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These Young Sibs Resisted Hitler and Paid With Their Heads. Literally.

By On June 19, 2017

Exhausted from calling your representatives? Looking for new activist role models? Look no further than Hans and Sophie Scholl, the German teenagers who went from being part of Hitler Youth to leading… Read More

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The Secret Nazi History Behind ‘The Crown’

By On May 18, 2017

The Crown, Netflix’s epic bio-drama about the British monarchy, failed to win any honors at this year’s BAFTA awards, despite high praise for the show’s historical accuracy and outstanding cast. But critics have… Read More

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Hitler Was a Secret Cocaine & Opiate Addict

By On March 29, 2017

Did you know that Adolf Hitler was on a drug cocktail of cocaine and opioids throughout World War II? Well, he was—and it’s the subject of Norman Ohler’s new book, Blitzed: Drugs in… Read More

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100 Senators Received This New Hitler-Themed Card Game

By On March 2, 2017

Max Temkin, co-creator of Cards Against Humanity—the obsessively irreverent card game that involves coming up with the obscenest notions imaginable and guessing which of your horrible friends invented them—made a new game… Read More

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The Strange Case of the Missing Nazi Home Movies

By On December 8, 2016

  Here’s something you don’t read every day: Eva Braun made 16mm home movies of Adolf Hitler and other high-ranking SS soldiers. The films were used as propaganda, showing the Nazi officials goofing… Read More

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The Jewish Con Man Who Swindled Hitler and Tried to Fleece Mae West

By On August 16, 2016

In 1936 a New York Jewish hustler named Freeman Bernstein swindled the Third Reich by selling the Nazis 35 tons of valuable Canadian nickel but instead delivering scrap metal and tin. This… Read More

A New Really Tacky Half-Animated Hitler Mockumentary!
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A New Really Tacky Half-Animated Hitler Mockumentary!

By On July 4, 2016

  Cult animator Bill Plympton’s new film, the mockumentary Hitler’s Folly, was recently released on his website for free. But when you consider that time is money, well…this film is expensive. Plympton, beloved… Read More

Tel Aviv's 1933 Purim Parade Starred This Hitler Float
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Tel Aviv’s 1933 Purim Parade Starred This Controversial Hitler Float

By On March 22, 2016

March 1933, Tel Aviv. While Zionist leaders debated how to protest Hitler’s rise to power and help German Jews emigrate, Tel Aviv residents were gearing up for their annual Adloyada Purim parade.… Read More

Before Yoda and Miss Piggy Was a Hitler Puppet Buried in Antwerp
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Before Yoda and Miss Piggy There Was This Hitler Puppet Buried in Antwerp

By On March 3, 2016

Once upon a time, there was a Jewish man named Isidore Oznowicz. He and his wife, Frances needed to get out of Nazi-occupied Antwerp, but Oznowicz had something he couldn’t take with… Read More

Godwin’s Law, or Playing the Nazi Card
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Godwin’s Law, or Playing the Nazi Card

By On September 3, 2015

If you poke around Internet comment sections and message boards long enough, it’s nearly inevitable that an Internet crusader compares someone or something to Nazism. It happens all the time and is… Read More

"Hipster Hitler" Comedy Book: Too Soon?
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“Hipster Hitler” Comedy Book: Too Soon? Always Too Soon?

By On February 2, 2015

Jewish comedians from Mel Brooks to Sarah Silverman have turned the Third Reich into a punchline. Humor is tragedy plus time, Mark Twain famously quipped. But the Internet meme “Hipster Hitler” seems… Read More

Hitler in the Amazon
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Hitler in the Amazon

By On December 26, 2014

Hitler is alive and well, if not a bit wrinkled, and he’s living in the Amazon jungle thirty years after the end of the Holocaust. Who better than a group of Jewish… Read More

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