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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!

Sappho
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
108

Scott and Nutella Vontz Auditorium
96; 112, graduation;

Scream, Blacula, Scream
13 - 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

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

Series A funding
62

Shae
176 - ingenue in porn video in roadhouse; 185;

Shavit, Shabtai
33, Mossad

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

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

Siegfried & Roy
133

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, Streetlight People; 136; 137; 147; 204;

Slow-Onset Post-CFE Syndrome
178

Smith & Wollensky
127

Soju Wallbangers
152

Solitaire for Windows
43

Sommers, Jaime
141-142

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

Sopranos
66

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
98

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 - Conkling describes the scent of luminol (a versatile chemical that exhibits chemiluminescence, with a striking blue glow, when mixed with an appropriate oxidizing agent)

Spelling, Tori
94

Spetsnaz
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
92

Stanwyck, Barbara
119

Steiner, Robert
14 – renowned duck-stamp designer

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.
167

Studio 54
162, and Sid;

Stuyvesant genius
10 – What Eric Outfield is;

Super Mario
69


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