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Well, it was inevitable.

With two Oscars to his name and a current starring role in one of the most celebrated TV series on the air, Kevin Spacey already has the world at his feet. But it's clear he wants more.

Or at least, so it appears from his advertising work.

Now that the World Cup has ended in dramatic overtime fashion, it's time to switch gears to America's pastime.

In the midst of a super-charged patriotic week—between the USA's World Cup game yesterday and Independence Day on Friday—Adweek wanted to ask people a few questions about American brands. So we descended on a landmark New York gathering place, Union Square, to find out how Americans feel about their native brands—and if they even know them. 

What's the last advertising slogan you remember?

Getting people to watch videos online is difficult. After all, there's no exact science. Or is there? Electronic dance violinist Lindsey Stirling has it figured out, and now everyone is taking notice.

How would you describe your personal style? Swamp ocean princess, or are you very, very basic? It turns out that describing your style may be more challenging than you think, as we discovered in Brooklyn this week.

Airbnb Entices Travelers to See the World Through a New Kind of Window Borrowing perspective, not just an apartment

In its latest ad from Pereira & O'Dell, Airbnb offers you something you can't get at the average hotel: someone else's view of the world.  "I want you to feel at home…

May 15, 2014, 2:48 PM EDT

NYC Welcomes Its First Cupcake ATM for Your 24-Hour Sweet Tooth Sprinkles gets automated

If you're a cupcake lover, you live in New York City and you're a fan of machines that dispense things, we have good news for you. Sprinkles Cupcakes, a supplier of…

March 26, 2014, 12:39 PM EDT

Arnold Wants You to Drive Around in His New Tank, Crushing Stuff for Charity After-school program fundraiser instantly goes viral

Arnold Schwarzenegger has finally achieved his lifelong dream. No, it's not becoming a champion weight lifter/action hero/governator. It's his dream of owning his own "f--king tank." Since it's only natural for…

March 14, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT

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