Did This Starbucks Prankster Take It Too Far? You Decide.

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New York City comedian and prankster Jena Kingsley staged a doozy of a prank in front of a Manhattan Starbucks. She pretended to be a bouncer and turned people away from the business if they weren't on her carefully curated list! It's all fun and games until someone gets butt-hurt. Did Jena Kingsley take her prank too far? Is this … [Read more...]

[Video] The Inaugural Flatlander’s Barista Cup

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Ooh, girl. Here's some awesome video recap goodness from the recent Flatlander's Barista Cup, which went down in Topeka, Kansas and was held by the folks at PT's Coffee Roasting. This video focuses on the Saturday Night Live Throwdown portion of Flatlander's, and features some explanation from PT's owner Jeff Taylor, as well as interviews with 2011 … [Read more...]

Mainstream Media Perspectives

The fourth annual SCAA Symposium is just a week away, kicking off on Wednesday, April 18th. Last year, Nick Cho's alarming man-on-the-street video was one of the highlights of Symposium. SCAA released a teaser for Nick's latest work, which looks incredible: Many of us in specialty coffee have been interviewed or otherwise covered by the … [Read more...]

Sprudge AV Club: NERBC Video Compendium

Pulled from our ever-expanding YouTube channel, here's a look back at the 2012 Northeast Regional Barista Competition in video form. There's more to come throughout the week so be sure to subscribe to us on the Youtubes and keep an eye on our Facebooks. Without further ado, the videos: [youtube]NSS3kYqkN3E[/youtube] Here's Park Brannen, … [Read more...]

Intelligentsia Venice: Videos

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Los Angeles' Department of the 4th Dimension continues its series on "the search for the ultimate tastemakers" with a video on Syphon brewing with Intelligentsia's Chris Owens. Syphon, Intelligentsia from Department of the 4th Dimension on Vimeo. Kyle Glanville of Intelligentsia Coffee and Tea in Los Angeles stars in this informative … [Read more...]