Cracked Archive - Weird World

4 Horrifying Realities of Working at a Haunted House

If you haven't been to a haunted house recently, you're missing out on something truly unexpected: At some point they actually became scary.


Why Whisky Is a Manly Drink (But Not How You Think)

Scotch is a lot like a second puberty


4 Mistakes We Make When Dealing with Constructive Criticism

People have made up some weird rules about constructive criticism, and these are those stupid rules.


5 Creepy Urban Legends That Happen to Be True (Part 8)

It's that time of year again, kids! What time is that, you ask? Why, it's pants-soilin' time!


6 Compelling Reasons to Consider Switching to Satan

At the risk of getting the Cracked offices fire-bombed, I'd like to pose a question: 'What if Satan is the good guy?'


4 Creepy Conspiracy Theories That Need to Be Horror Movies

I decided to dig up a very specific batch of my favorite nutcase theories that are clearly horror movies in the making.


17 Creepy Photos That Prove History Was Haunted

It's time for your annual reminder that the past is haunted by horrors that would like nothing better than to rip a hole in the space-time continuum and devour your soul.


5 Ways Society Is Sexist Against Men (and How We Can Fix It)

After a few panicked phone calls, Cracked decided to address this rampant anti-male sexism, and weigh in on whether these issues merit beating back the waves of feminism.


The 6 Most Horrifying Ways Anyone Ever Made Money

The real world offers something much scarier than Jason Voorhees and Michael Myers.


7 Horror Movie Scenes I Lived Inside a Real Apocalyptic Cult

Boze Herrington spent his early college years in lockstep with a vicious cult leader and other brainwashed followers. We sat down with him and this is what we learned.


Cops Won't Help You: 7 Things I Saw as a Real Slasher Victim

Joe Lozito enthusiastically disagreed with being stabbed by Maksim Gelman. We reached out to Lozito to learn what it's like to be a real hero -- here's what we learned.


11 Original Pickup Lines That Cannot Fail

These lines will make an impression without the fear of a woman leaving an impression of her hand on your cheek.