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'''Haggard, Merle (b. 1937)'''<br />
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American country music singer, guitarist, instrumentalist, and songwriter. Along with Buck Owens, Haggard and his band "The Strangers" helped create the Bakersfield Sound, which is characterized by the unique twang of Fender Telecaster guitars, vocal harmonies, and a rough edge not heard on the more polished Nashville Sound recordings of the same era; in Las Vegas, 227
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'''Hair Ball'''<br />
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363; song Coy plays at the Surfadelic Freak-In up at Will Rogers Park
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'''H&M'''<br />
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252 - H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) is a Swedish multinational retail-clothing company, known for its fast-fashion clothing for men, women, teenagers and children. As of August 2010, the company had nearly two hundred individual stores in the United States. It opened its first U.S. store in New York City, on Fifth Avenue (at 51st Street) in March 2000.
  
'''Hairy Rope Home Security of Tarzana'''<br />
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'''Hackman, Gene'''<br />
199; Doc posing as a rep of
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94, as Arnold Palmer;
  
'''Halibuts, The'''<br />
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'''Halon'''<br />
37; surf band (there was a South Bay LA surf band called The Halibuts in the early 1980s - anachronism?)
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58
  
'''Hancock Park'''<br />
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'''Hammacher Schlemmer'''<br />
3; Mickey renting a place for Shasta in, 151;
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93, catalog
  
<div id="hptie">'''Hand-painted tie'''</div>
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'''Hamptons, the'''<br />
63; Mickey Wolfmann has a closet full of silk ties with hand-painted pictures of his lovers nude in submissive positions; tie with Shasta's picture turns up, 190. In Gravity's Rainbow, Slothrop wears [http://gravitys-rainbow.pynchonwiki.com/wiki/index.php?title=H#hptie hand-painted tie] with a nude woman on it.
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64;175;
  
'''Happy and Dopey'''<br />
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'''Harris, Josh'''<br />
33; two of the seven dwarfs in the 1937 American animated feature ''Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs'', based on the fairy tale of the same name by the Brothers Grimm. It was the first full length animated feature to be produced by Walt Disney and the first American animated feature film in movie history.
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304 - At the Tworkeffx party, probably in a "creepy retro-pissing contest" with Gabriel Ice
  
'''Hardy, Gridley, & Chatfield'''<br />
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'''hashslingrz'''<br />
26; firm where Doc's attorney is employed
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A hash slinger is a cook or food server in a cheap restaurant, especially one who is discourteous or inattentive to customers;<br>
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"a computer-security firm downtown", 10; 36; 41; 116, "tight as it gets with the U.S. security apparatus"; fake toilet at, 142; "hashslingrz is history", 143; at Defcon, 217.
  
'''Harlingen, Amethyst'''<br />
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'''''hawala'''''<br />
38; 362; daughter of Coy and Hope
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81 - Hawala (Arabic: "transfer"), also known as ''hundi'', is an informal value transfer system based on the performance and honour of a huge network of money brokers, which are primarily located in the Middle East, North Africa, the Horn of Africa, and the Indian subcontinent. It is basically a parallel or alternative remittance system that exists or operates outside of, or parallel to traditional banking or financial channels.
  
'''Harlingen, Coy'''<br />
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'''''hawaldar'''''<br />
36; Hope's possibly deceased husband; alive, 85; police snitch, 122; at Nixon rally, 122 (aka Chucky, aka Rick Doppel); 129; at O Cangaceiro Brazilian bar, playing sax, 160; "kneeling figure in robes" at Chryskylodon, 190; "not only used multiple aka's, he also had a number of offices running him" 210; spotted at the Lighthouse by Scott Oof, 297; at the Lighthouse, 298; passing notes to a state legislator in an LAX toilet stall (Think: Larry Craig, former senator from Idaho, arrested for homosexual lewd conduct in the men's restroom at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in 2007), 301; snitch for LAPD, 308; 311; 346
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91 - (Military) a noncommissioned officer in the Indian army, equivalent in rank to sergeant
  
'''Harlingen, Hope'''<br />
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'''hazmat suit'''<br />
35; 312; 362; junky blond and wife of Coy
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46
  
'''Harrison, George (1943-2001)'''<br />
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'''Heckler & Koch UMP45'''<br />
English rock guitarist, singer-songwriter and film producer. He achieved international fame as lead guitarist in The Beatles, and is listed number 21 in Rolling Stone magazine's list of "The 100 Best Guitarists of All Time"; imposter hijacking Goodyear Blimp, 166; [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_harrison Wikipedia entry]
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<div id="motella">'''Haywood, Motella'''</div>
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'''Hector'''<br />
71; stewardess on Kahuna Airlines and one of Doc's "partners in mischief"; 74
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55, bartender at Old Sod
  
'''Heinrich'''<br />
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'''Hector'''<br />
179; "private heat" at the guard gate at mansion where Doc drops off Dr. Blatnoyd
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472 - "the guy at the gate" at Warpspeed Parking
  
'''"Help Me, Rhonda"'''<br />
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'''Hedberg, Mitch'''<br/>
March 1965 single from the Beach Boys' album ''The Beach Boys Today!'', and the first on which Al Jardine sang lead vocal; playing at Gotcha!, 364
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comedian, 340
  
'''''He Ran All the Way'' (1951)'''<br />
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'''Hefty Smurf'''<br />
254; a 1951 crime drama, considered a film noir, starring John Garfield and Shelley Winters. The film was Garfield's last. During the film's initial run, director John Berry and writers Dalton Trumbo and Hugo Butler were uncredited due to blacklisting during the Red Scare. The film's plot of a family held in their home by a killer on the lam.
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83 Hefty Smurf (original French name Schtroumpf Costaud) is one of the main characters of the Smurfs comic books and the Smurfs cartoon show, who has appeared on the show throughout its entire run. He is considered the strongest and bravest Smurf of them all who's willing to use his strength to help out his fellow Smurfs. He is easily identified by the heart-with-arrow tattoo on his right upper arm. He spends his mornings exercising, and his house is full of work-out equipment. Hefty is also the most athletic of the Smurfs, able to climb up tall trees and bring down whatever is up there without much effort.
  
'''Hendrix, Jimi (1942-1970)'''<br />
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'''Heidi'''<br />
American guitarist, singer and songwriter. He is widely considered to be the greatest guitarist in the history of rock music by other musicians and commentators in the industry,  and one of the most important and influential musicians of his era across a range of genres; reference to "Third Stone from the Sun" lyric ("You'll never hear surf music again..."), 37; [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimi_hendrix Wikipedia entry]
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12 – friend of Maxine's; 16; 211
  
<div id="shasta">'''Hepworth, Shasta Fay'''</div>
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'''"Help Me Rhonda"'''<br />
1; 26; missing, 34; postcard to Doc from "some island" in the Pacific, 163; orderly with her image on a Wolfmann tie, at Chryskylodon, 190; staying at Flip's place, 257; and Vigilant California, 302; her story, 306; meets Coy the first time, 312
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7 - 1965 Beach Boys hit written by Brian Wilson and Mike Love.
  
[[image:hodads.jpg|right|thumb|caption|"Here Come the Ho-Dads"|right|175px]]'''"Here Come the Hodads"'''<br />
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134; by the Marketts; actually, there is a 1963 single "Here Come the Ho-Dads" by the Denels that indicates the composer is "J. Saraceno" who is Joe Saraceno who produced the Marketts. But "Here Come the Ho-Dads" is on an early Marketts LP, possibly ''Surfer's Stomp''. Also, "Here Comes the Ho-dads" can certainly be found on the Marketts' 1963 album ''The Surfing Scene.''
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'''"hillbilly act of the 1940s"'''<br />
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'''Hendrix, Jimi'''<br />
125: Frank "Cicero" Weaver (Hillbilly) vocals/comedy, b. Ozark, MO, USA. Frank was one-third of "The Weaver Bros. & Elviry", a Hillbilly act that parlayed their 'Grand Ole Opry' show success into a lucrative contract with Republic Pictures. One third of the act was Frank Weaver as "Cicero" ( b, 2 February 1891, Ozark,Missouri, USA, d. 29 October 1967, Ventura County, California, USA.) his brother Leon Abner Weaver, as "Abner" who played the "Saw" (b. 12 August 1882, Ozark, Missouri, USA, d. 27 May 1950, Los Angeles, California, USA. heart attack), sister-in-law June Weaver as "Elviry", and niece Loretta Weaver as the ingénue, "Violey".
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21, "Purple Haze"
  
'''hippiphanies'''<br />
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207; "wide-screen revelations" hippies have, according to Bigfoot
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'''Hitler, Adolph (1889-1945)'''<br />
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'''''Her Psychopathic Fiancé'''''<br />
Austrian-born German politician and the leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party, popularly known as the Nazi Party. He was the dictator of Germany from 1933 to 1945, serving as chancellor from 1933 to 1945 and as head of state (Führer und Reichskanzler) from 1934 to 1945; "another Hitler documentary" 121; [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adolph_hitler Wikipedia entry]
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149 - Movie Maxine imagines telling Rocky she's masturbating to
  
'''Ho Chi Minh (1890-1969)'''<br />
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'''''heshchers'''''<br />
Vietnamese Communist revolutionary and statesman who was prime minister (1946–1955) and president (1945–1969) of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam); 109; [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ho_chi_minh Wikipedia entry]
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24, kosher logos - a Rabbinical Product certification, qualifying items (usually foods) that conform to the requirements of ''Halakha'' (Jewish law).
  
'''hodads'''<br />
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'''hex dump'''<br />
134, slang for people on the beach who don't surf, especially those of a "greaser" style more into cars and rock-and-roll than waves, and seen in opposition to the surfer crowd. Sometimes defined as a person who carries a board to the beach and poses as a surfer but never actually surfs.
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74 In computing, a hex dump is a hexadecimal view (on screen or paper) of computer data, from RAM or from a file or storage device. Looking at a hex dump of data is commonly done as a part of debugging, or of reverse engineering.
  
'''Hoffman, Abbie (1936-1989)'''<br />
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'''Hitchcock, Alfred'''<br />
Social and political activist in the United States who co-founded the Youth International Party ("Yippies"). Hoffman was arrested and tried for conspiracy and inciting to riot as a result of his role in protests that led to violent confrontations with police during the 1968 Democratic National Convention, along with Jerry Rubin, David Dellinger, Tom Hayden, Rennie Davis, John Froines, Lee Weiner and Bobby Seale. The group was known collectively as the "Chicago Eight"; when Seale's prosecution was separated from the others, they became known as the Chicago Seven. Later he became a fugitive from the law, living under an alias and working as an environmentalist following a conviction for dealing cocaine; "How about that Abbie Hoffman!" 103; [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abbie_Hoffman Wikipedia entry]
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'''Hitler'''<br />
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and 4711 cologne, 234; 434
  
'''Hokusai (1760-1849)'''<br />
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'''Hochdeutsch and Ashkanazi'''<br />
Katsushika Hokusai was a Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period. In his time, he was Japan's leading expert on Chinese painting. Born in Edo (now Tokyo), Hokusai is best-known as author of the woodblock print series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (c. 1831) which includes the iconic and internationally recognized print, ''The Great Wave off Kanagawa'', created during the 1820s. ''Great Wave off Kanagawa'' 3-D reproduction in fiberglass, 125
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26, intra-Jewish distinctions
  
'''Hollywood blacklist'''<br />
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'''Hollywood Ten'''<br />
The Hollywood blacklist—more precisely the entertainment industry blacklist, into which it expanded—was the mid-twentieth-century list of screenwriters, actors, directors, musicians, and other U.S. entertainment professionals who were denied employment in the field because of their political beliefs or associations, real or suspected. Artists were barred from work on the basis of their alleged membership in or sympathy toward the American Communist Party, involvement in liberal or humanitarian political causes that enforcers of the blacklist associated with communism, and/or refusal to assist federal investigations into Communist Party activities. The first systematic Hollywood blacklist was instituted on November 25, 1947, the day after ten writers and directors were cited for contempt of Congress for refusing to give testimony to the House Committee on Un-American Activities; 208; [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hollywood_blacklist Wikipedia entry]
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101 - In 1947, during the McCarthy Communist witchhunt, the following ten people were cited for contempt of Congress and blacklisted after refusing to answer HUAC questions about their alleged involvement with the Communist Party:
  
'''Hollywood Saxons, The'''<br />
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[[File:Hollywood-ten.jpg|thumb|250px|right|Hollywood Ten awaiting fingerprinting in 1947]]
125; late 50s/early 60x Rhythm & Blues band in Los Angeles. '''<br />
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*Alvah Bessie, screenwriter
In late 1958, they hooked up with producer George Motola, owner of the Contender label They recorded on Danny Coggins' Elf label. [http://home.att.net/~marvart/HollywoodSaxons/hollywoodsaxons.html More about the Hollywood Saxons]
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*Herbert Biberman, screenwriter and director
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*Lester Cole, screenwriter
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*Edward Dmytryk, director
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*Ring Lardner Jr., screenwriter
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*John Howard Lawson, screenwriter
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*Albert Maltz, screenwriter
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*Samuel Ornitz, screenwriter
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*Adrian Scott, producer and screenwriter
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*Dalton Trumbo, screenwriter
  
'''Holmes, Sherlock'''<br />
 
Fictional character of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries who first appeared in publication in 1887. He is the creation of British author and physician Arthur Conan Doyle. A brilliant London-based "consulting detective", Holmes is famous for his intellectual prowess, and is renowned for his skillful use of astute observation, deductive reasoning and inference to solve difficult cases; 96; [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sherlock_holmes Wikipedia entry]
 
  
'''Hoover, J. Edgar (1895-1972)'''<br />
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'''hwgaahwgh.com'''<br />
The first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the United States. Appointed director of the Bureau of Investigation — predecessor to the FBI — in 1924, he was instrumental in founding the FBI in 1935, where he remained director until his death in 1972. Hoover is credited with building the FBI into a large and efficient crime-fighting agency, and with instituting a number of modern innovations to police technology, such as a centralized fingerprint file and forensic laboratories; 72; 318
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'Hey, We've Got Awesome And Hip Web Graphix, Here' 42; dummy company set up by hashslingrz; VC in Soho dba Sreetlight People, 61; demise, 154;  
  
'''Howe, James "Jimmy" Wong (1899-1976)'''<br />
 
58; born Wong Tung Jim in Taishan, Canton Province, China, Howe is considered one of the greatest American cinematographers. He has over 130 films to his credit. A master at the use of shadow, he was one of the first to use deep-focus cinematography, photography in which both foreground and distant planes remain in focus. 254
 
 
'''Huey'''<br />
 
43; drummer in Beer
 
 
'''Huevoncito, El'''<br />
 
290; snitch in prison with Tariq Khalil and Glen Charlock; "mysteriously deceased" 292. Brief [http://bleedingedge.pynchonwiki.com/wiki/index.php?title=Chapter_16#Page_290 discussion] of name's meaning.
 
 
'''Hughes, Howard (1905-1976)'''<br />
 
An American aviator, industrialist, film producer and director, philanthropist, and one of the wealthiest people in the world. Hughes arrived in Las Vegas in 1966 and moved into the Desert Inn. Because he refused to leave the hotel and in order to avoid further conflicts with the owners of the hotel, Hughes bought the Desert Inn in early 1967; Hughes Company, 50; bought the Desert Inn, 240; "Aryan to the bone" 248; 253
 
 
'''HULK'''<br />
 
264; Heroin Users Liberation Kollective, lobbying for junkies in the state capital of Sacramento
 
 
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252 - H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) is a Swedish multinational retail-clothing company, known for its fast-fashion clothing for men, women, teenagers and children. As of August 2010, the company had nearly two hundred individual stores in the United States. It opened its first U.S. store in New York City, on Fifth Avenue (at 51st Street) in March 2000.

Hackman, Gene
94, as Arnold Palmer;

Halon
58

Hammacher Schlemmer
93, catalog

Hamptons, the
64;175;

Harris, Josh
304 - At the Tworkeffx party, probably in a "creepy retro-pissing contest" with Gabriel Ice

hashslingrz
A hash slinger is a cook or food server in a cheap restaurant, especially one who is discourteous or inattentive to customers;
"a computer-security firm downtown", 10; 36; 41; 116, "tight as it gets with the U.S. security apparatus"; fake toilet at, 142; "hashslingrz is history", 143; at Defcon, 217.

hawala
81 - Hawala (Arabic: "transfer"), also known as hundi, is an informal value transfer system based on the performance and honour of a huge network of money brokers, which are primarily located in the Middle East, North Africa, the Horn of Africa, and the Indian subcontinent. It is basically a parallel or alternative remittance system that exists or operates outside of, or parallel to traditional banking or financial channels.

hawaldar
91 - (Military) a noncommissioned officer in the Indian army, equivalent in rank to sergeant

hazmat suit
46

Heckler & Koch UMP45
34

Hector
55, bartender at Old Sod

Hector
472 - "the guy at the gate" at Warpspeed Parking

Hedberg, Mitch
comedian, 340

Hefty Smurf
83 Hefty Smurf (original French name Schtroumpf Costaud) is one of the main characters of the Smurfs comic books and the Smurfs cartoon show, who has appeared on the show throughout its entire run. He is considered the strongest and bravest Smurf of them all who's willing to use his strength to help out his fellow Smurfs. He is easily identified by the heart-with-arrow tattoo on his right upper arm. He spends his mornings exercising, and his house is full of work-out equipment. Hefty is also the most athletic of the Smurfs, able to climb up tall trees and bring down whatever is up there without much effort.

Heidi
12 – friend of Maxine's; 16; 211

"Help Me Rhonda"
7 - 1965 Beach Boys hit written by Brian Wilson and Mike Love.

Hendrix, Jimi
21, "Purple Haze"

Her Psychopathic Fiancé
149 - Movie Maxine imagines telling Rocky she's masturbating to

heshchers
24, kosher logos - a Rabbinical Product certification, qualifying items (usually foods) that conform to the requirements of Halakha (Jewish law).

hex dump
74 In computing, a hex dump is a hexadecimal view (on screen or paper) of computer data, from RAM or from a file or storage device. Looking at a hex dump of data is commonly done as a part of debugging, or of reverse engineering.

Hitchcock, Alfred
141

Hitler
and 4711 cologne, 234; 434

Hochdeutsch and Ashkanazi
26, intra-Jewish distinctions

Hollywood Ten
101 - In 1947, during the McCarthy Communist witchhunt, the following ten people were cited for contempt of Congress and blacklisted after refusing to answer HUAC questions about their alleged involvement with the Communist Party:

Hollywood Ten awaiting fingerprinting in 1947
  • Alvah Bessie, screenwriter
  • Herbert Biberman, screenwriter and director
  • Lester Cole, screenwriter
  • Edward Dmytryk, director
  • Ring Lardner Jr., screenwriter
  • John Howard Lawson, screenwriter
  • Albert Maltz, screenwriter
  • Samuel Ornitz, screenwriter
  • Adrian Scott, producer and screenwriter
  • Dalton Trumbo, screenwriter


hwgaahwgh.com
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