These are what we call the 'YMMV items.' Things that some people find in this work. We call them 'your mileage might vary' because not everyone sees these things in the same way. This starts discussions in the trope lists, a thing we don't want. Please use the discussion page if you'd like to discuss any of these items.
Awesome Ego: While there are people who decry Jim for being an egotist (despite that being the whole point of the joke), there are plenty of people out there who, when Jim goes into ego mode, agree with him.
Ear Worm: Older episodes used "Life Is Beautiful" as the background music. Later episodes, usually his Escapist episodes, utilise various tunes from the Final Fantasy IX soundtrack, usually Zorn And Thorn's theme and the Tantalus theme. Expect to be whistling any one of these tunes a lot when watching the Jimquisition.
Jim: "Instead, [Duke Nukem] should be more ironic, like, I dunno, just pulling this at random, some fat blogger with an English whiny accent, dressed up in a trenchcoat with glasses like he's some sort of rock star, with a background that makes it look like he's on a bad production of V for Vendetta. You know, something so blindingly, obviously ironic that only a fucking idiot would take it as a genuine persona."
Growing the Beard/Rescued from the Scrappy Heap: Jim was despised by The Escapist community at first, who found his persona too abrasive and arrogant. Once Jim ramped up the arrogance to comic degrees and retooled his performance to include more structured discussion, the community warmed to him and many comments describe how they went from hating to loving the show.
Also compared to Movie Bob he's a saint of levelheadedness and understanding towards people who don't share his opinions... most of the time.
Hilarious in Hindsight: In "Defending Call Of Duty", he plays a role as a mocking art critic, asking, "Where's the tutorial that teaches you the exact opposite of what you're supposed to do?". He pretty much pre-emptively summed up a key element of the central premise of Antichamber.
Nice Guy: It's hard to argue that, when he sets aside the persona and actually talks of issues that are close to his heart, Jim Sterling is anything but this. This video shows this off quite well, as he simply implores people to consider that the developers they're spewing at are people, and casually hints at his first few months on The Escapist.