Martin Luther King was an inspiration to millions around the world, but Rodney King just made people riot. Let's face it, Rodney King is an idiot. Don't get me wrong, he didn't deserve to get his ass kicked by the LAPD. However, some would argue that he needs an ass-kicking now more than ever.
Thirty years ago today, the first cell phone call was made by a Motorola researcher on the streets of Manhattan to demo the technology. I wonder if he's the one that started the whole "I need to talk as loud as I can into my cell phone" thing.