Well, the Pilot and the Advocate have parted ways. He is now operating as he damn well pleases at http://apirateagroundinthecity.blogspot.com/.
And the estimable Sugar Magnolia has bolted along with him and has set up shop at http://texasugarmagnolia.blogspot.com She starts off with a nice shot in the chops of the Vicad. Both are entertaining and merit a visit. I have long since found the Advocate blogs insufferable, too many and too shrill.