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January 21, 2013

Starbucks Verquonica Skit – Did SNL Go Too Far?

I get it – the skit was about less than optimum service and cleanliness at some Starbucks locations. But what’s drawing criticism is the racist undertones of the voices and mannerisms used within the skit.

Take a listen, see if you agree/disagree. A number of folks across the Social Web are chiming in with their displeasure.

Note: If the video above doesn’t load, go HERE to the SNL page to view it.

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August 8, 2012

Pay For Your Starbucks Using Square

The mobile payment age is definitely upon us.

Starbucks and Square have entered into an agreement whereas consumers can pay for their favorite caffeinated beverage using their mobile device and the innovative Square application.

Howard and I signing the deal last evening. #Onward…

— Jack Dorsey (@jack) August 8, 2012

The partnership terms include:

Customers will be able to use Pay with Square, Square’s payer application, from participating company operated U.S. Starbucks stores later this fall, and find nearby Starbucks locations within Square Directory; Square will process Starbucks U.S. credit and debit card [...]
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November 7, 2011

Starbucks Introduces K-Cups (FINALLY!!)

Ah yes – a dream of mine has finally become a reality.

I’ve been an owner of a Keurig coffee system for years now – The concept is ingenious and the form and function of the device I have is absolutely beautiful (yeah, I spent a good chunk of change on my unit and use it multiple times per day).

Now I can add Starbucks brand coffee to my selection for use in my machine since today the Starbucks K-Cups are finally available.

Immediately announced are six varieties of Starbucks coffee K-Cup Portion Packs and two varieties of Tazo Tea K-Cup Portion Packs.

I’m heading to Safeway TONIGHT !!

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August 17, 2011

Make Mine Extra Dirty. The Starbucks Secret Menu

There are three things I love: my Macbook Pro, Starbucks, and fries.  Yes, food tops two out of the three items I love in life.  An ideal afternoon will be to sit in front of my Macbook Pro while sipping on a Starbucks Chai Tea Latte and munching on fries.  Don’t judge me.

So when I discovered from Yahoo! that Starbucks actually has a “secret” menu, I was all over it.  It was like gaining a secret access code to an exclusive club of cool people.  Never again will I order my caffeine-bombed beverage like an average person.  I am Frodo who possesses the power of “The Ring.”

First is the Green Eye.  It is the daring three extra espresso shots [...]

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