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Awesome/Not Awesome with Luke Burbank: A fight at the New York Athletic Club?

The New York Athletic Club, located in New York, NY.
The New York Athletic Club, located in New York, NY.
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Luke Burbank, host of the podcast "Too Beautiful to Live," brings us his weekly wrap-up of the week’s awesome and not awesome news.

A man was arrested for felony theft after putting soda in a water cup at a McDonald's in Florida. If convicted, he faces up to five years in prison and a $5,000 fine. The cost of the soda? $1.

A huge brawl broke out at the posh New York Athletic Club. First rule of the New York Athletic Club, do not talk about the New York Athletic Club.

And the site does the opposite of calming Luke down.


Luke Burbank, host of the radio show and podcast Too Beautiful To Live.

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