Nymphet Alumni
Nymphet Alumni
Sep 30, 2022
Ep. 30: Tiki
Play • 1 hr 19 min

*bubble noises* For a special end of summer episode, we dive into tiki culture. Sit back, relax, grab a Mai Tai, and listen to the tale of tiki's rise and fall (and rise again) in the American imagination ... its mythic figures and legendary rivalries ... the psychological hold it's had on Elvis, the creators of SpongeBob, and the Nymphet Alumni girls  ... and much more ...

‿︵‿︵ʚ˚̣̣̣͙ɞ・❉・ ʚ˚̣̣̣͙ɞ‿︵‿︵‿︵‿︵ʚ˚̣̣̣͙ɞ・❉・ ʚ˚̣̣̣͙ɞ‿︵‿︵‿︵‿︵ʚ˚̣̣̣͙ɞ・❉・ ʚ˚̣̣̣͙ɞ‿︵‿︵ʚ˚̣̣̣͙ɞ・❉・ ʚ˚̣̣̣͙ɞ‿︵‿︵‿︵‿︵ʚ˚̣̣̣͙ɞ・❉・ ʚ˚̣̣̣͙ɞ‿︵‿︵‿

Links:
 
Pasifika Project's Decolonizing Tiki Reading List
https://www.pasifikaproject.com/tiki
The Cultures of Tiki by Scott A. Lukas
https://www.academia.edu/30777117/The_Cultures_of_Tiki 
Reclaiming the Tiki Bar from NYT
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/23/business/tiki-bar-history.html
Tiki Pop by Sven A. Kirsten
https://www.taschen.com/pages/en/catalogue/popculture/all/47708/facts.tiki_pop.htm
Essay on 1950s revival in the '90s
https://www.spokesman.com/stories/1995/mar/02/90s-america-trying-so-hard-to-recreate-its/
Elvis Presley's Abandoned Tiki Paradise
https://www.messynessychic.com/2014/01/23/elvis-presleys-abandoned-tiki-paradise/
The Rise and Fall of the Tiki Bar
https://www.wired.com/2014/07/the-bizarre-rise-and-fall-of-the-tiki-bar-in-american-culture/
Don the Beachcomber Menu
http://menus.nypl.org/menu_pages/47171/explore 

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