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 York City. Tune in as we try to answer the question: “how does funny work?” (filmed and recorded February 2020)
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Rob Dubbin is CEO and co-founder with Stephen Colbert of Scripto, where they make software for TV shows. Previously Rob wrote for TV on The Colbert Report and The Late Show. He has contributed to Botnik Studios, a comedic hive mind of humans and machines, and has written articles for the New Yorker, GQ, and more. In his spare time, he works on games and bots. He recently wrote a very funny tweet about the Dolly Parton classic Jolene.
Alfonso’s Bowling Challenge is by kittenm4ster
Colleen Macklin is the host of Fun Games with Serious People
Colin Howarth is our Editor and Producer
Yiqin Ma, is our Videographer
Our theme is “Rainbow” by Chad Crouch
Fun Games with Serious People is made possible through a grant from The New Schooland Parsons School of Design.
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