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Topic: Buzzman

Disaster Grips France in Burger King's 'Whopper Blackout' Gag

Chain revisits dark years of its history

Not many people know that Burger King pulled out of France for 15 years between 1997 and 2012. But actually, it's true. And the fast-food chain comically revisits that nightmare…

Why Famous French People Are Suddenly Hating on Their Own National Soccer Team

It's not what you think

In eyebrow-raising Twitter fodder this week, the French former professional soccer player and coach Raymond Domenech tweeted, "#JeNeSupportePasLesBleus," which translates to "I can't stand the Blues." This was weird—especially in advance of the…

Burger King Had a Pretty Good Comeback to That Big, Insulting McDonald's Billboard

A long way to BK? No problem!

Last week, we wrote about that obnoxious and ludicrous (and OK, pretty entertaining) McDonald's billboard in France that displayed absurdly lengthy driving directions to the nearest Burger King drive-thru. The…

In France, Burger King Lines Are So Long That the Chain Has People to Wait in Line for You

Meet your 'Personal Queuer'

At Burger King in La Defense, the Paris business district, in-the-know users can get a "personal queuer" to wait in long lines for a Whopper. We'll preface by saying the French…

How Ikea Used This Ad Full of Naked People to Sell Tables

Be careful what you decide at mealtimes

Some 79% of important decisions are made around a table. With that small and seemingly innocuous factoid in hand, ad agency Buzzman illustrates how choices made around an Ikea table…

John Malkovich Makes a Pretty Damn Good Vampire in This Fun French Ad

Sink your teeth into Buzzman's spot

John Malkovich plays a vampire in this amusing, cinematic spot from Buzzman promoting French streaming video service Canal Play. His character is also a bank manager. The fangs work either…

The Weird, Sweet Story of Chocolate Bars in Europe That Are Mysteriously Missing Pieces

Milka's tasty stunt

Chocolate is both the medium and message in this Milka campaign from Paris agency Buzzman. Some 10 million of the chocolatier's flagship Alpine milk bars destined for sale in France…

Tipp-Ex Hunter and Bear Return in a Sequel for the Ages

Delightful YouTube journey will have you reeling in the years

This awesome campaign from ink-correction brand Tipp-Ex provides years of entertainment and engagement—even though it's only been around a few days. Years are, in fact, the focus of this sequel…

Axe Now Repels Earth Women but Attracts Lady-Filled Meteors

Another rip in the space-time continuum

Axe's advertising is usually set in a parallel universe where its products exert a gravitational pull on beautiful women. While its English-language messaging from Bartle Bogle Hegarty moves closer to…

Bic Gets You All Shaved Up for Human Curling

Bic razors and Paris agency Buzzman have found a new rationale for full-body shaving that's even more disconcerting than the usual ones—as preparation for human curling. As a rule, I…

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