Common Beliefs That Make Disasters Worse (with Jason Pargin)

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Common Beliefs That Make Disasters Worse (with Jason Pargin)

On this episode of The Cracked Podcast, Alex Schmidt is joined by New York Times-bestselling author Jason Pargin (pen name David Wong) for a close look at mistakes society needs to stop making now, and stop making always. Alongside that, they'll explore ways you can help people survive this coronavirus thing, just by being thoughtful.


Zoey Punches The Future In The Dick, by David Wong

Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits, by David Wong

5 Common Beliefs That Make Disasters Worse

An Announcement From Jason 'David Wong' Pargin (He Does Not Die At The End)

A Paradise Built in Hell, by Rebecca Solnit

The Covid Tracking Project

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Georgia Gov. Disregards Trump Criticism, Moves Ahead With Plans To Reopen Businesses

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These States Are Reopening Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Trump quarantine of New York would accomplish little, experts say

Escape From New York is an urban nightmare waiting to come true

Chris Kyle and American Sniper

Misleading reports of lawlessness after Katrina worsened crisis, officials say

The Great Quake: 1906-2006 / The dynamite disaster

Military expenditure globally today

Donald Trump Says Migrants Bring 'Large Scale Crime and Disease' to America

Governors slam Trump's call to 'liberate' states where protesters object to coronavirus restrictions

Protesters rally for NC to reopen. One woman arrested for violating governor's order.


The government shutdown spotlights a bigger issue: 78% of US workers live paycheck to paycheck

40% of Americans don't have $400 in the bank for emergency expenses: Federal Reserve

The decade of 'millennials killing' things has come to an end, but it wasn't the generation's fault in the first place

How Much Does a Wedding Cost?

1 Way To Make An Emoji/Apple Podcasts

1 Way To Make An Emoji/Spotify

1 Way To Make An Emoji/Stitcher

3 Emoji With Awesomely Bizarre Origin Stories

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