Cracked Archive - Weird World

Two People Survived Heaven’s Gate: We Talked To Them

Heaven's Gate still exists today, having left behind two members to maintain it, answer emails, and sell books and VHS tapes of their beliefs. And they agreed to talk to us.


The 3 Most Ridiculous Forgotten Superheroes, Part 2

These heroes contain so much raw Golden Age that unprepared readers could die from toxic radness exposure.


I Ate At The World's Best Sushi Restaurant.

It was the best sushi I've ever eaten.


3 Golden Age Comic Book Heroes Who Got Left There, Part 1

I want to honor the radness of some superheroes by remembering those who were far too Golden Agey to exist outside of that time.


5 Dark Realities Of Being A Modern-Day Nazi Hunter

Jurgen let us tag along to stalk a real-life aging Nazi war criminal. The results were ... unexpected.


5 Things I Learned From Being Addicted To Child Porn

We spoke to 'Charlie,' who's been arrested twice for possession of child pornography. Here's what he told us.


Have A Seat 2016, It's Time For Annual Performance Reviews

Hey 2016, come on in, sit down. How are things?


6 Insane Ways People Made Money Off Famous Crimes

The following people tried everything in their power to monetize the hell out of their famous legal problems. And sadly, a lot of it worked.


5 Things Everyone Is Guilty Of When Hosting New Year’s Eve

We often underestimate the New Year's Eve party, because we're a cocky species destined to destroy itself.


5 Surreal Realities Growing Up As The Daughter Of A Mob Boss

Being Meadow Soprano is exactly as dramatic as it sounds.


7 Unsung Heroes Who Had The Dumbest 2016 Ever

There were actually some bring spots in 2016, heroes doing everything they could to ... well, not die, or spread disease, or casually stoke the fires of fascism.


The War On Xmas Is Real: And I'm Its Architect

Accept a warm 'Happy Holidays' from me, the mastermind behind the War on Christmas.


5 Reasons Life’s Surprisingly Hard Never Having A Photo I.D.

This is government bureaucracy at its finest.


Why Modern ‘Collectible’ Toys Are A Total Scam

If you're tempted to collect toys, we have some sage advice for you: Don't.


The Dangerous Myth Of Participation Trophies: My Story

Not in a million years would I have the creative brainpower to think I'd need to hand out participation trophies like the ones sitting on my shelf.