They remind me of a photo of Elvis Presley when he volunteered for the Army in line for his buzz cut.
I think some people get mistaken with what a buzz cut actually is, and how short it is. Elvis didn't have a buzz cut. I'm not even sure it could be described as a crew cut:
This is an example of a military style buzz cut. The hair on the sides and back is cut shorter than the top:
I find flat tops are often mistaken for buzz cuts:
And some think it means cutting it all off to the point where you look bald:
Some styles look better than others. I can understand it's not for everyone. I probably wouldn't do it if I could style my hair. But for me, it's a simple, clean look that's easy to maintain. And if you are losing your hair, I think it's the only way to go.