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Remember When Burger King Ads Were Insane? In New Zealand They Still Are Creepy old men and angry Russian brides

It's been years since Burger King's U.S. advertising was truly weird. You have to go back to the Crispin Porter + Bogusky stuff from the mid-2000s—in particular, the deeply troubling…

March 13, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT

Burger King Creates Pre-Roll Ads That Share Your Hatred of Pre-Roll Ads Each clip was customized to the video it was delaying

Everyone who's ever tried to watch a video on the Internet knows that pre-roll ads are generally annoying. The Burger King marketing team also knows this. But marketers always want…

December 5, 2013, 9:30 AM EST

Burger King's Name Change to Fries King Is Making People Hungry and Confused Trolling the masses

Between the French Fry Burger and the new Satisfries, Burger King has been really into fries lately. Now, the chain is taking this obsession a step further by pretending to…

October 2, 2013, 12:34 PM EDT

Burger King Takes Laziness to a New Level With Its French Fry Burger Two great tastes are finally together

Nothing complements flame-grilled perfection better than golden fries, right? The problem is, it's too much work to eat a burger, then put it down, and then pick up, dip and…

August 28, 2013, 12:11 PM EDT

Weird Burger King Ad Says It's Better to Be Addicted to Whoppers Than Drugs Which will kill you first?

In this controversial Burger King ad from Russia, a Whopper crushes a flower as a voiceover informs us: "This is a poppy. It was popular once, but now its time…

August 19, 2013, 9:26 AM EDT

Burger King Debuts the Hands-Free Whopper, and Life Will Never Be the Same Imagine the possibilities

Burger King in Puerto Rico celebrated its 50th anniversary by giving away "Hands-Free Whopper" holders to 50 lucky customers. DLC/Ogilvy & Mather helped develop the gag gift, which is still…

June 3, 2013, 9:17 AM EDT

Meet the Oddball Characters From Mother's New Burger King Campaign John the Manager gets some friends

Mother yesterday was named lead creative agency on Burger King. Today, the shop released some new ads for the fast-food chain—a :30 and two :15s pushing breakfast items. Long gone…

February 20, 2013, 10:17 AM EST

Don't Worry, You Can Still Post Nasty Tweets Pretending You're Burger King A salve for latecomers

Missed yesterday's hijacking of Burger King's Twitter account because of some dumb holiday? Don't worry. You can still get in on the action today over at Pretend You're Burger King,…

February 19, 2013, 10:13 AM EST

Burger King's Twitter Is Hacked, Rebranded as McDonald's A day later, and now it's Jeep's turn

It's been a week of hostile takeovers. First, the Fitness SF debacle. And now, Burger King's Twitter account has been commandeered by some punks who've given it a McDonald's skin…

February 18, 2013, 1:47 PM EST

Burger King's Ugoff Is Reborn as Tidy Cats' Hans Hansenburg Daniel Raymont's new character is familiar

Ever wonder what happened to Ugoff, the flamboyant (and fictional) fashion designer featured in Burger King's 2004 ads for fire-grilled salads? Apparently he's now going by Hans Hansenberg and working…

November 27, 2012, 9:50 AM EST

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