After Starbucks debuted their iconic red cups for the holiday season, many Christians complained that this year’s minimalist design features no holiday-specific imagery such as snowmen or sledding, leading one pastor to begin a viral prank of ordering at Starbucks under the name “Merry Christmas” to force baristas into writing a Christian message on the cup. What do you think?


“Do you have any idea how hard it is to find an available cup designer around the holidays?”

Calvin Pickney • Monologue Reader

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“Starbucks should have simply explained that the solid red color symbolizes the blood of our Lord.”

Isla Munch • Balloon Inflater

“But promotional packaging is an integral part of the Christmas message.”

Tristan Newman • Toxic Waste Removal

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