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As Doctor Noize, Cullinan wrote a book, “The Ballad of Phineas McBoof,” and created a CD around it. It’s the story of a monkey musician who becomes so popular that he runs away to escape his groupies. On his journey, he meets other musicians — including drummer Backbone the Octopus and Riley the Robot, who has an electronic sound on “keyboards and toys” — and forms a new band, The International Band of Misunderstood Geniuses. The book has lively rhymes and snazzy illustrations, and the CD features a host of guest voices portraying the animals, such as opera singer Nathan Gunn.