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Meet the puffing gun: a whirling 3,200-pound machine that explosively puffs cereal. We made it the first exhibit of the Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD). Visit mofad.org to learn more about our brick-and-mortar gallery space in Brooklyn.
Meet the puffing gun: a whirling 3,200-pound machine that explosively puffs cereal. We made it the first exhibit of the Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD). Visit mofad.org to learn more about our brick-and-mortar gallery space in Brooklyn.
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    SUPPORTER. All backers who donate at least $10 will receive: your name at www.mofad.org as a Kickstarter backer, exclusive updates on our progress, advance notice of our public showings of the exhibit, and a set of MOFAD wallpapers for your computer and phone.

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    T-SHIRT. A slick MOFAD t-shirt, scroll down for a picture. American Apparel, 100% fine jersey cotton in gray, sizes S-XL. Sweatshop-free and made in the USA.

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    TOTE. A sturdy MOFAD tote, scroll down for a picture. Big enough for your laptop and a couple boxes of cereal. Baggu Duck Bag, recycled canvas, adjustable shoulder strap, matte silver hardware, inner pocket.

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    PUFF PACK. Both the t-shirt and the tote plus a big bag of delicious puffed snacks shot from MOFAD's puffing gun and custom-made by Dave Arnold.

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    PUFF PACK PLUS. A limited-edition 14" x 11" high-quality c-print of the puffing gun, scroll down for a picture. Includes a bag of puffed snacks, a tote, and a tee.

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    NEW REWARD - PUFF PARTY ONLY (NYC). Join MOFAD at an exclusive party where we will unveil the puffing gun to the public for the first time on August 13, 2013. Be the first to see the puffing gun as it pumps out puffed snacks, sip Dave Arnold's high-tech beverages, and enjoy food by MOFAD's Culinary Board. Address will be disclosed only to donors at this level.

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    EARLY BIRD - PUFF PARTY (NYC). Join MOFAD at an exclusive party where we will unveil the puffing gun to the public for the first time on August 13, 2013. Be the first to see the puffing gun as it pumps out puffed snacks, sip Dave Arnold's high-tech beverages, and enjoy food by MOFAD's Culinary Board. Address will be disclosed only to donors at this level. Includes the Puff Pack Plus.

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    PUFF PARTY (NYC). Join MOFAD at an exclusive party where we will unveil the puffing gun to the public for the first time on August 13, 2013. Be the first to see the puffing gun as it pumps out puffed snacks, sip Dave Arnold's high-tech beverages, and enjoy food by MOFAD's Culinary Board. Address will be disclosed only to donors at this level. Includes the Puff Pack Plus.

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    VIP PUFF PARTY (NYC): Join MOFAD for an intimate, VIP-only pre-Puff Party event on August 13, 2013. Watch as some of the biggest names in food play with -- and explode -- ingredients of their choice. Address will be disclosed only to donors at this level. Includes the Puff Pack Plus.

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    GROUP PUFF PARTY (NYC). 10 tickets to MOFAD's Puff Party on August 13, 2013, as described above at the $300 or more level. Be the first to see the puffing gun as it pumps out puffed snacks, sip Dave Arnold's high-tech beverages, and enjoy food by MOFAD's Culinary Board. Address will be disclosed only to donors at this level.

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    PRIVATE EXHIBIT SHOWING (NYC). A private presentation of the puffing gun for you and three guests. Choose what you want to puff and fire the puffing gun yourself. We'll document the event with photos and video. Includes two VIP tickets to the Puff Party and two Puff Pack Plus packages.

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    BOOM! SPONSOR THE PUFFING GUN. Acknowledgment as a sponsor of the exhibit, your name engraved on a plaque on the puffing gun, and a 10-year family membership to the future museum. Discuss MOFAD's plans over dinner for you and a guest at Momofuku Ssam Bar with Dave Arnold and Peter J. Kim, Executive Director. Includes four VIP tickets to the Puff Party, and four Puff Pack Plus packages.

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    BOOM! YOUR OWN CUSTOM CEREAL. We make your cereal dreams come true: create your own cereal recipe and brand with Dave Arnold and MOFAD's creative team. Bring your friends to watch as the puffing gun creates your cereal, and get up to 100 boxes of the finished product. Discuss MOFAD's plans over dinner for you and a guest at Momofuku Ssam Bar with Dave Arnold and Peter J. Kim, Executive Director. Includes four VIP tickets to the Puff Party, and four Puff Pack Plus packages. NOTE: We will make every effort to accommodate your schedule for the custom cereal design, but the timing of this will be subject to staff and design team availability.

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