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You've logged countless hours on the Internet, in front of a television or just participating in society—absorbing ad messages wherever you go. Branding is everywhere, whether you like it or not. We descended upon the signage capital of the world, New York's Times Square, to test passersby on their knowledge of some of the more famous taglines in American culture. 

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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.

This Digital Agency Went From a Spare Bedroom to Winning Awards Grow’s major clients include Google, HBO and Rdio

Specs Who Drew Ungvarsky, owner and creative director What Digital agency Where Norfolk, Va. Ten years ago, a computer science major named Drew Ungvarsky who loved designing and developing started Grow in the spare bedroom…

July 17, 2014, 10:18 AM EDT

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.

The food world has exploded. Eating is a national past time, and foodie culture is on everybody's lips.

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.

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