No More Need To Reboot Fedora w/ Ksplice
... and it has been free for Ubuntu, as indicated on their web page (http://www.ksplice.com/pricing)
Dilbert Goes Flash, Readers Revolt
...discovering that part of the site even does not support Linux Ahem... and what is that part, exactly? I just browsed dilbert.com on several Linux machines (Firefox 2 with flash plugin, Debian testing and FC) and saw nothing that would seem non-functional.
Having said that, I absolutely agree that the new design is bloated, clunky, and horribly slow. There is absolutely no need to use flash anywhere but in the mashups.