Much Ado About Nazis Episode Notes

September 3, 2019

It’s our old enemy...fascism! Captain Kirk, Captain Janeway and Captain Archer all confront aliens in the guise of Nazis. Why does Star Trek return to Nazism again and again, and what exactly is it trying to say?

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Nazi Germany was not “the most efficient state”

Nazis lost the war through 'spectacular inefficiency'

The Myth of Nazi Efficiency


Manny’s in San Francisco

The paradox of Manny’s, the watering hole that exposes San Francisco

New San Francisco Community Space Sees Protests Because Owner Is A ‘Zionist’

How many hoops must Manny Yekutiel jump through before he’s deemed worthy to set foot in the Mission?

Manny's Event Calendar

Unorthodox the Podcast


"The Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell

"The Most Dangerous Game" Summary

Occultism and Nazism in History and Fiction

 Jews in the Lower East Side of New York Population Data 1940s

Jews in New York Wikipedia

Tracing the History of Jewish Immigrants and Their Impact on New York City


Meyer Lansky

How the Jewish mob fought American admirers of the Third Reich

Meyer Lansky The Mob Museum


Jewish and Italian Mafia Relationship

The National Crime Syndicate Wikipedia

Top 10 Jewish Crime Syndicates

The French Resistance 

The French Resistance Wikipedia

Yad Vashem: The World Holocost Remembrance Center

Just for fun, some context for antisemetism: 

Ashkenazi Jews are not "Functionally White"

Jewish Conspiracy Theories

Yair Rosenberg on Twitter


Screen_Shot_2019-09-04_at_11_58_19_AM.jpgItalians were not always part of the social construction of whiteness:

Whiteness and White Identity Development

The anecdote about Leonard Nimoy hiding from cameras in his Nazi uniform was from William Shatner's book Leonard: My Fifty Year Friendship with a Remarkable Man.