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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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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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Finding Nathan Fielder

The Ringer (blog) - 14 Nov 2017
In 2014, the Vancouver-born Fielder first made waves in the U.S. with the second-season Nathan for You standout “Dumb Starbucks,” in which he exploited a loophole in U.S. copyright law to open a green-logoed coffee shop in Los Angeles under the ...
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Comedy Central show's season finale takes in Little Rock, Dumas

Arkansas Online - 11 Nov 2017
In previous episodes of Nathan for You, Fielder opened a coffee shop called Dumb Starbucks, copying everything about the coffee chain and suggesting the Dumb moniker made it a parody that prevented it from being sued for copyright infringement.
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Show's season finale takes place in Little Rock, Dumas

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - 12 Nov 2017
In previous episodes of Nathan for You, Fielder opened a coffee shop called Dumb Starbucks, copying everything about the coffee chain and suggesting the Dumb moniker made it a parody that prevented it from being sued for copyright infringement. The ...
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Nathan for You season 5 news: Will there be another season?

Hidden Remote - 10 Nov 2017
Some of Nathan for You's most memorable episodes are: “Petting Zoo Hero,” “Dumb Starbucks,” “The Movement,” and “The Anecdote.” But the episodes that have made us die of anxiety, awkwardness, and laughter, are just about all of them!
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'Nathan For You' and the power of reality TV

Blasting News - 24 Oct 2017
The advice is always ridiculous, but there's usually a subtle logic to the schemes that mean its potential for success can still be imagined. And some of the ideas do work (incredibly successfully in "Dumb Starbucks") and several have received ...
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Starbucks Forces 'Star Box' Coffee Shop to Change Its Name

Eater - 16 Mar 2017
It's not the first time Starbucks has sicced its legal team on a similarly named coffee shop: In 2014, it ordered a headline-making LA coffee shop called Dumb Starbucks to stop using its name. Dumb Starbucks turned out to be a stunt propagated by ...
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Coffee: The Coming Winter High?

Seeking Alpha - 07 Nov 2017
The next three months, Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) barely hedged any production for the next three months, and is currently hedged at 75%. Prices increased from 1.30's to 1.40s, however, they came stumbling back down currently at 1.24. They hedged less ...
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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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A Smart Coffee Cup? It's More Useful Than It Sounds

Co.Design (blog) - 09 Nov 2017
The original travel mug was successful–it sold out at Starbucks, was featured on the Ellen show, and is on track to earn revenue in the “eight-digits” this year according to Ember. Alexander expects this next product to be even more popular ...
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Dumb Starbucks doesn't amuse health department

USA TODAY - 11 Feb 2014
LOS ANGELES — No joke: Comedy Central comic Nathan Fielder is the guy with the smart idea to open a quickie pop-up parody of Starbucks called Dumb Starbucks. Fielder, who stars in a Comedy Central series called Nathan For You, spoke to a swarm of ...

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