Maybe we already mentioned this and I totally missed it, but I was googling IJ and ran across the “poor yorick” passage in Hamlet.  We noticed the connection with the movie production company in the footnotes, but I just realized that the title of the book might be derived from this passage as well:

Let me see.[Takes the skull.]Alas, poor Yorick!–I knew him,
Horatio; a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy: he
hath borne me on his back a thousand times; and now, how abhorred
in my imagination it is!


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