As of right now, the most-emailed story on nytimes.com concerns an advisory panel recommending that the FDA ban Vicodin and Percocet.
On the plus side, this does end the reign of "Can You Get Fit in Six Minutes a Week". But, there you have it, folks. People care about current events when they involve prescription painkillers with a pop culture-permeating reputation for recreational use among students and douchebags.
Point and laugh and Maureen Dowd, at least.