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'''Jackson, George (1941-1971)'''<br />
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'''Jay-Z'''<br />
American criminal, who became a communist and a member of the Black Panther Party while in prison, where he spent the last 12 years of his life. While at San Quentin State Prison in 1966, he founded the Black Guerrilla Family, a Marxist prison group with political objectives; and Tariq Khalil, 16
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'''Jade'''<br />
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'''Jebel Ali Free Zone'''<br />
20; works at Chick Planet massage parlor in Channel View Estates; 76; at Boards mansion, 130; aka Ashley, who went to Fairfax High, 135; becomes lovers with Bambi at Sybil Brand Institute, 136-37; 340. Direct allusion to Yashmeen Halfcourt in ''Against the Day''. [http://against-the-day.pynchonwiki.com/wiki/index.php?title=ATD_748-767#Page_761 "the local word for jade is yashm", p.761]
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118 - a free economic zone located in the Jebel Ali area at the far western end of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, near Abu Dhabi. Created under an Emiri Decree, Jafza commenced operations in 1985 with standard size office units and warehouses to provide ready built facilities to customers. In 1990 Jafza expanded its facilities to include light industrial units.
  
'''Jagger, Mick (b. 1943)'''<br />
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'''Jennifer'''<br />
Golden Globe and Grammy Award winning English singer, songwriter, occasional film producer and actor, best known for his work as lead vocalist of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Rolling_Stones The Rolling Stones].
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21 aka Muriel, one of Horst's flings
  
'''Japonica'''<br />
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'''Joaquin the pool guy'''<br />
See [[F#japonica|Fenway, Japonica]]
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203 - at the Deseret
  
'''"Java Jive"'''<br />
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'''''Johnny Mnemonic''''' (1995)<br />
365; 1940 hit for the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Ink_Spots Ink Spots]
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89 - This cyberpunk film was loosely based on the short story "Johnny Mnemonic" by William Gibson. Keanu Reeves plays the title character, a man with a cybernetic brain implant designed to store information. The film portrays Gibson's dystopian view of the future with the world dominated by megacorporations and with strong East Asian influences.
  
'''Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)'''<br />
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'''Jolt'''<br />
Third President of the United States (1801–1809), the principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776), and one of the most influential Founding Fathers for his promotion of the ideals of republicanism in the United States. Major events during his presidency include the Louisiana Purchase (1803) and the Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804–1806).294; plastic image of, in Plastic Nickel, 294
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70 - a highly carbonated cola beverage produced by Wet Planet Beverages beginning in 1985. It was targeted towards students and young professionals, stressing its use as a stimulant in a similar manner as energy drinks.
  
'''Jesus'''<br />
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'''''Jules and Jim''''' (1962)<br />
33; St. Flip's "surfing consultant", 99
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176 - French film directed by François Truffaut based on Henri-Pierre Roché's 1953 semi-autobiographical novel about his relationship with writer Franz Hessel and his wife, Helen Grund. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jules_and_Jim Synopsis at Wikipedia]
  
'''''Jetsons'''''<br />
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'''Junior's Ooh-La-Lounge'''<br />
The Jetsons is a prime-time animated sitcom that was produced by Hanna-Barbera. The original incarnation of the series aired Sunday nights on ABC from September 23, 1962 to March 3, 1963. It was Hanna-Barbera’s space age counterpart to ''The Flintstones''. Like the former show, it is a half-hour family sitcom projecting contemporary American culture and lifestyle into another time period; polygon, 228
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187 On East Long Island;
 
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'''Job 28:18'''<br />
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276; This Bible passage reads "No mention shall be made of coral or of crystal: Yea, the price of wisdom is above rubies."
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'''Jobim, Antonio Carlos'''<br />
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Antonio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim (1927-1994), also known as Tom Jobim, was a Grammy Award-winning Brazilian songwriter, composer, arranger, singer, and pianist/guitarist. A primary force behind the creation of the bossa nova style, Jobim is acknowledged as one of the most influential popular composers of the 20th century; "saxophones and a massive percussion section" 159
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'''Johnny and the Hurricanes'''<br />
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124; "Bam Boo" ("Bamboo" is a misspelling) appeared on their 1960 release "Red River Rock" - rock and roll band that began as The Orbits in Toledo, Ohio in 1957, led by Johnny Paris (1940-2006) [http://members.home.nl/henk.gorter/JHurricanes.html]
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'''Jolly Rancher'''<br />
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Brand of candy, including hard candy, gummies, fruit chews, jellybeans, lollipops, and sodas. The product was originally produced by the Jolly Rancher Company, founded in 1949 by Bill and Dorothy Harmsen of Golden, Colorado. The Jolly Rancher Company made ice cream, chocolate and candy sold at several "Ranch Maid Ice Cream" stores in the Denver area. The name was meant to suggest western hospitality; 24
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'''Judson, Fatso'''<br />
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26; friend of Bjornsen
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'''Juicy James'''<br />
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297; hot dog stand Doc and Shasta used to frequent
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'''Jurgensen's'''<br />
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125; Beverly Hills caterer/restaurant
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Jay-Z
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Jebel Ali Free Zone
118 - a free economic zone located in the Jebel Ali area at the far western end of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, near Abu Dhabi. Created under an Emiri Decree, Jafza commenced operations in 1985 with standard size office units and warehouses to provide ready built facilities to customers. In 1990 Jafza expanded its facilities to include light industrial units.

Jennifer
21 aka Muriel, one of Horst's flings

Joaquin the pool guy
203 - at the Deseret

Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
89 - This cyberpunk film was loosely based on the short story "Johnny Mnemonic" by William Gibson. Keanu Reeves plays the title character, a man with a cybernetic brain implant designed to store information. The film portrays Gibson's dystopian view of the future with the world dominated by megacorporations and with strong East Asian influences.

Jolt
70 - a highly carbonated cola beverage produced by Wet Planet Beverages beginning in 1985. It was targeted towards students and young professionals, stressing its use as a stimulant in a similar manner as energy drinks.

Jules and Jim (1962)
176 - French film directed by François Truffaut based on Henri-Pierre Roché's 1953 semi-autobiographical novel about his relationship with writer Franz Hessel and his wife, Helen Grund. Synopsis at Wikipedia

Junior's Ooh-La-Lounge
187 On East Long Island;

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