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Sand Hill Road
70 - a road in Menlo Park, California, notable for its concentration of venture capital companies. Its significance as a symbol of private equity in the United States may be compared to that of Wall Street in the stock market. Connecting El Camino Real and Interstate 280, the road provides easy access to Stanford University and Silicon Valley. HERE!

102 - a Greek lyric poet, born on the island of Lesbos. The Alexandrians included her in the list of nine lyric poets. Her birth was sometime between 630 and 612 BCE, and it is said that she died around 570 BCE, but little is known for certain about her life. The bulk of her poetry, which was well-known and greatly admired through much of antiquity, has been lost, but her immense reputation has endured through surviving fragments.

Pynchon's mention refers to this Sappho poem:

To Evening
O HESPERUS! Thou bringest all things home;
All that the garish day hath scattered wide;
The sheep, the goat, back to the welcome fold;

Thou bring'st the child, too, to his mother's side.

School of the Americas

Scott and Nutella Vontz Auditorium
96; 112, graduation;

Scream, Blacula, Scream
131 - a 1973 blaxploitation horror film, made under the working titles Blacula Is Beautiful and Blacula Lives Again!. This is the only sequel to the 1972 film Blacula. The movie was produced by American International Pictures (AIP) and Power Productions. Wikipedia entry

128 - "12-year-old" with whom Horst is living "on the Carnasie line"; 162;

Series A funding

176 - ingenue in porn video in roadhouse; 185;

Shavit, Shabtai
33, Mossad

30, emotherapist; 62, "False Eating"; 120; Buddhist Parable of the Burning Coal, 180; Lester, 198;

24, Yiddish: a non-Jewish boy or young man; dating issues

Siegfried & Roy

Silicon Alley
71 - a nickname for an area with a concentration of Internet and new media companies in Manhattan, New York City. Originally, the term referred to the cluster of such companies extending from the Flatiron District down to SoHo and TriBeCa along the Broadway corridor, but as the location of these companies spread out, it became a general term referring to the dot-com industry in New York City as a whole. The name derives from Silicon Valley in California.

Slagiatt, Rockwell "Rocky"
61, dba Streetlight People. As in "Don't Stop Believing"; 138; 139; 149; 206;

Slow-Onset Post-CFE Syndrome

Smith & Wollensky

"the Hefty Smurf range" 83; "Like the Smurf Village, only cuter" 118; Gargamel's cat, 209;

Soju Wallbangers

Solitaire for Windows

Sommers, Jaime
143, Bionic Woman

Sontag, Susan
116 "a deep sympathy modified by contempt"


South Fork
64 The South Fork of Suffolk County, New York, United States is a peninsula in the southeast part of the county on the South Shore of Long Island. The South Fork includes most of the Hamptons. The shorter, more northerly peninsula is known as the North Fork; Vip a frequent visitor, 181;

Space Ghost Coast to Coast

Spears, Britney
7, "I did it again" ("Oops, I Did It Again!"); disguised as Jay-Z, 47;

Speedwell, Conkling
198 - a freelance professional Nose; lives in Chelsea, 206; "Notes of pencil shavings, hibiscus, number-two diesel, mayonnaise" 205;

Spelling, Tori

137 an umbrella term for any special forces in Russian, literally "special purpose forces". Historically, the term referred to the military special units controlled by the military intelligence service GRU, the Spetsnaz GRU; 204;

Sprewell, Latrelle
179 Latrell Fontaine Sprewell is a former American professional basketball player; he played for the Golden State Warriors, the New York Knicks, and the Minnesota Timberwolves.

St. John, Basil, and Brenda Starr

Stanwyck, Barbara

Steiner, Robert
14 – With 70 duck stamps to his artistc credit, representing 15 states and the federal contest, it’ s no surprise that Robert Steiner is considered ‘top quack’ in the duck stamp world. There are state officials who credit him with helping the duck stamp program survive in their part of the country, while others say that for the past 25 years, Steiner has been in the forefront of a movement that has transformed the early years of the “plain Jane,” rather dull variety of stamps, with the ducks outlined on a relatively flat background, into works that today “are bona fide, legitimate, collectible pieces of fine art.”

Stonechat, Mr.
96, director of G & Dolls;

Strubel, Evan
26 - whom Heidi was to marry, but was bought off

Strubel, Helvetia
26, Evan 's mother

Stubing, Capt.

Studio 54
162, and Sid;

Stuyvesant genius
10 – What Eric Outfield is;

Super Mario

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