Neda Ulaby Neda Ulaby reports on arts, entertainment, and cultural trends for NPR's Arts Desk.

Entertainer and relationship guru Steve Harvey signs copies of his new book, Straight Talk, No Chaser: How to Find, Keep, and Understand a Man, at the Borders on 18th Street in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2011. Adele Hampton/NPR hide caption

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Steve Harvey: A Comedy King Looks To Speak Across A Cultural Divide

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Dressed To Impress: Unilever, a conglomerate behind various products, from food (Hellmann's mayonnaise and Lipton teas) to body wash (Axe and Ponds), bought into the Mad Men aesthetic with podbuster advertisements that evoke the TV drama's look. Unilever hide caption

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'Podbuster' Ads, Calculated To Make You Hit Pause

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Paris Barclay, here at the 59th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards in 2007, is the vice president and the first black officer of the guild. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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Paris Barclay: A TV Insider With An Outsider Instinct

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Oprah Winfrey, shown during a visit to Sydney in December, is set to launch OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network, on Jan. 1. Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images hide caption

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Oprah Launches A Network On Her OWN

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Mick Jagger and Keith Richards onstage in Frankfurt in 1976. Gijsbert Hanekroot/Redferns hide caption

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Polar Opposites Find Common Ground In Music

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FCC Gives First Blessing To Comcast, NBC Merger

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Mackie (pictured at the New York Film Critic's Circle Awards in January 2010) studied drama at the Juilliard School and made his first big splash opposite the rapper Eminem in 8 Mile. Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images hide caption

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Anthony Mackie, A Star Rising Step By Striking Step

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