There is a recent trend (isn't there always?) to name actions and things for authors and characters. As reported in the NY Daily News and the Guardian UK
and cited from
This is not new (what the Dickens is?), but noticing it is. I'm partial to language and new references amuse me. The Urban Dictionary is one of those sites you can lose a day in. Go ahead, Joyce yourself.
This 'n' That
4 days ago