I'll take it as a compliment.
By Brad Friedman on 10/28/2004, 10:50am PT  

Our server has been subjected to various forms and waves of Denial of Service (DDos) attacks this morning. If you've had any problem getting in, or viewing any pages that would be why.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused by those who'd rather not have folks like us on the Internets.