== Name & references ==
Weaver is named after scientist and mathematician [[wikipedia:Warren Weaver|Warren Weaver]] and the famous Colombian magical realist author [[wikipedia:Gabriel García Márquez|Gabriel García Márquez]]. Her and her
sister's names reference the [[wikipedia:Shannon–Weaver model|Shannon–Weaver model]] of communication, used in the fields of information theory and telecommunications, and the street name and number of their family's farmhouse, 100 Macondo Lane, are references to the town of [[wikipedia:Macondo|Macondo]] in Márquez's novel ''[[wikipedia:One Hundred Years of Solitude|One Hundred Years of Solitude]]''.
In [[Act I]], Weaver asks Conway, "Which of your parents was it who wouldn't allow you to watch television?", a near-direct quote from the play ''[[wikipedia:Equus (play)|Equus]]''.