The blog is acting up in various ways. It's slow, and the some of the stuff in the columns isn't working. I'm going to put off trying to debug it in light of this announcement from
No Uptime Hosting Dreamhost:
We are currently experiencing some networking difficulties which is causing parts of our network to be inaccessible. This is affecting everyone in a random manner. We are working hard to fix the problem right now and will have an update for you soon.
Please bear with me until this goes away.