Kane put a LOT of work into this. And then I had a long conversation with somebody at aweber and it sounds like things are very different than I thought they would be. After a long chat with Kane, all of his hard work was taken out and the form is changed and we'll try a different path:
Hi, I'm new to the forums. Love the podcasts. Keep it up. I signed up for the email notification stuff today and promptly received your update about the new podcasts being posted at 4:49 EST (all the way up here in Ottawa, Canada). Everything worked seamlessly on my end.