: Ben Hammersley announces that Amazon has full-text search of all its books up (just type anything into the search box and you get links to pages in the books).
So, of course, I did the egotistical thing: I looked up my name.
I find myself mentioned in more than a dozen books. (Forget the first one about the other Jeff Jarvis, famed musician. I, of course, am the Jeff Jarvis.)
I’m in The Book of Poisonous Quotations with this re Andy Rooney: “He’s a twit. He wastes good airwaves and electrons. He’s just plain unbearable.”
I’m quoted defending the quality of TV and the taste of the audience watching it here. The birth of a populist ranter.
I defended David Letterman’s infamous Oprah-Uma Oscar performance here.
And I smashed Oprah here.
Damn, that was fun.