Michael Campbell

Story Time.

In The Real World

I stood in the dark, wet alley behind the movie theater. It was a small-town theater, and the alley, lined with saggy cobblestones, was barely wide enough for the garbage truck to get through. I stood alone, waiting for the actors to come out. At eight years old, I...

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Blow Me Away

The first time I witnessed a real breakthrough in the culinary arts was when a fistful of Pop Rocks exploded in my mouth. Not as in, "exploding with flavor!" As in, blew up. "Taste the Explosion!" the packaging exclaimed. I knew what an explosion tasted like. A...

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