Cracked Archive - News


23 Outrageous Marketing Lies You See Every Day

Advertisers tend to bend the truth until it snaps in half.


4 Things You Should Never Do in Front of People You Love

In my honest and expert opinion, there are just some things in life that you should never let the people you love see you doing.


23 Shocking Comparisons That Change How You Think of Money

To quote the famous philosophers of the Wu-Tang Clan: Cash rules everything around us.


4 Organizations Everyone Hates (For Stupid Reasons)

Just about everything, no matter how awful it may be, has supporters somewhere. But why?


5 Disturbing Reasons Not to Trust the News (From a Reporter)

The gulf between the newsworthy and the filler has been widened on an enormous scale. Here are just some of the reasons journalism has gone (and continues to go) downhill.


22 Inspiring Acts of Kindness That No One Ever Talks About

While Cracked is duty-bound to shatter the illusions that hold your fragile life together, we also try to spread some joy to make up for it.


6 Important Steps to Becoming a Dance Machine

A little planning will keep your dance excursion from becoming a disaster. Here are a few tips to keep in mind.


2 New Shirts for Picard and NES Lovers and 1 Huge Sale

If Captain Kirk was allowed to love ladies from other species, Picard should at the very least be allowed to marry his number one.


Two New Shirts That Both Replicants and Humans Can Love

We bring you more shirts and an opportunity to win $500!


16 Ridiculous Examples of Bureaucracy in Action

We asked our readers to find us the biggest waste of time, money, and resources and gave $200 to the most appalling.


5 Jokes That Make Customer Service People Hate You (Pt. 2)

Here are five more horrible, cliched jokes that workers have to hear every day, and how I think those workers should be allowed to react in a just world.


The 22 Most Misleading Viral Photos (Explained)

Our quest to sift through the bullshit for you continues.


Store Update: A Sale as Black as the Frozen Heart of Winter

Since the world can turn any apartment into a Wearegettingthroughthisgoddamnit Bunker, why not make the space you're hunkered down in worth the hunkering?