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The Cracked Podcast

A Comedy podcast featuring Jack O'Brien
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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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11 Common Sayings & Phrases Everyone Uses Wrong
Aphorisms: they’re the world’s favorite way to let somebody else handle the thinking. We all turn to a time-tested saying or phrase from time to time. It’s not a crime or nothin’. But what if lots of our most common sayings have actual meanings tha…
The 9 Strangest Newest Conspiracy Theories Thriving Online
Over 2000 years ago, Aristotle wrote that it’s “evident” the Earth is round. One generation later, Greek mathematician & geographer Eratosthenes achieved a solid ballpark estimate of the Earth’s circumference. Again, that was over 2000 years ago. S…


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larrikin reviewed this podcast on Jun 10th, 2017
"a show about culture and the unexpected truths about human nature. the best episodes have jason pargin as a guest"
Audioworm reviewed this podcast on Dec 6th, 2017
"Across the two hosts who have helmed the Cracked podcast, it has continued to be one of the most engaging and insightful podcasts, with a great sprinkling of humour and relaxed conversation that makes it a podcast I never miss."
googolplexbyte reviewed this podcast on Jun 12th, 2017
"I was concerned about the host transition but it's still the same great show."

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Aug 18th, 2013
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May 27th, 2019
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