Yes, we've paid our bills.
No, you haven't been banned. Probably.
Both sites will be back up and running as soon as HG finds the unplugged plug someone must have tripped over and ... you know, unplugged.
Meanwhile, all the dreaded "red X" images you see all over this silly blog are not evidence that the Mayans were right. Just another day on the wild and woolly world wide webbian frontier.
* Update 3:55 pm EST - Whoops has been replaced by Under Maintenance. Rebirth may be nigh.