Comedian Nathan Fielder Is the Mastermind behind ‘Dumb Starbucks’

Comedy Central star Nathan Fielder has revealed that he is the mastermind behind the mysterious “Dumb Starbucks” store which perplexed L.A. residents over the weekend. Fielder’s show Nathan for You, which has been picked up for a second season, follows the comedy writer as he attempts to “help” small businesses by employing insane marketing ideas. Though Starbucks said that the parody store—which was giving away free coffee—was an infringement on its copyright, Fielder deadpanned at a press conference that, “They’re smart in not pursuing a case they know they can’t win. If they keep the pressure up, they do risk losing me as a customer.” His announcement ended up being well timed; shortly after, Dumb Starbucks was closed by the health department …

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