OK, I admit, unnecessary Jim Carrey reference...
As many of you know, I've been involved with tobacco prevention (comes from my background in substance abuse), and thanks to Roger for the timely reminder that today is the Great American Smokeout.
(To Laura, who is concerned about smoking bans - if you look at the health benefits, there is an improvement. Plus, all that's being asked is that people don't smoke in public places. Will get on soapbox later.)
Speaking of former smokers, Jack Klugman has a new book (and blog) out, so that should keep the Church of Klugman happy for, oh, about five seconds.
Finally, for the pipe smoker aficionado (via Boing Boing), for all of you League of Extraordinary Gentlemen fans - you can now read installments of Sherlock Holmes' adventures either via PDF or old-fashioned mail. Here's where you can learn more.