Popups is probably the wrong word. I mean more that I can't click on the page without accidentally hitting an ad, there's so many clouding the page. There's at least five ads on every page now for me, sometimes more.
For me, this week is better, last week the entire area around the comics was "come to Croatia for your vacation", which given the comic is ptetty small in the middle of the screen was a bit much. Maybe it's that I trashed all the cookies except for GitP and a couple of others last week, and now it'll stay quiet until I get around to getting rid of them again.
The end of what Son? The story? There is no end. There's just the point where the storytellers stop talking.