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214; Internal Affairs

Ince, Tom (1882-1924)
Thomas Harper Ince was an American silent film actor, director, producer and screenwriter; he is sometimes called "father of the western." On November 19, 1924, Ince died, officially of a heart attack suffered while on a weekend boat trip with William Randolph Hearst aboard Hearst's lavish yacht, the Oneida, while attending a cruise in honor of Ince's 42nd birthday. Since then, rumors have circulated that Hearst murdered Ince in a fit of jealousy; one of those "good old-time L.A. murder mysteries" 209;

Indelicato, Vincent
283; LAPD "Detective X" who was murdered by Adrian Prussia; 324

inherent vice
351; marine insurance term, "built into the act of return ... was this glittering mosaic of doubt"; "inherent vice," as an insurance term, is a loss caused by the inherent nature of the thing insured and not the result of a casualty or external cause.

Inner School
186; Builders of the Adytum, Ltd. is a non-profit corporation based on the mystical-occult teachings of the holy qabalah (kabala) and sacred tarot. The B.O.T.A. acts as a teaching and training order and an outer vehicle of the "inner spiritual hierarchy, sometimes called the Inner School, which guides the evolution of humanity." Located at 5101-05 N. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles.

Internet
listening to music in isolation, 176

"Interstellar Overdrive"
299; Long trippy instrumental jam on Pink Floyd's first album, The Piper at the Gates of Dawn, composed by Syd Barrett (1946-2006)

Invaders, The
ABC science fiction television program created by Larry Cohen that ran in the United States for two seasons, from January 10, 1967 to March 26, 1968. Roy Thinnes starred as architect David Vincent, who accidentally learns of an alien invasion already underway and thereafter travels from place to place, trying to foil the aliens' plots and warn a skeptical populace of the danger. The aliens have escaped their dying planet and are plotting to colonize Earth. As the series progresses, Vincent is able to convince a small number of people to help him fight the aliens, most significantly millionaire industrialist Edgar Scoville; 76

IPR
210; Independent Police Review, a report

Iron Butterfly
American psychedelic rock and proto-heavy-metal band, well known for their 1968 hit "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" with the very long drum solo; 92

"It Never Entered My Mind"
160; Show tune from the 1940 Rodgers and Hart musical Higher and Higher (1940), where it was introduced by Shirley Ross.

Iwao
83; yakuza accompanying Blondie-san at Club Asiatique. Pronunciation: "Wow".

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