I never liked going to my aunt Paolaโ€™s house. Honestly, I never liked her either. Sheโ€™s a creepy bible-thumping Jesus fanatic and sheโ€™d always circle over me like a vulture. But none of that creeped me out like her house did. It was old, run-down...

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V52EBbDvVDc[/embedyt] Ding! I jolted awake. My phone lit up on the nightstand. It showed one new notification: Motion detected at your doorstep. 3:17 AM. My heart pounded as my fingers slipped across the screen. I clicked on the security camera video feed. A man stood on my doorstep. He stayed...

The hull of the ship moaned and groaned under the strain of its frozen enclave. HMS Stargazer and its crew had initially set out into the deep unknown to map uncharted territories, but winter descended quickly upon them and they found themselves trapped between stars...

One of my least favorite parts about being a middle school history teacher is the bullshit โ€œLiving Historyโ€ assignments we give at the end of every school year. Kids are supposed to sit with their grandparents and video tape, voice record, or transcribe their oldest...

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A7_nY1H35Co[/embedyt] My son is 2 years old and does. Not. Sleep. So when I saw an ad online forย Goodnight Precious: the only book GUARANTEED put your child to sleep,ย I clicked. I was skeptical -- but there was a video demonstration on the website. โ€œIโ€™m going to show...

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVtbc2PJXTc[/embedyt] My parents own a Santa animatronic. I think it tried to kill us. Now, I know what you might be thinking. This story already sounds like a kidโ€™s overactive imagination during a season that relies on the magic of imagination. I donโ€™t mean to oversell...

โ€œHoly shitโ€ฆGary?ย  Is that you, Gary?โ€ Gary quickly spun around to face the voice heโ€™d immediately recognized, although he was far from convinced that it was actually coming from the form of his brother and best friend: Mikey.ย  It seemed fairly obvious that since he was...