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People born before 1990 know exactly what we're talking about when we discuss the ancient, mystical tradition of finding dirty magazine stashes in the woods. Who put them there? Dads? Other kids? Big... Dirty? Join us this week as Melissa plunges into this particularly strange nostalgia wormhole and proves that, yes, this phenomenon is a REAL THING.


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Our friends at Cracked are back at it again with some pure comedy gold. It's probably too dangerous to go see Christopher Nolan's "Tenet" in theaters right now, so we went ahead and remade the movie for, like, $20. You can now safely watch "Tenet" from the comfort of your beanbag chair. You don't even have to wear pants!

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The Cracked team explores this storm-in-a-tea-cup situation of just how bad of a warrior Darth Vader actually was. 

Or at best he was just really lazy.

The facts are simply presented, you decide.


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A sensational journey of what a normal man eats but with classical musical background and pompous names for regular everyday accouterments. From Cracked 

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We all spotted those blurry "cut points" as we watched the epic war movie 1917, but Cracked's Jordan Bleeding takes a crack at the math along side a shady looking map of Germany, and things just don't add up. 

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I'm still scratching my head over this...

This pictofact was taken from a list of Ways The Harry Potter Universe Is Incredibly Dark via the site cracked.


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What a great film Back To The Future!!!

And it's always interesting to learn facts about such a classic film. 


This image was taken from a list Unanswered Movie Questions via Cracked.



Police in Peru trying to cheer people up durring the covid-19 pandemic from Coronavirus by mimicing the coffin dancers meme with a mock coffin labled with the name of the wretched disease
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The cops in Peru just wanted to cheer up the people, and guessing they like memes there too. 

Found out about this on Cracked Pictofacts in their article Amusing Moments Brought To You By The Rona. This one seems to have got brushed aside with the whole pandemic thing, as didn't see anything about this in Know Your Meme News, just a video about it. Both Cracked and Know Your Meme put the original source as the BBC, which seems like the type of publication that is not able to fully appreciate the significance of what is happening in the video.



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Meme about how Russian health minister recommends staying angry for no more than 10 minutes at the world or the people you live with
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Want to vent that anger for longer than 10 minutes? Well, then maybe communism is not right for you.

More Weird Ways Governments Are Handling The Crisis via Cracked


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The 1980s were a dangerous time for many of us, but it was especially dangerous if you were from a specific demographic: A sitcom mother.

Go ahead, think about it. Have you ever noticed that while you were watching reruns of Diff’rent Strokes or Full House that there was never a mom around? To paraphrase a 90s sitcom, what’s the deal with that?

This was no accident. There was a reason why so many sitcoms were about single fathers dealing with multiple children, and the After Hours team at Cracked took a quick look at why “audiences tuned in week after week to laugh at grieving families and abandoned children?”

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In this video, Cracked uncovers the reason that the 80s were such a bad time to be a sitcom mom, or a sit-mom, as I’ll refer to them. Some reasons include: the success of the first example, Diff’rent Strokes led to copycats; the removal of a show’s moral center (the mother) would result in “dad’s burning dinners and uncomfortably buying bras,” as well as unaccompanied minors playing in a dump and getting stuck in a fridge. But ultimately, they discover that these shows were a response to rising divorce rates and the breakdown of the American nuclear family.

Check out the video and learn a little something about how the 80s were a golden age of abandoned kids and idiot fathers.

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