, dazzled, and durpy as they roll into Tennant Creek, Australia, where they meet the Outback's #1 Madonna fan and Andrew is gifted some free meats. They also discover a piece of turtle-related clipart that may have changed them forever. This is Day 4 of the TBTL-a-Thon! Please support this podcast by clicking here, making a donation, and getting some really cool gifts in return!

  • #2912 Diabolically Pestiferous

    May 30 2019

    Luke and Andrew make it to Alice Springs and hit an emotional and mental wall. They bust through it though, and come out the other side as better friends. Also, they get free jars of water from a funky coffee shop, which is fun. This is Day 4 of the TBTL-a-Thon! Please support this podcast by clicking here, making a donation, and getting some really cool gifts in return!

  • #2911 Arvos, Eskies and Sudowners

    May 29 2019

    Luke and Andrew check-in from Coober Pedy, Australia, "The Opal Capital of the World," where they record the show next to a dang spaceship! They discuss the all the news that's fit to print in the Coober Pedy Regional Times, and why Luke should stop trying to prank other hotel guests. This is Day 3 of the TBTL-a-Thon! Please support this podcast by clicking here, making a donation, and getting some really cool gifts in return!

  • #2910 Oh No

    May 28 2019

    Luke and Andrew make it to Port Augusta, SA, and find a local newspaper column about cemeteries oddly fascinating. Plus, Luke learns that gas station Veggie Pastys are not great, but spaghetti-flavored potato chips are delicious. This is Day 2 of the TBTL-a-Thon! Please support this podcast by clicking here, making a donation, and getting some really cool gifts in return!

  • #2909 TBTL-a-Thon 10: Nerdy, Dirty & Flirty

    May 27 2019

    Luke and Andrew kick off their Australian Adventure in the shadow of Larry the Lobster, and they end up discussing selfie-sticks, Luke's new favorite Australian TV Host, non-alcoholic pub ordering strategies, and early morning pizza cravings. And, of course, they're kicking-off this year's TBTL-a-Thon! Please support this podcast by clicking here, making a donation, and getting some really cool gifts in return!

  • #2908 Ziggle Skagit, Let's Get Back Agit!

    May 24 2019

    Luke and Andrew are all packed and ready to leave on their Australian Adventure. Meanwhile their friend & colleague P-Fletch stops by to give them a ride to the airport and help kick off TBTL-a-Thon 10!. . . Today's show is sponsored by Everlane. Visit Everlane.com/tbtl to get free shipping on your first order.

  • #2907 Sing Dem Welsh Boy Blues

    May 23 2019

    Luke and Andrew are slightly freaking out on the eve of their great Australian adventure. Plus, Luke has a mouse in his house, and it just might be one of the Wet Bandits. And speaking of bandits, there's a super villain on the loose in New York's subway system.n . . . Today's show is sponsored by Quip. Visit GetQuip.com/tbtl to get your first refill pack free with a Quip electric toothbrush.

  • #2906 I Would Do Anything For Larrikinism (But I Won't Do That)

    May 22 2019

    Luke tries to persuade Andrew to take part in one of Australia's grossest traditions, but Andrew...well, he's Andrew. They also find themselves at the intersection of two of TBTL's most lauded topics: Dreams and bathroom talk. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Everlane. Visit Everlane.com/tbtl to get free shipping on your first order.

  • #2905 Roofing Is What Happens When You're Making Other Podcasts

    May 21 2019

    Luke and Andrew discover a kink in their plan to podcast live from the very remote town of Larrimah, Australia. But they also discover a beautiful solution. Plus, Luke is caught in a real "hot mic" situation, and Patagonia takes a stand with its "power vests." . . . Today's show is sponsored by Quip. Visit GetQuip.com/tbtl to get your first refill pack free with a Quip electric toothbrush.

  • A Song Of Ice And Spoilers: More Like Bran The Boring

    May 20 2019

    Luke and Andrew bid farewell to Game of Thrones as they break down the good, the bad, and the Bran-ness of yesterday's final episode. They also look back at the entire series and the wild journey it's taken them on for almost a decade.

  • #2904 Don't Stop Bewitching

    May 20 2019

    Luke and Andrew set out to discuss the cultural significance of the Game of Thrones finale, but they mostly end up talking about Rush lead singer Geddy Lee and whether or not they intend to start watching "Ballers." So you know, typical TBTL stuff. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Everlane. Visit Everlane.com/tbtl to get free shipping on your first order.

  • #2903 The Grumpy Was A Cat!

    May 17 2019

    Luke and Andrew come up with a plan to meet-up with Australian listeners during their time down under. They also discuss the connection between the California Raisins and Batman, and they pay tribute to (and discuss the finances of) Grumpy Cat, who passed away this week. . . . 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.

  • #2902 There's A Right Way To Clock

    May 16 2019

    Luke and Andrew start off by tackling the big question of the day: Is "as per usual" a proper phrase or a bastardization of the English language? (Or is it just "very unique"?) Plus, a man gets kicked off an airplane for making an offhand remark about vodka. And Andrew accidentally admits to some shame eating. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Calm. Visit Calm.com/tbtl to get 25% off a Calm Premium subscription.

  • #2901 You Know I.T., Baby!

    May 15 2019

    Luke and Andrew join the show hot off their company-mandated cyber security training, which they found to be very informative and a worthwhile use of their time. They also discuss the investigation into Navy pilots who drew a naughty doodle in the sky above Washington State. And Andrew tries to remember a song. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Capterra. Visit Capterra.com/TBTL for free to find the right software for your business.

  • A Song Of Ice And Spoilers: Downtown Dany Targaryen

    May 14 2019

    Maybe it's all the dragon fire, or maybe it's the 17.6 cups of coffee they both consumed this morning, but Luke and Andrew are very fired up about this penultimate - and very controversial - episode of Game of Thrones. They are also flattered that the showrunners decided to steal their idea of using more bells.

  • #2900 All Kinds Of Quiet Trouble

    May 14 2019

    Andrew is having trouble waking up in the morning, and he blames the new alarm sounds on his phone. Luke tries to help. Then this special 2900th episode goes off the rails as they discuss DIY braces, AndyMan Grills, a fascinating article about toxic masculinity, and the second-best film reviewer in Rancho Cucamonga. . . . 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.

  • #2899 High Art Clowning

    May 13 2019

    Luke gets into more trouble with his boat this weekend (not the boat that he crashed in the water, but the one he crashed on land last year.) But luckily, a good friend saved the day! He and Andrew take a break from discussing Australia's most dangerous animals to reflect on one of it's most dangerous (smelling) fruits, which caused an emergency evacuation at a University last week. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Calm. Visit Calm.com/tbtl to get 25% off a Calm Premium subscription.

  • #2898 Ken Jennings: The Kayfabe Is Strong

    May 10 2019

    TBTL Friendo and All-Time Jeopardy! Champ Ken Jennings swings by the studio to talk about the latest challenger to his throne. He also talks to Luke and Andrew about the irreplaceable Alex Trebek and Ken's uneasy relationship with the word "cloche". . . . 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.

  • #2898 Ken Jennings: The Kayfabe Is Strong

    May 10 2019

    TBTL Friendo and All-Time Jeopardy! Champ Ken Jennings swings by the studio to talk about the latest challenger to his throne. He also talks to Luke and Andrew about the irreplaceable Alex Trebek and Ken's uneasy relationship with the word "cloche". . . . 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.

  • #2897 The Misadventures Of Carl Cruller

    May 09 2019

    Digging deep into TBTL voicemails from a decade ago has Luke and Andrew feeling all kinds of ways. Plus, a fascinating Top Story from Andrew's hometown leads to a confession about his criminal past.. . . Today's show is sponsored by Everlane. Visit Everlane.com/tbtl to get free shipping on your first order.

  • #2896 The Frenzy Continues! (Part 1)

    May 08 2019

    Luke and Rudy find themselves in a stranger's scary backyard while out on an evening stroll. Was it Bugs Meany's house? MAYBE! Plus, listeners offer some Australia advice - in song! . . . 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.

  • A Song Of Ice And Spoilers: Cersei Gonna Cers!

    May 07 2019

    Luke and Andrew take a look at Episode Four through dragon-colored glasses. Andrew is very into the conflicting feelings about Daenerys Stormborn, and Luke is concerned with "the last mile problem" vis-a-vis castle storming.

  • #2895 They Might Be Gigante

    May 07 2019

    Luke and Andrew learn about yet another weird animal to watch out for in Australia, while also descending down a rabbit-hole of minor league baseball mascots. TRIGGER WARNING: if you like dancing, soccer or Hamilton, you might want to skip this episode. We hope the 3 of you who are left enjoy it.. . . Today's show is sponsored by Everlane. Visit Everlane.com/tbtl to get free shipping on your first order.

  • #2894 All Your Theme Songs Are Belong To Us

    May 06 2019

    NPR's Morning Edition has changed its theme music after 40 years. Luke and Andrew weigh-in on the results. Plus, a whale showed up in Norway that may be a the cutest Russian spy ever to swim the ocean. . . . 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.

  • #2893 Watch Your Languid! With Hari Kondabolu

    May 03 2019

    TBTL Friendo Hari Kondabolu joins the show to explain why he got yelled at by a pirate in a comedy club. Also, one of Andrew's film heroes started following him on Twitter, and he and Luke discover a Gene Wilder sleeper hit (if "hit" means film that was roundly panned by everyone who watched it.) . . . Today's show is sponsored by Everlane. Visit Everlane.com/tbtl to get free shipping on your first order.

  • #2892 Who Is Your Progenitor And What Does He Do?

    May 02 2019

    Luke and Andrew finalize their Australian itinerary and are feeling something uncharacteristic - confident. Meanwhile, Luke talks about his TV appearance on Wednesday that had him feeling very unconfident. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Everlane. Visit Everlane.com/tbtl to get free shipping on your first order.

  • #2891 Run The Cans

    May 01 2019

    In a weird twist of fate, Luke is now the one having garbage pickup problems, so he and Andrew call the Bay City trash management company to demand some answers. Plus, we listen back to a very young Todd Barry on the phone with David Letterman, and Andrew discusses his complicated relationship with a shock-humor comedian of note. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Quip. Visit GetQuip.com/tbtl to get your first refill pack free with a Quip electric toothbrush.

  • A Song Of Ice And Spoilers: The Night Is Very, Very, Very Dark (And Full Of Zombies)

    Apr 30 2019

    Luke "The Onion Bagel Knight" Burbank and Andrew "Tamuel Smarley" Walsh break down the Battle of Winterfell -- the good, the bad, and the stuff that nobody could actually see.

  • #2890 Mine Graft

    Apr 30 2019

    Andrew has some bad news about his weekly garbage pickup, but he says he's going to be okay. He and Luke also talk about how the Monkees inspired one of Luke's favorite Del The Funky Homosapien songs, and how getting fired 9 years ago might have saved Luke's life. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Everlane. Visit Everlane.com/tbtl to get free shipping on your first order.

  • #2889 Big Bite Energy

    Apr 29 2019

    Australia is dropping poisonous sausages from airplanes to curb its feral cat problem. That checks a lot of TBTL boxes, story-wise. Plus, Luke is preparing for his dangerous jobs in the outback by getting chased by dogs in Texas. And Andrew saw Avengers: Endgame this weekend, but he's not going to spoil ANYTHING. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Quip. Visit GetQuip.com/tbtl to get your first refill pack free with a Quip electric toothbrush.

  • #2888 Undercuts And Charlie Brown Stripes With Nora McInerny

    Apr 26 2019

    TBTL Friendo Nora McInerny joins Luke and Andrew in their attic studio at APM to talk about her new book, her new TED talk, and all the other amazing things she's been up to. They also discuss the worst haircut ever used to advertise a SuperCuts. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Snowe. Visit SnoweHome.com/tbtl to get $30 off your first order of $150.

  • #2887 Sweet Lovin' Time For Big Flying Projectiles

    Apr 25 2019

    Luke and Andrew share the details of their romantic date along the banks of the swollen Mississippi River last night. Plus, a local news station uses a lot of bad jokes to report on the dangerous turkey situation in St. Paul, validating Luke's experiences and annoying Andrew with bad journalism.. . . Today's show is sponsored by Myro deodorant. Visit MyMyro.com/tbtl and enter the promo code TBTL to get 50% off your first order and get started today for just $5.

  • #2886 Tidy Little Tangents

    Apr 24 2019

    Luke and Andrew reflect on their RAN HAM bowling party last night, the rising Mississippi River, their friend Jason Newman, and a person they wish was their friend -- the singer Lizzo. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Snowe. Visit SnoweHome.com/tbtl to get $30 off your first order of $150.

  • A Song Of Ice And Spoilers: And Now Our Wash Begins

    Apr 23 2019

    Luke and Andrew have very different takes on Season 8 Episode 2 "A Knight of The Seven Kingdoms" and things get tense. However, on the positive side, they do seem to be zeroing in on who Jon Snow is, so that's at least something.

  • #2885 Avoid The Toid

    Apr 23 2019

    Luke and Andrew check-in from St. Paul, where they just survived a near-disaster in the Studio P right before the show. Plus, Luke learns he might have ornithophobia, and Andrew is ready to ask a local haberdasher if TBTL can please broadcast from his shop. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Myro deodorant. Visit MyMyro.com/tbtl and enter the promo code TBTL to get 50% off your first order and get started today for just $5.

  • #2884 Minnesota NOICE!

    Apr 22 2019

    Luke and Andrew make it to the APM Mother Ship just in time to have 35 meetings, which has them feeling stressed. Meanwhile, Luke has a near run-in with a kindly pizza delivery person, and Andrew might have found a way to get over being a nervous flyer. . . . Today's show is sponsored by Snowe. Visit SnoweHome.com/tbtl to get $30 off your first order of $150.

  • #2883 Tempted By The Fruit Of A Letter

    Apr 19 2019

    Andrew might have started a fight between two strangers last night, while Luke finds himself in the middle of his own donnybrook online. Plus we have some Music For Your Weekend! . . . 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.