Pay attention class; How does the number of links per page affect the time it takes visitors to find what they're looking for on your web site? Two recent studies[*1] have produced some interesting answers.
This article is a focus on usability, navigation and the conclusion that wider is better. Do we even care about usability studies? This certainly apply's to geeklog's "out of box" state, once it's customized all bets are off, but perhaps a second look should be given to the "flow" of geeklog.