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There are questions the internet just can't answer. But that doesn't mean we can't find them. On each episode of Underunderstood, we find a question the internet can’t answer — maybe it’s a dead-end Wikipedia page, an abandoned Reddit thread, or an unanswered question on Twitter — and we fill in the gaps. It’s part chat show, part documentary, and almost always surprising. read less
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How Far Is Tattoo Far: Real or Fake?
08-02-2023
How Far Is Tattoo Far: Real or Fake?
A listener question sends Billy on a deep dive into an MTV reality show. Want to support the show? Become a patron at https://patreon.com/underunderstood. Have a mystery? Email hello@underunderstood.com or leave a voicemail at 212-994-4882‬. Show notes: A Deep Dive into ‘Just Tattoo of Us’, the Greatest Show on British Television – Vice‘Just Tattoo of Us’ Is the Best Worst Show on TV – The WrapJust Tattoo of Us: like getting waterboarded by a Ministry of Sound compilation – The GuardianTop 3 Harshest Tattoos – JTOU U.K. on YouTubeSnooki And Nico Tortorella Talk New Show ‘How Far Is Tattoo Far?’ – Today on YouTubeSnooki & Nico Tortorella’s Tattoo Reality Show Is TV’s Biggest Emotional Roller Coaster – Refinery29Girl forced to get ‘S**T’ emblazoned on her bum – The MirrorThis ‘Ballsy’ Tattoo Is Petty As Hell – MTV on YouTubeEphemeralOn “How far is tattoo far” by Snooki, are the tattoo’s real or fake ? – RedditContestants on MTV’s ‘How Far Is Tattoo Far?’ Get More Than a Free Tattoo – Distractifydollarztatu’s post on InstagramAngelina on HFITF’ – MTV on YouTube Angelina’s tattoo visible on Instagram: May 25, 2021, March 28, 2022, May 25, 2022 Does Angelina have a tattoo of… her engagement ring? – Reddit@darcywindebank22’s video on TikTokScreenshot of Darcy’s tattooDarcy on HFITF – MTV on YouTubeBDave on HFITF – MTVBDave’s tattoo visible on YouTube: June 2019, October 2020, January 2023Connor and Trevor showing their tattoos, March 2019 – YouTubeDarcy talking about her HFITF experience – YouTube MTV has not yet responded to our request for comment.
One More Thing… Deodorant
29-03-2022
One More Thing… Deodorant
Billy investigates a theory that Apple products are packaged with a signature fragrance. Want to join us for "the world's largest trivia contest"? Visit https://underunderstood.com/trivia to sign up. Support Underunderstood and get our bonus podcast by joining our Patreon! Show notes: 02:00 – Kevin Purdy02:10 – iFixit02:22 – Carbon Switch02:26 – ImportYeti02:39 – #importyeti on TikTok04:14 – Apple on ImportYeti04:34 – GrandPerspective09:50 – H.S. Code: 330720 Personal Deodorants - ImportYeti11:50 – Does Apple intentionally make its products' packaging smell compelling? - Quora15:23 – 90FM Trivia15:40 – A video we worked on about the trivia contest16:17 – Join our trivia team by signing up here!18:20 – Joanna Stern20:46 – Joanna tweeting about the new MacBook smell in in 2012 and 201421:28 – New Mac Candle - Twelve South (archive.org)22:10 – New Mac Candle Hands-on - 9to5Mac25:25 – Dave Applegate - LinkedIn26:54 – Copy of Apple CSV file27:36 – Google results for ASA Apple Inc.29:32 – Similar data on Zauba30:17 – How Do We Get This Data? - ImportYeti (YouTube)31:48 – Apple Has Increased Use of Cargo Ships - MacRumors33:00 – Items under code 330720 with "personal effects" in the description - Zauba35:52 – Why do Apple stores all smell the way they do? - Quora36:35 – What is a fact that you know about Apple products that most people don't know? - Quora38:48 – Packaging PD team job listing - Apple45:46 – Monkeys Spinning Monkeys by Kevin MacLeod