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Title: The Cracked.com thread
Post by: Neon_Knight on September 28, 2012, 10:10:43 am
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Cracked.com, founded in 2005, is a website spin off from the defunct Cracked Magazine, founded in 1958.

Relying largely on (ostensibly) humorous list articles, Cracked has become rather famous on the internet. Its lists, which can be written by anyone, are rooted in fact (usually) and coated in humour (mostly), dispensing interesting (often), historical (sometimes), and scientific (occasionally) trivia surrounded by dick jokes (always). It has about a half dozen full-time columnists on payroll, who dish out weekly and biweekly articles on serious subjects from the cultural effects of the Internet, to Choose Your Own Adventure Gonzo-styled articles about visiting the zoo while on an amount of drugs capable of killing most men, to action reporting while getting kidnapped by pirates.

Small time celebrities including Seanbaby and Michael Ian Black have written articles for Cracked, with Seanbaby now part of the column staff. The website plays host to numerous Internet sketch groups, webcomics (such as Subnormality, White Ninja and Daisy Owl), and has its own caption contest. It has taken on the "Cracked Wikipedia Project" now known as Cracked topics, where Cracked readers submit articles on a variety of subjects, from Steven Seagal to Punk Rock.

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On top of the regular columnists, Cracked accepts articles from anybody who wants to write one: all you have to do is create a forum account and then post in this thread to get access to a forum where you can pitch your own potential articles.

Obligatory (?) info link (http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Website/Cracked)

So, here we go, what are your favourite Cracked articles?


Title: Re: The Cracked.com thread
Post by: fromhell on September 28, 2012, 06:12:23 pm
Do you want a top 10 list of favorite top 10 lists?


Title: Re: The Cracked.com thread
Post by: Neon_Knight on September 28, 2012, 06:57:57 pm
Well... why not? :P