Jack O'Brien

Jack O’Brien is the Editor-in-Chief of Cracked, and started the site in 2006. He lives in Santa Monica with his wife and two dogs.

Host Information

The Cracked Podcast

The Cracked Podcast is an extension of the editorial team discussions that shape the brilliant articles and sketches on Cracked.  Cohosts Jack O'Brien and Michael Swaim, along with an impressive roster of guests, use the platform to identify and dissect pop culture tropes, debunk myths and generally try to reach the large demographic of people who would enjoy their site's content if only they'd learn to read.

Guest Appearances

The 1st Annual Cracked Halloween Podcast Spooktacular

The Cracked Podcast #91October 26, 2015

Last year we covered in a podcast how truth is stranger and often scarier than fiction, especially when it comes to the history genre. Case in point: the story of Henry Rathbone. You're probably thinking, who's Henry Rathbone? That's kind of the…


Jack O'Brien, Cracked Editor-in-Chief

The Wolf Den #74March 5, 2015

Cracked Editor-in-Chief Jack O’Brien joins Adam for a repeat Wolf Den appearance. On his first time guesting (episode #32 in 2011) Jack met Jeff Ullrich for the first time, and didn’t even have a podcast yet. Now he hosts the Cracked Podcast,…


Sklarbro County 127

Sklarbro Country #222.5October 28, 2014

Cracked Editor-in-Chief and fellow podcaster Jack O'Brien makes his way to the County! Jack talks to the guys about how his love of podcasts lead to him starting the Cracked podcast here on Earwolf, his theory about Florida, and why the Real…


Who Runs Cracked?

The Wolf Den #32September 8, 2011

Cracked.com is one of the internet's most popular comedy locales. Jack O'Brien is the mastermind behind this magazine-turned-website and he's here on The Wolf Den to talk web analytics, book publishing, flashbulb memory and more. Learn a bit about the impending FunnyOrDie partnership…

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