Sorry folks, but the volume of machine-generated keyword spam in the comments grew beyond my ability to filter and my willingness to manually delete. This is temporary — the long awaited software upgrades are still in the works, and will enable better filtering — but it will probably be at least two weeks before comments are back. Please know that I value your contributions to the ErosBlog community and will restore commenting just as soon as I have the necessary tech in place.

Meanwhile, let us all meditate (with a beatific smile upon our faces) regarding the proper treatment of comment spammers:

bastinado -- it's what's for spammers