Pith & Vinegar

• Is the HoJo hotel chain actually a contraction for Hookers and Johns? [MSNBC] According to this TripAdvisor review, that’s just par for the course.
• “Cellphone not intended for internal use”–Samsung bans bringing its own 8 gigabyte phone on company premises… [Gizmodo]
• Find a kayak in Brooklyn with Yokel. No guarantee on its cleanliness.
• Friday is a half-day for us so expect half the posts with twice the potency. It’s Memorial Day weekend, after all, and we have to get busy memorizing.
• Even still, look over our shoulders as we do a private beta demo of Farecast, a service that lets you know when and where from to buy airfare, plus spiffy graphs, similar to Flyspy.