The Museum of Interesting Things curator and founder Denny Daniel brings his traveling interactive demonstration / exhibition of antiques and inventions to schools, libraries, TV and community venues. His work has been heralded in the NY Times, appeared on the History Channel, The Science Channel, NY1 News & PBS, 20+ publications and at 4 TEDx talks. A New York Univ. graduate, Denny teaches participants to interact with historical items through touch-and-feel, learning from the past to invent a better future. Denny's collection of antiques for 20+ years features specialties in Science, Math, Literature, Medical, Toys, Music, Household and Photography. The Museum coincides with NY/NJ/PA Core Content Curriculum Standards for Science, Social Studies, Technology and STEM/STEAM. Denny has appeared with Bonnie on TV. www.museumthings.org
Writer Hyphen D grew up with 1970s comic books, monster movies, and magazines. Soon he turned to rock and roll, became an early member of the KISS army and learned the guitar. After the US Navy, he formed the cover band The Spoilers and later started HipFarm Productions to create and distribute promotional campaigns for aspiring music artists. While Hyphen D's usual literary genres are horror and fantasy [The Vagabond: Origins, The Pillowbag, Demonitude, Totally Serial], today he discusses what he considers his best work: Christmas with Coco, a heart-wrenching, inspirational tale of a Christmas miracle. With 1M+ hits on YouTube, MySpace and other social networks, Hyphen D and HipFarm are also on FB, Vimeo, and Funny or Die.