I think the Slashdot / Reddit effect has more or less passed. Phew. My regular 12 (now, 11) readers should have no trouble getting to the site now.
Mom: “What’s the Slashdot effect?”
Oh man, that’s really going to be hard to explain… 🙂
Update: Welcome, Boing-Boingers. (One of my favorite, er, “directories.”) I hope the server holds up.