(born May 8, 1976) is an American podcaster
who currently hosts the Seattle
-based former radio program and current podcast Too Beautiful to Live
Early in his radio career, Burbank worked in Seattle as a producer
for the conservative talk show host Kirby Wilbur
as well as the public radio station's KUOW 94.9 FM
local talk show The Conversation
and the public radio satire
show, "Rewind".Eli Sanders, The Stranger
, December 9, 2008. Later, Burbank moved to Los Angeles, California, where he began booking appearances for the National Public Radio
(NPR) program Day to Day
and worked as an assignment reporter on shows All Things Considered
, and Morning Edition
. On November 2, 2001 he had a story aired on This American Life.
In July 2006, he became a panelist on the radio game show Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!
. He substituted as host for Peter Sagal
for some weeks while Sagal finished his book, His appearances on the show have been marked by the audience chanting "Luuuuuuuuuuuuuke!" as the show comes back from a break.
Burbank spent two months as host of NPR's short-lived... Read More