Well I feel safer having implemented my blog-spam defense perimeter but apparently there are still some pesky cockroaches sniffing around the edges.
Here is another one for those keeping their blog spam filters up to date:
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
with a variety of un=related crap attempted to shove as link in my blog.
You can pretty much spot the spam when your email notice arrives with NOT a URL referencing an entry in your blog, but one featuring a link to the MT comments script, e.g.:
Spammers. They make a squishy, crunchy noise when you slam your foot down on ’em.