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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25 Bits of Trivia We Were Force Fed by the Class Bully When the Teacher Wasn’t Looking

25 Bits of Trivia We Were Force Fed by the Class Bully When the Teacher Wasn’t Looking

Usually we avoid the class bully at all costs, but if he’s force-feeding facts, you can find us presenting our mouths like baby birds. Hopefully these facts don’t leave cheek stains like yesterday’s mouthful of grass. Only one way to find out!

WEIRD WORLD Reindeer in British Columbia are fiercely attacking poor old Rudolph. Specifically, it's a decoration of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer in Fort Nelson, BC - the young bucks nearby keep beating the crap out of it, over and over. CRACKED.COM

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WEIRD WORLD Rome's garbage workers will get a bonus for not taking any sick days. Between 22 November and 9 January, that is - the mayor wants the city to be totally clean, and this is intended to help. CRACKED.COM

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WEIRD WORLD A 48-year-old woman lived as her 22-year-old daughter, a university student. She did that for two years, and held a job at a library and had boyfriends who seriously thought she was 22 years old. CRACKED.COM

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WEIRD WORLD The US is now officially against imposing any kind of ban on, uh, killer robots. adidas A US official asked the United Nations to adopt a non-binding code of conduct regarding the (apparently) burning question of banning literal killer robots. CRACKED.COM

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CRACKED.COM Zootopia's popsicle fraud happened for real. An ice cream company in Istanbul, Turkey ran a promotion where you could get a free popsicle by turning in a popsicle stick with the word FREE printed on it. Then a couple of crooks started counterfeiting their own winning sticks, and trading them for popsicles (which they then sold).

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CRACKED.COM The Green Goblin was originally a demon. Stan Lee envisioned Spider-Man's foe as an ancient demon found in an Egyptian sarcophagus. Steve Ditko just ignored Lee's idea, and drew the Goblin as a guy in a costume.

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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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