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827 · More With Gately in the Hospital
a brand of spiced ham
tallly insubstantial ghostish figure
'tall' used adverbially with 3 successive "L"s. cute.
apparitions or specters
plural of quantum, an indivisible entity of energy
Werner Karl Heisenberg (1901-1976) was a German physicist and one of the fathers of quantum mechanics.
a felt that looks like velvet
to thrust out
the sense of the relative position of the parts of the body
a genus of tortoises
the creation of an artistic work from a diverse range of things that are around
a person suffering from catalepsy
a character from Hamlet who seeks to kill the title character
alternate spelling of chronaxie
The (dead) jester in Hamlet. The quote referred to is by Hamlet, holding Yorick's skull after Yorick's remains are uncovered: 'Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio; a fellow of infinite jest'
a Roman general of antiquity
the model of car owned by James Incandenza's father, Mario
Vittorio De Sica (1902-1974) was an Italian filmmaker, probably most famous for The Bicycle Thief.
Circumambient means walking around. "Found Drama" was one of James Incandenza's contributions to film artistic history. Levirate marriage is a tradition in several cultures whereby the younger brother of a deceased man marries the dead brother's widow.
infused with helium
'Ren and Stimpy'
the main characters in a once-popular animated television series
'Oo Is 'E When 'E's at 'Ome'
or "Who Is He When He's at Home?", which is apparently a common Irish saying
Wallace is punning on the name of the once-popular television show Northern Exposure.
comparatively small or insignificant
performers with no spoken lines
The Sorrow and the Pity
a film about the Nazi occupation of France
Gately means "Heimlich Maneuver."
Schwulst or Altman
The only Schwulst I can find is Lance Schwulst, who is probably not the person referred to. Robert Bernard Altman (1925-2006) was an American filmmaker.
a con game
an Anabaptist denomination named for Menno Simons (1496-1561), a Frisian religious leader
lacking liveliness or spirit
short for "package store," it's where one buys alcohol
a German diphthong, somewhere between /u/ and /ee/
Stetson w/ feather
Stetson hats or Stetsons refers to the brand of hat manufactered by the John B. Stetson Company of St. Joseph, Missouri. The word 'Stetson' is sometimes used as a genericized term for a cowboy hat. Although the Stetson company makes other styles of brimmed hat, the Stetson name has become synonymous with a style it pioneered, featuring a high crown and wide brim, popularly known as a Cowboy hat. Wikipedia