‘Dumb Starbucks’ opens in California, serves ‘dumb’ coffee to java customers

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It's not another Starbucks. It's a coffee shop boasting Starbuck's 'dumb' alter-ego.

It's called "Dumb Starbucks" and they have identical logos and signage to the real java giant. The shop opened in Los Feliz, Calif., and people have waited as long as an hour for Dumb Ventis.

Its origins and owner are a mystery. Reporters have asked to speak to the manager, but one never came out. The baristas said they answered a "wanted ad" on Craig's List.

A flyer explained it's a legitimate coffee house, but called itself parody art to skirt trademark laws and use the Starbucks name and logo for marketing reasons.

Starbucks said the store isn't theirs and they're looking into the matter.

CNN contributed to this report.

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