Loads of Chum, Quickly. Best Chew It Well, As It May Be Hard To Digest

Ah, a typical day here at the ranch, where things can go from being frustratingly quiet to frustratingly busy in the blink of an eye. So here’s some late lunchtime news chum, on a busy day before I head off to a conference:

A few quickies in closing. First, it is confirmed that Jim Parsons (“Sheldon” in Big Bang Theory) will soon be on Broadway as Elwood P. Dowd in “Harvey”. Second, the fact that you can’t use Siri on the iPhone 4s to find an abortion clinic was simply a software error; in related news, a faction within the Republican party has come out in favor of software errors. Lastly, next week is ACSAC, so it is off to a hotel for me. Should I follow these check in tips for your hotel stay?