It’s just blogging people. Just typing characters into a TextArea control. It’s not rocket science and it’s not curing world hunger. Get over yourselves for a minute.
Traffic ebbs and flows. There are other ways to get yourself seen (Digg, Slashdot, etc). You don’t have to be beholden to an a-lister to get attention, because as we have seen, they might just get stressed and drop off the grid anyway.