In response to the Philip Roth brouhaha, my friend Jeff fixed an error in my brief, uninteresting Wikipedia entry. The fix is still there, but it clearly annoyed Wikipedia, which has now added this statement:
This article relies on references to primary sources or sources affiliated with the subject. Please add citations from reliable and independent sources.
So there. I guess I could add some references to secondary sources about the publication date for Marlborough Street, but learning their editing model will take more time than I care to give it just now. WYSIWYG it isn’t.
Does a real living breathing human being look at all these changes and pass judgment on them? This is either very impressive or very depressing. Probably both.