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The 2011 Starbucks Christmas Cup


It sure looks like it because this  just seems too coincidental.  The Guy Fawkes look-a-like cups and the comments below from their CEO seem to indicate support for the OWS thugs. 

No more Starbucks for me.  Dang!  I just fell in love with their Gingerbread Latte, too!

From Gothamist

Is it pure coincidence that this year’s Starbucks holiday cup features a Nutcracker bearing an uncanny resemblance to the iconic Guy Fawkes mask? Or is this is some radical graphic designer’s way of sticking it to the Man. Of course, it could also be Starbucks’ way of commodifying some of that Occupy Wall Street magic. Because what could be more punk than drinking coffee from a chain restaurant in a disposable cup referencing a 17th century religious nut!

Supporting the Guy Fawkes cup theory is a recent statement made by none other than Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz. “We’ve lost something,” Schultz said. “We’ve either lost our conscience, or lost our soul… People want human connection… I thought there would be social unrest in America. I mean violence.” Sounds like somebody’s been getting into V for Vendetta.

Read the rest at Gothamist

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EXCLUSIVE AUDIO: Alec Baldwin Goes All Schweddy Balls at Starbucks Barista Mon, 12 Sep 2011 11:09:44 +0000 Continue reading ]]> Rotund movie star TV oddity Alec Baldwin recently had a testy exchange with a Starbucks barista.  So perturbed was he that he went public with his dissatisfaction on Twitter.

According to the New York Post, however, Baldwin was wrong on one thing — the facts. But as luck would have it, The Morning Spew can now clear the air.  Your buddy Fester has been doing a little investigation, and has obtained an exclusive audio recording of the incident in question:

Sounds like Alec has been practicing his lines for some time now.

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