Anonymous said: What is the best thing about writing for cracked?

sorenbowie:

  • Before I ever published a single article for Cracked I would read the columns from Dan and Seanbaby and Brockway and Bucholz, I would watch Michael do Cracked TV and it was intimidating because not only were they each uniquely funny, they were all quietly real writers. Their structure, their pace, their word choices were so careful and precise that I thought, “I’ll never be able to do this. They’ll know. They’ll know I’m not supposed to be here.” But they couldn’t have been nicer or more encouraging when I started writing. The first article I ever wrote was a guest column because Dan asked me to fill in for him on Thanksgiving. When I asked him what I was allowed to write about he shrugged and said, “Anything, I trust you.”
  • Over the past few years as a columnist, there are a handful of articles I look back on proudly because I think they are smarter than anything else I’ve written, and inevitably David Wong or Jack O’Brien are at least partially responsible for all of them. Each time I turned to David or Jack with a bunch of loose ideas, they somehow knew how it all fit together immediately, like they already figured it out years ago and now they were just helping some slower kid with his homework. 

If I push the thousands of reasons why Cracked is one of the best things that ever happened to me off the table and just leave my favorite, it’s everyone I work with. When you are surrounded by people who are better than you, it makes you want to be better every day. Now if you’ll excuse me, I have to go write a drunk column about which birds look like they fuck the best.

pandamiglio:

My dog destroys things then acts like he doesn’t even see it

bestnatesmithever:

captcreate:

The leg up at the end tho.

I like the coach, putting his hands on his knees like, “Welp, that wasn’t it.”

bestnatesmithever:

captcreate:

The leg up at the end tho.

I like the coach, putting his hands on his knees like, “Welp, that wasn’t it.”

hobolunchbox:

Judge Judy moves to HBO. 

hobolunchbox:

Judge Judy moves to HBO. 

writingnotebooks:

from Planet Millie

This is so stinking adorable.

darkpathos:

"You either die a hero or live long enough to become a villain." 

(via curlycomedy)

I want Amanda and Shia to make a comedy together to remind us all that they were freaking comedy prodigies and we’re all losers on Tumblr.

(via bossypants)

In retrospect, screaming “NOT WITHOUT MY DAUGHTER” and chest-thumping was the wrong thing to scream after sending my 13 year old on a plane by herself for the first time.

cracked:

Please buy neil-gaiman's new thing and tell them Cracked sent you, we wanna have pretty ads forever.

therhumboogie:

By Nastaja Duthois, these wonderful embroideries some huge scale that manage to fill large space, and other smaller intricate pieces—all work with negative space in a brilliantly effective way, and I especially like the black thread images. 

Redecorating the study. What should go in the 6th frame?

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