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.

Guest Appearances

The Thieving Thespian with Jack O'Brien

Scam Goddess #82April 19, 2021

What's poppin, con-gregation? Jack O'Brien joins the show to discuss an actor who hoodwinked millions from movie investors.  Plus, MAGA supporters get conned by the Trump campaign. Stay schemin! Research by Sharilyn Vera.  SOURCES https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-04-06/hollywood-actor-zach-avery-ponzi-scheme-arrest https://www.imdb.com/name/nm4878976/ https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/07/business/zach-avery-actor-alleged-ponzi-scheme/index.html https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2021/04/trumps-campaign-scammed-donors-auto-checked-box.html


Miles Gray and Jack O’Brien of The Daily Zeitgeist

Yo, Is This Racist? #948November 1, 2017

Hosts of The Daily Zeitgeist podcast, Miles Gray and Jack O’Brien join Andrew to discuss the Astros player who was suspended for 5 games for a racist slant-eye gesture, majority of White Americans feeling that they are discriminated against, and much more.…


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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