I didn't get it for a while, but now that I've given it more attention, I understand why David Black's The Black Hack is the current hotness in the OSR. You just can't help but read the thing and want to (1) play it, and (2) hack it to bits with your own ideas.
While I don't even devote the time I "should" to other gaming projects I have going on...well, while reading TBH, I could feel my brain bubbling over with stuff that I "need" to put down on paper. I guess gamer brains are ridiculous that way. So, here's step #1 of thought #2...hopefully I'll have the (reasonably complete) follow-up posted before too long...!