The 20 Most-Read Cracked Articles Of 2018

Let's take a second to remember the high points of 2018.
The 20 Most-Read Cracked Articles Of 2018

Before we jump headfirst into a new year full of joyful hopes and apocalyptic possibilities, let's take a second to remember the high points of 2018 -- or at least the ones that occurred on this here website. Here are the most popular articles that the hard-working writers at Cracked cranked out over the last 12 months:

5 Cartoons That Handle Serious Issues Better Than Most Shows

By Archie Grimm

"Cartoons are for children!" says the least-likable person in your life, probably. But they're wrong, because 1) cartoons are so rad, and we should all watch them, and 2) they can often handle real issues better than anything that you'll find on HBO. For example, while the subject is usually treated like an embarrassing joke, Bob's Burgers tackles budding female sexuality with tremendous nuance and emotional weight.

Donald Trump's 6 Very Real, Very Insane Tips For A Good Life

By Chris Bucholz

OK, so maybe The Art Of The Deal, aka How To Ignore Your Many Bankruptcies By Acting Like A Buffoon And Scamming The IRS, was a crock. But that doesn't mean that our beloved president doesn't have some other tips for a life well-lived. Using many, many examples, we've managed to cobble together a handbook of all the lessons Trump has to teach us. Are they good lessons? Well, ummm, I think we'll leave that one up to you.

Related: How President Trump Has Ruined Comedy

5 Sexual Mishaps That Are More Common Than You Think

By Ian Fortey

Sexual hijinks are thought to only exist in romantic comedies where Jason Segel accidentally gets caught boning his girlfriend by the CEO of his company. (Married To Your Job, coming to theaters this spring!) However, plenty of them happen in the real world way more frequently than you imagine. For example, statistically, a bunch of your friends have accidentally peed during sex.

Related: 6 Horrifying Ways To Improve Your Sex Life

6 Things We Only Believe Today Because Of Propaganda

By Adam Wears, James Kinneen, E.M. Caris, Britni Patterson

We'd like to imagine that propaganda doesn't hold sway over our society anymore, because we think critically, have advanced psychologically, and use Instagram instead of ever looking up from our phones at billboards or posters. But propaganda still rules our discourse in all sorts of ways, ranging from why we believe there are A/B personalities to the idea that Teddy Roosevelt was a notorious bear-lover.

5 Reasons The Marvel Cinematic Universe Should Have Failed

By Daniel Dockery

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is the most popular film franchise in history, and we still manage to take it for granted. Logically, this thing should not have succeeded in the way that it did. Film history has shown us that series of this magnitude usually collapse hilariously, and yet the MCU avoided all of the dozens of typical pitfalls. We'll never see anything like it again.

Related: 5 Huge Changes DC Would Have To Make To Compete With Marvel

13 Myths About Society Too Many People Believe

By David Wong

Cracked Executive Editor Jason "David Wong" Pargin looks into 13 things we take for granted, and reveals that the world doesn't necessarily work in the way that we've all assumed. Warning: In many cases, the data doesn't say what we wish it did.

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