The exact total is $542,107.01 - a jump of just over eighty-six thousand over last week's figure. We'll take it, certainly. But I warn you: my palm is poised over the knob labeled Stirring Rhetoric. I can crank this mode like you would not believe. Act Accordingly.
Desert Bus 2009 is currently underway, and even though they've got over twenty-five thousand in donations and a mind-shredding one hundred and ten hours of that awful thing to play, they pegged it at over seventy thousand last year - so we've got some work to do. I did mine earlier, swinging it from 107 hours to 108, and I could taste their anguish like a psychic meal. Here's The Escapist's realtime mirror of the proceedings to lighten the load, and here's the offsite donation page as well.