Yearly Archive: 2017

In Brief: Criterion Collection’s “Island of Lost Souls” DVD

Image courtesy of Criterion Collection What is the Law? Law No More! There are a couple of ways I watch Erle Kenton’s 1932 Island of Lost Souls film classic. One, which is the most successful, is as a snapshot of…
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Art Deco, Streamline Moderne, and Kansas City’s Municipal Auditorium

My wife won a ‘flash contest’ on Facebook yesterday (meaning you had to pick up your winnings within a couple of hours of notification) for UMKC men’s basketball tickets that evening. I’m not a basketball fan, but the game was…
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