Oobah Butler


Oobah Butler's Guide to Faking Your Way to the Top

Read an excerpt from the VICE writer's new book, 'How To Bullsh*t Your Way To Number 1: An Unorthodox Guide To 21st Century Success.'
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We Made an App That Finds Lookalikes to Do Everything You Don't Want to Do

"Can my lookalike break up with my fiancee?"
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I Sent Fake Versions of Myself on TV and Everyone Fell for It

I'm no good at doing press for my shed story, so I thought it might be fun to get some other people to do it instead.
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Kris Wu Talks About Being the First Chinese Artist on the Hot 100

Tune into episode 148 this Sunday at 11 AM EST/8AM PST and 11 PM EST/8 PM PST when nothing, nowhere., Oobah Butler, and Thouxanbanfauni join Noisey Radio on Beats 1.
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The Shed, London's Fake No.1 Restaurant, Is Helping Lawmakers Decipher Fake News

Our journalism is having an important effect on the world.
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A Time Line of the 24 Hours After I Went Viral

I made my shed the top-rated restaurant in London on TripAdvisor. This is what happened afterward.
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I Made My Shed the Top-Rated Restaurant on TripAdvisor

And then served customers frozen dinners on its opening night.
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I Took TripAdvisor's Harshest Reviewers Out and Reviewed Them

To complete the circle.
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Three Brits Tell Us Why They Love Donald Trump

Last week, there was mass uproar at the thought of Trump visiting the UK, so we found some people who'd welcome the Donald rather than bat him off with sticks.
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Why Sheds Are Actually the Perfect Homes

I was forced out of my already expensive studio apartment by rising rents. My solution? Living in a shed.
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