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How Did a Fake Restaurant Become #1 on TripAdvisor?

40:54 | Oct 7th, 2020

12 recommendations

How is it possible that a restaurant that doesn't exist could become the top-rated restaurant on TripAdvisor? We get the answer from Oobah Butler, artist and prankster, who created "The Shed at Dulwic...Show More


Recommendations

forceofbadassery recommended:Dec 13th, 2020

This scratched my performance art itch! Love.

I thought this episode was:

😊 Delightful
😂 Funny
💯 A must listen

rmmiller364 recommended:Dec 24th, 2020

I thought this episode was:

😊 Delightful
😲 Fascinating
🤓 Insightful

mm recommended:Dec 5th, 2020

One guy created a fake restaurant that got 5-stars. Another chef protested Yelp by encouraging his customers to give him the worse reviews. The second guy is HILARIOUS. Stick it to the man Chef Cerretini, stick it to the man. 🤣

I thought this episode was:

😊 Delightful
🤣 Absolutely hilarious
🤪 Weird
🕵️‍ Well-researched

kerj recommended:Dec 6th, 2020

I remember hearing about this fake restaurant. If anything, I think it’s definitely a creative stunt to pull. 😂

I thought this episode was:

🤪 Weird

danny recommended:Dec 7th, 2020

I thought this episode was:

😂 Funny
🤓 Insightful

jennx recommended:Dec 14th, 2020

I remember when this iconic Vice video rolled out 😂 Oobah Butler is the ultimate troll

I thought this episode was:

😂 Funny
🤯 Unbeliveable

piedrapapel recommended:Dec 16th, 2020

I thought this episode was:

🤯 Unbeliveable

yesitsamerica recommended:Dec 21st, 2020

My husband is not that much into podcasts but this might as well have changed his mind! Funny, intriguing and a good conversation 👏🏼✨ Trip Advisor is a trap!

I thought this episode was:

💬 A great conversation
🤣 Absolutely hilarious
🤔 Thought-provoking

cgkelly recommended:Dec 21st, 2020

I thought this episode was:

🤔 Thought-provoking

phocks recommended:Dec 23rd, 2020

2 amazing stories of little guys sticking it to the man. Loved it!

I thought this episode was:

😂 Funny
💬 A great conversation
💯 A must listen

gitawidyasari recommended:Dec 29th, 2020

I thought this episode was:

🤯 Unbeliveable

jodym recommended:Jan 1st

Now it feels like I don't trust any recommendations, ironically, while writing a recommendation.

I thought this episode was:

😂 Funny