Drew Tarver

Drew Tarver is an actor, writer, and improviser who can be seen performing weekly at UCB-Sunset with the house team Winslow.

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.

Guest Appearances

Pillaging For Your Dreams (w/ Drew Tarver)

Bears, pirates, pigs and more come to together in this brand new musical set on both the high seas and the backwoods of Georgia. With songs like "Jeep Lifestyle", "Was I A Bad Son?" and the new hit classic "Sixpack Pete", you'll…

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The Mopes Trilogy Pt. 2

improv4humans #298July 6, 2017

Eugene Cordero, Jessica McKenna, Jon Gabrus, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, and Drew Tarver join Matt Besser for the next chapter of The Mopes Trilogy! Gene, Jon, and Jess continue their quest to complete fifty jobs in fifty weeks and inherit the fortune of Sanford…

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Total Mask On

Who Charted? #339May 31, 2017

Writer, actor, and improviser Drew Tarver (The Teacher's Lounge) joins Howard and Kulap this week to usher in the third season of Bajillion Dollar Propertie$! They count down Spotify's Top 5 Songs in the US while Drew shares stories of life as…

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The Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ Elevator Pitch

Comedy Bang Bang #489May 29, 2017

The cast and crew of Seeso’s Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ returns on this week’s Comedy Bang! Bang! Kulap Vilaysack, Paul F. Tompkins, Dan Ahdoot, Drew Tarver, Mandell Maughan, Eugene Cordero, Tawny Newsome, and Tim Baltz are in the studio ready to give listeners…

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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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Drew Tarver, Our Close Friend

Sean and Hayes are joined by DREW TARVER of Big Grande and Bajillion Dollar Properties to help them and Intern Andy do a new kind of show. This episode is sponsored by Generation Tux (www.generationtux.com code: HANDBOOK), MVMT Watches (www.mvmtwatches.com/hollywood), and Shari's…

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The 8th Anniversary Show!

Scott celebrates 8 years of Comedy Bang! Bang! with his intern Gino Lambardo, Buddy Valastro aka The Cake Boss, and show favorites. We’ll hear from the writer/singer of America’s Funniest Home Videos theme song, a community activist & her world traveling sister,…

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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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Tooth of the Sea

Comedy Bang Bang #480April 6, 2017

Stars of “Dropping the Soap” Jane Lynch, Kate Mines, and Paul Witten join Scott to talk about typical soap opera stuff and how they forged their friendships at a beauty supply store. Then, new daddy Curtis stops by to share the lessons…

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A Parallel Universe w/ Bajillion Dollar Propertie$

Paul F. Tompkins kicks off the beginning of cross-over month on Spontaneanation! This week, Paul’s special guests/improvisers are his Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ co-stars Tim Baltz, Mandell Maughan, Tawny Newsome, and Drew Tarver. They chat about what would be the most valuable item…

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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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The Trump Inauguration Special with Big Grande

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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Boise, Idaho: Live from Now Hear This Festival

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes the Anaheim audience to Spontaneanation, recorded in front of a LIVE audience at The Now Hear This Festival! This week, Paul’s special guests are Kulap Vilaysack and Howard Kremer of Who Charted! They chat about the first joke…

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2016 Holiday Spectacular

Comedy Bang Bang #463December 12, 2016

Scott is having the holiday blues and has some old friends and new friends join him to cheer him up on this year’s Holiday episode of Comedy Bang! Bang! Expect appearances by future CBB host Jason Mantzoukas, intern Gino Lambardo, John Lennon…

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Persons of Interest

Comedy Bang Bang #460November 28, 2016

Feliz Novi-Doggie! Musical legend and CBB TV band leader “Weird Al” Yankovic joins Scott to share his thoughts on the series finale of Comedy Bang! Bang!, the possibility of retiring from public life, and a potential all accordion album. Then, Detective James…

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Train Station: Live from Largo

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes the audience back to Spontaneanation, recorded in front of a LIVE audience at the world-famous Largo at The Coronet! This week, Paul’s special guest is SNL alum Horatio Sanz! They chat about what Horatio's "Sliding Doors" career would…

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Nasty Lyrics

Comedy Bang Bang #449October 10, 2016

Paul F. Tompkins of Spontaneanation and star of Seeso’s Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ joins Scott on this week’s Comedy Bang! Bang! As Paul and Scott sing the National Anthem, they wonder what cavemen invented singing and we hear deets on the second season…

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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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Mind Your Please and Questions

Comedy Bang Bang #444September 12, 2016

Two Comedy Bang! Bang! favorites Tig Notaro and John Lennon are back on the show and they both have new exciting projects! Tig tells us all about her new Amazon series "One Mississippi", John tells us about his new Howl series "Questions…

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Gabby Douglas & Ryan Lochte Get Bacon (w/ Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Drew Tarver)

Hard Nation #22August 24, 2016

U.S. Olympians Gabby Douglas & Ryan Lochte (Kirby Howell-Baptiste and Drew Tarver) help Hard Nation recap the 2016 Rio Olympics, while educating Mark & Pete on hand jobs, smiling, patriotism, slavery, and Chinese food. Plus: Pete fat-shames Mark. This episode is sponsored…

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Dana Carvey's Micro-Impressions

Comedy Bang Bang #432July 4, 2016

Comedy legend Dana Carvey (Secret Life of Pets, Saturday Night Live) joins the Comedy Bang! Bang! First Timers Club! Dana takes us through a myriad of micro-impressions before meeting HP-DP-69B (the Hewlett-Packard Sex Robot) aka Little Button Puss. Plus, a 7-year-old who calls…

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A Coffee Plantation in Bali: Live from SXSW

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes all Texans and those on the internet to this episode of Spontaneanation, recorded in front of a live audience at the 2016 South By Southwest Festival in Austin, TX! This week, Paul’s special guest is Who Charted? and Bajillion Dollar Propertie$'…

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Almost Parasites

Comedy Bang Bang #424May 30, 2016

Superstar musician "Weird Al" Yankovic and co-host/one man band leader of the new season of Comedy Bang! Bang! the TV show joins Scott to talk about what it's like to being back on a set in almost 20 years, his latest World…

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The 7th Anniversary Show!

7 years is a wonderful amount of TIME! Scott celebrates 7 years of Comedy Bang! Bang! with Jason "Heynong Man" Mantzoukas, Paul F. Tompkins, and show favorites. We'll hear from one of the original members of The Beatles, a keeper of time,…

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Extreme Daggering: LIVE at SXSW 2016

improv4humans #234April 7, 2016

Matt Walsh, Jon Gabrus, Shannon O'Neill, Drew Tarver and Anthony Atamanuik join Matt Besser for a live episode from South by Southwest. A babysitter refuses to let a boy drink liquids or sleep because it wasn't on the parents' list. Jon's mom…

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Go Out and Moan

Who Charted? #278March 30, 2016

Actor Drew Tarver shares a story with Howard and Kulap about trying to step into the spotlight while his younger sisters auditioned for American Idol Juniors. They brainstorm unique grieving techniques after a break-up in the Top 5 songs on Stereogum chart.…

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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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Shut the Fuck Door!

Comedy Bang Bang #407March 14, 2016

The entire cast of Seeso's Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ joins Scott on this week's Comedy Bang! Bang! Paul F. Tompkins, Dan Ahdoot, Drew Tarver, Mandell Maughan, Ryan Gaul, Tawny Newsome, and Tim Baltz are in the studio ready to answer the important questions…

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Pronouncing in Accents

Yo, Is This Racist? #800March 11, 2016

Andrew Ti and special guests Tawny Newsome and Drew Tarver of Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ finish the week off by discussing the stance on pronouncing words in an accent that is not your own. As always, leave us a message about anything you…

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Iron Fist

Yo, Is This Racist? #799March 10, 2016

Tawny Newsome and Drew Tarver of Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ join Andrew to talk about   the Iron Fist character from the Marvel Universe. Make sure to leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE.

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Too White a Fanbase

Tawny Newsome and Drew Tarver of Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ join Andrew to talk about the idea of something having too white a fanbase. Make sure to leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE.

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The Percentage

Tawny Newsome and Drew Tarver of Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ join Andrew to talk about being asked what is the percentage of black friends you have. Make sure to leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE.

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Ghetto Party

Tawny Newsome and Drew Tarver of Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ joins Andrew all this week to answer some racism questions. Today they discuss the idea of throwing a ghetto party. Be sure to call us at (323) 389-RACE to ask if anything is…

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Filibusting

improv4humans #229March 3, 2016

Paul F. Tompkins, Drew Tarver and Tim Baltz join Matt Besser to improvise about using fighting moves from from video games in real life. They also create scenes about a fire marshal's interrogation with a child, the complexities of stating sports facts…

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Prayer Orgy

Comedy Bang Bang #398February 1, 2016

A very treasured special guest who shall not be named joins Scott to do some vocal exercises, play a game of "False or True?", and to talk about departing The Daily Show for her new TBS show Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.…

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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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Kitchen Stand-Up

Comedy Bang Bang #381October 12, 2015

Bad boys Nathan Fielder and Anthony Jeselnik aka two-thirds of the Titans of Comedy return to speak on friendship, the difference between what's real and a joke on Nathan For You, and the meaning behind the title of Anthony's new Netflix special…

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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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Drew Tarver: Split Ends with Trey Felt

Welcome back to Split Ends, your favorite weekly hair podcast hosted by Trey Felt (Drew Tarver) coming to you backstage at the International Hair Show in Orlando, Florida! This week Trey is joined by the best hair stylist in the country, Craigory…

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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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Bonus Cut: Rose hip Oil

improv4humans #101.5October 8, 2013

Tim Meadows, Betsy Sodaro, Mary Holland, and Drew Tarver love the smell of improv in the morning! They’re back to hunt for the one and only rose hip oil on this week’s bonus episode of improv4humans! You can now get the UCB…

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Coma Counting

improv4humans #101October 3, 2013

Tim Meadows, Betsy Sodaro, Mary Holland, and Drew Tarver are all on today’s special improv5humans! Listen as they break some shocking news to a recovering coma patient, visit a succulent and authentic chinese restaurant, and handle a swarm of homeless customers as…

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