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What Does the FCC’s Equal-Time Rule Actually Say?

© Bettmann/CORBIS Donald Trump’s rumored presidential candidacy has sparked fresh interest in the FCC’s equal-time rules. What would Trump’s candidacy mean for The Celebrity Apprentice? Would NBC have to give Trump’s competitors their own primetime reality shows? Even though Trump has bowed out of the race, let’s take a look at some questions about the frequently [...]

19 Photos of Ronald Reagan With Various Celebrities for His 100th Birthday

Former President Ronald Reagan’s 100th birthday is February 6th, and you can bet every media outlet will be running some sort of tribute. Now seems like a good time to bring up one of my favorite websites, the Reagan Presidential Library—specifically the MEETING WITH V.I.P.s and CELEBRITIES section of the library’s historical photo archives. It’s [...]

Five Times MC Hammer Changed History

MC Hammer (aka Stanley Kirk Burrell) isn’t just the hip-hop superstar behind “U Can’t Touch This” and “Pump it Up.” He’s an influential figure, touching big events in the last two decades, kind of like a modern-day Forrest Gump. Don’t believe me? Check out these five times that Hammer changed the world. Getting Michael Crabtree Signed Michael [...]