We Finally Got The Whole Story Behind Dumb Starbucks On Last Night's "Nathan For You"
"We don't want our customers to get sick, but if they do, technically that's part of the artistic experience."
Months ago, comedian Nathan Fielder caused a media frenzy with "Dumb Starbucks" — a parody Starbucks store he created for an episode of his show Nathan For You.
The now-infamous stunt finally aired last night.
Here's the real story behind Dumb Starbucks: Fielder originally came up with the idea for a parody Starbucks to help out a struggling business owner.
So Fielder visited a lawyer to seek legal counsel.
The lawyer also introduced some game-changing news: Parody law. If Fielder established himself as a parody artist, Starbucks would have a harder time suing.
Next step: Hiring his staff.
And then, Dumb Starbucks finally opened for business! Overnight, it became a top news story around the world.
You can watch the whole dumb episode on Comedy Central's website. Nathan For You airs Tuesdays at 10:30 on Comedy Central.
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