Meanwhile, in other charity news: will John take the $100 beard challenge? Stay tuned, fuzz fans!
UPDATE. Generous Quiggin readers have boosted his per-comment donation rate to $3.10. That means, if we can hit the 1,000 comment mark, more than $3,000 will have been raised. Comment!
UPDATE II. The per-comment rate is now above $4 – which, multiplied by the current comment count, comes to more than $1,400. Keep commenting, commenters.