A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from November 27, 2014
Illuminutty (Illuminati + nutty)

The Illuminati is a secret society that was founded in 1976. The “Illuminati” is used in the 21st century as a code term for the world’s elite, who manipulate the masses to bring about a new world order. “Illuminutty” (Illuminati + nutty) is a parody term that has been used on the television animated comedy American Dad! (episode originally airing February 18, 2007). Canadian-born actor and comedian Jim Carrey made jokes about the “Illuminutty” in a television appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on November 13, 2014.

“Illuminutty” has been cited in print since at least 1998. The context of the use of “Illuminutty” should be examined to determine what is being parodied. Sometimes “Illuminutty” is a parody of the “nutty” (crazy) Illuminati, but at other times “Illuminutty” is a parody of conspiracy theorists (who are against the Illuminati).


Wikipedia: Illuminati
The Illuminati (plural of Latin illuminatus, “enlightened") is a name given to several groups, both real and fictitious. Historically, the name refers to the Bavarian Illuminati, an Enlightenment-era secret society founded on May 1, 1776. The society’s goals were to oppose superstition, obscurantism, religious influence over public life and abuses of state power. “The order of the day,” they wrote in their general statutes, “is to put an end to the machinations of the purveyors of injustice, to control them without dominating them.” The Illuminati—along with Freemasonry and other secret societies—were outlawed through Edict, by the Bavarian ruler, Charles Theodore, with the encouragement of the Roman Catholic Church, in 1784, 1785, 1787 and 1790. In the several years following, the group was vilified by conservative and religious critics who claimed that they continued underground and were responsible for the French Revolution.

In subsequent use, “Illuminati” refers to various organisations which claim or are purported to have links to the original Bavarian Illuminati or similar secret societies, though these links are unsubstantiated. They are often alleged to conspire to control world affairs, by masterminding events and planting agents in government and corporations, in order to gain political power and influence and to establish a New World Order. Central to some of the most widely known and elaborate conspiracy theories, the Illuminati have been depicted as lurking in the shadows and pulling the strings and levers of power in dozens of novels, movies, television shows, comics, video games and music videos.

The Gargoyles Saga—Comment Room
**DarkAngel fades back in the shadows with a slight smile on his face.**
DarkAngel - [DarkAngel@BAAWA.org]
Quebec, Canada
Sunday, October 18, 1998 12:30:07 PM
IP: 01.xp11-2-6.sherbrooke.interlinx.qc.ca
(...)
I also like Mel Brooks a lot. Blazing Saddles and Spaceballs are my faves of his. I wonder if Mel Brooks were to do a Gargoyles spoof movie, what would it be like? All I can think of is that he’d have the Illuminutty Society, run by “Mr. Dullval,” and Oberon might be called Obi-Ron Kenobe. smile Anyone else have an idea what other damage Mel Brooks might do if he got the rights?

Google Groups: alt.bogus.group
Oh Guntle!!!!!!
Madame Cherie
11/22/99
:Crossing self: Oh my! Oh no! Not the Illuminutty! ;> They’re everywhere! Somebody get them away from me! Quick, quick, quick!

Google Groups: misc.activism.militia
Wall Street Bombed! Yahoo!
HobbitJMorrison1
2/14/00
Wall Street was bombed???!! You are certifiable, Wall Street is in tact and fully operational, no one bombed Wall Street, unless you mean hackers...I ate hackers, and you sound like a pinko commie to me, you hate the rich, jealous huh?  Are you an illumigoofie too? Is wall Street controlled by the Illuminutty???Its sad to see a human be so insane…

tv.com
American Dad! Season 3 Episode 13
Black Mystery Month

Aired Sunday 9:30 PM Feb 18, 2007 on TBS
EPISODE SUMMARY
While researching a paper about George Washington Carver in celebration of Black History Month, Steve uncovers a conspiracy that’s been going on since the Civil War. When the curator of the Smithsonian Peanut Museum reaches out to tell Steve the truth, he’s mysteriously murdered, and Steve and Stan are tracked by a secret society that will stop at nothing to keep this scandalous secret of American history.

Urban Dictionary
Illuminutty
A fictional secret society about Peanut Butter that is referenced in American Dad. A parody of the Illuminati.
Stan Smith is a member of the Illuminutty.
by freshprince95 August 01, 2011

Twitter
Desi Bae La Flair
‏@DesiChanise
“IllumiNUTTY” damn Illuminati just doing stuff in plain sight now _- no more subliminal messages ...
12:48 AM - 29 Nov 2011

Twitter
Bakari
‏@BakariB16
American Dad right is about the “illuminutty” and their symbol is a peanut in the middle of the pyramid lmaaaaooooo
12:54 AM - 29 Nov 2011

Twitter
jtylermenz
‏@jtylermenz
The illuminutty are a secret society dedicated to put almond prices in a strangle hold. #Conspiracy (I think nut)
8:47 AM - 12 Aug 2012

Twitter
Altazimuths
‏@Altizm
If you believe every moment of your life is a conspiracy theory than you are part of the #Illuminutty Club.
1:42 AM - 4 Feb 2013

Google Books
The Illuminutty New World Disorder
Nathon Q. Dees
On Demand Publishing, LLC-Create Space, Oct 15, 2013 - Political Science - 36 pages
A brief explanation of why we are so messed up and what is happening to our world. I talk about ascension, Socialized Cognitive Dissonance, the NATO New World Order and Agenda 21 Taking effect. Plus a Bonus Leaked NASA War Doc outlining their plans to do it.

Twitter
MATT
‏@ihatematt
Jim Carrey mocks conspiracy theorists. Calls it the illuminutty.
7:18 AM - 15 Nov 2014

YouTube
IllumiNutty Jim
steve050
Published on Nov 15, 2014
Jimmy and Jimmy taking the piss..,

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