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Episode 6 — Origin Stories


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#1 Brett Arnold

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Posted 06 October 2013 - 11:25 PM

On today’s episode of Cracked, Jack and Michael invite some fellow Cracked contributors to dissect their favorite real world origin stories. Topics discussed include everything from the QWERTY keyboard, Wikipedia and ketchup to planned parenthood, the concept of summer and the Holocaust.

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Posted 08 October 2013 - 08:41 AM

I dunno if this is true but I heard that European explorers and colonists got a ton of STDs from the Native Americans, especially the Spaniards in Latin America where there was more contact sooner, before all the natives died from European plagues.

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Posted 09 October 2013 - 02:00 AM

I would expected the other way, around frankly. A few episodes in, I was saying they they were touching on similar topics a little too much, but now I'd like to see them go further into some of this stuff.
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Posted 12 November 2013 - 04:29 PM

Im really digging this podcast... its like Drunk History meets This American Life plus Cracked.

nice work, gentlemen