Dan Lippert

Dan currently performs at UCB regularly with the Harold team Winslow and semi-regularly with the movie form team Willhelm. Dan is also a proud member of Big Grande, whose Little Sketch Show ran at UCB and The San Francisco Sketch Fest and whose pilot, I Think We Got It, was a semi-finalist in the 2012 NYTVF Comedy Central Short Pilot Competition. Other UCB credits include: The It SUCKed Awards, Hip Hop Penguin’s Summer School Assembly, The UCB Variety Hour, Urban Legends, UCB Thanksgiving Day Parade, Uncle Irish’s Potato Parade, CDR Sketch, ImproVStandup, & Tremendosaur’s Big Hollywood-ish Sketch Show.

 

He is one of the hosts of Big Grande’s Teacher’s Lounge. Binge seasons 2-5 plus new weekly episodes from season 6 only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/teacher and use promo code ‘TEACHER’.

Host Information

Big Grande Teachers' Lounge

Get the inside scoop at Hamilton High School from its finest group of teachers (improv group Big Grande). Contains Explicit Content. Listener Discretion Advised.   Binge seasons 2-5 plus new weekly episodes from season 6 only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/teacher and use promo code 'TEACHER'.

Guest Appearances

A Dog's Journey Homeward

improv4humans #411September 4, 2019

Sassy the Cat, Chance the Mutt, and Shadow the Collie are living the good life with their boy and his parents in Malibu. But when the boy gets taken to his grandmother’s house in Eagle Rock, the three animals promise to find…

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Modern Nursery Rhymes

Comedy Bang Bang #617September 1, 2019

One of the Original Titans of Comedy, Anthony Jeselnik joins Scott to talk about baseball, his new show Good Talk, and on the spot politics. Then, children’s author Maximilian McSillystein stops by to promote his new book of nursery rhymes. Plus, motivational…

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400th Episode: The Cake

improv4humans #400June 19, 2019

Dan Lippert, John Gemberling, and Jessica McKenna join Matt Besser to celebrate the 400th episode of improv4humans! They’ll perform scenes about a dress code bar, a common law high school fling, and a big-big brother program. Plus, they confront an airplane toenail…

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Full Ninja Rights

Comedy Bang Bang #605June 9, 2019

Comedian extraordinaire Max Silvestri joins Scott to talk about his upcoming 10 minute stand-up set at the Great American Comedy Festival, the show 24, and taking a tour of Johnny Carson’s childhood home. Then, Sprague The Whisperer returns to talk about his…

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Drinking & Driving & Burning

The secret company blackmails Matt into allowing the AI to drive the car while he gets drunk. Then the car tries to burn Matt alive! Starring Matt Besser & Mary Holland. This episode features Betsy Sodaro and Dan Lippert as the man…

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Do No Harm or Sarcasm to Human

The robot car drives Matt to an anti-robot car protest where our story takes a very dark turn. Starring Matt Besser & Mary Holland. This episode co-stars Dan Lippert as the man with no name and Chad Carter as the robot car…

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The Wrong Side of Town

Matt pushes the robot car to its limits by trying to make it drive near water, but Joyce gets her revenge by taking him to the worst parts of town where they meet prostitutes, drug dealers, gang members, and a mobster hit…

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Self Driving Me To Divorce

Matt gets a job test driving a new model robot car only to discover that the operating system’s artificial intelligence is programmed to have his dead ex-wife’s personality. Starring Matt Besser & Mary Holland. This episode features Dan Lippert as the anonymous…

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88 Fingers Louie and The Book Of Craig

improv4humans #385March 6, 2019

Musical guest 88 Fingers Louie joins improvisers Dan Lippert, Jon Mackey, Ryan Rosenberg, Betsy Sodaro, Adam McCabe, and Matt Besser! 88 Fingers Louie plays songs that inspire scenes about a gameshow for selling out, the sexual act all men are too afraid…

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No Relation

Comedy Bang Bang #587February 17, 2019

Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle, stars and creators of PEN15 join Scott to talk about their show in 8 words or less, slushies, and the Family Feud hosts. Then, publicist Seth Berkowitz stops by to talk about representing MoviePass. Plus, Perry Gordon,…

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The Best of Meta Vol. 1

improv4humans #381February 6, 2019

Please enjoy volume one of the all-time best i4h scenes about improv, Matt Besser, Earwolf, and all things meta! This compilation features amazing performances by Tim Meadows, Joe Wengert, John Gemberling, Zach Woods, Colton Dunn, Charlie Sanders, Sean Conroy, Billy Merritt, Paul…

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Best of The Bible

improv4humans #374December 19, 2018

In the beginning, Matty B created improv4humans. Then Matty B said, “Let there be a compilation of the greatest biblical improv scenes ever performed on this show”, and there was a compilation of biblical scenes. And Matty B saw the compilation, and…

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Big Grande III: Unboxing Earwolf

improv4humans #373December 12, 2018

Dan Lippert, Jon Mackey, and Ryan Rosenberg of Big Grande join Matt Besser for a special unboxing episode of improv4humans! They’ll unwrap their best Earwolf merchandise while performing scenes about shopping for passive aggressive gifts, a person who really wants everyone to…

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Ryan Rosenberg, Dan Lippert, Jon Mackey, Drew Tarver - Spotlight On: Big Grande's Teacher's Lounge with Sam Weatherman, Todd Padre, Howard Levi’s, and Bill Cravy

WOMP It Up! #73November 26, 2018

The finest teachers at Hamilton High School, Sam Weatherman (Ryan Rosenberg), Todd Padre (Dan Lippert), Howard Levi’s (Jon Mackey), and Bill Cravy (Drew Tarver) of Big Grande's The Teacher's Lounge join Marissa and Listler for a special crossover edition of WOMP It…

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Hop Along and the Funky Butt

improv4humans #366October 24, 2018

Special musical guest Frances Quinlan of Hop Along joins improvisers Dan Lippert, Jon Mackey, and Seth Morris for this week’s improv4humans! Hop Along plays songs that inspire scenes about a kid under pressure to whistle well, an open house that attracts jazz…

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Dull Knives, Sturdy Eyes

Comedy Bang Bang #569October 14, 2018

Comedian extraordinaire Emily Heller joins Scott to stand up for the entire episode and chat about her new stand-up album “Pasta,” her best joke, and Barry buying a zoo in season 2 of HBO’s Barry. Then, TV personalities Luke and Matthew stop…

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Lotion Burrito (w/ Shalewa Sharpe, Jim Tews)

Dr Gameshow #50September 25, 2018

Comedians Shalewa Sharpe (Thug Passion Presents podcast) & Jim Tews (Quitting Comedy podcast) join Jo & Manolo to play listener-created games with callers, including a special call from Dan Lippert (Big Grande Teachers' Lounge)!  This episode is brought to you by Audible…

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Liz Wheeler Loves Bird Scooters

improv4humans #356August 16, 2018

Victoria Longwell, Drew Tarver, and Dan Lippert join Matt Besser to check in with the executive producer of Seeso, meet a mom driven nuts by her family’s cries for help, and follow a YouTube-trained stunt coordinator. Later, right-wingers voice their outrage over…

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Flying Porta Potty

improv4humans #349June 27, 2018

Tim Meadows, Toni Charline, and Dan Lippert join Matt Besser for scenes about a restaurant that specializes in celebrity favorites, a fireplace soundtrack recording, and a guru who sees his clients in a bathroom stall. Plus, a mother searches for a baby…

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OLD GRAY LADY

improv4humans #342May 10, 2018

Dan Lippert and Toni Charline join Matt Besser for scenes about a talk show host who gets physical during interviews, a confrontation over stolen newspapers, and a series of destructive prank phone calls. Later, a rich kid’s fort getting knocked down leads…

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Hail Satan with Chip Gardner

Things get grizzly as Andy Daly & Matt Gourley bring us the next podcast pilot hosted by Broadcaster and Game Show Host Chip Gardner. With his trusty longtime announcer Tip Thompson, Chip & Tip will recall past game show failures, play some…

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Welcome To Under-Earth

improv4humans #327January 25, 2018

Bobby Moynihan, Dan Lippert, and Betsy Sodaro join Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! A singer gets pulled out of retirement to perform a song about her greatest tragedy, a botched visit by the Men In Black has a long-lasting impact, and…

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Big Grande (Drew Tarver, Dan Lippert, Ryan Rosenberg, Jon Mackey): Get A Grips

Welcome to Get A Grips with your hosts Chris Singleman (Jon Mackey), Nate Marriedman (Dan Lippert), Chuck Betweensituations (Ryan Rosenberg), and Brad Justfriends (Drew Tarver)! It’s the only podcast for below the line Hollywood employees where grips are able to shoot the…

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Chekhov's Phone

Comedy Bang Bang #523December 4, 2017

Never Not Funny's own Jimmy Pardo joins Scott to talk about his new podcast Playing Games with Jimmy Pardo, Houdini, and performing Grease. Then, best friends Jake and David stop by talk about their friendship and being bullied in school. Later, Hollywood…

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The Smith Street Band and the Incredible Shrinking Feet

improv4humans #315November 2, 2017

Musical guest The Smith Street Band joins improvisers Drew Tarver, Betsy Sodaro, and Dan Lippert for this week's improv4humans! They perform songs that lead to scenes about bringing a girlfriend to band practice, the worst fake laugh in the world, and a…

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Shuba Shobo Shoezaphone

improv4humans #310September 28, 2017

Tim Meadows, Dan Lippert, and Don Fanelli join Matt Besser for this week's improv4humans! They improvise scenes about shoe-based instruments, a student with a highly unusual name, and the truth about the iPhone 9. Later, the finalists in the intern contest show…

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The Mopes Trilogy Pt. 1

improv4humans #295June 15, 2017

Eugene Cordero, Jessica McKenna, Jon Gabrus, Dan Lippert, and Zach Reino join Matt Besser for part one of a new improvisational saga! Join wealthy twin heirs Jess and Jon along with personal assistant Gene as they attempt to inherit billionaire Sanford Micheal's…

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Big Grande II: Bad Dad Persona

improv4humans #290May 11, 2017

Dan Lippert, Jon Mackey, Ryan Rosenberg, and Drew Tarver of Big Grande (Teacher's Lounge) join Matt Besser this week for improvised scenes about hiding your shitty car from your girlfriend, going with the Conehead look for your headshot, and finding a role…

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A Small Town Post Office After Hours w/ Big Grande

Paul F. Tompkins continues cross-over month on Spontaneanation! This week, Paul’s special guests/improvisers are Big Grande (Big Grande’s Teacher’s Lounge) Dan Lippert, Jon Mackey, Ryan Rosenberg, and Drew Tarver. They chat about what food item they have consumed the most of in their lifetime,…

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Pinchin' Loaves Jesus

improv4humans #280March 2, 2017

Dan Lippert and Drew Tarver join Matt Besser for this week's improv4humans! They perform scenes about an impressive Japanese Starbucks, hiring a homeless man for entertainment, and getting matching airplanes for your anniversary. Plus, they jazz up the Olympic Pentathalon for a…

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Dan Lippert, Our Oscars Friend

Hollywood Handbook #175February 28, 2017

With the Oscars coming up, DAN LIPPERT from Big Grande's The Teachers' Lounge helps Sean and Hayes make their predictions for the big show.   This episode is sponsored by Harry's (www.harrys.com/hollywoodhandbook) and Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/handbook).

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The Trump Inauguration Special with Big Grande

Private: Hard Nation #42January 18, 2017

On the eve of Donald Trump’s inauguration, Mark and Pete are live on the scene with some of the A-list performers headlining the festivities (Big Grande's Dan Lippert, Jon Mackey, Ryan Rosenberg and Drew Tarver). 3 Doors Down comes out in favor…

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Radical Face and the Pillowcase Full O' Beans

improv4humans #272January 5, 2017

Special musical guest Radical Face (Ben Cooper, Josh Lee) joins Dan Lippert, Jon Gabrus, and Stephanie Allynne along with Matt Besser for this week's improv4humans. Ben and Josh serenade the improvisers with tunes that inspire scenes about schoolkids that refuse to be…

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Lydia Loveless and the Mortgage Muse

improv4humans #262October 20, 2016

Musical guest Lydia Loveless joins Pamela Murphy, Dan Lippert, Tim Meadows, and Matt Besser for a musical edition of improv4humans! Songs about dating an artist and moving on inspire scenes about an unsatisfactory muse and a therapist that uses his own relationship…

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Big Grande's The Teacher's Lounge

Earwolf Presents #59September 28, 2016

Welcome to the Teacher’s Lounge, the only podcast that gives an uncensored, behind the scenes look at the goings on at Hamilton High School. To hear more episodes from this 6-part mini-series go to Howl.fm and use the promo code TEACHER at…

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Wolf Boy with Langhorne Slim

improv4humans #232March 24, 2016

Singer-songwriter Langhorne Slim joins Matt Besser, Jon Gabrus, Drew Tarver and Dan Lippert for a music episode of improv4humans. Langhorne's songs inspire scenes about an actor without sports knowledge who auditions for a Gatorade commercial and a boy with a faulty birth…

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The Best of i4h Vol. 6

improv4humans #231March 17, 2016

Here is what you voted for as the best scenes of 2015, humons. These performances feature Jon Gabrus, Joe Wengert, Will McLaughlin, Chad Carter, Neil Casey, Betsy Sodaro, Colton Dunn, Joe Hartzler, Andy Daly, Sean Conroy, Brett Gelman, Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh,…

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Travel Agent-Si!

Comedy Bang Bang #389November 30, 2015

Guestress of honore Mary Elizabeth Ellis of FOX's The Grinder shares what the hardest part of being an actor is on this week's Comedy Bang Bang! Mary also tells us about becoming a judge, what showbiz job she would take in an…

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Wild Horses vs. Big Grande: LIVE at UCBsunset

improv4humans #214November 19, 2015

It's a two-team spectacle as Lauren Lapkus, Erin Whitehead, and Stephanie Allynne of Wild Horses and Dan Lippert, Ryan Rosenberg, Drew Tarver, and Jon Mackey of Big Grande join Matt Besser for a LIVE improv4humans from the UCB’s Sunset theater in Hollywood…

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Big Grande: Teachers' Lounge

Hello and welcome to another episode of Hamilton High School's podcast Teachers' Lounge! In the lounge as always is Theatre teacher Keith Padre (Dan Lippert), Women's Basketball Coach and Spanish teacher Logan Waters (Drew Tarver), Drivers Ed teacher Sam Weatherman (Ryan Rosenberg),…

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Summer Stache

improv4humans #197July 23, 2015

Dan Lippert, Drew Tarver, Drew Spears, and Echo Kellum join Matt Besser for a jam packed improv5humans! They’ll look to a party hero for guidance when crisis hits, break the rock band norms, and pitch new Subway games. They also check in…

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Don't Say Nothin'

improv4humans #181April 2, 2015

Paul F. Tompkins, Dan Lippert, and Drew Tarver are caught in a door to door scavenger hunt, are haunted when a scary movie bleeds into reality, and make sure to not snitch about what’s really going on at the farmers market on…

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Big Grande

improv4humans #172January 29, 2015

Dan Lippert, Drew Tarver, Ryan Rosenberg, and Jon Mackey are all best buds and together perform all around LA as the sketch group Big Grande. Today they join Matt Besser for a special improv5humans complete with pirate speakers, passionate waltzers, and a…

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Funky Kong

improv4humans #160November 13, 2014

Paul Rust, Pamela Murphy, and Dan Lippert check into a video game rehabilitation center on this week’s improv4humans with Matt Besser! They’ll also hear a first time concertgoer’s experience, get to the bottom of a grandma scam, and try to keep their…

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Old Dread Ben

improv4humans #147August 14, 2014

Attention humons, this is not a con. Paul F. Tompkins, Stephanie Allynne, Dan Lippert, and Ben Siemon join Matt Besser this week for a special improv5humans! Ever run into someone you hardly remember? Have your ever wondered what the real deal is…

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Bonus: Best of Vol. 5: The Nasty Hits

improv4humans #141.5July 8, 2014

All the way from shitting robots to smegma cheese shops and beyond! It's the bonus best of improv4humans with Matt Besser aka the nasty hits featuring Ian Roberts, Lauren Lapkus, Joe Wengert, Tim Meadows, Charlie Sanders, Betsy Sodaro, John Gemberling, Stephanie Allynne,…

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Best of improv4humans Vol. 5

improv4humans #141July 3, 2014

That time has come once again humans! The best of improv4humans with Matt Besser volume 5 is here featuring an amazing roster of the greatest improvisers in the universe including Joe Wengert, Sean Clements, Dominic Dierkes, Jason Mantzoukas, Lennon Parham, Jessica St.…

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Don't Be A Dork

improv4humans #140June 26, 2014

Aloha! Charlie Sanders, Eugene Cordero, and Dan Lippert create an authentic Hawaiian experience on today's improv4humans with Matt Besser! They’ll also play a game of Dungeons & Dragons, meet the famous famous footwear hermit, and find out what really happens when someone…

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Toothbrush Tommy

improv4humans #128April 10, 2014

Andy Daly, Dan Lippert, and Will McLaughlin get heated at an all you can eat restaurant, use the expert toothbrush services of a man named Toothbrush Tommy, and find out that teens are actually Oompa Loompas on this week's improv4humans with Matt…

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Non-Descript Hole

improv4humans #113December 26, 2013

John Gemberling, Stephanie Allynne, and Dan Lippert do whatever it takes to party, experiment on a four arm freak, and search for the perfect vagina on this week’s improv4humans with Matt Besser! Plus, they check in on the war on Christmas. Give…

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Rainbow Party Pitch

improv4humans #106November 7, 2013

Grab some snacks and buzz juice and listen to a special VPN edition of improv4humans with Zach Woods and UCB-LA Harold team members Nick Mandernach, Matt Newell, Erin Whitehead, Dan Lippert, Molly Bretthauer, and Paul Welsh! They’ll soothe a crowd of rioters…

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