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SNL Skewers Starbucks Verismo Machine In a Parody; But Is It Racist?

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Have you seen the SNL parody commercial on Starbucks' Verismo machine? It has surprisingly sophisticated special effects for a late-night comedy show, but there's a significant amount of controversy over the content. The sketch uses African-American stereotypes that The Gothamist calls racist and "lazy." 

What do you think?

Watch it below.

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JBinOC
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LOL. I think it's hysterical...and, unfortunately, an accurate depiction of the inner-city quick-serve purchase experience.

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