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College Humor’s “Coffee Town” Feature-Length Movie Debuts This Week (Video)

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Here’s the trailer for “Coffee Town,” which College Humor will release Tuesday as its first feature-length movie. The online comedy site has done Web series before, but it is largely known for its short videos.

The film about a coffee house and its odd customers will debut on Apple iTunes, Amazon and other online outlets, and will be marketed via social means by the IAC-owned College Humor. It’s yet another in the list of more ambitious content efforts that are made for the Web.

And, while aimed at young dudes, it does look pretty funny from the trailer:


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