Starbucks red cup: The real reason for the season.

There. I Fixed the Whole “Starbucks Red Cup” Controversy.

There. I Fixed the Whole “Starbucks Red Cup” Controversy.

Bad Astronomy
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Nov. 12 2015 1:58 PM

The Real Reason for the Coffee Season

starbucks cup

So you may have heard of all this nontroversy about the Starbucks annual Christmas cup only being a plain red instead of having actual Christmas decorations.* This is all over social media, so I figured I’d help y’all out with this.

Starbucks red cup
Ho ho hobliquity.

Photo illustration by Lisa Larson-Walker. Photo courtesy of Starbucks.

So there you go. I fixed it for you.

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And if that’s not enough, then perhaps Stephen Colbert can help you figure out what’s what.

It’s nice to see his move to CBS hasn’t changed him. That was perfect.

Tip o' the white plastic lid to Slate's Lisa Larson-Walker for putting this image together for me so quickly and so perfectly.

*Hmmmmm.