As two loyal readers commented yesterday, “crude inky blab” is an anagram for Brian D. Buckley. (I have smart readers!) Consider it an easter egg.
Incidentally, the first digital easter egg — or at least the first one to get famous — was in the 1980 Atari game Adventure, and you can read all about it here. Reminder: don’t piss off your programmers.
Less bloggy, more worky.