About the Author

James Teitelbaum travels the world, researches 1920s to 1960s pop culture, takes pictures, watches films, admires art and architecture, works in the music industry, teaches sound engineering at a Chicago college, and writes extensively on all of these topics.

His books are Tiki Road Trip (Santa Monica Press, 2003 and 2007), Big Stone Head: Easter Island and Pop Culture (Tydirium Multimedia, 2009), and Destination: Cocktails (Santa Monica Press, 2012). James has also written for Playboy, American Heritage, Film Threat, Tiki Magazine, Road Trip America, and many other publications.

James lives in Chicago, but is usually somewhere else - such as on Easter Island, which he has visited twice.

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