Kenney W. Irish aka, "The Cryptopunkologist," is an author, hardcore/punk musician, and sales/marketing professional. Originally from the northern parts of Vermont, he has recently relocated to the beautiful Adirondacks area of upstate New York. He has a lifelong love of folklore, legends, monsters, and U.F.O stories. He has regularly attended and spoke at writers' groups, conferences, festivals, and various other platforms across the country. He has a passion for writing young readers chapter books. The most recent released via HANGER 1 PUBLISHING, owned by the creator, and producer of the hit TV show, MONSTER QUEST. In late 2020, he signed with BEYOND THE FRAY PUBLISHING, and in March of 2021 released, AMERICAN CRYPTIDS In Pursuit of the Elusive Creatures. This publication became a Three-time #1 bestseller on Amazon, and has outperformed all other material in its genre. In late summer of 2022, INTERNATIONAL CRYPTIDS & LEGENDS, the follow up to American Cryptids will be released via Beyond the Fray Publishing. He's also an explorer for the New York Bigfoot Society. The Cryptopunk has appeared on numerous radio shows, and podcasts such as, COAST TO COAST AM, resulting in all 3 appearances becoming a "Best of" episode. MIDNIGHT FM, UNTOLD RADIO AM, THE JIM HAROLD SHOW, and THE LEAK PROJECT NETWORK, to name a few. He has filmed in several documentaries scheduled to broadcast in the near future. He recently filmed, and appears in the national TV show, HAUNTED HOSPITALS for The Travel Channel, and Discovery Plus.