Tim Kalpakis

Tim Kalpakis is an American comedy writer. His writing credits include The Birthday Boys, Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis, Comedy Bang! Bang!, the 2009 MTV Movie Awards with Andy Samberg, the 2010 MTV Movie Awards with Aziz Ansari, and Ham Hat.  He is a founding member of the Los Angeles sketch group The Birthday Boys. Tim is a graduate of Ithaca College.  He has been performing at UCBTLA since 2006 and has taught writing at the UCB Training Center since 2010.  He has appeared on Conan and at the Montreal “Just for Laughs” Festival, The LA Comedy Festival, UCB’s Ultimate Comedy Bash,  and Sketchfests in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, and Seattle.

Guest Appearances

Andy Samberg Is Not Family

Comedy Bang Bang #667August 2, 2020

Andy Samberg of Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Saturday Night Live fame is back to talk to Scott about his movie Palm Springs including working with J.K. Simmons and how Cristin Milioti was cast. The Sloppy Boys (Mike Hanford, Tim Kalpakis, Jefferson Dutton) play…


Fastidious Makeover with The Sloppy Boys

Comedy Bang Bang #603May 26, 2019

The Sloppy Boys (Mike Hanford, Tim Kalpakis, Jefferson Dutton) join Scott to talk about Ghostbusters, touring with Don’t Stop or We’ll Die, and to perform songs live in-studio off their new album “Dancing on the Wind.” Then, musician John Lennon stops by…


New to the Wax with The Sloppy Boys

Comedy Bang Bang #551June 17, 2018

The Sloppy Boys (Mike Hanford, Tim Kalpakis, Jefferson Dutton) joins Scott and intern Gino Lambardo to talk about how they decided to start a band, the incident that changed them from doing covers to original songs, and to perform songs live in-studio…


The Washington Monugents Reunite

Comedy Bang Bang #455November 3, 2016

Every 3 or 4 years or so, Scott’s old political parody singing group will get back together for a reunion. Rhea Butcher of Seeso’s Take My Wife joins Scott as today’s co-host as they welcome back Bob, Tim, Dave, Mike, and Eban…


The Phony Marony Show with The Thermals

Comedy Bang Bang #411March 31, 2016

The wonderful Portland band The Thermals make their Comedy Bang! Bang! debut! They join Scott and John Lennon to talk about meeting for the first time at a Grateful Dead show, what happened with John not appearing at the Super Bowl, and…


The Timeys Leap Year Celebration

Comedy Bang Bang #404February 29, 2016

It's February 29th and you know what TIME that is! It's TIME for Maxwell Keeper aka The Time Keeper to join Scott once again on a very special Leap Year Celebration episode of Comedy Bang! Bang! The Time Keeper brings along The…

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