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Inventory: 12 terribly perfect songs for 12 perfectly terrible commercials

1. The Jesus And Mary Chain, “Just Like Honey” for Honey Nut Cheerios As evidenced by the successful marriage of Modern English’s “I Melt With You” to ads by Burger King, Taco Bell, and other proprietors of cheesy foodstuffs, the ’80s are chock-full of romantic ballads whose lyrics can be applied overly literally to just about any product. Show More Summary

Burger King Closes 89 Stores In Germany Due To Scandal

On Wednesday, Burger King announced that it would be closing the doors to 89 franchised outlets in Germany. The closures are a result of a poor hygiene scandal. The closures are effective immediately. Germany has 700 outlets. With the closures more than 3,000 employees face unemployment and uncertain futures. Show More Summary

Canadian Government To Decide On Burger King/Tim Horton’s Merger By Christmastime

Canada has given itself the green light to decide on the Burger King/Tim Horton’s merger. The Wall St. Journal is reporting that the first major hurdle had been cleared recently. The Canadian Competition Committee, Canada’s anti-trust...Show More Summary

It’s two for one at Burger King!

I found this at a Burger King in Minnesota in 2013. First I thought I’d captured ONE mistake. I could hardly believe it when I found the SECOND. Merry Christma’s! (Thanks, Heidi Armstrong!)

Canada Sees Burger King/Tim Hortons Decision Before Christmas

VANCOUVER (Reuters) - The Canadian government will decide before Dec. 25 on whether to approve the takeover by U.S.-based Burger King Worldwide Inc of Canada's iconic coffee-and-donut Tim Hortons Inc, Industry Minister James Moore said on Friday. Show More Summary

Aubrey Plaza and her intramural basketball team make a fake Burger King commercial

Somehow, some way, Aubrey Plaza and her intramural basketball team, The Pistol Shrimps, made “commercials” for Burger King in 1996.

Aubrey Plaza's Basketball Team Filmed a Fake Burger King Commercial From 1996

Parks and Recreation actress Aubrey Plaza moonlights as a semi-pro athlete on a women's intramural basketball team called The Pistol Shrimps. Recently, Plaza and her team took a break from layups and alley-oops to film a faithful homage...Show More Summary

Great Job, Internet!: Aubrey Plaza’s basketball team made a fake Burger King commercial

As she revealed to Jimmy Fallon earlier this year, Aubrey Plaza is a proud member of an L.A. intramural basketball team called The Pistol Shrimps. In addition to documenting their exploits on Instagram, the team recently came together to create a pitch-perfect parody of a 1996 Burger King commercial. Show More Summary

Burger King cancels 89 German franchises

The global hamburger chain Burger King said that it has cancelled the franchises at 89 of its 700 German restaurants after negative publicity about low pay for the staff. ||| Berlin - The global hamburger chain Burger King said Wednesday...Show More Summary

BK takes a mulligan with its apple fries

Was Burger King a motley fool when it comes to their “apple fries,” or crazy like a fox?

Man Arrested After Asking Cop for a Ride to Burger King

Moral of the story: Don't be in possession of marijuana when asking a cop for a favor. This is the tale of one man and his failed quest to get Burger King. According to NJ Advance, 27-year-old Richard Vanhouten Jr. got into an argument with a taxi driver over the weekend and a cop was called to the scene. Show More Summary

America's Fervor for 15-Cent Chicken Nuggets Kills Burger King Deal

BK's super-cheap nuggets have gone extinct. Americans apparently love bargain-priced chicken nuggets a little too dearly: Burger King is ending its 10-for-$1.49 chicken nugget promotion after just five weeks due to lack of supplies, Bloomberg reports. Show More Summary

Burger Kings: The 10 Most Expensive Burgers in the World

Want to know which are the most expensive burgers in the world? If you love hamburgers, then you will adore this parade of unaffordable, delicious and super exclusive patties. Kobe beef, lobster, caviar, truffles, imported cheese, exotic dressings and luxurious wines are some of the ingredients of the burgers in our countdown. Say goodbye to […]

Burger King’s Foray Into Cheap Chicken Nuggets Ends A Month After It Started

It was cheep — excuse me, cheap while it lasted, but it’s all over now: A little more than a month after Burger King heralded its cheaper chicken nuggets, selling a 10-pack for $1.49, the company says its reversing course and bumping that price right back up again by the end of this week. On Oct. 6, Burger King … [More]

Burger King Succeeds With "Junk Food." What's Holding Back McDonald's?

Burger King is growing its same-store sales while McDonald’s is shrinking as innovation lags.

How To Make Black Burgers

You’ve seen Burger King Japan’s black cheese burger. You’ve seen McDonald’s black burger. You may have even read the Kotaku review. Now, learn how to make your own using squid ink and bamboo charcoal. (Warning: If you get squeamish around dead sea creatures, maybe sit this one out.) More »      

Burger King Canada Bravely Tops Poutine with a Whopper

Plus ketchup, mustard, AND pickles. Burger King is getting all kinds of innovative with its Whopper offerings these days. First, the chain announced that in India they would be serving non-beef versions of their famed sandwich, including ones made from chicken, lamb, and vegetables. Show More Summary

Happy Veteran’s Day: Wisconsin School Cancels Ceremony Because The Traditional 21-Gun-Salute Uses Guns

A veteran’s group in Wisconsin has been forced to move their traditional Veteran’s Day ceremonies from a local public school to a Burger King because school officials are concerned that the ceremony – which includes a traditional 21 gun salute – uses guns. Show More Summary

Merger With Tim Hortons To Boost Burger King’s International Growth Plan

In the last week of August, Tim Hortons and Burger King Worldwide entered into an agreement under which the two recognized companies joined hands to create the world's third largest quick service restaurant company. With a combined system sales of $23 billion, the new company will now have over 18,000 restaurants in around 100 countries. Show More Summary

Burger King Canada is Now Offering Burger Poutine

Burger King Canada is now selling poutine, which I'm sure will be regarded as great news by Canadian Jezebel readers who tragically lack taste buds but still subscribe to Diarrhea Fancy magazine. Read more...

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