Forty-eight people (and counting!) have been Vice President of the United States...and if you can name more than a few of them, you might love history as much as Alex Schmidt does. After all, VPs do a little-respected job that's "not worth a bucket of warm piss." And that's not us saying that. That's Vice President John Nance Garner (Veep #32) self-roasting with that. Still, look closer at that history, and you'll find nine out of forty-eight VPs became the P. Nine out of forty-eight! 18.75%! Doesn't that make every Vice President worth examination? Shouldn't we pay them as much attention as their boss gets? Especially when the current Vice President is a secret maniac, with a shady past, and a little too much Garfield enthusiasm?
On this episode of The Cracked Podcast, Alex Schmidt is joined by comedy writers Broti Gupta (Speechless, The New Yorker) and Andrew Ti (Yo Is This Racist) for a look at baffling true tales of VPOTUS Mike Pence. Discover all the weird strange goofy things sprinkled throughout his past as a hot-take blogger, tobacco truther, campaign fund misuser, football game gaslighter, and other lousy things nobody has the mental bandwith to call him out on. Also stick around for the Dollar Store Machiavelli crap Mike Pence almost pulled to make himself your Commander in Chief at the last minute.
Yo, Is This Racist? (Earwolf) (and stay tuned for their west coast tour dates!)
Exciting Tour News!
Watch out fictional ladies: your number of boobs might be telegraphing your morality.
Yee-ha! Giddyup! Westerns used to feature singing cowboys and Soviet uranium!
Happy Halloween! The past is terrifying! In the most astonishing way!
It's not populists versus elites. It's much weirder (and more Dilbert-driven).
Go everywhere from Yale's secret tombs to an even more secret celebrities-only Walgreens.