Bleeding Edge Alpha Guide to Characters, Places & More
154, Korean TV hit
26 - Galician Jews are a subdivision of the Ashkenazim geographically originating from Galicia, and from the south-eastern corner of Poland. As of 1920, Galicia passed to Poland. The Polish government prohibited both Galician Jews and Ukrainians from working in the state enterprises, institutions, railway, post, telegraph etc. These measures were applied in their strictest form. Galician Jews and Ukrainians experienced ethnic oppression by undergoing a forceful Polonization.
In September 1939, most of Galicia passed to Soviet Ukraine.
The majority of Galician Jews perished during the Holocaust. Most survivors immigrated to Israel, the United States, the United Kingdom or Australia. Wikipedia entry
88, French: "bachelor flat";
209 - In the world of The Smurfs, Gargamel is the Evil Wizard and the sworn enemy of the Smurfs, always trying to capture them. Gargamel lives in a run-down, though solidly built hovel with his mangy cat Azrael. Gargamel frequently denigrates, insults, and abuses Azrael, but he does in fact love him.
Ghost in the Shell
457 - Fictional Trotskyite couple from Cedarhurst who started Camp Tewattsirokwas
34 - Rudolph William Louis "Rudy" Giuliani (b. 1944) is an American lawyer, businessman, former politician, and public speaker from New York. He served as Mayor of New York City from 1994 to 2001; "quality-of-life issues" 34; and Times Square cleanup, 51; and bike messengers, 107; the tree hugger, 165; "tireless quest for quality infastructure" 210; fucking Giuliani, 244;
13, wife of guy who collects migratory bird and conservation stamps, on AMBOPEDIA cruise
Goodnight, Slade May
185 Fictional country singer
Name is a pun on "stugots"; an Americanized play on an Italian phrase referring to male genitalia. According to The Sopranos website, it derives from stu cazzo or u' cazzu, meaning "the testicles." Tony Soprano's boat is The Stugots. "Stugots" comes from an exclamatory expression of many dialects of Southern Italy "stu cazzo", in Italian "questo cazzo" (literally "this cock").  Pynchon also used "un' gazz'" along with lots more colorful Italian phrases in his first novel, V.; 219 - at Joie de Beavre;
320 - "something you don't ask for"
94, The Phil Mickelson Story
42, labyrinthine sewers of; greedy dotcommers, 116; "deals with the satanic forces" 218;
Gretzky, Wayne, Principle
62 - Steve Jobs: “There’s an old Wayne Gretzky quote that I love. ‘I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.’ And we’ve always tried to do that at Apple. Since the very very beginning. And we always will.”
Greylock, Flatiron, Union Square
66 - All Venture Capital firms in Manhattan Greylock Partners is a leading venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley. Flatiron Partners, started by Fred Wilson, was named after the Flatiron District, and grew into an investment fund that focused primarily on follow-on investing, with investments in notable dot-com bubble successes and failures, as did Union Square Ventures, another Fred Wilson VC firm.
291 - Local kid, with Curtis
13 - William H. "Bill" Gross (b. 1944) is a prominent stamp collector who made the money to spend lavishly on his hobby by being a co-founder of Pacific Investment Management (PIMCO). Gross also runs PIMCO's $270.0 billion Total Return Fund (PTTRX). As of November 2005, he became the third person to form a complete collection of 19th century United States postage stamps; 118;
the name, 328; Maxine visits, 445
131 - Gabriel Ice's chauffeur; 472;
191 - Inn in Montalk where Maxine stayed as a kid
Guys and Dolls