There's something magical about a pilgrimage. It combines a journey, a quest, and a vacation into one experience. So keep trekking to your favorite things, you wonderful people you. Just make sure you're avoiding the mistakes in this podcast's stories. Because on this week's episode of The Cracked Podcast, Alex Schmidt is joined by Dan Hopper (Ranker, CollegeHumor, The Washington Post) for a look at movie & TV locations that fans are pilgrimaging into oblivion. Discover the most neighborhood-snarling, pizza-chucking, monastery-crumbling behaviors in the whole world of fandom. Find out how one monkey's paw-style studio deal turned part of Spain blue forever. And find out how Viewers Like You can be more thoughtful toward Hollywood locations than the average 'Joker' Instagrammer.


Footnotes

Dan Hopper on Twitter

5 Towns Ruined By The Movies Filmed There

6 Famous Houses From Movies (That Ruined The Owners' Lives)

6 Normal Towns That Became Weirdo Tourist Hotspots

The Breaking Bad House Owners Have Erected a Fence to Curtail Pizza Throwing and Picture Taking (Architecturaldigest.com)

Katz's 'When Harry Met Sally' Fake Orgasm Contest Takes Place Today (Eater.com)

Katz's Deli hosting 'orgasm' contest for 'When Harry Met Sally' anniversary (New York Post)

UNESCO entry on Sceilg Mhichil

Skellig Michael visitor numbers exceed 'sustainable' cap by almost 6,000 (The Irish Times)

Visitors to get Skellig Michael danger warning (The Irish Times)

Sideways - "I'm Not Drinking Merlot"

A trendy way to appeal to Oscar voters: Play up the 'magic of the movies' (The Washington Post)

I Went to Die Hard's Nakatomi Plaza and Not a Single Hostage Was Taken (Gizmodo)

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