I apologise for the crappiness of this graph; this was my first use of Open Office Calc. I just wanted to give you an impression of the ammount of traffic this post drew on April 19th (Tuesday). The graph is of daily hits from search engines in the last month, and that spike is when Dirk Benedict got elected, as is my understanding. Most of the searches were for variations of "how is a new pope chosen".

I saw a massive spike in search-engine-based hits to SoylentRed on April 19