Dumb Starbucks: Parody Where the Coffee is the Art (via @DumbStarbucks)

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Mon, Feb 10th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

89.3 KPCC brings to attention the Dumb Starbucks Coffee shop that opened up in California. From the colours, to the fonts and logo, to the products served, it is in all effects a Starbucks, except this one is "dumb". As they explain:

[...] Although we are a fully functioning coffee shop, for legal reasons Dumb Starbucks needs to be categorized as a work of parody art. So, in the eyes of the law, our "coffee shop" is actually an art gallery and the "coffee" you're buying is considered the art. But that's for our lawyers to worry about. All you need to do is enjoy our delicious coffee!

Update: The Dumb Starbucks was created by Canadian comic Nathan Fielder and has since been shutdown for operating without a license.

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