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The Onion Skewers The Starbucks Music Giveaway

From The Onion

Starbucks announced that they would be giving away 1.5 million songs a day for one month to promote their music arm and iTunes deal. What do you think?         

Old Woman    

Claire Mahoney, Cashier
"I worry how this big partnership will affect mom and pop mp3 stores." 

Asian Man    

Xander Fukuda, Video Editor
"Finally, I can recreate that rockin' mix I always hear at my local Starbucks in my own home."    

Young Man    

Bryce Alberts, Corporate Attorney
"I can download Starbucks music on my iPhone while ordering a latte and talking on a conference call? Wow, I've hit the douchebag trifecta!"