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Tiki Pop

How Tiki Became An American Dream Published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Quai Branly museum in Paris, Sven A. Kirsten's Tiki Pop traces the history of America's most colorful cultural trend - a manufactured Polynesian paradise of hula girls, rum cocktails and the leisurely sounds of steel guitar. So seductive was...

Herman Schultheis and the The lost Notebook

Reading through The Lost Notebook: Herman Schultheis and the Secrets of Walt Disney's Movie Magic, John Canemaker paints a picture of a rather curious man. A self-aggrandizing and maybe even delusional character, Schultheis was undoubtably enthusiastic and keen to get involved with the burgeoning film industry of the 1930s. Through countless experiments with new...
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