This site needs more attention than it has beern getting, regardless of the reasons and excuses for it.
When it comes to the web one must be dynamic and responsive. The opposite of what you propose. Take the home page for example. It is stale and outdated. How many major sites do you visit where the home page is identical for seven days straight with only a single bullshit tiny photo halfway down the page changing day-to-day?
Didn't Matt just say that he was trying to make changes? Someone is finally looking into improvements and it seems that you want to run them off.