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5 Things Hollywood Thinks Computers Can Do
by Cracked Staff
(June 20, 2009)
It makes you realize that, to some people, a computer is still a terrifying box of mysteries. Well, we think Hollywood writers have those people in mind when they portray laptop computers doing everything short of blowing up the moon.
7 Badass Cartoon Villains Who Lost to Retarded Heroes
by Eduardo Rodriguez, Cracked Contributor
(June 13, 2009)
The hero's tale requires that he overcome long odds to defeat the bad guys. We understand that; nobody would have rooted for Luke Skywalker if Darth Vader had been a small, handicapped child.
6 Evil Henchmen Who Sucked at Their Job
by Mike Richardson-Bryan, Cracked Contributor
(June 06, 2009)
Henchmen are an essential part of every plot to take over the world. Unfortunately, even the best henchmen let us down. Is it something inherent in the henchman archetype? Or is it just that we expect too much from grown men in form-fitting body armor?
Instruction Manuals for the U.S.S. Enterprise
by Luke McKinney, Cracked Contributor
(May 16, 2009)
With the comfy starship and the open-minded, humanistic captain, life in the Star Trek universe sure looks a hell of a lot easier than what we're doing now. But make no mistake, the USS Enterprise is a workplace like any other, and there are strict rules t
Star Trek's 6 Most Ridiculous Alien Races
by Nathan Birch, Cracked Contributor
(May 09, 2009)
On paper, Star Trek has always been about exploring a fantastic universe teeming with exotic life. But in reality, the exotic aliens have to be played by actors, usually with something glued to their forehead.
Part of the central charm of the franchise
6 Superheroes Who Completely Lost Their Shit
by Sean Baby, Cracked Contributor
(April 25, 2009)
One of the things Stan Lee is credited with in Marvel comics is how he made superheroes relatable. He took larger-than-life characters and gave them human problems. After Spider-Man is done insulating his fists to punch someone with an electric face, he ge
5 Cosmic Events That Could Kill You Before Lunch
by Andy Guerriero, Cracked Contributor
(April 18, 2009)
Sure, everybody has seen Armageddon and knows that if an asteroid should come hurdling toward us, we'd just have to send up a bunch of dudes to stuff a bomb inside it. Easy! But it turns out there are a whole lot of other, less well-known threats out there
6 Movie Remakes that Missed the Point
by Mark Hill, Cracked Contributor
(April 11, 2009)
Nothing is worse than when the remake is made by someone who apparently had no clue what the original was even about. That's how you get misguided--and even downright insulting--remakes like...
The 6 Most Pointlessly Elaborate Movie Murder Plots
by Danny Gallagher, Contributing Cracked Columnist
(April 04, 2009)
When you really need something done, the simplest method is almost always the best.
But don't tell that to Hollywood bad guys, who can't seem to kill a single victim without planning out a complex, Rube Goldberg-style sequence that's almost sure to end
10 Scenes of Brutal Violence Guaranteed to Make You Laugh
by Ian Fortey, Cracked Contributors
(March 21, 2009)
There's a thin line between horror and hilarity. Some film makers go stumbling across that line with such reckless abandon that they wind up crashing through a window on the other side of the room.
Here are 10 brutally violent scenes that are entertaini