Individual Author Record
Name: James TeitelbaumPen Name: None Genre: Born: in Cleveland, Ohio Sites:
Illinois ConnectionTeitelbaum lives in Chicago and teaches at Chicago College.
Biographical and Professional InformationJames Teitelbaum travels the world, researches 1920s to 1960s pop culture, takes pictures, watches films, studies art history and architecture, creates award-winning cocktails, writes music (as Left Orbit Temple), works in the music industry as a recording engineer, 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; 2nd ed., 2007), Big Stone Head (Tydirium Multimedia, 2009), plus a forthcoming book on the cocktail revival, and a forthcoming collection of his travel writings. James has also written for Playboy, American Heritage, Film Threat, Tiki Magazine, Road Trip America, Beverage World, Alternative Press, and many other publications.James lives in Chicago with two tortoises, but is usually somewhere else - such as Easter Island, which he has visited twice.
*''Tiki Road Trip: A Guide to Tiki Culture in North America (1st edition)'',, 2003*''Tiki Road Trip: A Guide to Tiki Culture in North America (1st edition)'',, 2007*''Tiki Road Trip: A Guide to Tiki Culture in North America'', Library Binding, 2008*''Big Stone Head: Easter Island and Pop Culture'', 2009