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TODAY   |  February 11, 2014

‘Dumb Starbucks’ shuttered by officials

The imitation coffee shop in L.A. was closed after local officials discovered it didn’t have a valid public health permit. The store’s owner revealed it was a spoof and that he’s a Comedy Central host.

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>>> an update now on a story we told you about on monday. four days after it appeared from nowhere, the imitation coffee shop in los angeles called dumb starbucks is now closed. on monday, the store's owner revealed himself as a comedy central host nathan fielder and described the shop a parody shop for his show. soon after, the health department closed the place down because it didn't have a valid public health permit. the place closed, which is probably a good thing for all the other starbucks around. matt, savannah and al.

>> fun while it lasted.