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Monthly Archives: January 2018


#209: Fake Hairs and Faker Restaurants

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In this episode of the UnPodcast, we’re finally getting used to 2018! We talk about Scott’s Expert-level gift-giving abilities; how a fake hair increased ad revenue on Instagram; Alison wonders why we have two different reactions when two different companies do, essentially, the same thing; and a daring attempt to make a restaurant that didn’t even exist the top-rated restaurant in London. All this, with a made-up word and more!

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#208: It’s All Downhill From Here

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In this episode of the UnPodcast, we have a couple of great stories… to start with… then things take a turn. We talk about Chewy pet food doing customer service really right; Alison’s Endy mattress story; Facebook targeting ads that bait; the dangers of unsustainable restaurant delivery; Yelp’s got a stupid policy that hurts everybody; and a hotel that charges for negative reviews. All this and more!

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#207: A Bunch of [email protected]!

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In this episode of the UnPodcast, we have a bunch of people being really… well… crappy! We talk about Mario Batali issuing apologies and recipes; Apple finally admits what most people knew; and losing points and benefits just because. All this with a made-up word and a listener question!

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#206: New Years 2.0

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In this episode of the UnPodcast, we celebrate the arrival of 2018… more accurately this time. We talk about how we spent Christmas (spoiler: movies factor in quite a bit); Resolution tips for businesses and individuals; how Cards Against Humanity spreads the wealth; the story of Porch Pirates and Scott’s Louis Vitton bag; what happened when the Penelec Electric Company accidentally added some… well, seven, extra zeroes to a customer’s bill; how Canadians tweeted in 2017; and Scott’s very own made-up word: Slice Cream. All this and a frozen Yule Log!

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