Unclear why Stephen Colbert tackled Burger King Japan's Windows 7 Whopper last night... it's old news from October, but Colbert both tipped his hat to it and wagged his finger "for offering this burger only in Japan. America would be the perfect place for the Windows 7 Whopper. This is an appetizer in many parts [...]
The Windows 7 Whopper is real and not just an internet myth: CheapAssGamer went to a Burger King in Akihabara, Japan to try the Windows 7 Burger. One of them actually finishes it, saying, "I'm just glad it wasn't Windows 95."
Now it's Microsoft's turn to get into the extreme food action. Teaming up with Burger King in Japan, behold the gigantor Windows 7 Whopper.
To promote the new operating system, it's got lots of sevens! Seven beef patties, available for a week only (seven days), it'll cost ¥777 ($8.50 US).
Oooh, shiny! In a massive effort to overhaul its 12,000 locations worldwide, Burger King announced a new design scheme that'll cost its franchisees $300,000 to $600,000 per restaurant (franchise owners are contractually obligated to update their restaurants after a set period of time). Wretched PR speak in the AP article tells us: "The sleek [...]
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As part of Burger King's sponsorship of the Spanish soccer club Getafe for the 2009/2010 season, the soccer jerseys will be emblazoned with Burger King's logo. But the jerserys have a secret: the King's face is on the inside of the shirt for those dramatic goal-scoring moments when players flip their jerserys over [...]
Burger King Spain is really knocking them out of the park these days — first they set off an international incident over their Texican Whopper ads with a tiny luchador wearing a Mexican flag, but that apparently wasn't enough. So some Burger Kings over in Iberia started displaying posters that show the Hindu goddess Lakshmi [...]
Fresh out of Singapore comes this disturbing and gross Burger King ad for the "Super Seven Incher" sandwich. The copy reads:
Fill your desire for something long, juicy and flame-grilled with the NEW BK SUPER SEVEN INCHER. Yearn for more after you taste the mind-blowing burger that comes with a single beef patty, topped with American [...]
Here's Piers Morgan in a (clearly Photoshopped) print ad for Burger King's "Flame" perfume in the UK. Somewhat effective publicity stunt! The Mail Online describes the scent as "a thick, musky scent; cheap and cloying - but entirely un-beefy."