The Cracked Podcast

The Cracked Podcast

The Cracked Podcast is facts, jokes, and more from the Internet’s leading comedy website. Every week, host Alex Schmidt brings together comedians, authors, scientists, and Cracked staffers, to celebrate the awesome truth that being alive is more interesting than people think it is. Fill your week and your brain with hilarious, mind-blowing revelations that’ll make you the most interesting person in every room you’re in.

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5 Weird Ways The 1990s Never Ended

Other than slashing Beanie Baby prices, we have not gotten over The Spears Era.

6 Little-Known Crises And Lockdowns Of U.S. History

Social distancing is as American as apple pie, baseball, and revolting against the British

7 Bizarre Moments From Bizarrely Long-Running TV Shows

Turns out America was obsessing over ‘Game of Thrones’ and sleeping on ‘Lassie’.

Bizarre Myths & Amazing Facts About Animals & Coronavirus

Try to be at least as smart as your housecat.

Common Beliefs That Make Disasters Worse (with Jason Pargin)

You can help save lives! You! The person reading this sentence!

Sports In The Time Of Coronavirus (with Jason Benetti)

We've had 120 years of modern baseball, and it's still (virtually) going strong.

6 Shut-Down Things (That Shouldn’t Return)

There is nothing good about COVID-19...and at the same time, boy oh boy, can somebody reform the Olympics please?

The Surprising Scientific Truth About Living As An Outsider

Here’s some good news for anyone who’s ever been called WEIRD.

11 Bizarre Psy-Ops Real Governments Tried To Pull Off

Pranks, toys, holograms, and more bizarre ideas somebody (almost) greenlit.

11 Little-Known Dumb Details Of Big Historical Events

Turns out EPIC BATTLES often featured AWKWARD BODILY FUNCTIONS.

11 TV Shows That Secretly Gave Themselves Baffling Canon

When you're making 24 episodes of television per year, Satan creeps in.

8 Famous Movie & TV Locations (Ruined By The Fans)

There's something magical about a pilgrimage...but please don't ruin somebody's home doing it.

7 Weird Jobs The Children Of Rich Maniacs Bought Themselves

Listen for pop stardom, sports glory, and more careers you can try on like a hat if your dad is a dictator.

10 Regular Things We Should All Stop Mistaking For Aliens

Get ready to chill out about shadows, balloons, and more.