Drupal 7: "Instant Update" for a View Creates "Post to Wall" Feel

Recently I was working on the MECLUB website, and I had a requirement to recreate a Facebook-style "Post to Wall" feel for the site's home page view.

Turns out the overlay module can create this nice effect, but you probably don't want to have it in use for all your node add/edits on a busy site, so there's a simple way to disable the overlay module based on paths: