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Nathan Fielder, the CEO of parody company, Dumb Starbucks, was on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Tuesday night, offering Jimmy -- what else? -- a cold cup of coffee.
Fielder, the host (which isn't exactly the right term but will do in a pinch) of Comedy Central's "Nathan for You," got quite a bit of publicity after owning up to being the operator behind the Dumb Starbucks cafe that opened mysteriously in Los Angeles.
The real Starbucks was not amused. Fielder insisted his new establishment was protected by something called "parody law" -- don't rush to your law books; there is no such thing -- and Starbucks disagreed. Of interest to NYers -- he has plans, or did have plans, to open a location in Brooklyn (and who knows, Syosset?)
Fielder's show -- if you have not seen -- is very funny, in fact: He offers the world's worst advice to entrepreneurs, who deploy it -- at their own risk.
Newsday app readers please go to Newsday.com/TVzone to watch this native of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, try to snooker a guy from Brooklyn.
Now this is what I've been waiting for: Jimmy Kimmel's annual bestowal of the greatest YouTube clip of the year. The show usually gets this one right, based on my own personal research. Watch now for the winner (I won't give it away, but you can probably guess...)
Did you know there's an award that comes with People's Sexiest Man Alive, and that it's not exactly an Oscar statue but (well) a mirror, and that Adam Levine received his grand prize last night on "Jimmy Kimmel Live?" Of course you knew all this.
Meanwhile, the clip, and Newsday app readers, please go to Newsday.com/TVzone to watch Adam explain why, in fact, he is the sexiest man...Read more »