Between Chess and Improv

by Dan Finlay and Laura Lineback

Between Chess and Improv
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 9
  • Last: 14 Dec 2009
Two friends in the Bay Area of California (Dan Finlay and Laura Lineback) spend two hours a week between two jobs they happen to share, teaching Chess, and performing Improvisational Comedy at ComedySportz San Jose. Their fast-thinking and comedic experience shines in this lightning-speed shower of funny. This podcast is not endorsed by ComedySportz or the concept of Chess, nor does it center on these topics.

Episodes (9)

  • Episode 9
    Episode 9
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    Published: 14 Dec 2009 Duration: 39:38
    In their triumphant return to the microphones after a nearly half-year hiatus, Dan and Laura hilariously delve into some of their darkest topics yet, proving there’s no difference between comedy and terrible, terrible tragedy. But that’s a... Read more →
    In their triumphant return to the microphones after a nearly half-year hiatus, Dan and Laura hilariously delve into some of their darkest topics yet, proving there’s no difference between comedy and terrible, terrible tragedy. But that’s a... Read more →

  • Episode 8
    Episode 8
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    Published: 3 Jul 2009 Duration: 01:09:32
    beginning of summer podcast! Brief visit from Brandon Arnold! laura and dan discuss hiking trails, online comedy, workplace negotiations, and much more, in this jam-packed hour!
    beginning of summer podcast! Brief visit from Brandon Arnold! laura and dan discuss hiking trails, online comedy, workplace negotiations, and much more, in this jam-packed hour!

  • Episode 7
    Episode 7
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    Published: 18 Jun 2009 Duration: 01:25:52
    Dan and Laura record from Dan’s Home, with a new intro, and discuss online etiquette, sanitation, and barbershop zingers.
    Dan and Laura record from Dan’s Home, with a new intro, and discuss online etiquette, sanitation, and barbershop zingers.

  • Episode 6 with Drew Simchik
    Episode 6 with Drew Simchik
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    Published: 17 Jun 2009 Duration: 01:09:42
    Dan and Laura host Drew, "yet another improviser," to discuss Existentialism, The Godfather, UFOs, Stage Magic, and Professional Idiots.
    Dan and Laura host Drew, "yet another improviser," to discuss Existentialism, The Godfather, UFOs, Stage Magic, and Professional Idiots.

  • Episode 5 with Courtney Pong
    Episode 5 with Courtney Pong
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    Published: 5 Jun 2009 Duration: 01:05:10
    Courtney Pong guest stars this week’s episode! Courtney talks about her degree in Public Relations, and tries to distinguish between Star Wars and Star “Track”.
    Courtney Pong guest stars this week’s episode! Courtney talks about her degree in Public Relations, and tries to distinguish between Star Wars and Star “Track”.

  • Episode 4
    Episode 4
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    Published: 21 May 2009 Duration: 01:24:34
    In the greatly anticipated fourth episode, Dan and Laura riff on a ton of topics, that I'm not even going to write a list of.
    In the greatly anticipated fourth episode, Dan and Laura riff on a ton of topics, that I'm not even going to write a list of.

  • Episode 3
    Episode 3
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    Published: 3 Apr 2009 Duration: 59:51
    Brandon Arnold Guest Stars. Next two weeks will have no podcast. We’ll be back April 21.
    Brandon Arnold Guest Stars. Next two weeks will have no podcast. We’ll be back April 21.

  • Episode 2
    Episode 2
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    Published: 27 Mar 2009 Duration: 01:15:11
    Our hosts muse over topics such as The Future, Gambling, Cat Calls, Twitter, and the trials of love. Posted late due to technical difficulties, the next episode will be recorded and (hopefully) posted tuesday, March 31.
    Our hosts muse over topics such as The Future, Gambling, Cat Calls, Twitter, and the trials of love. Posted late due to technical difficulties, the next episode will be recorded and (hopefully) posted tuesday, March 31.

  • Episode 1
    Episode 1
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    Published: 10 Mar 2009 Duration: 01:51:40
    In this first episode of between Chess & Improv, Laura and dan Discuss the French, Pedophilia, relationships, and the word retard. It’s nearly 2 hours long. You can send your questions & Comments to Us at betweenchessandimprov@gmail.com
    In this first episode of between Chess & Improv, Laura and dan Discuss the French, Pedophilia, relationships, and the word retard. It’s nearly 2 hours long. You can send your questions & Comments to Us at betweenchessandimprov@gmail.com