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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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Comedy Central's "Nathan For You" ends after four seasons

CBS News - 17 Oct 2018
Fielder's show also inadvertently made it into the press when he taped one episode in which he helped a coffee shop rebrand itself as a "Dumb Starbucks" complete with "Dumb Frappuccinos," claiming the store was shielded by "parody law." He was also ...
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It's Been Real, 'Nathan For You'

Film School Rejects - 18 Oct 2018
(Two of the show's stunts, in the episodes “Dumb Starbucks” and “Santa/Petting Zoo,” became viral sensations before their respective episode airings.) While recognition for most series would be more than welcome, it's best for a show like Nathan For ...
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Starbucks scales backs European presence but consolidates in London

The Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter - 18 Oct 2018
Starbucks scales backs European presence but consolidates in London. By Press Association 2018. Starbucks coffee shop stock. Starbucks is restructuring its European operations after several years of slowing sales and will close its Amsterdam office to ...
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Brilliant or Dumb? Traditional Companies Eye Cryptocurrencies

PCMag - 19 Sep 2018
With cryptocurrencies struggling to recover from a major slump, you'd expect well-established companies to avoid the cryptocurrency and blockchain landscape altogether. Instead, companies with well-known products and services are considering ...
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Fumi Abe Is Indie by Default

Vulture - 05 Oct 2018
When I go to Starbucks, I dumb it down one more level to eliminate any confusion, and go by “John.” Even after all that prep work, the fine employees of Starbucks will still mess up my name AND revert back to assigning me an Asian-sounding one. I guess ...
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Can the Emmys be hacked? One contender tried to find out.

Washington Post - 22 Jun 2018
[Dumb Starbucks mastermind Nathan Fielder gets in everyone's business on 'Nathan for You' — and makes odd TV magic]. To make his point, Fielder interviewed Carsten Schürmann. The Danish voting security expert demonstrated a potential breach in the ...
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The importance of practicing dumbness

University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily - 17 Oct 2018
Be dumb? Not possible!” But let's not pretend. Do some of that magnificent critical thinking you pride yourself on. Let's see; remember that time last week you threw away that microwave meal box before reading how long to cook it? Or that time you wore ...
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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.
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The Best TV Episodes on CraveTV

VICE - 03 Oct 2018
Nathan for You has a lot of contenders between “Dumb Starbucks” and that poo yogurt one, but the most talked-about sequence has to be when not-quite-comedian, not-quite-business-consultant Nathan Fielder helps a realtor market houses based on a ...
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The Real Housewives of Dallas Recap: Smashed

D Magazine - 20 Sep 2018
Is this her Starbucks account?” Great showing from Kam. Also, can you imagine having $200 in a Starbucks account?! But D'Andra will not let it go. She wants-slash-needs you to know that she has five bank accounts, and that LeeAnne was referring to her ...
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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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Nathan For You: “Dumb Starbucks”

A.V. Club Austin - 30 Jul 2014
Dumb Starbucks” may not be the most logistically elaborate setup that Nathan For You has come up with, but it is the most conceptually elaborate. Over the course of the episode, Nathan borrows the auspices of one institution after another—law, art, ...

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