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The Abraham Zapruder of the Rodney King Video

Shortly after midnight on March 3, 1991, plumbing company manager George Holliday was awakened by the sound of police sirens screaming outside of his Lake View Terrace apartment building. He peeked out the window and saw some sort of commotion going on across the street. He grabbed his new Sony Handycam and stepped out onto [...]

Elvis Presley: World’s Best Car Buyer

Elvis Presley was known for his generosity, but he didn’t just stop at free show tickets or 500% tips at restaurants. One of Elvis’ favorite ways to show his appreciation was to drop a cool $11k (we’re talking the ‘60s and ‘70s here, so don’t laugh) on a new car. His first big Cadillac purchase [...]

Cat Summoned for Jury Duty, Not Excused for Being a Cat

Boy, it’s hard to get a good jury these days. Everyone wants out of jury duty – so what’s a court to do? Why not call a cat to sit on a jury? Here’s what happened: Boston resident Sal Esposito has been called to jury duty, but there’s one thing standing in the way of his ability [...]