Hack may refer to:



Arts, entertainment, and media




Other uses in arts, entertainment, and media

  • Hack (comedy), a joke, or premise for a joke, that is considered obvious, frequently used, and/or stolen; also, a joke thief
  • Hack (comics), a Marvel Comics Universe mutant character
  • Hack (radio program), a current affairs program on Australian radio network Triple J
  • Hack (TV series), an American television series
  • .hack, a Japanese multimedia franchise
  • Lifehacker, a weblog about life hacks and software



  • Hack (falconry), training method for young falcons
  • Hack (horse), an animal used for pleasure riding, as well as the verb form (hacking, to hack) for the activity


  • Hack, a piece of equipment used for traction in the sport of curling
  • Hack, a goal in a game of hacky sack, or the footbag circle kicking game
  • Hack squat, a variant of the squat exercise


Other uses

  • Hack (masonry), a row of stacked unfired bricks protected from the rain
  • Backslash, also known as hack
  • Hack Circle, an amphitheatre in Christchurch, New Zealand, also known as Hack
  • Hack writer or hack, a writer or journalist who produces low-quality articles or books
  • Life hack, productivity techniques used by programmers to solve everyday problems
  • MIT hack, a clever, benign, and ethical prank or practical joke at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Political hack, a person who devotes him/herself to party-political machinations

See also