John Early Is Figuring Out How to Be Sincere

As the star of the sharp new indie ‘Stress Positions,’ the irreverent comic works in a more serious vein. He tells Cracked why he’s getting comfortable with being earnest — even if he’s scared everyone will think he’s pretentious

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32 Bits of Supernatural Trivia That Shed Some Light on the Dark Arts

32 Bits of Supernatural Trivia That Shed Some Light on the Dark Arts

It’s hard to tell if these paranormal entities like to keep a low profile or not. We’re a tad nervous to broadcast info about them, so hopefully we represented them well enough to get an otherworldly nod of approval. Maybe we should’ve hit up the basement of an abandoned asylum at midnight to ask. Too late now, we guess. But hey, if we anger any of them, our editors made us do it!

BARON SAMEDI CRACKED COM The Deity of the dead in Haitian Voodoo, he is noted for obscenity, debauchery, and a love of tobacco and rum. Better stay on his good side, because if you're ill, he can either heal you, welcome you into the realm of the dead, or resurrect you as a zombie.

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BTS STORIES FROM HORROR MOVIES 2016 THE CONJURING 2 Director James Wan talked about self-moving curtains: None of the doors were opened ... They just moved on their own. And I just watched the video Patrick  showed me and this person who was filming just walked right up to the curtain ... and there's no one there swaying it, and there's no wind in the room. CRACKED.COM

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Myths with real-life consequences Ghosts (that hang out in houses) A ghost whisperer checked out Hull, UK's most haunted house, and caught some creepy, unexplained noises on camera. Не also felt a presence and heard voices, bangs, and scratching, plus a hiss when he lay in a coffin. CRACKED

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Myths with real-life consequences Aliens (romantic ones) Fran Drescher and her husband Peter Marc Jacobson both say aliens abducted them and put a chip in their hands. They think it made them meet, and Drescher insists the chip caused the scar on her hand (although Jacobson doesn't believe that part). CRACKED

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Myths with real-life consequences Ghosts (that check up on you from the afterlife) According to someoone close to him, David Bowie said his dad's ghost called him every day for a week after he died. It was always at the same time, so he was sure it was his dad WX from beyond. CRACKED

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GRACKED.COM This is the Auñ Pana, a Brazilian Piranha-man with arms and fur. They also have magic powers and the ability to turn people into monkeys or pigs, because apparently a regular man-eating fish with arms isn't terrifying enough.

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Some Native American tribes, such as the Ojibwa, feared the Mishipeshu of Lake Superior... ...an enormous feline/reptile hybrid who enjoys drowning children, and kills anyone who steals copper from its home. It was believed to have caused the sinking of ten copper- laden cargo ships in the 19th century. CRACKED.COM

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A black hole will turn you into spaghetti. The forces of a black hole are known to turn anything in its path into a long thin line, a process that science literally calls Spaghettification. CRACKED.COM

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John Early Is Figuring Out How to Be Sincere

As the star of the sharp new indie ‘Stress Positions,’ the irreverent comic works in a more serious vein. He tells Cracked why he’s getting comfortable with being earnest — even if he’s scared everyone will think he’s pretentious

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