Daniel O'Brien

Daniel O’Brien also known as “DOB”, is a humorist, author, and song writer for Cracked.com.

Guest Appearances

Greatest 'What Ifs' in Pop Culture

The Cracked Podcast #31April 21, 2014

When you hear the phrase "squandered premise," a few things leap right into your mind -- 'The Walking Dead', 'True Blood', Jay-Z's god-awful mash-up albums and every 'Jaws' movie BUT 'Jaws'. On this podcast, Cracked editors Jack O'Brien, Dan O'Brien and Soren…

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How Colors Control Your Mind

You're being mind-controlled right now. The CIA and the NSA aren't to blame -- just holding a cool drink can make you decide someone has a "cold" personality. Just hearing words associated with "old people" is enough to make you walk at…

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Dumb Movies That Will Be Studied by History

The Cracked Podcast #23February 24, 2014

The most important movies in history don’t always walk away with Academy Awards. In this podcast, you'll hear Jack O'Brien explain what Teen Wolf can tell us about the history of race relations in America, Dan O'Brien point out that Last Action Hero was basically…

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Bad Ideas That Control the World

The Cracked Podcast #22February 17, 2014

Police sketch artists, speed bumps, late-night talk shows and the QWERTY keyboard all have one thing in common: They're shitty ideas that have somehow gained immortality. On this podcast, Cracked editors Jack O'Brien, Dan O'Brien and Robert Evans talk about bad ideas…

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Why So Many Good TV Shows Have Bad Endings

The Cracked Podcast #10November 11, 2013

In part one of a two-part discussion, Jack O'Brien welcomes in Cracked staffers Breandan Carter, Adam Ganser, and Dan O'Brien to offer alternate endings to 'Dexter', '101 Dalmatians', and the ABC live-action puppet sitcom 'Dinosaurs' that would've made more sense than their…

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Lyndon B. Johnson

The Cracked Podcast #8October 21, 2013

Cracked Head Writer & Creative Director of Video, Daniel O’Brien joins Jack O’Brien (no relation) to discuss the many things you may not know about President Lyndon B. Johnson in honor of Daniel’s upcoming book, “How To Fight Presidents.” We’ll learn about…

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Flashbulb Memories

The Cracked Podcast #3September 2, 2013

Today Jack O’Brien talks about memory and why we suck at it. He’ll examine the idea of flashbulb memories by chatting with senior Cracked editor Robert Brockway about a personal anecdote of his that involves mushrooms and a wolf. Then, Jack &…

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