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Ordinary People Explain What Alibaba Is [Video] New Yorkers give their best guesses just before the IPO

The Alibaba Group is set to undergo its initial public offering today. There is no question the "Amazon of the east" is set to make several people rich if not…

September 19, 2014, 12:07 AM EDT

Arnold Schwarzenegger's Best Commercials Ever! [Video] A sampling of the action star's greatest global hits

You may know him as the seven-time Mr. Olympia winner from when you were a gawky half-pint. Or the Hollywood action hero you wanted to be. Or you could've been…

September 18, 2014, 11:05 AM EDT

Michael Strahan Interviews Carmelo Anthony About Sports and Business [Video] A candid discussion of basketball, technology and inspiration

On a sultry September afternoon, a stream of stylists, photographers, TV cameramen, publicists and editors converge at the gymnasium in New York’s 14th Street Y to capture a moment in…

September 9, 2014, 8:33 AM EDT

Behind the Scenes: Jim Parsons Poses for Adweek's Cover [Video] The Emmy winner says he's a sucker for advertising

Right now, most TV actors wish they were Jim Parsons, and for good reason. He just won his fourth Emmy Award for best comedic actor for his role as Sheldon on…

September 2, 2014, 1:51 PM EDT

Everything You Should Know About This Year's Fantasy Football Apps [Video] Which was most impressive?

With fantasy football players increasingly going mobile, league hosts are updating their apps to meet player demands. Adweek reviewed the top four in the game—ESPN, NFL, CBS Sports and Yahoo—to…

August 21, 2014, 11:10 AM EDT

David Hasselhoff Just Wants to Have Fun in His Zany Ads Can you fault the guy?

There is something undeniably nostalgic about David "The Hoff" Hasselhoff that makes me feel as if I'm back in the '80s. His perfectly coifed hair. His overly dramatic one-liners. The…

August 18, 2014, 11:44 PM EDT

Lauren Bacall Loved Her Coffee [Video] The late sultry starlet also pitched decaf for decades

On Tuesday night, American film and stage actress Lauren Bacall died at the age 89. The last surviving starlet of the Hollywood studio system, Bacall was known for her many…

August 14, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

Here Are More Ad Taglines. Do You Know the Brands? [Video] New Yorkers give their best guesses

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…

August 5, 2014, 12:09 PM EDT

There Goes the Neighborhood? How Williamsburg Feels About Its New Starbucks [Video] Hint: Not that great

Well, it was inevitable. Perhaps it's Brooklyn's final surrender to consumerism or to complete gentrification, but Williamsburg now has a Starbucks. It remains to be seen what impact its presence will have…

July 23, 2014, 1:37 PM EDT

Kevin Spacey Tries to Take Over the World … in His Ads [Video] The secret message from a decade of spots

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…

July 22, 2014, 12:33 PM EDT

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