March 15, 2023
Torah Smash! The Podcast for Nerdy Jews
Episode 24 - Is It Golem? …With Guest Host Rabbi Josh Fixler
This episode, we take a tour of the virtual Golem Museum with its curator, Rabbi Josh Fixler! What should we talk about? Oh, I know: Superman! And Star Trek! And supercomputers! Actually, the conversation is about the Golem…or is it?
00:03:21 The History of the golem, for Susan
00:07:43 Our experiences with golem
00:12:23 What pop-culture Golem will we talk about?
00:15:13 Rabbi Josh Fixler invented a game show for us!
00:15:51 Round 1 - Superman
00:21:49 Round 2 - A ‘different’ golem story
00:29:54 The first supercomputer in Israel
00:32:37 Round 3 - Star Trek android golems
00:39:31 Lightning Round: Frankenstein, Cybermen, Mickey’s broomsticks, the great mouse of Minsk, Pinnoccio, Ultron, and Gollum
00:47:46 Thank you touring the Golem Museum with us
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