I thought Disqus comments were fully working properly but there's some kind of a wacky disconnect between main page posts and the post pages where the comments would actually be entered.
Will have to keep working on it.
Sorry if you've been itching to leave a comment about how awesome the blog looks.
Update: The problem has been resolved. I tried hand coding it but since it had partially completed before it was making my brain hurt so I did the easy thing, I chose another template, published to that one and then went back to the set I'd used before. I downloaded that xml file and then uploaded it to Disqus' wizard and badda-bing, we're rolling.
Now if I could only find a Twitter widget/badge that I liked and provided most of the functionality I'm looking for...