Episodes
Now Luke’s having TBTL-a-Thon stress dreams, and he’s locked in Kafkaesque a battle with his internet provider. Meanwhile, Andrew shares some fond memories of winters on Lake Winnipesaukee.
Published 05/19/22
A quick mention of Mike Tyson’s Punch Out becomes anything but quick once Luke discovers a special YouTube video related to the topic. Plus, Andrew is trying to take lessons from his stress dreams as the TBTL-a-Thon approaches. And a kid named Kai got to live his own dream when he was invited to drum with Pearl Jam. 
Published 05/18/22
Published 05/18/22
Luke and Andrew wonder which one of them would win if they arm wrestled each other, but they make no plans to do so. They also inexpertly discuss the design flaws of some of the Galactic Empire’s transport vehicles.
Published 05/17/22
Luke joins the show from the storied Algonquin Hotel in New York City, where he’s doing his best “Dorothy Parker After A Long Jog” imitation. Meanwhile, Andrew’s anxiety about the upcoming TBTL-a-Thon is reaching new, albeit unjustified, heights.
Published 05/16/22
Luke and Andrew discuss cats, kittens, Showtime at the Apollo, smokeless tobacco, Baz Luhrmann screeners, TBTL trivia night, cycling, lawnmowers, tractors, Tweety Bird t-shirts, and, of course, the Shroud of Turin.
Published 05/13/22
A quick apology to Luke turns into a half-hour conversation about the viscosity of condiments. Plus, Andrew accidentally found himself embroiled in a home project last night involving something that looks like a little robot head.
Published 05/12/22
Luke finally brought his new kitten home yesterday, and he’s deeply, madly in love…although it was tough to take her away from her first family. We get all the deets on that, plus, Jon Bon Jovi seems to be losing his voice, and people are concerned.
Published 05/11/22
Apparently Canadian astronauts are no longer allowed to commit space murder. Plus, Luke’s getting his kitten tonight!
Published 05/10/22
Luke tweeted a photo from the Seattle airport this weekend, and it got the attention of some city leaders. Will Luke be the change he wants to see in the world?
Published 05/09/22
TBTL Friendo Brendan Francis Newnam hops on the show to talk about his new travel podcast, Not Lost, which includes a fateful trip to Vegas with one Luke Burbank. Plus, Andrew finally opens up about the first time he saw Jurassic Park.
Published 05/06/22
Now that The Seattle Sounders are the best soccer team in North America, Luke and Andrew try to jump on the bandwagon. Meanwhile Andrew refuses to hear Luke’s compelling argument as to why he should install a Pickle Ball court at his new house.
Published 05/05/22
Luke joins Andrew in his new studio for the first time to discuss his serendipitous morning and a chance meeting in the Greenlake neighborhood. Plus, new details are out about the woman who fell down a trail toilet during a hike recently. The details are dazzling.
Published 05/04/22
Luke and Andrew deal with a verifiably Bad News Day for America by soaking up some radio sunshine from the Tens of Listeners. Luke joins the show from Stockton, California, which happens to be home to one of TBTL’s youngest fans. He and Andrew also hear from a youthful singing sensation on the TBTL voicemail line.
Published 05/03/22
Luke suffered some DEEP embarrassment at the airport yesterday, but Andrew talks him through it. They also learn about one man’s efforts to recycle gently used bars of soap left behind in hotels.
Published 05/02/22
Luke is obsessed with a new TikTok trend that is very difficult to describe, but that doesn’t stop him and Andrew from trying! Plus, Luke’s favorite magazine gets an exclusive interview with the man who was secretly recorded dipping his hot dog into his beer at a Yankees game.
Published 04/29/22
Something incredible happened to Luke earlier this week, and he didn’t even plan on telling us about it. What the heck? He and Andrew also discuss the story of a woman who called 911 after falling down into an outhouse toilet. 
Published 04/28/22
Johnny Depp said something in court yesterday that stopped Luke in his tracks. Plus, the truckers orchestrating a protest convoy found themselves in the worst situation they could possibly imagine. It involved gridlocked traffic, Berkeley students, and an endless supply of eggs.
Published 04/27/22
We joke a lot about “hot takes” on TBTL, but Luke has two very legitimate hot takes today, one of which was inspired by a photo of Henry Winkler. Luke and Andrew also discuss whether it’s time to bring robot umpires into baseball, and Andrew becomes obsessed with tracking down a particularly bad Chevy Chase movie.
Published 04/26/22
Luke and Andrew gear up for the Great Twitter Takeover by Elon Musk. They also compare notes on some home renovation projects, one of which led Andrew to almost have a freakout at Home Depot this weekend.
Published 04/25/22
CNN’s new streaming service is already history, and Netflix is struggling with its own numbers. Luke and Andrew weigh-in on the landscape of modern media….and on Paul F. Tompkins’ Cameo videos, which are PERFECT. 
Published 04/22/22
Stephen King (the author) offered the internet a unique fish recipe the other day, and boy oh boy, did it cause a stir. Plus, the Seattle Mariners have explained why they stopped playing Louie Louie during the 7th inning stretch, but their reasoning doesn’t satisfy Luke and Andrew.
Published 04/21/22
Andrew’s latest home project leads to an online shopping mistake that is haunting him. Plus, Luke is starting to really come around on this Nicolas Cage guy!
Published 04/20/22
Andrew is very worried about today’s Wordle puzzle based on what he’s seeing in his Wordle chat group. Meanwhile, Luke’s been digging the new HBO show Our Flag Means Death, AND he has an update on his new kitty, Bubbles, whom he’s currently in a long distance relationship with.
Published 04/19/22
Luke and Andrew have some big plans for this year’s TBTL-a-Thon, and they’re excited to share them. Also, Luke has some personal news of his own he’d like to share. (Don’t worry, it’s good news!)
Published 04/18/22