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Ad of the Day: Burger King David Beckham turns the counter help to jelly in Mother's campaign pushing the chain's new menu

With Burger King's expansion into fresh fruit smoothies and salads, the chain is clearly abandoning its single-minded focus on the hungry beef-eating young guys who count ketchup as the primary…

April 3, 2012, 4:57 PM EDT

Advertising's Shock Troops For consumers, it’s a not-so-fine line between love and disgust

Legal disputes over advertising seldom get much public attention, but a recent decision out of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia was an exception: It made headlines. In…

February 20, 2012, 11:27 PM EST

Burger King Tests Home Delivery But are you getting what's advertised?

It's about time somebody cut out those pesky steps between wanting and receiving a supersized bag of fat and calories. Burger King to the rescue!? The No. 2 fast-food chain…

January 23, 2012, 10:50 AM EST

Burger King Ad From Russia Is a Heap of Flame-Broiled Insanity How do you like your unicorn meat?

How many times have I pledged that I would eat at Burger King if only it played rap music and had unicorns, ballerinas, dancing tattooed hipsters, fire-breathing chefs and a…

December 13, 2011, 9:46 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Burger King UFC's Anderson Silva belts out his high-pitched love for the Mega BK Stacker

There's nothing funnier than a very manly man doing very un-manly things—or at least, advertisers seem to think so, given how often that theme pops up in ads. Ogilvy Brazil…

September 1, 2011, 2:11 PM EDT

Burger King Leads 'Time' List of Creepiest Mascots But are any of the other picks actually eerie?

Time magazine is mourning the recent retirement of Burger King's “King” mascot by including him in a list of the Top 10 Creepiest Product Mascots. Whoever wrote this up must…

August 25, 2011, 8:13 AM EDT

The King Is Dead, as BK Cooks Up 'Food-Centric' Ads First spot hawks California Whopper

Avocados, tomatoes, lettuce and beef are in. Regal mascots with oversized plastic heads are out. That's the new direction of Burger King advertising under Mcgarrybowen, with new work launching this…

August 19, 2011, 1:53 PM EDT

'Whopper Lust': CP+B's Wonderful Swan Song on Burger King

You might as well go out with a bang, and that's what Crispin Porter + Bogusky has done for Burger King with "Whopper Lust." The campaign is centered around DirecTV…

June 15, 2011, 4:09 PM EDT

In Case You Missed It on Adweek.com… A woman who allegedly got a tattoo of her 152 Facebook friends was a hot topic this week

A woman who allegedly got a tattoo of her 152 Facebook friends was a hot topic this week. With nearly 9,000 page views and a dozen or so comments, the…

June 10, 2011, 11:03 AM EDT

Mcgarrybowen Has 'It' Agency Moment Nabs Sears and Burger King accounts in eight days. Is United next?

Mcgarrybowen is on a tear. Winning Sears and last week Burger King in the span of eight days is a major coup for the agency, which still prides itself on…

June 6, 2011, 6:28 AM EDT