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'''Baby Ashley'''<br />
 
'''Baby Ashley'''<br />
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'''"Baby Beluga"'''<br />
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'''Back Orifice'''<br />
 
'''Back Orifice'''<br />
 
58, Back Orifice (often shortened to BO) is a controversial computer program designed for remote system administration. It enables a user to control a computer running the Microsoft Windows operating system from a remote location. The name is a word play on Microsoft BackOffice Server software. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Back_Orifice Wikipedia entry]
 
58, Back Orifice (often shortened to BO) is a controversial computer program designed for remote system administration. It enables a user to control a computer running the Microsoft Windows operating system from a remote location. The name is a word play on Microsoft BackOffice Server software. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Back_Orifice Wikipedia entry]
  
'''Bad Accountant'''<br />
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'''''Bad Accountant'''''<br />
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19 - Maxine tells Reg is a script she's developing for a "pilot"
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'''Bad Brains'''<br />
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254 - hardcore punk band formed in Washington, D.C., in 1977. They are widely regarded as among the pioneers of hardcore punk, though the band's members objected to this term to describe their music. They are also an adept reggae band, while later recordings featured elements of other genres like funk, heavy metal, hip hop and soul. They are followers of the Rastafari movement
  
 
'''Bagel Quest'''<br />
 
'''Bagel Quest'''<br />
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'''Barbie'''<br />
 
'''Barbie'''<br />
3, Executive Lunch Suit;68;
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3, Executive Lunch Suit; Barbie is a fashion doll manufactured by the American toy-company Mattel, Inc. and launched in March 1959. American businesswoman Ruth Handler is credited with the creation of the doll using a German doll called Bild Lilli as her inspiration; 68;
  
 
'''Barker, Bob'''<br />
 
'''Barker, Bob'''<br />
 
26, 35
 
26, 35
  
'''Beanie Babiesv<br />
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'''Bashful the Dwarf'''<br />
39, Vyrva's obsession
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'''Beanie Babies<br />
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39, Vyrva's obsession; cover for something sinister 359
  
 
'''Ben & Jerry's'''<br />
 
'''Ben & Jerry's'''<br />
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'''Berggasse 19'''<br />
 
'''Berggasse 19'''<br />
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2, Freud's address, ''Berggasse 19, Vienna IX,'' had for decades had a hallowed ring for Freudians all over the world. (Freud had long been seeing patients not only between 3 and 4 P.M., but also for eight and more hours every working day.) [http://www.nytimes.com/1988/03/27/travel/freud-s-vienna-begins-at-berggasse-19.html More...]
  
 
'''Bergman, Ingrid'''<br />
 
'''Bergman, Ingrid'''<br />
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65, Bergman (29 August 1915 – 29 August 1982) was a Swedish actress who starred in a variety of European and American films.[2] She won three Academy Awards, two Emmy Awards, and the Tony Award for Best Actress. She is ranked as the fourth greatest female star of American cinema of all time by the American Film Institute.
  
 
'''Bethesda'''<br />
 
'''Bethesda'''<br />
187 in Junior's
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189 in Junior's Ooh-La-Lah Lounge
  
 
'''''Bionic Woman'''''<br />
 
'''''Bionic Woman'''''<br />
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'''bleeding-edge tecnology'''<br />
 
'''bleeding-edge tecnology'''<br />
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78, "No proven use, high-risk, something only early-adoption addicts feel comfortable with"; 437
  
 
'''Blue Parrot'''<br />
 
'''Blue Parrot'''<br />
 
6, A Tex-Mex eatery in East Hampton, NY
 
6, A Tex-Mex eatery in East Hampton, NY
  
Boïngueaux, Felix<br />
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'''Body and Pole'''<br />
88, associate of Vip's; 149, Traipse's wingman; 172;
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221 - gym where Maxine learned pole dancing
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'''Boïngueaux, Felix'''<br />
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88, associate of Vip's; 149, Traipse's wingman; 174; wants to see Maxine about Traipse, 305;
  
 
'''Bond, James'''<br />
 
'''Bond, James'''<br />
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14, James Bond, code name 007, is a fictional character created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, who featured him in twelve novels and two short-story collections. A suave, intelligent, handsome ladies man Bond was an intelligence officer in the British Secret Intelligence Service, commonly known as MI6. He was also known by his code number, 007, and was a Royal Naval Reserve Commander; 103; 119; 146;
  
 
'''boricua'''<br />
 
'''boricua'''<br />
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93, cable channel that airs film biographies
 
93, cable channel that airs film biographies
  
vBrady Bunch'''<br />
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'''Brady Bunch'''<br />
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31, ''The Brady Bunch'' is an American sitcom created by Sherwood Schwartz that originally aired from September 26, 1969 to March 8, 1974 on ABC The series stars Robert Reed, Florence Henderson, and Ann B. Davis, and revolves around a large blended family which includes six children. [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Brady_Bunch Wikipedia entry]
  
 
'''Brecht'''<br />
 
'''Brecht'''<br />
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9, Berthold Brecht (10 February 1898 – 14 August 1956) &#151; a German poet, playwright, theatre director, and Marxist &#151; incorporated cinematic projection into the theatre as a way to get past the interpersonal limitations of drama (towards the social overview of the epic), hence simulataneous action. He called his drama "epic theatre" for this very reason. He 'solves' the crisis of dramatic form.
  
 
'''Bribe Payers Index'''<br />
 
'''Bribe Payers Index'''<br />
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'''Brighton Beach'''<br />
 
'''Brighton Beach'''<br />
137 an oceanside neighborhood in the southern parts of New York City borough of Brooklyn. It is known for its high population of Russian-speaking immigrants and as a summer destination for New York City residents due to its beaches.
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139 - an oceanside neighborhood in the southern parts of New York City borough of Brooklyn. It is known for its high population of Russian-speaking immigrants and as a summer destination for New York City residents due to its beaches.
  
 
'''Brooke'''<br />
 
'''Brooke'''<br />
98, and Avi 98, Maxine's sister
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See "Deschler, Brooke"
  
'''Bruno'''<br />
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<div id="bruno"></div>'''Bruno'''<br />
175 naked man in Maxine's video, aka Westchester Willy;
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177 - naked man in video with [[S#shea|Shea]] and [[E#epperdew|Vip Epperdew]]; 276, married;
  
 
'''Buddha'''<br />
 
'''Buddha'''<br />
31, Afgan statues & Taliban
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31, Afgan statues & Taliban; cast-iron Buddha, 245; Afghan statues compared to World Trade Center 338; 
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'''Buddhism'''<br/>
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Parable of the Burning Coal 182 and 342;
  
'''Bundy, Tedv<br />
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'''Bundy, Ted'''<br />
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102, Bundy (November 24, 1946 – January 24, 1989) was an American serial killer, rapist, kidnapper, and necrophile who assaulted and murdered numerous young women and girls during the 1970s and possibly earlier. After more than a decade of denials, he confessed shortly before his execution to 30 homicides committed in seven states between 1974 and 1978; the true total remains unknown, and could be much higher.
  
 
'''Bush family'''<br />
 
'''Bush family'''<br />
53, Saudis
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53, and the Saudis; Craig Unger asserts in his 2004 book ''House of Bush, House of Saud: The Secret Relationship Between the World's Two Most Powerful Dynasties'' that the groundwork for today's terrorist movements and the modern wars that have sprung up about them was unintentionally laid more than 30 years ago with a series of business deals between the ruling Saudis and the powerful Bush family. The Saudis received investments and military protection in exchange for cooperation on lucrative oil deals. The author claims that the result has been a shady alliance between "the world's two most powerful dynasties." Unger writes, "Never before has an American president been so closely tied to a foreign power that harbors and supports our country's mortal enemies."
  
 
'''Bush, George W.'''<br />
 
'''Bush, George W.'''<br />
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48, George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician and businessman who was the 43rd President of the United States of America from 2001 to 2009[4] and the 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. His presidency is widely regarded as a misguided and deceptive failure.
  
  
 
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Baby Ashley
198

"Baby Beluga"
231

Back Orifice
58, Back Orifice (often shortened to BO) is a controversial computer program designed for remote system administration. It enables a user to control a computer running the Microsoft Windows operating system from a remote location. The name is a word play on Microsoft BackOffice Server software. Wikipedia entry

Bad Accountant
19 - Maxine tells Reg is a script she's developing for a "pilot"

Bad Brains
254 - hardcore punk band formed in Washington, D.C., in 1977. They are widely regarded as among the pioneers of hardcore punk, though the band's members objected to this term to describe their music. They are also an adept reggae band, while later recordings featured elements of other genres like funk, heavy metal, hip hop and soul. They are followers of the Rastafari movement

Bagel Quest
80

bagman
107 A bag man (or bagman), is a person designated to collect dirty money, e.g. in a protection racket. A bag man may also be known as a delivery boy or running man. Originally the term applied only to Mafia members collecting for mob bosses, but the term later spread to use in corrupt police precincts for patrolmen who picked up and delivered bribes from the local mob(s) to the precinct captain.

Barbie
3, Executive Lunch Suit; Barbie is a fashion doll manufactured by the American toy-company Mattel, Inc. and launched in March 1959. American businesswoman Ruth Handler is credited with the creation of the doll using a German doll called Bild Lilli as her inspiration; 68;

Barker, Bob
26, 35

Bashful the Dwarf
237

Beanie Babies
39, Vyrva's obsession; cover for something sinister 359

Ben & Jerry's
92

Beneish model
37

Benford's Law
41, fraud examiner's tool; hashslingrz, 63;

Bergen County DA
5

Berggasse 19
2, Freud's address, Berggasse 19, Vienna IX, had for decades had a hallowed ring for Freudians all over the world. (Freud had long been seeing patients not only between 3 and 4 P.M., but also for eight and more hours every working day.) More...

Bergman, Ingrid
65, Bergman (29 August 1915 – 29 August 1982) was a Swedish actress who starred in a variety of European and American films.[2] She won three Academy Awards, two Emmy Awards, and the Tony Award for Best Actress. She is ranked as the fourth greatest female star of American cinema of all time by the American Film Institute.

Bethesda
189 in Junior's Ooh-La-Lah Lounge

Bionic Woman
141, Oscar Goldman

Björling, Jussi
97, opera singer

black orchid serum
93, A famous recurring character from the Brenda Starr comic strip was Basil, described by the Tribune as "Brenda's one true love," who is "tall, dark and handsome and sports an eye patch. Other distinguishing features include a mysterious illness curable only by a black orchid serum and a penchant for disappearing out of Brenda's life."

bleeding-edge tecnology
78, "No proven use, high-risk, something only early-adoption addicts feel comfortable with"; 437

Blue Parrot
6, A Tex-Mex eatery in East Hampton, NY

Body and Pole
221 - gym where Maxine learned pole dancing

Boïngueaux, Felix
88, associate of Vip's; 149, Traipse's wingman; 174; wants to see Maxine about Traipse, 305;

Bond, James
14, James Bond, code name 007, is a fictional character created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, who featured him in twelve novels and two short-story collections. A suave, intelligent, handsome ladies man Bond was an intelligence officer in the British Secret Intelligence Service, commonly known as MI6. He was also known by his code number, 007, and was a Royal Naval Reserve Commander; 103; 119; 146;

boricua
27

borper
15, BORderline PERsonality

BPX
93, cable channel that airs film biographies

Brady Bunch
31, The Brady Bunch is an American sitcom created by Sherwood Schwartz that originally aired from September 26, 1969 to March 8, 1974 on ABC The series stars Robert Reed, Florence Henderson, and Ann B. Davis, and revolves around a large blended family which includes six children. Wikipedia entry

Brecht
9, Berthold Brecht (10 February 1898 – 14 August 1956) — a German poet, playwright, theatre director, and Marxist — incorporated cinematic projection into the theatre as a way to get past the interpersonal limitations of drama (towards the social overview of the epic), hence simulataneous action. He called his drama "epic theatre" for this very reason. He 'solves' the crisis of dramatic form.

Bribe Payers Index
82, Corrupt Perceptions Index;

Brighton Beach
139 - an oceanside neighborhood in the southern parts of New York City borough of Brooklyn. It is known for its high population of Russian-speaking immigrants and as a summer destination for New York City residents due to its beaches.

Brooke
See "Deschler, Brooke"

Bruno

177 - naked man in video with Shea and Vip Epperdew; 276, married;

Buddha
31, Afgan statues & Taliban; cast-iron Buddha, 245; Afghan statues compared to World Trade Center 338;

Buddhism
Parable of the Burning Coal 182 and 342;

Bundy, Ted
102, Bundy (November 24, 1946 – January 24, 1989) was an American serial killer, rapist, kidnapper, and necrophile who assaulted and murdered numerous young women and girls during the 1970s and possibly earlier. After more than a decade of denials, he confessed shortly before his execution to 30 homicides committed in seven states between 1974 and 1978; the true total remains unknown, and could be much higher.

Bush family
53, and the Saudis; Craig Unger asserts in his 2004 book House of Bush, House of Saud: The Secret Relationship Between the World's Two Most Powerful Dynasties that the groundwork for today's terrorist movements and the modern wars that have sprung up about them was unintentionally laid more than 30 years ago with a series of business deals between the ruling Saudis and the powerful Bush family. The Saudis received investments and military protection in exchange for cooperation on lucrative oil deals. The author claims that the result has been a shady alliance between "the world's two most powerful dynasties." Unger writes, "Never before has an American president been so closely tied to a foreign power that harbors and supports our country's mortal enemies."

Bush, George W.
48, George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician and businessman who was the 43rd President of the United States of America from 2001 to 2009[4] and the 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. His presidency is widely regarded as a misguided and deceptive failure.


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