Author: Aaron Hertzog

Have You Heard This: A 500-Page Book with Pete Kuempel

In the latest Have You Heard This podcast, Aaron is joined by comedian Pete Kuempel for a discussion about Pete’s memoir-in-progress about a tumultuous relationship and its aftermath. The two […]

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Have You Heard This podcast: Old Times, Good Dudes with Pat House

On the latest Have You Heard This podcast Aaron is joined by his first friend in comedy Pat House to talk mostly about their days of getting started as stand-ups in Philadelphia. […]

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About a Joke: Joe Zimmerman’s “Lasik Vs. Contacts”

In my “About a Joke” series I will write about a stand-up comedy clip and how the joke writing reminds me of certain techniques and tricks I have talked about […]

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Have You Heard This: Babies are Weak with Betty J. Smithsonian | Stand-up Comedy Podcast

In the latest episode of the Have You Heard This podcast, Aaron is joined by comedian Betty J. Smithsonian to talk about babies.

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How to Write Stand-Up Comedy: Make Lists

Learning how to write stand-up comedy starts with learning how to recognize what you want to talk about on stage. Using a notebook to keep track of your thoughts is a start. Keeping lists of things that evoke strong emotions is a great way to find topics that are personal and meaningful to you.

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Have You Heard This: Weekend Activities with Max Fox

Aaron is joined by comedian Max Fox for a discussion based on a time a woman on a date told Max about some interesting weekend activities she liked to participate in (spoiler […]

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Have You Heard This: Dammit, Carol with Rachele Friedland

Aaron is joined by comedian Rachele Friedland to discuss a one-woman-show Rachele is working on about the life of her grandmother…and that time she was the victim of a Ponzi scheme. On […]

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Have You Heard This: Bachelor Party Pooper with Blake Wexler

Aaron talks to comedian Blake Wexler about how bachelor parties aren’t really either of their cup of tea. In the bonus episode, available now on Patreon, the two discuss how sports teams can […]

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Have You Heard This: Old Dog, New Dog with Chip Chantry

This week on the Have You Heard This podcast Aaron is joined by comedian Chip Chantry to make comedy out of tragedy. Chip talks about trying to find humor in the passing […]

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Have You Heard This: King Kong’s Yelp Review with Joe Moore

No chains will ever hold the wonder of the world that is this episode as Joe Moore joins Aaron to discuss what it would be like if King Kong decided to write […]

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