Aaron Jackson

Aaron is an actor, writer and comedian based in New York. With Josh Sharp, he’s optioned a screenplay of their musical, “Fucking Identical Twins” to 20th Century Fox. Currently at UCB, you can see Aaron on the improv teams ‘Rumpleteaser’ and “We WIll Turn You Gay.’ Previous UCB credits include the shows he co-wrote: ‘Fucking Identical Twins: A Musical,’ and ‘Erik Dies, You’re Stupid and We Hate You.’ Other shows: What I Did For Love, Harold Night, Maude Night, ‘Newsadoosies’, the UCB Touring Company, and the now defunct, world-famous 3 For All competition, a show he proudly co-hosted with perennial favorites, Big Fat Fatties.

Guest Appearances

April 30, 2020

Joan Walsh and Aaron Jackson join Negin to weigh in on Trump’s meat processing mandate and the rent strike. They also have tips on how to make a love connection at a Zoom wedding.

November 21, 2019

Leah Bonnema and Aaron Jackson join Negin to discuss the presidential debates, the impeachment hearings, and why people aren’t having babies. Listeners also get to hear Harry’s voice for the first and last time as he says goodbye to Fake the Nation.


This episode is sponsored by UNCOMMITTED: Iowa 2020 podcast and Aurate (www.AurateNewYork.com/fake code: FAKE).

June 13, 2019

Negin opens the Fake the Nation vault for previously unheard discussions with your podcast best friends such as Paul F. Tompkins, Rhea Butcher, Sarah Pappalardo, Jon Lovett, Dan Taberski, and Aaron Jackson.

This episode is sponsored by The Citizenry (www.citizenrypodcast.com code: FAKE) and StoryWorth (www.storyworth.com/FAKE).

May 9, 2019

Dan Taberski and Aaron Jackson join Negin to discuss the cesspool of White House, Trump’s billion dollar loss, and the continuously expanding 2020 race.

This episode is sponsored by ThirdLove (www.thirdlove.com/NATION) and Upstart (www.upstart.com/FAKE).

December 13, 2018

Aaron Jackson (The Opposition with Jordan Klepper) and Maeve Higgins (New York Times) join Negin to discuss the possible impending government shutdown and Trump’s recent clash with Nancy Pelosi’s burnt orange power jacket. Then, they do their best to make sense of Brexit, and Kevin Hart’s short stint as the future host of the Oscars.

This episode is sponsored by G.H. Mumm (www.ghmummvictory.com), Matangi/Maya/M.I.A, Modcloth (www.modcloth.com code: FTN), and Thoughtfully (www.thoughtfully.com/FAKE code: FAKE).

November 15, 2017

Aaron Jackson & Josh Sharp (The Opposition with Jordan Klepper) join Jo and Manolo to play listener-submitted games with callers. 

Games played: Give This Person A Nickname, Gene Genie, and Time Travel Party Planner.