Cracked Archive - News


20 Mind-Blowing Facts That Will Put a Smile On Your Face

Turns out the world isn't completely full of doom and gloom.


6 Products in Your Bathroom You Won't Believe Don't Work

You're going to feel a bit icky after this article.


5 Clearly Fake News Stories The Media Told You Were True

Apparently, The media doesn't always have time for such time-consuming practices as 'fact checking' and 'thinking about this for a moment to work out if it sounds idiotic.'


The Pope's Last Day of Work

'WHEEEEEEEEEEE!' the pope cried gaily, using that adjective for the first time in his professional career.


5 Easy Ways to Spot a B.S. News Story on the Internet

Most of the time, we don't need somebody else to debunk these stories for us, not if you know what to look for. For instance, this stuff should always raise red flags .


The 8 Greatest Wars Ever Fought by Fox News

Here are some of the greatest military campaigns ever fought by this fair and balanced army.


5 Obnoxious Things That Won't Go Away in 2013

You can be a huge success and not be smart, just as you can be an incredibly gifted failure. For every Ke$ha, there are a thousand girls blowing their wood shop teacher for a passing grade so they can cut class who never amount to anything.


How a Movie from the '90s Predicted the 2012 Election

I wanted to write this piece now, because it involves looking back on the election, and it's way more effective to understand something after it happens, not while it's happening. My goal is to put the 2012 election into context, but not historical context; movie context.


Why the Rapper from 'Friday' and 'Thanksgiving' Is Evil

He strikes again and he must be stopped at all costs.


Excerpts from My Erotic Novel About My Co-Workers

November is National Novel Writing Month, and I'm aiming for a more tangible prize than a 400KB document cluttering up my hard drive. I want some goddamn money.


The Truth Behind the 17 Most Viral Images of the Election

We asked you to show us what the people in some of the most important photos were thinking.


The Elections as Understood by a 5-Year-Old

It's no secret that we all have the intelligence of 5-year-olds when it comes to politics.


The 3 Worst Side Effects of Every Presidential Election

I am just nuts about presidential campaigns and elections. They're exciting, and crazy, and interesting, and important(ish). What I hate is everything else that seems to surround every modern election.


What Romney Would Have to Do to Win the Election

Romney would have to do something pretty drastic to get polls moving in his direction. But how drastic?


4 Reasons We've Stopped Trusting the Media

OR: 4 Reasons You're Not Going To Believe Any Of These 4 Reasons