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09/30/2009

The Candy Man

Tootsie Pops. Tootsie Rolls. Jolly Ranchers. Razzles. You name it. As a kid, I found nothing more exhilarating than staring at shelves of penny candy at my local sweets shop. Generally, I’m glad that most things from my childhood have gone out of style, like 80’s hair and bands like “WHAM!,” but penny candy is the clear exception. Maybe that’s why Andrew’s story in the August StorySlam was such a success. Listening to him brought me back to a time in my life when I would have traded my little sister for some Sour Patch Kids. His story maps out the highs and lows faced by a little kid with a plan and a penchant for candy. It’s no wonder he was the audience favorite for the theme “High Point” in the August StorySlam. Take a look.

Upcoming Events
  • StorySlam: On the Edge at L’Etage (Member Tix onsale Aug. 15)
  • Date: September 18, 2018
  • Time: 8 PM
  • Venue: L'Etage
  • Location: 624 S 6th St, Philadelphia