Stephen Colbert Goes In On The Damn Swiss And Their Nazi Creamer

So, some Swiss coffee creamer company put Adolf Hitler on its packaging; last night on The Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert had some fun at those bastards' expense. "It is so nice to see the Swiss finally have an opinion on Hitler" is my favorite line, but "I like my coffee like I like my women: without Hitler" is… » 11/04/14 12:36pm 11/04/14 12:36pm

Whose Good Life Are These Coffee Shops "Positive Markers" Of?

A series of MIT Media Lab maps are percolating through the internet, showing the locations and "walksheds" of independent coffee shops in San Francisco, Brooklyn, and Cambridge. These shops play an important role in urban life, as the researchers explain in their project description: » 4/11/14 3:31pm 4/11/14 3:31pm

Washington's Weird Bikini Barista Culture

This past December I was sitting in a Manhattan restaurant with the rest of the Jezebel ladies for our annual staff dinner. I made an offhand comment about an acquaintance who'd once worked as a bikini barista. I might as well have said she'd once worked as a frog. "What's a 'bikini barista'?" said everyone, staring… » 2/05/14 3:21pm 2/05/14 3:21pm

Tennis Ref Accused Of Killing Husband With A Coffee Mug Did Not Kill…

This summer we told you the odd tale of Lois Goodman, a 70-year old tennis official that had been on her way to officiate a day of matches at the U.S. Open when police re-routed her to jail, arrested on suspicion of bludgeoning her husband to death with a coffee mug. Today, Goodman is a free woman, and has been… » 12/23/12 10:25am 12/23/12 10:25am

This Poor Dog Is Forced To Sit Outside Mets Games With A Pipe In Its…

As if you weren't already paying too much to see Justin Turner mash on Dillon Gee's behalf, a recent internet groundswell sheds light on another gross perversion inherent in the Citi Field experience. A dog, Coffee, sits outside the stadium, ostensibly for your amusement, in sunglasses or a Groucho Marx disguise, with… » 5/20/11 3:10pm 5/20/11 3:10pm