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Starbucks Baristas Can Now Wear Fedoras, So Prepare To Feel Extremely Uncomfortable While Getting Your Coffee

Yet another sign of the impending Douchepocalypse. More »


Starbucks Is Raising Employees’ Wages, Following Other Companies’ Footsteps

It sucks that companies have to do what the government won’t. More »


The New Starbucks Caramel Waffle Cone Frappuccino Looks Like A Fucking Delicious Way To Consume 80 Grams Of Sugar

Frappuccinos always look incredible. I mean, of course they do. Look at them. They’re the Channing Tatum of beverages: something sweet and pretty that young white girls are obsessed with, and they’re seemingly everywhere you look. It’s almost impossible not to see the appeal. More »


Florida Woman Calls Gov. Rick Scott An Asshole Because He Is An Asshole

This past Tuesday, Gov. Rick Scott walked into a Starbucks to get his a very expensive, complicated coffee I presume. Unfortunately for him, but fortunately for the rest of us,  Florida resident, Cara Jennings, was also at this particular Starbucks and she was not having it. Even more fortunately for us, somebody filmed the exchange… More »


Starbucks Finally Sued for Purposely Underfilling Their Lattes

Add my name to the list of people who want their money back for a half cup of air More »


Starbucks Barista Is Over Your Jokes, Has Perfect Response For “Beyoncé”

The customer might always be right, but she’s almost never Beyoncé. More »


Starbucks, Amazon Customers in for Unhappy Changes

Both Starbucks and Amazon are in the news for recent changes—and not necessarily good ones. Starbucks is changing its rewards program in a fashion that hurts people who don’t spend much per visit. Read more on Newser…More »


The Internet Photoshopped Starbucks’ “War On Christmas” Coffee Cups

The Internet got their Photoshoppy paws all over the new holiday Starbucks cup, and I gotta say, they made some improvements. More »


I’m An Atheist, So How Will Trump Force Me To Wish Him A Merry Christmas?

What will the fine be for not wishing someone a Merry Christmas? More »


Trump Joins The Anti-Starbucks “War on Christmas” Crusade

Donald Trump has joined the ranks of sensitive Sallies who are pissed about Starbucks using red cups during the Christmas season but declining to shove the baby Jesus into its customers faces, a complaint so petty that even Candace Cameron Bure thinks it’s ridiculous.

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Even Candace Cameron Bure Thinks This Starbucks Red Cup Controversy Is Bullshit

I’ve been trying and failing to wrap my mind around the fact that there are actually real, live human beings existing in 2015 whose primal outrage has been sparked not by child poverty or police brutality or famine, but by the lack of explicitly “Christian” messaging on Starbucks’ red cups. See, every year, the coffee… More »


Some People Are Pissed Off About Starbucks Taking Christmas Off Of Their Holiday Cup Design

Today in “things people are upset about that don’t matter at all”, the new minimalist red Holiday design released by Starbucks has angered people who claim they are definitely in on some war on Christmas.

Yes that’s right, the marketing folk at Starbuck’s sat at their evil anti-Christmas chairs and frothed at the… More »


#Problematic: Pumpkin Spice Latte Mania & The Backlash Against It

Who knew the PSL was rife with so much controversy? More »


Dangerous: The Starbucks App Now Lets You Order And Pay Ahead Of Time

Uh oh: Just in time for PSL season, Starbucks has launched a new feature on the Starbucks app that lets you order and pay for your drink ahead of time, alerting you when it’s ready and letting you skip the line.

The feature was tested in Portland, and not atMore »


The 6 New Frappucino Flavors Sound Really, Really Gross

What happened to just regular coffee? More »


Starbucks Will Sell You This $50 Mother’s Day Giftcard At A 400 Percent Markup

For just a fraction of the cost of the Apple Watch, you can now buy your mom the Mother’s Day gift she always wanted: a Starbucks gift card worth just pennies on the dollars you actually spent on it! You see, this is no ordinary Starbucks gift card — it’s a gift card made of… More »


Starbucks Will Now Pay For Employees’ Entire Four-Year College Educations

Starbucks announced yesterday that all full- and part-time employees of the company are eligible to receive fully-paid tuition for Arizona State University’s online bachelor’s degree program. A little under a year ago, Starbucks began offering to pay for two years’ tuition toward an ASU degree, but only for college juniors and seniors. About 2,000 employees enrolled. This… More »


Starbucks Cancels #RaceTogether After A Week, America’s Race Problems All Better Now

It’s been less than a week and Starbucks has already cancelled its disastrous #RaceTogether campaign. The program, which encouraged baristas to write #RaceTogether on customers’ cups — and bloggers to drink five coffees in an hour for journalism — was intended to begin dialogues that would ease racial tensions in America. Now that the program has… More »


Here Is Starbucks’ Employee Memo On How To Discuss Their #RaceTogether Campaign

Earlier this week, my digestive system and I learned the hard way that despite their idiotic new campaign to get baristas talking to customers about race, Starbucks employees didn’t really seem to know what to do past sticking a #RaceTogether sticker on coffee cups. Today, a leaked internal memo from Starbucks explains why.

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I Went To Five Different Starbucks To See Who Would Talk To Me About Race

This Sunday, Starbucks took out a full page ad in The New York Times asking “Shall We Overcome?” as part of their new #RaceTogether campaign — an initiative to have baristas discuss race relations with ostensibly interested customers. The program, which started as a grassroots Sharpie’d movement at Starbucks in cities like New York, Los Angeles, and… More »


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