[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTdGYcMSJfI[/embedyt] My weakness was always power. I donโ€™t mean that in an inspirational way you might find in fairy tales orย The Childrenโ€™s Book of Virtues.ย I mean it literally: I will do anything for power. Anything. And I did. I suppose my attraction to power stems from my miserable start...

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvDQBh9Hoa8[/embedyt] The first time you meet your girlfriendโ€™s family is extremely important. Maybe they will become your family too. You have to be funny and charming, but not too funny or to charming that it seems unnatural. You donโ€™t want to be a faker or...

[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€œItโ€™s creepy,โ€ Dan balked. โ€œItโ€™s cute,โ€ Julia countered. โ€œBesides, itโ€™s fun. I mean, geez Scrooge, whereโ€™s your Christmas spirit?โ€ Dan picked up the doll and turned it over in his hands. It was the prototypical Christmas elf as imagined by Hollywood in a red onesie, Santa...