Jeff Jarvis Freaks Out About Satirical Article and Squelches Free Speech

The purple-faced Jeff Jarvis
The purple-faced Jeff Jarvis

Jeff Jarvis, purple-faced yellow journalist who ostensibly works at CUNY when he’s not shilling for Google, absolutely freaked the fuck out when a satirical article went up with “Prof. Jeff Jarvis” as the byline on Esquire’s site.

It took Jarvis’ ridiculous stance on some bullshit (didn’t read his original and don’t care) and turned it against him. Everyone knows that Jarvis is a moron, and that’s why he is regularly satirized by comedic writers.

BoingBoing even did a good writeup further pointing out how ridiuclous Jeff Jarvis is being.

Jeff managed to get the article pulled by yanking some strings he had higher up at the publication’s parents and silenced free speech. The system works!

Too bad his buddy Xeni Jardin couldn’t save him from insults at BoingBoing.

69 thoughts on “Jeff Jarvis Freaks Out About Satirical Article and Squelches Free Speech”

  1. Every time a few days pass without a post, I tell myself this must be the end.
    They must have gotten smarter, and stopped the shenanigans.

    And yet, they can’t stop. They’re just that stupid.

    You couldn’t come up with this shit if you tried to.

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    1. Keep on trying dipshit… nothing you say is going to stop us from calling out stupid people. You sound as pissed off as Jarvis, yet you have no personal stake in this. I don’t expect your hamster brain to be able to comprehend what we’re trying to achieve here. Maybe read/watch some tech articles/podcasts from reputable publishers and come back when you can tell the difference between something that is well thought out and the absolute horseshit that Lay Lay & Co. are subjecting everyone to. We’re simply here to shine a light on the worst people out there, and we have that right.

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        1. Dude, don’t say “they” if you mean “he”. The article is about one idiot (Jarvis). No one here thinks Twit is a collective group of people who are colluding to say dumb shit and engage in shenanigans, so how else should I have interpreted what you said, other than a slam of TD.

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          1. Screw you guy… any reasonable person who read that would interpret it as a slam on TD. I’m not fucking wrong, so no reason for me to apologize.

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          2. TheTruth said:
            Screw you guy… any reasonable person who read that would interpret it as a slam on TD. I’m not fucking wrong, so no reason for me to apologize.

            I and others interpretted correctly. And, if I hadn’t I would have apologized. But you go ahead double down on being an asshole. Btw EAD

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          3. @TheTruth:

            Based upon your personality and comment style, I sure am glad I don’t have to live or work with someone like you on a daily basis!

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      1. I prefer the current person writing posts stops with the humor and does only the information. Trying to copy the funny guy who used to write is not what “The New Jefff Jarvis / Lecia Lens” should be doing. He must stop flatter commenting on his own posts too. This post would be fine with out the copies of HW jokes.

        Jeff is purple in the picture because of an old joke about how off his color balance was. That comment and pic will not even make sense to someone reading this.

        I apologize for always being critical of TNJJ/LL but I think it would improve TD.

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    2. A week earlier Jarvis said the private Hulk Hogan sex video posted by Gawker should be protected speech. He is squirming his way out of this obvious double standard by saying it is only the byline he wants removed. He doesn’t want to be damaged. He didn’t seem to give a shit about Hulk Hogan.

      Jarvis is concerned about “fooling the reader.”

      These weak men whose personal feelings always trump their principles are the worst. Keep blocking Twitter accounts Leo and Jeff, then everyone will agree with you. Twitter is a cesspool of disagreement.

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  2. It amazes me that he feels that it is okay to mock other people, something that both Leo Laporte and himself have done many times in pre-show (and sometimes main shown) of This Week in Google yet when someone satires him he throws a tantrum.

    The way he acts you would think he is someone special. He emphasizes it so much with his tantrums when he popped up on a TV that was not specifically to Leo’s immediate right hand. He always has to feel that he is the “Right Hand Man” to the fat narcissistic bastard.

    To hell with him, he’s just a fetid rotten ham colored freak.

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    1. What the F is “This week in Google” anyway? It’s a bullshit show where the same old news is discussed that Twit used to specialize in. Do we get any insight into Google? No, because the company does NOT talk to the media. TWIG is bullshit.

      Leo made this show and hired Jarvis because Leo actually thinks Jarvis is some big deal who everyone wants to hear. What a fiasco. Now there is this stupid show about Google.

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      1. I never understood the point of the show. The rancid ham spends him time defending Google and denying that they support him financially for racing around the world promoting Google by claiming they only pay his travel, his food and expenses (sounds like supporting him financially),

        For weeks, no months, I was beginning to think the whole point of the show was to whine about being trolled since that’s what they did and any guests they had on were those that were sympathetic to the Jarvis/Laporte anti-trolling while trolling glee club.

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  3. I think ProfJeffJarvis is a great parody account, its a caricature of all the “Thinkfluencers” out there, not just Jeff Jarvis. On top of that I’ve never seen ProfJeffJarvis “Abuse” the real Jeff Jarvis. Am I missing that part?

    Then the other part is that if anyone spends 2 seconds on ProfJeffJarvis’ Twitter you can tell that its all parody! Jeff Jarvis would do well to follow the “Thinkfluence” message and lean into this and turn it into something fun.

    :::Personal Opinion Incoming:::
    If people are constantly mixing you up with a outrageous parody account, then you may want to rethink what you’re doing and how you’re doing it. The things that ProfJeffJarvis says are crazy, and funny, and its all in good fun (from what I can tell)

    Besides you can’t promote free speech and then turn around and deny free speech to a *harmless parody account of you.

    *I know Jeff Jarvis would say that its not harmless, but I would say that the reason why it may be harming him now is because of how obnoxious it makes him look. He’s whining about nothing.

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    1. Jarvis is a hypocrite. Always has been. He’s a pompous burgundy color freak. He’s jealous of the parody account because it gets more views and attention than any of his insipid crap tweets get. Question his statement and instead of justifying his statement he will block you and pretend you don’t exist.

      He’s the most unoriginal twats around.

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  4. Anyone have a cached copy of this banned article? What was the big fuss about it anyway? you’d think someone like Jeff Jarvis who once was a gossip columnist for the New York Post would have a thicker skin.

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      1. Jimmy Jam said:
        HE LIKES SWARTHY YOUNG MEN, SO WHAT?

        That’s an odd comment to make, I didn’t see anything like that – I can’t double check at the moment – I’m writing this from my Arduino, using the lynx text browser(let’s hope I make it to the end of the post before my LCD shield falls off – again!).

        Maybe there was a white guy grasping a long pole in the first picture, frankly I can’t be sure.

        As for Interop, I was hovering around in the background for some interviews, Father Robert demands very high standards. One of the key attributes for a cable-runner is to be able to estimate the cable length of a pile of CAT5 just by looking at it. Many times I would hear Padre’s raised voice, from the interview room, shouting over and over again, “Young man, if you want this job you’re going to have to tell me how long it is!”. I think they found this quite upsetting as Father Robert would often ask for a box of tissues part way through the interview.

        You guys are trolls and if Padre was here I bet he’d tell you to “suck it”.

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      1. The guy is an affront to priesthood. Those photos, like the parody Jeff Jarvis article, are too ridiculous to be taken as anything but parody.

        Now kindly go eat a dick (if you need tips on where to find good cock meat, I know a priest you can ask).

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  5. Perhaps “The Real Jeff Jarvis” (aka Doctor Dental) is thinking he will be successful like Steve Jobs after Steve went after FakeSteveJobs… Oh wait, Real Steve Jobs know is was parody and didn’t waste his time.

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  6. Well this is all moving quite quickly. A point that appears to have been lost is that if Jeff Jarvis is a public intellectual either in the US only or globally, then surely he is entitled to a greater degree of respect and consideration.
    What kind of future awaits society if our best and brightest are treated to mockery and contempt?

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    1. STFU!

      You fucking quit positing that he’s an intellectual because that’s #souplogic and I won’t fucking tolerate #souplogic around here.

      You know as well as we all do that Jeff Jarvis is a sniveling mama’s boy whose biggest claim to fame is fucking Laporke and on occasion being ridiculed by Howard Stern for having ball cancer.

      On top of all this, he’s a fucking Google shill on a “news” show where he deepthroats Google’s cock all day long .

      Then he claims to be an “objective J school professor” driving “decency” policies.

      FUCK YOU JEFF JARVIS!
      FUCK YOU JEFF JARVIS!
      FUCK YOU JEFF JARVIS!

      #OneAss

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  7. Well these new allegations and claims are quite disturbing and certainly cut across the view that Jeff Jarvis is an American public intellectual.
    I feel that I should ask you for evidence for your position but then realise that Leo is affirming that Jeff Jarvis is an API so the burden of proff rests with him. However given that the chat room has become a war zone there is no realistic opportunity for me to ask Leo for that evidence.
    That leaves us to piece together from secondary sources as best we can, a case as to whether JJ is an API or not.

    Is Howard Stern an API? Why is he ridiculing someone for having testicular cancer? All very confusing.

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  8. You can become a professor by blowing the Dean. THAT is how he got his job. I’ve personally ass-fucked Jarvis. He loved to shout “Give it to me big boy!” as he cums. Fact!

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  9. Without question, Jeff Jarvis aka Google shillophantagist, is the absolute most vile and offensive piece of shit talking head out there. I hate him more than Soup Laporte

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  10. Jeff Jarvis is the poster child of the demise of journalism. His biases show in everything he does, yet he continues to be regarded as a “professor” of journalism. It is his ilk that finally drove me from being a TWiT subscriber.

    No wonder his so-called profession is viewed with more and more contempt.

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  11. Jeff Jarvis is awesome. Great writer and public intellectual.

    This site, on the other hand, is full of cowardly pussies who harshly attack people who live in public from the safety of hiding behind anonymity.

    Creeps.

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    1. There is so much back and forth on this question. Can someone explain simply for those not living in the US why he is considered at least by some to be a public intellectual? What is the new philosophic view he brings? Just give it to us in two or three sentences.
      At least give us a sense. Is he the Henry Kissinger or Norman Mailer or Ayn Rand or Noam Chomsky of tech news journalism?

      He is not on this list from 2009 http://foreignpolicy.com/2009/10/07/the-worlds-top-20-public-intellectuals/
      Are his contributions more recent and emerging?

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      1. Jeff Jarvis’ only claim to fame in the tech world is that he wrote the book ‘What Would Google Do?’ and he blogged about his experiences with prostate cancer back around 2010. His background in journalism is that of an editor of entertainment magazines (i.e. Entertainment Weekly) and he lived in SF during the 1980s. That is his experience in tech which means that he has none to speak about. OTOH, Jeff has heavily invested his portfolio in Google stock which is a huge conflict of interest considering that he is the co-host of a weekly news podcast about all the things happening at Google. I guess once you are a professor, then you can kick all those ethics to the curb and go about doing things however you want without worry of peer backlash because his peers (liberal professors) only care about what it takes to get tenure and not much else.

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        1. This doesn’t qualify him to be titled public intellectual. So Leo is just laying it on thick with the flattery? He has called Jarvis this more than once.

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      1. While fun to insult the quality of shows, I think it’s really pertinent that Leo is getting his toenails painted now.

        That’s not having too much money or needing attention, that’s a whole new kind of fucked up. He could just get a mani/pedi and brag about that, the neon toes are really like a desperate cry for help.

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  12. All I can say is that for Jeff Jarvis to throw a fit like this over a satire piece in Esquire, that robot performing his prostate surgery must have nicked his nuts because he certainly does not have a set sturdy enough to make it in any technology based firm that I have been around. I would refer to him as a ‘dick’ but that probably got dinged as well in the protate surgery so that only leaves……. Well, it is a low blow to call this asshole a part of the female anatomy when his daddy parts don’t function so I will simply call him a ‘douche nozzle.’

    TYFYC Leica Lens. We need more posts like this.

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    1. Jarvis looks like he has low testosterone. Probably got a vasectomy after he had Jake Jarvis because Jake is a shining example of humanity.

      I mean his voice cracks like a prepubescent boy whenever he gets angry!

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      1. Hasn’t the evader of dentists Jeff Jarvis always followed this system of “He has first amendment rights but fuck the rest of you”. In fact he will report the shit out of anyone on Twitter or Google Plus and throw a tantrum if they make a comment that is critical of him trying to silence and stop the critique.

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  13. I always wondered where frustrated losers who can’t get laid go. And here you all are!

    While normal people are learning, making love, traveling and building things, you ugly trolls are here whining about Jeff Jarvis while hiding like sniveling cowards behind anonymity.

    If you had to express your opinions in public like Jeff Jarvis did, you’d all shut the fuck up, wouldn’t you?

    Jesus, what a bunch of pathetic losers on this site.

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    1. Gordon Flash said:
      I always wondered where frustrated losers who can’t get laid go. And here you all are!

      While normal people are learning, making love, traveling and building things, you ugly trolls are here whining about Jeff Jarvis while hiding like sniveling cowards behind anonymity.

      If you had to express your opinions in public like Jeff Jarvis did, you’d all shut the fuck up, wouldn’t you?

      Jesus, what a bunch of pathetic losers on this site.

      You fucking hypocrite – you’re hiding behind anonymity!

      Fuck off, you and that douchebag Jarvis cunt-brain.

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    2. Gordon Flash said:
      I always wondered where frustrated losers who can’t get laid go. And here you all are!

      While normal people are learning, making love, traveling and building things, you ugly trolls are here whining about Jeff Jarvis while hiding like sniveling cowards behind anonymity.

      If you had to express your opinions in public like Jeff Jarvis did, you’d all shut the fuck up, wouldn’t you?

      Jesus, what a bunch of pathetic losers on this site.

      How does Lisa’s fist feel in your ass, Leo?

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      1. I bet Leo makes CeHo dress up like one of the slaves from #Hamilton before she fists his anal cavity.

        Speaking of anuses, does anyone know when Calac Anus’s new primetime network show debuts?

        #AskingforaFriend

        #OneAss

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    3. Gordon Flash said:
      While normal people are learning, making love, traveling and building things, you ugly trolls are here whining about Jeff Jarvis while hiding like sniveling cowards behind anonymity.

      I drop by a for a minute or two to catch up on the latest. If these normal people can travel and make love in a few minutes then they are parochial, premature ejaculators. Nothing wrong with that, just not sure why you pointed it out.

      I bought a brick because I believed Leo when he said that Jeff Jarvis was a pubic intellectual. I also like to travel (not boasting, but for more than a brief moment) and would love to visit the US. While I am there I will ask every person I meet – from the cheery custom official up to President Donald Trump – “Why do you believe Jeff Jarvis is a public intellectual?” If all I get is blank stares and confusion then TWiT BETTER LAWYER UP. Because in my country a crime has been committed – false and misleading advertising.

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