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Rob Dubbin

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Bowling for Fun(ny) with Rob Dubbin

Fun Games with Serious People

In this episode of Fun Games with Serious People, I play the charmingly ridiculous game Alfonso’s Bowling Challenge  with writer, comedian and entrepreneur Rob Dubbin. We discuss Rob’s writing days for the Steven Colbert Show and his recent entrepreneurial turn with his company Scripto . There’s also a great story about a goat in New […] The post Bowling for Fun(ny) with Rob Dubbin appeared first on Fun Games with Serious People.


15 Sep 2020

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Rebroadcast - Episode 69 - Rob Dubbin


This is a show about videogames, the people who play them and the people who make them. Each episode, a guest on the show talks about the games that have shaped their life in one way or another. Games that have inspired them, games that forged connections with others & games that have soothed wounds. Checkpoints!My guest today is Rob Dubbin. Rob spent over a decade working with Stephen Colbert on the Colbert Report and The Late Show, but has always had a strong love for games and game development.We talk about childhood hurricanes, Computer Camp, the thrill of learning ZZT, why he is always revisiting Star Control 2, his Samurai Gunn skills, a brief dalliance with hacking and how a chance encounter with an old friend reignited his love for making videogames."Okay, if you guys are really us, what number are we thinking of?"PATREON! - patreon.com/checkpointsiTunes HERE -  SUBSCRIBE / RATE / REVIEWGames discussed: Samurai Gunn, Callahan's Crosstime Saloon, Undertale, Pharoah's Tomb, Super Smash Brothers, ZZT, Star Control 2, Duck Game, Brooklyn Trash King, Final Fantasy 7, Sword & Sworcery, Rocket LeagueRSS HERETwitter - twitter.com/CheckpointsShowCover design: Craig Stevenson - http://onedinosaurandhisballoon.blogspot.co.ukMusic: Samuel Baker - http://soundcloud.com/furoshiki

1hr 24mins

9 Dec 2019

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Rob Dubbin Goes Off-script

Postlight Podcast

From TV writing to scriptwriting software: this week Paul and Rich talk to Rob Dubbin, former writer and producer for The Colbert Report and The Late Show and current CEO of Scripto. They discuss Scripto’s creation and the special workflow challenges coordinating a late-night show, animal welfare, transitioning from writing to tech, Bluetooth, Google Wave, and more.


31 Oct 2017

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The Scientists Ep 1: Artificial Intelligence w/Joel Kim Booster, Ana Fabrega, Stephen Markow, and Rob Dubbin

The Scientists

Artificial Intelligence Is the robot takeover around the corner? Or is it just nerd apocalypse that we have nothing to worry about? Madelyn & Blythe explain the singularity, and comedians Joel Kim Booster, Ana Fabrega, Stephen Markow, and Rob Dubbin weigh in. Hosted by Blythe Roberson, Madelyn Freed Recorded Live at Union Hall, Feb 7, 2017. Live Sound by Dave Polk. Produced and edited by Shannon Manning. ABOUT THE SHOW Comedians and “scientists” Madelyn Freed (The Annoyance) and Blythe Roberson (New Yorker, The Onion) investigate a new scientific topic each month. From AI to romantic attraction to body decomposition, Madelyn and Blythe give an hour-long lecture with help from NYC’s funniest comedians. At the end of every show, they bring out an actual scientific authority to pester with questions and to tell them where they went wrong.

1hr 36mins

15 Sep 2017

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Episode 12: Rob Dubbin

Numbers and Narrative

Rob Dubbin - Comedy writer talking programming, college sports and coding your own video game Summary: How, and why, does a comedy writer build a football simulator? Interview Timeline:  - (02:20) Background on Rob Dubbin - (06:22) Dubbin talks about injuries in sports and the state of football - (09:36) Dubbin builds a simple, fast, football simulator - (37:10) 'Real Human Praise' - an automated twitter account


4 May 2015

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Rob Dubbin / Jim VanBlaricum

Baby Geniuses

Today on BG: It's the final episode before the Babies go on an indefinite hiatus! Mourn for them! COLBERT REPORT writer Rob Dubbin shares some writerly tales from the recent Emmy winner. Revenge expert Sebastian Peemuffin (Jim VanBlaricum) breaks down how to get back at people. The Babies may be saying goodbye, but they're not saying farewell! Emily Heller Lisa Hanawalt Jim Van Blaricum Rob Dubbin

1hr 15mins

26 Sep 2013