+ 1st of all, and most importantly, Ken emailed me! That's right. I'm bad!
I emailed him about my MetaFilter post and he wrote to thank me and to say that it didn't bug him too much.
My father-in-law will be so impressed that I exchanged email with Ken!
+ 2nd, Google News search lists 207 articles on Ken 'blasting' Jeopardy. But, it also looks like a few people are picking up on the fact that those were jokes.