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Dumb Starbucks: Funny, yes. But is it legal? (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - 09 Feb 2014
A legal tempest is brewing in the Starbucks teapot as it became clear late Monday that the Dumb Starbucks pop-up store that appeared in Los Angeles over the weekend was not the real thing but a parody produced by a Comedy Central TV host, Nathan ...
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Confessions Of A Professional Disney Princess

HuffPost - 18 Jan 2018
Starbucks cups, fast-food bags, used coloring pages, stuffed animals, wands, fairy wings ― I can barely squeeze into my own driver's seat with my three-layered skirt and petticoat. Courtesy of Melody Ricketts. Traveling to and from parties can be a ...
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Welcome to Dumb Starbucks, How Can We Help You?

Huffington Post - 17 Nov 2015
Nearly two years ago, on February 7th, 2014, a small strange coffee shop opened. The coffee shop, purposefully named “Dumb Starbucks,” gained the attention of a confused few, who mistook it for the actual Starbucks, but overall flew under the radar ...
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Starbucks responds to Dumb Starbucks in LA

USA TODAY - 11 Feb 2014
UPDATE: Late Monday afternoon, the Los Angeles Health Department shut down Dumb Starbucks shortly after Comedy Central comedian Nathan Fielder revealed he was behind the parody Starbucks store. Follow USA TODAY for the latest updates. Starbucks said it ...
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Starbucks Forces 'Star Box' Coffee Shop to Change Its Name

Eater - 16 Mar 2017
Interestingly, a Google search for Star Box Coffee in London brings up only results for Starbucks, so perhaps the kiosk's original business name wasn't so good for SEO. It's not the first time Starbucks has sicced its legal team on a similarly named ...
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Nathan Fielder to return with new series of hit show

Jewish Chronicle - 31 Jul 2017
Nathan for You, the American mockumentary series in which struggling business owners are convinced to employ comically outlandish marketing strategies, is to return for a fourth series. Fans of the off-beat show from Jewish Canadian comedian Nathan ...
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Dumb Starbucks and the Art of the Hoax

New Yorker - 17 Feb 2014
Last weekend, a pop-up shop called Dumb Starbucks appeared in Los Feliz, Los Angeles, five miles east of the Hollywood Hills. It seemed like any other Starbucks store, but it gave away “dumb” versions of items sold by the Seattle-based coffee giant ...
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Why “Nathan for You” Isn't for Everybody

Village Voice - 17 Nov 2017
In a season three episode that echoes the “Dumb Starbucks” bit, Nathan helps a bar owner whose business has declined after smoking was banned indoors — by staging a reenactment of a typical night at the bar as a ticketed performance, thereby skirting ...
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Nathan Fielder Talks 'Dumb Starbucks' And Pranking Instagram

RollingStone.com - 24 Jul 2014
The show picked up a bit of steam through word of mouth, and then this past February the media learned about a new Los Angeles coffee house called "Dumb Starbucks." Its origins were initially mysterious, but word soon got out it was from an in-progress ...
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The Full Story Behind 'Dumb Starbucks' Will Finally Be Revealed

Business Insider - 01 Jul 2014
The shop, which ruffled some feathers at Starbucks, gave away coffee for free in "Dumb Starbucks"-branded cups and was eventually shut down by the health department. It was later revealed that Canadian comedian Nathan Fielder had orchestrated the ...

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