The scraper's slow going at this point (because all the fun coding's over, all the blah try-this-page-and-regex is starting). That's okay. Slow going is doable; no going isn't.
Did some reading last night in _Learning XML_ and realized more had sunk in than I thought. A few more nights of reading should help my grasp of it firm up a little.
Laura's going to be watching _Charmed_ and _Angel_ soon, which means I'm going to be irritated for one hour and useless for another.