Could this real-life Nazi salute incident have inspired Netflix's 'The Chair'?
September 3, 2021
This article originally appeared on Alma. Light spoilers ahead for "The Chair."
"The Chair," Netflix's new six-part dramedy set in the English department of a fictional Ivy League school, is about a lot of things: existing as a woman of color in academia, workplace sexual tension, parenthood, grief, Sandra Oh's incredible double-breasted jackets.
It's also about a casual Nazi salute - if there is such a thing - which occurs during the first episode and reverberates throughout the rest of the series.
That moment, replayed and refracted, becomes a way for the show's writers to explore cancel...