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Starbucks Goes Gaga

Starbucks goes Gaga

Considering that Lady Gaga may be the world’s hottest star right now and an innovative creator unlike anyone we’ve seen, imagine our delight when we learned that she’s also a big Starbucks fan. Well Ms. Gaga, we happen to like you quite a lot, too.

So we’d be hard-pressed to let a cultural moment like this one – the May 23 global release of Lady Gaga’s new album, Born This Way – go by without a little something special.

On Monday there’ll be a Gaga takeover of the Starbucks Digital Network in partnership with Yahoo!, where we’ll be giving away a limited number of downloads for her new song “The Edge of Glory” to the first little monsters to claim them. And if one song isn’t enough to get your paws up, you can listen to the Special Edition of Born This Way all day. We’ll also be streaming an exclusive video of her singing an acapella rendition of “Born This Way.” To get on the Starbucks Digital Network, just get on our free Wi-Fi at participating stores and go to

And for those of you who love a good puzzle, you don’t have to wait for May 23. We’ve just launched a unique digital game called SRCH. Along with the thrill of the hunt, there are some pretty sweet prizes and Lady Gaga has a featured role. The game lasts from May 19 to June 7, and there’s no purchase necessary to play. To get started, scan the code below with a QR code reader. (Need a QR reader? Conveniently, the My Starbucks iPhone app has one embedded in it). Have fun and good luck!

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    • rescorpiso209
    • 5/18/2011 11:25 PM

    Wooooo! Lady Gaga! :D!

    • imlefty
    • 5/19/2011 3:05 AM

    Sounds like great fun. Starbucks is always on top of the latest thing and helping others as usual. Enjoy!

    • flurry101
    • 5/19/2011 4:19 AM

    This is just plain aweful! How could SB do such a thing knowing the controversy surrounding the "Judas" song. Being a Christian, it will be extremely tough for me to support SB anymore! Bad Move, Bad Move!!!!!!

      • shiraz_dd
      • 5/19/2011 5:43 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      Really? How much research do you perform on all companies you support to see if they all abide your "Christian Values"? Blacklisting one highly successful and competitive company because they support an artisit with a controversial song is not very Christian. Isn't Love Thy Neighbor a foundation value? I don't think it is Love Thy Neighbor unless they support something that is controversial to the church. But whatever...

        • mollyw75
        • 5/19/2011 8:07 AM

        In reply to: shiraz_dd

        this is not meant to be rude at all, but love does not mean to accept every action a person makes and love it. If someone thinks after seing the pic in the ad on the starbucks homepage that lady gaga is a good moral example for their children, whatever, that's their choice..but if they have a problem with her behavior (which by the way that has nothing to do with loving someone or not) they can chose to not support this . It's their right and their decision on where there money goes.

        • CarmenRebeca4
        • 5/19/2011 10:35 AM

        In reply to: mollyw75

        If you listen to any of lady gaga's songs you'd understand her message. Yeah she is a bit out there, but she does it to get attention. hopefully people will be able to see past that innovativeness that can come off as inappropriateness, and see that she's just a voice saying things that we all need to hear. PLUS Judas is not even really about Judas and Jesus. It's about loving someone who hurts someone you love. DON'T BE A DRAG JUST BE A QUEEN!

        • animesector
        • 5/19/2011 11:57 AM

        In reply to: shiraz_dd

        EXACTLY!!!! How can you really be a "Christian" if you can not accept someone FOR WHO THEY ARE? Arent you supposed to love everyone????

        • ChicagoFan2354
        • 5/21/2011 9:47 PM

        In reply to: animesector

        Christians are called to LOVE people, not turn a blind eye to sin and say it's just who someone is. Colossians 1:28, we proclaim Him, admonishing every man and teaching every man with all wisdom. For the record, this is about the comment on accepting someone for who they are, not Lady Gaga...

        • beccabennett
        • 5/19/2011 1:30 PM

        In reply to: shiraz_dd

        EXACTLY!!!!! Well said. People just don't think before they post. If people actually stopped supporting EVERY business that didn't follow "their" Christian rules, they'd have to lock themselves in their homes! I'm a Christian too, but I leave the judging up to GOD!

        • ryserfan
        • 5/19/2011 3:06 PM

        In reply to: beccabennett

        This whole conversation is moot...haven't you heard? The Rapture is on Saturday so all these "Christians" will be in heaven. Us sinners can drink Sbux and hang with GaGa!! LOL

        • JesskahAnne
        • 5/19/2011 4:46 PM
        • littlemonster33
        • 5/19/2011 4:46 PM

        In reply to: ryserfan

        rofl i totally agree with u on that one. Paws up Little Monster.

        • happymau
        • 5/19/2011 4:52 PM

        In reply to: shiraz_dd

        Ms. Gaga went to Catholic school. It's only natural for her to turn to the Bible for guidance and inspiration. How is this anti-Christian? She is saying she is human and she makes mistakes by loving the wrong guy. For this we should boycott Starbucks?

        • Bmarie7
        • 5/19/2011 4:57 PM

        In reply to: shiraz_dd

        Exactly. We call that narrowminded? But whatever.. lol.. just sayin

        • dgmglsblr_01
        • 5/20/2011 7:48 AM

        In reply to: shiraz_dd

        I agree! Chriarians drive me ****. My whole family drink the wine, and frankely I'm just glad it never made any sense to me and I got out as a teenager. Go starbucks and the GAGA campaign!! i will buy extra to take up the slack!!

        • phallon_89
        • 5/20/2011 8:32 AM

        In reply to: shiraz_dd

        I completely agree with shiraz_dd. Its just a song, and they mentioned above that "Born this Way" would be playing in Starbucks - not Judas. So there is no point in all of that. You come for the coffee, not for religious reasons.

        • hojomommy3
        • 5/20/2011 12:28 PM

        In reply to: shiraz_dd

        Loving your neighbor has nothing to do with supporting or not supporting an artist whose morals are not in sync with yours. I have friends whose beliefs, morals, and actions are not what I think is right, but guess what? I still love those friends. If my kids disobey or were to really mess up, guess what? Still loving them, too. Now if a parent (i.e. Starbucks...get my analogy here) were to endorse their child's actions (i.e. Lady Gaga) by promoting a bad behavior, not so good. See?

        • garzaster
        • 5/23/2011 8:00 AM

        In reply to: hojomommy3

        I'll have to remember that the next time my 2 year old wants to go get a mocha double espresso. Oh wait. Coffee isn't for kids. Starbucks' main audience is adults.

        • longdead16
        • 5/21/2011 10:19 AM

        In reply to: shiraz_dd

        Starbucks doesn't support religious views.

        • stoppuppymillspls
        • 5/21/2011 11:44 PM

        In reply to: shiraz_dd


        • bob5148
        • 5/23/2011 6:22 AM

        In reply to: stoppuppymillspls

        but i'll bet you watched the whole thing and watched it over and over again after you told your fellow christians about it. Bet you got a bit hot too, didn't cha?

        • florirose
        • 5/23/2011 10:39 AM

        In reply to: shiraz_dd

        As much as I love my Starbucks Sumata, I will give it up. No way, no how will I support any company who partners with such a character as Lady Gaga. Sorry, but to put it as truthfully as I can, this makes me sick. See ya, Starbucks.

        • plm816
        • 5/23/2011 12:18 PM

        In reply to: florirose

        "this makes me sick" LOL some people are seriously UPTIGHT. Drink your friggin coffee and Get over yourself. You'd have a pretty limited amount of companies to "support" if you really researched who they're partners are.

        • 5/24/2011 11:46 PM

        In reply to: florirose

        So I hear all about promises strong right wing christians make about the better than thou because they don't drink, nor support heathen businesses and how they are all about helping others, if they are not black, Jewish, Hindu, Indian, Chinese, Buddist, or old. They promise to help all then get elected and only help big businesses, cut Medicare and Unions. But I guess lying to get elected to help others is ok.

      • paulalbee
      • 5/19/2011 6:24 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      Whine whine whine. Christians who whinge about their hurt sensibilities make it extremely tough for me to support Christianity anymore. You would do far better to examine why a song is controversial instead of making whiney protestations in an online forum. If you're really upset, stop doing business with Starbucks instead of virtually clutching your pearls.

        • ununiversal
        • 5/19/2011 12:25 PM

        In reply to: paulalbee

        I find it interesting how a minority on here, who as (supposedly) current Sbux drinkers, are bothered by the topic above and are merely commenting, but don't prevent other Sbux supporters from having their Frapps or lattes. This particular commentor is a client like the rest of us but naturally she's concerned because this marketing move affects her morals-not your coffee-drinking experience. If anything, her comment should bother Sbux. You're not the one at risk for losing a '

        • ununiversal
        • 5/19/2011 12:26 PM
        • ezgaga73
        • 5/19/2011 2:09 PM

        In reply to: ununiversal

        i am sure they can deal with it! lmao!

        • funnygirl01
        • 5/21/2011 7:25 AM

        In reply to: paulalbee

        Well said paulalbee. I find myself consistently exhausted by the "Christian" outrage expressed on MULTIPLE blogs everytime an artist uses biblical metaphors to express a message. Isn't the bible SUPPOSED to be interpetive? ADDITIONALLY...the proliferation of shrieking from hurt (and painfully literal) church goers tells me that they are LISTENING to this music they profess to hate. Here's a thought...STOP LISTENING. You may then return to your narrow Christian life.

        • stoppuppymillspls
        • 5/21/2011 11:45 PM

        In reply to: paulalbee


      • eightiesmania
      • 5/19/2011 6:49 AM
      • stpudif
      • 5/19/2011 7:24 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      You've got to be joking. The only "Christians" that would have an issue with this are the ones that claim to be the ultimate Christians, yet are the first to judge and hate others... which isn't very Christian, is it?

        • michele043
        • 5/19/2011 10:55 AM

        In reply to: stpudif

        Being a Christian is not about being perfect, it's about realizing that you're not perfect and you're happy because you know that Jesus died for your sins, it's about respecting Jesus and the pain and suffering he undured, and for lady gaga to sing a song about judas is perverted and degrading but what can u expect from earthly, shallow individuals who are out for nothing but themselves, it's all about her achieving fame and fortune, but she'll fall eventually they all do.

        • dontcallmegaga
        • 5/19/2011 12:21 PM

        In reply to: michele043

        judas is just the name of the song. its just a metaphor for what shes feeling. Really dude? listen to the song. Put ur paws up baby!!! cuz we were born this way!

        • littlemonster33
        • 5/19/2011 4:53 PM

        In reply to: dontcallmegaga

        I've always looked at "Judas" as her fighting with the good and bad in herself. It's definitely like u said it's a metaphor and she's even said in an interview that she doesn't see it as a religious statement but a social statement and that it wasn't meant to be a biblical lesson. if you want 2 hear the interview here is the link

      • asiafish
      • 5/19/2011 7:59 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      Being an Atheist it is very EASY for me to support anything that promotes truth over lies, I mean faith.

      • csoza91
      • 5/19/2011 10:24 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      Yes. I can see how as a Christian it would be hard for you to support someone who preaches and fights for love, acceptance, and equality for all. She's just plain awful! (sarcasm)

      • imattmaz
      • 5/19/2011 10:34 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      After the rapture on Saturday, you won't have to listen to GaGa anymore. Conveniently, we won't have to listen to you anymore either. Win/Win.

      • 5/19/2011 10:41 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      I'm going to buy more Starbucks just to counter-act your idiocy. Don't worry Starbucks, I've got your back.

      • gentilejava
      • 5/19/2011 10:44 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      Have you listened to the song? It is all about how she knows she should follow Jesus (what is right) but she can't fallout of love with the boyfriend that betrayed her so many times. She would have done anything for him (washed his feet with her hair) but his tounge still lied through his brain and he betrayed her 3 times. Jesus is her virtue. I will drink coffee to that! She is a christian that preaches that JESUS LOVES EVERYONE!

        • Annacakez
        • 5/19/2011 12:08 PM

        In reply to: gentilejava

        How many STUPID wars are started over religion? Seriously..Everyone who commented about how dumb this Lady Gaga vs. the church thing is I agree. All the haters...It's a free game to win free stuff, If you wanna suffer on your fake sense of morals w.e, more free stuff for us non haters. Glitter > Hate.

        • dontcallmegaga
        • 5/19/2011 12:17 PM

        In reply to: gentilejava

        Damn Right!!! ppl shouldnt comment on songs unless they really listen to them. dont go on what heard from other ppl.

      • jessendbsl
      • 5/19/2011 10:49 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      OK flurry101 how did you know that the founders of religion betrayed Mary Magdalene one of Jesus's prophets? Hmm probably not.. Yep they branded her a wh*re because she was probably a lover to Jesus and they probably got married and had children (let's be honest the whole story about Jesus is pretty hard to believe) and so like Judas the founders of religion betrayed her. I will continue in several posts as this is a long rant.

      • hollielees
      • 5/19/2011 10:51 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      I understand the controversy you may sense around "Judas" and it's open to interpretation, but I see it as a song about loving someone who has betrayed you, and knowing that you shouldn't, because they're a bad person. Above all else, it's an amazing pop song, which makes me just want to dance around and enjoy it! She's so talented and inspirational - what one person sees as controversy another sees as artistic expression!

      • jessendbsl
      • 5/19/2011 10:52 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      Secondly isn't it possible that the reference could relate to how people follow Jesus yet they cannot let go of the skeletons in their closet because they are scared to (hence the lyrics Jesus is my virtue but Judas is the demon I cling to). Thirdly is it just another way of saying how is is in love with one person but lusts for another? Fourthly it is just a song it's not like it is hurting anyone apart from people who have nothing better to do but slate it. Continued in one more post

      • jessendbsl
      • 5/19/2011 10:53 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      Also finally do you really think Starbucks cares if you no longer support them? They have millions of other customers/supporters so losing one isn't likely to upset them. There we go my rant is over.

      • Kmedvedik1
      • 5/19/2011 11:43 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      I guess that means you'll be boycotting Target, Best Buy, Walmart, CVS, google, polaroid, ****** mobile, HBO, American Idol, Ellen Degeneras, Oprah, the Grammy Awards, all radio stations, most magazines, facebook, and twitter. Sounds like fun!

      • zachcub
      • 5/19/2011 11:48 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      It is not meant as a slight at christians or anyone else. Lady Gaga is an artist. If you have such a problem with her then don't listen to her music, but don't judge the entire company by what you think of her.

      • SamusB
      • 5/19/2011 11:50 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      Being someone who blatantly flaunts their religious beliefs, swinging them about like the business end of some righteous Morningstar, you probably also do not wear blended fabrics such as poly-cotton blends, since it is a sin to do so. Use of the natural world in an unnatural way (******, if you didn't know,) is all sorts of sinful so let's hope that there aren't any factories burning coal or using unstable earth elements to provide your electricity. Christianity is absurd, imo.

      • dloza714
      • 5/19/2011 11:53 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      Oh brother, here we go with the religious ****, get over it! Religion is nothing but a terrorists group, trying to suppress the people of the world with their antiquated believes. If religion had any truth to it, then everyone would be equal and loved. So the less religious terrorists we have walking into my favorite starbucks store the better. It's coffee and music, leave your ridiculous terrorist believes out! and stay out! Your choice!

      • mousers09
      • 5/19/2011 11:55 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      Really?! I forgot that if someone has a biblical metaphor that it's automatically an anti-Christian statement. Oh, right, I forget, it's not. If Starbucks really wanted to support Christianity they would have given everyone May 21st of this year off to go be with Jesus.

      • dnavarro2
      • 5/19/2011 12:14 PM
      • greenstarjs09
      • 5/19/2011 12:35 PM

      In reply to: flurry101

      I must agree with flurry101 sorry guys but im a christian too and and it is a bad move. I wont badmouth anyone because its not in my nature but the lord is to judge when the day comes.

        • plm816
        • 5/23/2011 12:25 PM

        In reply to: greenstarjs09

        I'm a christian too but will you judge me for interpreting her music the way it was meant to be interpreted? It's almost a shame to say that I'm a christian... because there are so many other there that judge judge judge and WHO are YOU to judge and put anyone down. Respectfully dislike her music... you have a right to... but don't throw Christianity without knowing all the facts, it seriously makes us look bad.

      • BuDinNebraska
      • 5/19/2011 12:41 PM

      In reply to: flurry101

      controversy is why GaGa is important for Starbucks. Judas can be taken in many ways, I for one don't find it offensive... I think it is great that SB has been able to collaborate with the most influential star out there today. Good move SB and thanks for getting a little GaGa in my morning cup o Joe.

      • neatnate
      • 5/19/2011 12:44 PM

      In reply to: flurry101

      I agree. While I am a Christian, I don't necessarily dislike Lady Gaga for religious reasons. I just don't like what she stands for period. She is the epitome of empty excess that pervades our society. I will be hard-pressed to support Starbucks as much since they are doing this promotion, and I have also stopped supporting others for doing so (i.e. Words With Friends).

        • jeslevi
        • 5/19/2011 1:37 PM

        In reply to: neatnate

        Really...Really...Lady Gaga stands for fairness, equality, love and acceptance. She is comfortable in her own skin and probably wishes all of us to be comfortable in who we are, she has a wonderful message we all need to hear, especially young adolescents who are confused and unsure, be yourself, after all God makes no mistakes.

        • Amister88
        • 5/19/2011 3:25 PM
        • cnrodriguez4
        • 5/19/2011 1:40 PM

        In reply to: neatnate

        I am also a Christian, but I completely disagree with you. You obviously have no real knowledge of Lady Gaga and therefore shouldn't comment on what she stands for or doesn't. She uses her fame to champion different causes (and contributes large sums of her money as well) that she believes in and fights for equality. The songs she writes are either about fame not being everything, love, or self-worth. I don't see how any of her songs can be deemed controversial. They are pretty strai

        • LadyT4JESUS
        • 5/19/2011 2:58 PM

        In reply to: neatnate

        I am also a Christian, I often enjoy reading the bible while sipping on coffee with caramel sauce in the atmosphere of Starbucks. I realize the SB company is all about getting on the band wagon of Lady Gaga supporters for the $$$,but the question remains, If you are a FOR REAL CHRISTIAN, you should NOT SUPPORT the message Lady Gaga is sending the our youth, children, and even adults who do not stand for righteousness,holiness & Godliness in the earth. Will YOU! support SB during the promoti

        • Amister88
        • 5/19/2011 3:24 PM

        In reply to: LadyT4JESUS

        For a response to your foolishness please read below!

      • codymcd123
      • 5/19/2011 12:48 PM

      In reply to: flurry101

      What does coffee have to do with so called "Christianity"?? Lighten up, If you don't like Lady Gaga, don't listen to her music or purchase her CD's...

      • codymcd123
      • 5/19/2011 12:49 PM
      • dannymistyyoda
      • 5/19/2011 12:53 PM

      In reply to: flurry101

      Its irritating how so many christians are constantly so anal about everything. What doesn't offend people anymore? Just because SB teamed up with the most. Popular artist for the biggest fan base which had one song your religious fairy tale clashes with doesn't mean you need to boycott. SB. You wont go to ''****'' if you still visit and if you do then you need to find a god that isn't so anal himself. Paganism is the first and only true religion by the way.

      • proxymoron
      • 5/19/2011 1:23 PM

      In reply to: flurry101

      Millions of Christians around the globe are persecuting gay people. Does that mean you will no longer support the church? Get real.

        • xengab24
        • 5/21/2011 7:07 PM

        In reply to: proxymoron

        The Christians are probably supporting that idea anyway proxy. To the people who dont like what Lady Gaga stands for (which again, is love, acceptance, equality, freedom, loving oneself... etc), I am wondering..... what exactly do you stand for?

      • ezgaga73
      • 5/19/2011 2:08 PM

      In reply to: flurry101

      really??!! lmao! wow, such hypocrate! get over it, you dont like it, dont go there anymore, are you sure drinking coffee isn't a sin too. lmao!! Vaya con Dios.

      • locofoco
      • 5/19/2011 2:47 PM

      In reply to: flurry101

      Judas is a wonderful song and she is a wonderful and talented lady.

      • Amister88
      • 5/19/2011 3:14 PM

      In reply to: flurry101

      I honestly feel that as a Christian you should not judge, honey you "ain't" God so lets save that for him. Have you even heard the lyrics besides the one name Judas?! If not listen and let your mind jog because it means more then the letters in red in your Bible hun. You don't even know her so don't pretend you know what she is singing about or how she feels. Ever song is nothing but a portrayal of a situation, nothing is ever what it seems. So just open your mind and stop j

      • moocriket
      • 5/19/2011 3:44 PM

      In reply to: flurry101

      I could not agree more. I will not be buying anything at Starbucks until this protion is over, and perhaps never again. That's $27/week and I intend to share this with my congregation.

        • b_gaga23
        • 5/19/2011 6:01 PM

        In reply to: moocriket

        wow if you really were a christian, you wouldnt hate her.

        • stanton10
        • 5/20/2011 12:26 PM

        In reply to: moocriket

        wow. i was born and raised catholic and intend on raising my child catholic! but seriously! Is it a sin to have one of the most famous people (if not the most famous person) on our planet endorse starbucks and do their game so that starbucks then gain all of her fans? long question short: is it a sin to want publicity? or customers? go read "onward" it's about how STBX thrived because it kept morals. also, grow up, be more godlike and forgive and realize if she's really a sinner

      • jhozr911
      • 5/19/2011 4:31 PM

      In reply to: flurry101

      Chances of SBux actually playing "Judas" is slim to none. Not to mention, it's just a song...

      • happymau
      • 5/19/2011 4:53 PM

      In reply to: flurry101

      Ms. Gaga went to Catholic school. It's only natural for her to turn to the Bible for guidance and inspiration. How is this anti-Christian? She is saying she is human and she makes mistakes by loving the wrong guy. For this we should boycott Starbucks? Silliness.

      • ShakenIceTeaLemonade
      • 5/19/2011 4:55 PM

      In reply to: flurry101

      I agree. She is a sad woman. Lost too.

      • b_gaga23
      • 5/19/2011 5:58 PM

      In reply to: flurry101

      are you serious?! calm down, i mean if u really think its such a "bad move" dont buy stuff from SB. they dont need you and they really wont care.

      • sas148
      • 5/19/2011 6:33 PM

      In reply to: flurry101

      Seriously? People and their religions... it's MY WAY or NO WAY with you people.

        • stanton10
        • 5/20/2011 12:19 PM

        In reply to: sas148

        not me! I probably one of the few catholics who will tell you that it's ok for you not to believe. same with it's ok if gaga has a different opinion and starbucks is only trying to gain publicity.

      • Bpeek7689
      • 5/19/2011 8:32 PM

      In reply to: flurry101

      well your chiristian and by allowing your religion to show your bias in music shows your ignorance of the world. the world is full of places, people, music artists and experiences, but when you throw your religion as a factor, it just means your ignorant to knowing acceptance. I accept chrisinanthe religion despite is obsurd view. Respect others, as god says. Not your beliefs.

        • stanton10
        • 5/20/2011 12:17 PM

        In reply to: Bpeek7689

        there's nothing wrong with having a religion or throwing it in as a factor, but I agree, the fact that many people are getting offended by this is rediculous! it was a business decision to gain publicity that's all. SBX isn't a recording artist trying to get their beliefs known, they're a business trying to get as many customers as possible.

      • 5/20/2011 7:34 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      I would be honored to take up the slack made by retreating Christians! Let's offend a few more!!!! LOL GO GAGA!!!!

      • deezmath
      • 5/20/2011 8:40 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      In absolute agreement with you, flurry!!! I'm sick to my stomach. For Starbucks to feel the need to stoop to this level is beyond me. They don't need this type of promotion. I'm thinking about selling my Bucks card and boycotting. :-/

      • Beagle1188
      • 5/20/2011 9:00 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      "Judas", when you read the lyrics, is about (as Gaga tweeted) forgiveness and perseverance. In addition, Christ loved and forgave Judas, as the song says "I'm still in love with Judas"....lastly, Gaga isn't blasting the Church or Christianity in this song. Just a thought to share.

      • nobz88
      • 5/20/2011 9:02 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      Have you actually seen the video for Judas and listened to the actual lyrics? The song is not anti christian but rather dealing with the flaws that we as humans all face in order to live the life we are supposed to live. Jesus=the ideal relationship we should have with each other and God and Judas=our inability to be perfect in our relationships with each other, God, and our lives. It's fine if you don't like Lady Gaga but to say the song to sacrilegious isn't fair to her or her ar

      • stanton10
      • 5/20/2011 12:14 PM

      In reply to: flurry101

      it was a business decision to gain publicity

      • BigLes27
      • 5/21/2011 5:36 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      I agree with you Flurry101. I am open to all types of music, beliefs, backgrounds, etc. However, there are just some things that I don't agree with and I don't like, but it's not going to change my entire outlook. I will, continue to support Starbucks, just not as much as I used to until this whole GAGA thing is over.

      • ListlessForteza
      • 5/21/2011 9:13 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      This whole troll conversation is hilarious. I'm just gonna leave it at this: Starbucks must have known there are plenty of self-righteous christians like you who adamantly stand by their dislike of lady gaga because....well, no one really knows why. But obviously there are more people that like her, and even more that don't give a **** either way then there are opposing her as steadfast as you. otherwise, lady gaga would be lady NOBODY. genius marketing concept. understand?

      • teaktoc
      • 5/21/2011 10:55 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      Finally, if a talent with some measure of altruistic goodness such as Lady Gaga is all that it takes to remove those inflicted with the illness of "christian" hatred from my Starbucks I will BUY DOUBLE from now on. Maybe someday you will forgive yourselves and accept that someone - a real person, loves you and has a message to everyone that it is OK to be who you are, and true to yourself, rather than seep judgement on others to compensate your self-loathing.

      • oneyoudlike
      • 5/22/2011 10:08 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      Hey flurry101, thanks for telling us all about the song. I love controversy, and haven't heard of this song till you mentioned it, so thanks for publicizing it. I'm sure it's a great song. While you're at it, you may want to do something more useful with your life than b_tch about freedom of speech...

      • haisch
      • 5/22/2011 10:13 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      its more awful that you cant spell the word AWFUL.

      • Roawynne
      • 5/22/2011 10:19 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      You know that Lady Gaga is actually a very faithful Christian, right? What is the big deal with the song "Judas", anyway?

      • w_seattle
      • 5/22/2011 11:07 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      Starbucks isn't a Christian based company. Don't oppress your values on other people.

      • jpgroth
      • 5/22/2011 11:51 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      get over yourself and your "values" turn the other cheek, live and let live, love the sinner not the sin...again get over yourself you are a sinner too just like the rest of us

      • aleczandahhh
      • 5/22/2011 12:32 PM

      In reply to: flurry101

      @flurry101 You must be one of the most ignorant people I've come across. The song Judas is not about Judas Iscariot and Jesus Christ. Are you aware of what a metaphor is? Lady Gaga is simply expressing how it is difficult to be a good person and try and be perfect [Jesus] when there are temptations such as drugs, ***, and for lack of a better word, rock & roll. [Judas] Please fully understand such things before making yourself look like an ***. :)

      • blastingcap
      • 5/23/2011 2:36 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      Excuse me, but were not we to be relieved of your complaints after last Saturday.

      • bob5148
      • 5/23/2011 6:19 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      Oh, for crying out loud! we're talking about a singer and coffee. If you don't come back to Starbuck's boo hoo. Maybe your minister can make you a frappacino next time you are in the mood

      • grubbs77
      • 5/23/2011 6:32 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      I am a Christian, too, and I want to distance myself from this. I actually think the song Judas represents very well the struggle that most of us go through.

      • prodigitalsun
      • 5/23/2011 8:27 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      Obviously you don't understand the song or the video - It's about the ultimate betrayal as a personal metaphor - quit throwing your bible around and try reading it.

      • nancydon99
      • 5/23/2011 10:35 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      listen to the lyrics. try to understand what the song is saying. it's not actually about Judas &'s a metaphor. makes me crazy when people try to cloak their ignorance in Christianity.

      • cordovanessa
      • 5/23/2011 10:38 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      Actually starbucks wont even be playing Judas, the in store disc only includes Born this Way, Edge of Glory, Telephone, Bad Romance, Alejandro, Marry the Night, and You & I. But come on to say you wont support Sbux anymore is just plaIN DUMB, you go to starbucks for the drinks, not to criticize the choices they make for the music they want to play. And if you actually took the time to listen ot Judas you would realize its not what you think at all, its about wanting to be with the wrong guy.

      • aquaberry281
      • 12/12/2011 7:16 PM

      In reply to: flurry101

      Are you really going to say that when all you have to do is not listen to that song? i mean do you really expect that everyone is christian and everyone has to follow those rules, part of being able to express christianity is being able to express judaism, personally i dont follow a religion but i dont judge people and places for supporting different religions. so you saying it is now difficult to support SB well it is now difficult for judists to support you! Bad Move, Bad Move!!!!!!!

      • 3/6/2013 7:08 AM

      In reply to: flurry101

      hat is absolutely retarded.

    • JamiefromNashville
    • 5/19/2011 6:54 AM

    AWESOME!! Love Gaga... and now, have even more reason to love Starbucks!! Let the games begin, ya'll!! ;->

    • Rwitte42
    • 5/19/2011 7:04 AM

    Cool promotion. Game on, eh!

    • VHL1950
    • 5/19/2011 7:06 AM

    Okay, and you are assuming her song "Judas" is literal? Probably not, as most songs are allegorical. And more importantly, it's a song and open to interpretation.

    • Sconess
    • 5/19/2011 7:30 AM

    Wow - and the conversation completely derailed from it's intention... I personally don't get into Lady Gaga, but LOVE Starbucks and LOVE games - I'm in. Everyone seriously needs to lighten up. It's not about religion or politics. It's about a tall, substitute Toffee Nut, Non-fat Caramel Macchiatto. :oD

    • orlandosison
    • 5/19/2011 8:07 AM

    that's great .. i love lady gaga so much ....starbucks goes gaga Paws-Up little monster

    • starbucks starbucks
    • 5/19/2011 8:43 AM

    Sounds like there's some excitement for the game and Lady Gaga music, but also some concern over the music choice. We recognize that Starbucks customers have diverse tastes and perspectives. In selecting music, we strive to represent the work of a variety of talented artists who reflect many viewpoints. We value your input and do not mean to offend any of you. We hope that you can enjoy some of the other music offerings at this time. Thanks for the feedback.

      • edgarnorman
      • 5/19/2011 10:37 AM

      In reply to: starbucks

      This game is not fun. In fact, it takes too long. I like scanning a QR and have instant satisfaction. Seems like a misuse of QR Code...

      • wenfot
      • 5/19/2011 11:12 AM

      In reply to: starbucks

      I am SO frustrated. The baristas at my Starbucks didn't know anything about this promotion. When I finally figured it out on my own (45 minutes later), Twitter wasn't working to get the clue. Too confusing, so frustrating. I am beyond disappointed.

        • dannymistyyoda
        • 5/19/2011 12:57 PM

        In reply to: wenfot

        Saner here. I had to explain the game and point out the location of the QR code to all the barista's including the manager. I still didn't win. The clue was a mystery and um still searching out the answer

        • sunnie2000
        • 5/19/2011 5:03 PM

        In reply to: dannymistyyoda

        It is confusing....but thankfully....someone here posted a clue. (I'm on here to find their posting and thank them). It does time take to figure out -- so I hope this helps u for the next time. First -- make sure you register (if u don't have an iphone -- go here:

        • sunnie2000
        • 5/19/2011 5:06 PM

        In reply to: sunnie2000

        When there -- read the "terms and conditions" - it will tell you which websites u may need t0 access (such as today -- it was "Shazam") After registering - go to the clue page and flip over the first card/clue -- today it was a Lady Gaga video and at the end she flipped her hand around -- she was holding the "Shazam" symbol - which was a clue to visit that website. Once there, find the "Born this Way" video (she said words from her song on her clue)

        • sunnie2000
        • 5/19/2011 5:23 PM

        In reply to: sunnie2000 that's how you end up on Shazam. I searched both the song and the album (the iTunes preview clip doesn't play for me -- so not sure why). Anyway -- at that point - I am lost. I wonder if after all today's prizes were found if they didn't remove the clue from the site. I wish they would say -- so we're not wasting time that we could be doing something useful. Anyway -- I guess the other clues led back to the Starbucks blog about Lady Gaga today -- where the game en

        • sunnie2000
        • 5/19/2011 5:24 PM

        In reply to: sunnie2000

        ....where the game ends. Here's what it looks like when you reach the blog and then the end: Sure hope that helps!!!!! At least for next time....fingers crossed! For all of us....good luck! ;)

        • kdawg01
        • 5/22/2011 6:15 PM

        In reply to: dannymistyyoda

        that must **** i hope you win

        • kdawg01
        • 5/22/2011 6:15 PM

        In reply to: dannymistyyoda

        that must **** i hope you win

        • xengab24
        • 5/22/2011 9:11 PM

        In reply to: wenfot

        I'm sure you are not the only frustrated one. They didnt mention it at all to the baristas. The only reason I heard about it (I was for Starbucks) was from Lady Gaga's FB page posting about it. I even wanted to go online and see what the game was all about but I guess you have to be in the store? and I don't have a laptop. I love Starbucks and I love Lady Gaga, but this really could have been promoted better.

    • btjiupek
    • 5/19/2011 10:20 AM

    yeahhh, gaga, love ittt =)

    • skubick
    • 5/19/2011 10:27 AM

    Ms Gaga is just another coffee house queen. Who knew?

    • michele043
    • 5/19/2011 10:45 AM

    I personally cant stand Lady Gaga, and she's certainly not a "lady", she's sick, twisted and perverted. Her song "Judas" proves what level she will stoop to in order to get attention. This is not the product of an "artist", this is just a sick little girl dying for attention, and soaking up the fame and fortune...typical of today's wanna be's, but nevertheless I love starbucks and continue to enjoy my "coconut frappacuccino"

      • Houdini13
      • 5/19/2011 12:04 PM

      In reply to: michele043

      I second this. She reminds me of Medusa...look her in the face and you'll turn to stone. And by stone, I mean "DUM". Her message is not liberating. She's advocating consumerism & destruction. There is absolutely NO TALENT to this woman. None. Josie and the Pussycats, the movie, spells it out: SUBLIMINAL MESSAGING brainwashes people into buying and ADORING today's pop "artists". You've been brainwashed by The Medusa. I Love Starbucks coffee, nonetheless. The

      • neatnate
      • 5/19/2011 12:46 PM

      In reply to: michele043

      I agree with you 100%, Michele043!

      • ShakenIceTeaLemonade
      • 5/19/2011 4:58 PM

      In reply to: michele043

      AMEN!!! You can say that again. Tks.

      • cmfrapdblnd
      • 5/20/2011 10:29 AM

      In reply to: michele043

      Now I agree with this comment and I know some people will get mad and try to disagree and tell me why I am wrong and thats ok. For example like Marilyn Manson. People call him a freak and do no like the fact that he is different but he has a message just like Gaga. Starbucks is dying because of ****** fast food chains and I will support them all the way. I hope this Lady Gaga thing helps them out and wins back customers because if Starbucks dies we will be stuck sipping on McDonalds fraps. Gack!

    • gentilejava
    • 5/19/2011 10:49 AM

    Have you listened to "Judas" ? It is all about how she knows she should follow Jesus (what is right) but she can't fallout of love with the boyfriend that betrayed her so many times. She would have done anything for him (washed his feet with her hair) but his tounge still lied through his brain and he betrayed her 3 times. Jesus is her virtue. I will drink coffee to that! She is a christian that preaches that JESUS LOVES EVERYONE! Teaching love & acceptance is what all should he

    • vannixo
    • 5/19/2011 10:55 AM

    is this only in the US? or is it global? i'm currently in mexico soo, i was just wondering.

    • jessendbsl
    • 5/19/2011 10:56 AM

    Starbucks shame on you! You are neglecting Lady Gaga fans from other countries than America :( I live in the UK but this game is for America :( I am one very sad monster :(

    • cwillgo
    • 5/19/2011 11:38 AM

    Yay Starbucks! I love you even more now that I know you love Lady Gaga.

      • lolohu
      • 5/19/2011 12:00 PM

      In reply to: cwillgo

      I agree. This is a really cool promotion. And besides, if you lose business from a few people, they'll be replaced with some of the 33 million facebook lady gaga fans or 10 million followers on facebook/twitter. Paws up!

      • ShakenIceTeaLemonade
      • 5/19/2011 5:00 PM

      In reply to: cwillgo

      Love Lady Gaga is like loving the devil. Beware. She is a sick woman!!!

    • s.christian.murray
    • 5/19/2011 11:57 AM

    I don't appreciate Gaga's music, but I do appreciate Starbucks as a company and its ability to provide fair trade coffee, provide insurance to even part time workers, and its consistent behavior of helping the community out. Why is there so much controversy? No one is twisting anyone's arm to go to starbucks, so don't go if you don't like the new music. This comment chain is not a good representation of Christianity, it's a good representation of legalism. Pick your battle

    • kawaii_akanbo
    • 5/19/2011 11:57 AM

    This is TAKING WAY TO LONG just for $10!!! i'm at at stalemate at the first clue!

    • mousers09
    • 5/19/2011 11:58 AM

    Good luck little monsters :) I might have a few mocha frappucinos for funsies, no games for me though, I do not have much time! Starbucks Going Gaga!!! Eff yeah!

    • vbryan03
    • 5/19/2011 12:03 PM

    I am so confused. Did I win a $10 card?

    • mfording
    • 5/19/2011 12:12 PM

    I have looked everywhere! GAH! I know the answer to the first part but cant find the thing to click :(

      • PaperDrops
      • 5/19/2011 12:16 PM

      In reply to: mfording

      I can't even figure out the first clue...I feel like an idiot!

        • lolohu
        • 5/19/2011 12:19 PM

        In reply to: PaperDrops

        It's going to seem so easy when you get it! :)

        • PaperDrops
        • 5/19/2011 12:30 PM

        In reply to: lolohu

        I'm searching Born This Way on I close at ALL?

        • xistng
        • 5/19/2011 12:44 PM

        In reply to: PaperDrops

        I tried the same thing. Through the website, my smart phone and itouch. Nada. hmmph

        • xistng
        • 5/19/2011 12:45 PM

        In reply to: lolohu

        Ok, now that there aren't any more cards left. What did yo u do? I even tagged Shazam and posted to my facebook.

        • blahblahAMYblah
        • 5/19/2011 12:47 PM

        In reply to: lolohu

        Now that all the eCards have been given away, will you yell us the answer?

        • lolohu
        • 5/19/2011 1:41 PM

        In reply to: blahblahAMYblah

        Ah alright. If I'm not allowed to post this I guess they'll delete it. But here it goes! In the clip Lady GaGa recites lyrics: Don't be a drag just be a queen. The lyrics are from the song Born this Way. I went to the starbucks website and searched Born this Way. The first search result was a blog about Lady Gaga. At the end of the blog there was a small thumbnail of the first clue card. Click it- You win! Fill out the info and your prize will be sent to you soon. SRCH = SEARCH

        • mahlisuh25
        • 5/19/2011 1:53 PM

        In reply to: lolohu

        so you didnt even shazam anything? when i saw the shazam logo on gaga's hand in the video, i shazamed 'born this way' and the SRCH ad at the bottom said "to find your next clue find the right lyrics. @SRCH" and then i got lost. in the terms and conditions, it says that round 1 will hve 4 clues, so it seems as though i only made it to clue 2, and you found a shortcut.

        • lolohu
        • 5/19/2011 2:03 PM

        In reply to: mahlisuh25

        No I didn't, that's strange! I didn't even notice anything about shazam. Hopefully I'll notice next round lol.

      • Joolie24
      • 5/19/2011 1:41 PM

      In reply to: mfording

      I tried for literally about 3 hours. For the first hour when I clicked on the "card" there was nothing there. Once I saw the video I searched forever and couldn't find anything! Grr. Better luck movIng forward...

    • vicherby
    • 5/19/2011 12:15 PM

    I don't have a like or dislike of Gaga, but really... it's just a song and she is doing what she gets paid to do! And the song I am sure is no worse than Madonna's like a prayer.... Starbucks is fab, and I will be happy to continue sipping my latte no matter what they play or promote! Sheesh some people just need to look at the bigger picture!

    • MrsDilly54
    • 5/19/2011 12:53 PM

    Oh get over yourself! Go ahead and hate Starbucks, like anyone cares. Lady Gaga and Starbucks are awesome...they're even better together!!

    • ABZWeyman
    • 5/19/2011 12:57 PM

    I'm confused as well, I found the clue on Shazam and it had the "Congratulations" banner ad, but when I clicked it, it took me back to So did I win a $10 eCard? Or will I receive an email or something?

    • yoyomom
    • 5/19/2011 1:01 PM

    So TIRED of Lady Gaga! What ever happened to good music without all of the controversy?? I turn the station every time her music comes on.

    • hsechrist
    • 5/19/2011 1:19 PM

    So I don't get this contest. Is it just for iphones?

    • formerlysanders
    • 5/19/2011 1:31 PM

    Not cool.

    • MetalPrincess87
    • 5/19/2011 2:23 PM

    Ugh, people do some research. Lady Gaga performs satanic rituals because she is a *** slave for the illuminati. That is why she is so huge around the world. She was so desperate for fame that she would do anything. She herself said these things in an interview. She is corrupt & blinded by fame & fortune. just google lady gaga interview illuminati, there you'll find a bunch of stuff on your beloved satanic worshipper. ps.starbucks is delicious

      • Jerametal1
      • 5/20/2011 2:38 PM

      In reply to: MetalPrincess87

      that is the biggest crock of Sh#t I have heard in a while! yeah and if you google anything with the illuminati you will find just about every music artist that is big on there, because people want there to be a reason why they are rich and you arent. get over it, and get a life:) Paws up!:)

    • sohrmurphy
    • 5/19/2011 2:29 PM

    I have the Starbucks app and I know how to pay with my card on my phone, but how do I scan that code? btw: love Gaga

    • Attack6
    • 5/19/2011 3:36 PM

    Not a fan and not a hater of Gaga. I think this is a great idea and look forward to seeing how it works for Starbucks! Best of luck!!!

    • happymau
    • 5/19/2011 4:49 PM

    Ms. Gaga went to Catholic school. It's only natural for her to turn to the Bible for guidance and inspiration. How is this anti-Christian? In "Judas" she is saying she is human and she makes mistakes by loving the wrong guy. For this we should boycott Starbucks? God gave you a brain. Use it.

    • heyimrhonda
    • 5/19/2011 5:08 PM

    Gaga stands for and supports what she thinks is love. Many of the "Christians" on here simply have a different idea of what love is and how you show it. Many "Christians" are hypocritical yes, because they don't live like Christ. But why is it that the ONE thing which is intolerable in today's liberal society is Christianity? Please don't look at one person who claims to be a "Christian" and judge everybody by them. Look at the Bible for what Christi

    • ShakenIceTeaLemonade
    • 5/19/2011 5:11 PM

    Why is Lady Gaga on this. I don't think she is a role model. It offends me.

    • DiscoStickTX
    • 5/19/2011 5:28 PM

    She once told an ex that he wouldn't be able to go to anywhere without seeing her name. I love it! Go GaGa! I couldn't be more proud! Paws up, monsters! [""] [""]

    • LC1987
    • 5/19/2011 5:35 PM

    So I played the game this morning and won :) But I haven't received the $10 egift. When will it be sent out?? Thanks!

    • lshakespeare
    • 5/19/2011 8:48 PM

    I'm working on the Gaga hunt.

    • lshakespeare
    • 5/19/2011 8:48 PM

    good god, where is that thing?

    • taspear
    • 5/19/2011 9:51 PM

    as a very loyal starbucks client and ubermonster i wanna praise/bless/thank starbucks' public relations and marketing vice presidents for partnering with the queen of twitter @ladygaga @ladygaga @ladygaga and facebook!!! ♡♡♡

    • strawberrycheesecake
    • 5/19/2011 10:21 PM

    This is going to awesome! I love Lady Gaga :)

    • flurry101
    • 5/20/2011 4:15 AM

    I'm not judging Starbucks, just choosing to take my business elsewhere. Most of you act as if you have never taken a stand for something you believe in. Maybe you haven't which can be seen by the shallowness of your posts. I really get a kick from the remarks pertaining to Starbucks not caring about one customer walking away. Great one! That is the type of business that I like to give my $5 to everyday; the type of busniess that doesn't care. ("sarcasim") Until tomorrow.

    • happy4pie
    • 5/20/2011 7:32 AM

    I want to play the game. I want to show respect. Ah, but it is impossible to play without a QR reader. Starbucks, don't you like the rest of us who only have a computer? Starbucks, don't you care if I can play the game like those rich folks up in Seattle with all their technological gear? Please, oh please, tell me how to get a QR reader so I can win a Starbucks Misto or Latte or even a Frappacino and then I will listen to Lady Gaga!

    • ccj925
    • 5/20/2011 9:24 AM

    RE: the negative feelings about Christianity.. Nothing bugs me more than Hypocritical Christians and there are many out there. Please try to remember that we too are only human. We make mistakes too! Having a relationship with Christ can provide a sense of peace, joy and love that NOTHING else in this world can match. Please don't let us unperfect Christians get in the way of you giving Christ a chance to show you the love he has for you regardless of WHO you are or WHAT you've ever

    • jasonepittman
    • 5/20/2011 10:17 AM

    I am a Christian and I don't necessarily agree with all that Lady Gaga stands for and sings. However, I love Starbucks coffee. I will drink it regularly! If I were to boycott everything from everyplace that did things, said things and believed things I did not agree with then I would have to live like a hermit. Of course, apparently I am supposed to be raptured tomorrow so this may all be irrelevant. I hope there is Starbucks Coffee in heaven!

    • jenny939798
    • 5/20/2011 10:35 AM

    I find "lady gaga" offensive. I will not be purchasing Starbucks products during this promotion. Starbucks, this was a poor choice in my opinion.

    • gman88
    • 5/20/2011 11:13 AM

    good, stay out of my sbux mobile office. I'll be working, drinking coffee, and listening to lady gaga.

    • stanton10
    • 5/20/2011 12:11 PM

    i can't believe you all are taking this as a stand against christianity. Grow some skin and get over it. the reason starbucks is doing this is because Gaga is famous not because she has the same ideals. It's a business move not a morals move. goodness gracious!

    • Jerametal1
    • 5/20/2011 2:33 PM

    Wow i cant believe how uptight people are about where they go to drink coffee! Gaga first off is a talented beautiful woman. Second its not like if you drink coffee at a place that has a gaga contest going on; its going to make you a devil worshiping heathen! all you christian bible thumpers crack me up with your end of days and anti lady gaga busness. Do you really think Gaga cares if you hate her or not..a different love is not a sin, believe capital H.I.M! good luck to all the little monsters!

    • Jerametal1
    • 5/20/2011 2:53 PM

    so do i have to wait until the next date of the card to let it be activated and find the next clue?

    • bobafett3
    • 5/20/2011 4:38 PM

    Lady Gaga is the devil.

    • ShakenIceTeaLemonade
    • 5/20/2011 8:02 PM

    ehh, who's this??

    • shadownlite
    • 5/21/2011 3:04 AM

    I guess Gaga has really sold out. A promotion with Starbucks? Really?

    • erinlwebb18
    • 5/21/2011 5:55 AM

    Im so excited about this all for all of you who are negative about it you are probably negative about everything so you should really just get over it no one cares if you go to starbucks anymore its probably better that way! so go or not like it or not its not gonna make a difference at all!

    • ycandoit2
    • 5/21/2011 6:22 AM

    I won't be listening. For those of you who are her fans, I'm sure you'll be GaGa over this. I'm still unsure if or what she can sing and I've tried to listen, then when I saw her apparent need for attention with outrageous outfits, etc., it just turned me off completely.

    • nubianbutterfly
    • 5/21/2011 11:42 AM

    I am a christian and a fan of GaGa's music. God still loves me and continues to bless me and my family everyday. Obviously all you so called christian claiming that she and her music is anti-christian (ex. Judas) don't really read or understand the Bible. You all are so quick to judge and take offense to make yourselves appear closer to God. ONLY GOD CAN JUDGE! Your not God so stop trying to do his work. I think its shallow of you all to judge her on appearance and song titles. It's o

    • ShakenIceTeaLemonade
    • 5/21/2011 12:40 PM

    She looks like a stripper. Meat clothes she wore. Christian>? I don't thinks so.

    • ShakenIceTeaLemonade
    • 5/21/2011 2:13 PM

    No, I love her but hate her sins. Two differents. YOU SAY GO TO SLEEP MEANS YOU SAID I MUST DIE. Starbuck , remove this remark what she said. Please. I feel she's threating me.

    • ShakenIceTeaLemonade
    • 5/21/2011 2:16 PM

    STARBUCKS> why did you let her say go to sleep. She means I should be DEAD!!!! What wrong with you!!!!

    • Sharkteeth
    • 5/21/2011 2:26 PM

    Guys, We should'nt judge her and I don't agree with this lady but they want it on and just let it go. It wont be on this page forever, agree??!! Let's just be patience and respect eachother, Promise?? Please.

    • andystaab
    • 5/21/2011 2:43 PM

    People have such thin skins. If you look for things to upset you, you'll succeed. Live and let live, people. In my experience, fundamentalists are by far the least tolerant and least loving. I wish they'd all disappear at 6:00 pm for real.

    • sharkteeth
    • 5/21/2011 3:27 PM

    This blog is like a Piranha eat Piranha. Why that bloodshed. Ohhhh. Heheeheee.

    • DethRot
    • 5/21/2011 11:41 PM

    Sounds like politics to me... B-O-R-I-N-G.... and VERY overrated... I just dont get it how people will message about any little thing and blow it up into something that really doesnt matter. Its a promo for her and SB... >8P

    • mrkendoll
    • 5/22/2011 9:52 AM

    My sister, who is a hair stylist, had a boss, who was a born again christian, that kept stealing color and product from her locker!

    • the_pumpkin_queen
    • 5/22/2011 9:56 AM

    How disappointing that Starbucks would help promote someone who wore an outfit made of meat. Being an animal rights activist I find this very sad.

      • phluid13
      • 5/23/2011 5:52 AM

      In reply to: the_pumpkin_queen

      And if you were paying attention, she wore that meat dress to demonstrate how the military is being used like a piece of meat. It was to support to troops but also make a very bold statement at the same time. Animal Rights Activist? What about our very own species as human beings?

      • florirose
      • 5/23/2011 10:41 AM

      In reply to: the_pumpkin_queen

      True again - animals suffer enough without that Gaga character wearing a meat dress. Disgusting.

    • Mysteryguy
    • 5/22/2011 11:21 AM

    Are these the same people that criticized Madonna more than 20 years ago ? Lady Gaga enjoys being provocative. She thrives on controversy.

    • jocelyn0806
    • 5/22/2011 11:37 AM

    Funny how Britney supports Starbucks for years (and I´m sure she´s THE reason why people outside the US even heard of Starbucks) and you didn´t do anything special when her FF album came out... It´s quite boring for you to jump on the gaga-hype train... She´s soooooo annoying :-/

    • sharkteeth
    • 5/22/2011 12:01 PM

    Showing her ******* and Jesus likes that. NO WAY!!!!!

    • SBremark
    • 5/22/2011 4:06 PM

    Lady Gaga and Madonna are absolute hypocrites. They influence thousands, if not millions, of our children to sin, then they want to raise their own children with a certain sense of values. I can't think of anything much more hateful than this.

    • 5/22/2011 9:16 PM

    Why is the logo not updated yet??????????????

    • Gagad0ll
    • 5/23/2011 6:04 AM

    Love Starbucks and LOVE Gaga!! Gaga you are unstoppable!! ;)

    • lenrile
    • 5/23/2011 8:08 AM

    Here's a NON-GAGA comment: OK, so I scanned the barcode on my Samsung mobile phone and after an interstitial URL, it redirected me to the generic page. Now what? There's no SRCH. But when I use my iPod Touch, I get the SRCH. If you are limiting this URL redirect to work only with iOS, then say so upfront to avoid mobile disappointment among thousands. QR codes are by design supposed to be universal as they redirect to web pages. Bad, Bad, Bad, SBUX.

    • StepheneeD
    • 5/23/2011 4:40 PM

    I LOVE Lady Gaga(: I was so looking forward to going to the starbucks right down the street from my school, perfect time to start listening to the music but when i got there , they werent even playing it ! very dissapoiting SB >:(

    • dogscanlookup
    • 5/23/2011 5:10 PM

    I'm certainly not Lady Gaga's biggest fan, but can we put this in perspective please? Would you freak out if SB promoted, say, All You Need is Love by the Beatles because they also performed songs that are quite blatantly about drug use? My point is, it's irrelevant. I wouldn't whine and complain if they promoted Amy Grant whose music is undeniably Christian just because it doesn't jive with MY religious views. If you don't like it, don't buy Gaga's album or Starbu

      • addixon75
      • 5/23/2011 5:36 PM

      In reply to: dogscanlookup

      I am curious as to how different these comments would be if the featured artist were a "Christian" musician.

      • NjAdrift3022
      • 5/24/2011 4:13 PM

      In reply to: dogscanlookup

      Didn't The Beatles claim to be "bigger than Jesus" back at the peak of their success? Aren't we all God's children according to (one version of the) holy bible ? Didn't everyone say the same **** about Madonna back in the 80's? Right on, dogscanlookup--nobody HAS to buy GaGa's (brilliant) albums or drink Starbucks' (de-freakin-licious) coffee. . .the same way I don't HAVE to go to church or buy (and suffer through) Amy Grant's albums. But all we re

    • zmartinez67
    • 5/24/2011 5:13 AM

    The only 5 songs that are playing at starbucks are "Just Dance", "Born this way", "Alejandro", "Bad Romance" & "Telephone" They are just fun songs and those were the only songs that were approved by Starbucks. Everyone that walked in yesterday to a Starbucks, especially the older generation (40+) were DANCING in line while waiting for their drinks. Starbucks is just doing this for fun! There is no harm in giving people that! Lighten-up people.

    • orlandosison
    • 5/24/2011 11:23 AM

    we love lady gaga our mother monster r u paws-up

    • Howieisaqueer
    • 7/2/2011 6:58 PM

    Howie on his knees begin for some more **** in his mouth cuz he's heels up like all good dirty bottoms. Faago-t r u ready for a hot load in your mouth...try this venti man mocha I've got for ur ****** azz

    • Howieisaqueer
    • 7/2/2011 7:20 PM

    Howie likes venti boners cuz he's a heels up faggo-t mo-ther f-u--ker

    • Howieisaqueer
    • 7/2/2011 7:21 PM

    Quuuueeeer howard schultz

    • joshfeldberg
    • 7/19/2011 4:30 AM

    Lasy Gaga!? Really? So last year

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