No, that was not an intentional site redesign some of you witnessed overnight, but instead the product of yours truly wanting to see how one of the site host's new templates looked. Why it went live I have no idea. Example 4,592 why writers should stick to writing and stay out of web design.
In light of this debacle, I'm going to be posting a job offering later today. Just thinking out loud here, but VP of Web Intervals and Platform Coloration. MBA is a plus.