This Starbucks Drink in a Flower Vase Costs $54

most expensive starbucks drinkThanks to Starbucks’ Gold Card program and the natural human urge to break inane records, a man in Dallas created a specialized $54 cup of coffee that was literally served in a vase.

The drink, labelled the “Sexagintuple Vanilla Bean Mocha Frappuccino,” beat the previous record for Most Expensive drink ordered at the franchise by about six dollars and 70 cents.

With 60 shots, around 2,000 calories, and extras like drizzles and protein powder, the sex-a-whatever Frappe has enough caffeine to hype up a pod of blue whales, and/or Honey Boo Boo’s entire family.

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Starbucks Apologizes For Offending Southern Woman With Foamy, Caramel ‘666’

Starbucks 666A Baton Rouge woman who bought coffee at a Starbucks at the Mall of Louisiana received a large amount of both humorous and concerned comments after sharing a picture of her two drinks.

With a matching “666” and pentagram art drawn in caramel, the woman, Megan K. Pinion (so close to the ultra satanic “minion”) wrote that while she was “in no way judging” the beliefs of the barista, she judges his “lack of professionalism and respect for others” and was “appalled” by the imagery.

“I am a teacher in the public school system and if I were to present a child of atheist or pagan believers with a Christian art project I could be sued in a heartbeat,” she stated.  Continue reading “Starbucks Apologizes For Offending Southern Woman With Foamy, Caramel ‘666’”

Now Get Wired AND Drunk At Starbucks

When you think of alcohol finally being served at Starbucks, I bet you thought of a nice steamy caramel macchiato with two shots of Bailey’s, well too bad, all you’re getting is beer, wine and cheese.

Yes just one day after I wrote about the boxy fun of a drive-through in Washington made of wacky shipping crates I’m telling you that the coffee company is adding non-hard alcohol to their menu. By the end of 2012 they hope for 25 of their chains to serve spirits.

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Drive-Through Starbucks In Washington Is Not What You’d Expect

A Starbucks in Tukwila, WA is making waves for innovation, of all things, because it is made of recycled shipping containers.

Its structure consists of four extra-large crates, one 20-footer and three 40-footers. This is one of many steps the company is taking towards a greener approach.

Tony Gale, the head architect for Starbucks says, “We were able to open our minds to the use of very common elements destined for the landfill as structure for a high-quality, drive-thru coffeehouse design – essentially creating an industrial beacon for sustainable thinking.”

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$85 For A Coffee-Stained Shirt? I Pass

Alexander Wang may be acclaimed in the fashion world for his designs, but this one just goes over my head.

It’s literally a t-shirt with a fake coffee stain down the front of it, accompanied by the Starbucks logo? If it was at a thrift store for $8, yeah I’d pick it up, but $85? Hrmph.

Wang’s contribution is one part of Starbuck’s 40th anniversary, a partnership with the Council Of Fashion Designers. Also on board, Sophie Theallet and Billy Reid, with less-bizarre (but still boring) designs.

Doesn’t Starbucks have enough money already? The company has more chains than 1850’s Virginia.

They still have a gluttonous desire for money, through Nordstrom and their website? On their “birthday,” grrr I hope you die by caffeine-waterboarding…

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Random Muppets ‘Green Album’ At Starbucks

Standing in line today to finally fulfill my craving for a Pumpkin Spice Latte at Starbucks, I flip through the four albums eyeing me from the counter by the biscotti and gift cards, and what do I find?

An album full of Muppet cover songs. A strang grouping of artists – a Weezer and Haley Williams pairing? Alkaline Trio? Rachael Yamagata? Hmm I like all these things, on their own. BUT NOT ON A MUPPET COVER ALBUM!

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Barista Confirms, Alec Baldwin Is ‘Rudest Guy Ever’

Alec Baldwin tweeted on September 7th about a rude gay barista who apparently disrespected him at a Starbucks and now it’s coming back to haunt him.

A fellow employee at the Upper West Side Starbucks told the New York Post that not only was the baristas name not Jay (it was Giovan) but that Baldwin was the one in the wrong…

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