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Stephen Colbert and the Starbucks Shutdown

Our Long National Nightmare Is Over

On Wednesday, Feb. 27, the unthinkable happened. Starbucks closed its doors from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (You know, the time that vampires and the like need their cups 'o joe.) Publicity stunt or no, it was reported in the news, written up in blogs, and spoofed by Stephen Colbert. Sadly, as a caffeine addict, I can relate, Stephen. Multiple bags of tea do not a cup of turbo-caffeinated coffee make.

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Schaianne Schaianne 9 years
I actually went to Starbucks on Tues evening and they were closed!! =O Horrors!!!!!!!!
CoralAmber CoralAmber 9 years
Haha, just when I think it can't be funnier... there's a shower scene! I sometimes feel that way about my chai latte.
nancita nancita 9 years
I did not see that coming at the end. Hilarious!
Nitrobezene Nitrobezene 9 years
this is the best thing I've seen all week, thanks Gig!
darlene darlene 9 years
loved this, its pretty funny
Tech Tech 9 years
I almost died laughing when I watched this — and I'm not even a coffee drinker!!
longhorn_sugar longhorn_sugar 9 years
oh colbert, you're such a stud.
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