Author Archives: The Hook

About The Hook

Husband. Father. Bellman. Author of The Bellman Chronicles. Reader of comic books and observer and chronicler of the human condition. And to my wife's eternal dismay, a mere mortal and non-vampire. I'm often told I look like your uncle, cousin, etc. If I wore a hat, I'd hang it on a hat rack in my home in Niagara Falls, Canada. You can call me The Hook, everyone else does.

A Typical Call On A Typical Day.

(Well “typical” in my world, that is.) He had the motive: His years were advanced, but the fire still burned. He had the opportunity: Specifically, a nimble young strawberry blonde minx splayed across a hotel couch, her nubile young body … Continue reading

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5×5 With The Hook: Girl Seule of The ‘S’ Word.

Our guest today is suffering from a form of performance anxiety. “To be honest I have been reading a lot of the other 5×5′s and feeling a bit intimidated by how clever and funny everyone is, when I am neither.” … Continue reading

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5×5 With The Hook: Chiara Mazzucco of The Indie Chicks.

WAKE UP, YOU SLACKERS! IT’S MONDAY!!! Now that I have your attention… Our guest today is Chiara Mazzucco, CEO/ Editor-in-Chief of TheIndieChicks.com  and as such, she is one of the hardest working gals in the cyber-scribe business. But work ethic … Continue reading

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Ten Things You Didn’t Know About The Bloggess.

She’s a loving but terrorizing wife (it keeps things fresh), a vigilant but fun-loving mom, a best-selling but far-too humble author, a blogger like no other, and on occasion, an indivudual human being with hopes, dreams, demons, crises and victories. … Continue reading

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5×5 With The Hook: Becca Cord!

No, your meds aren’t out of balance again, you read that correctly. The wild ‘n wonderfully talented blogger/vlogger extraordinaire, Becca Cord is my guest today. She’s been one of my faves from the very beginning, back when she was the … Continue reading

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Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Twindaddy

Originally posted on Stuphblog:
[Editor's Note: Some of the funniest shit I've ever seen on TV are the Comedy Central roasts. If you're not familiar, a roast is when a "guest of honor" is insulted for hours on end by…

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5×5 With The Hook: Marian Green.

I have to admit, I’m as giddy as a schoolgirl over this one, kids. Our guest today is… (cue the slinky music and dim the lights) none other than Marian Green. That’s right, folks, everyone’s favorite ridiculously creative/sexy blogger has … Continue reading

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Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Yannick Bisson.

Disclaimer #1:  I may be a grown man whose blog serves as an outlet for various workplace tensions, but I am also a dedicated family man and, on occasion, a raging fanboy. See if you can guess what I am … Continue reading

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Mistakes Parents Make While Traveling.

It’s Saturday and I’m wide awake (mostly) so I think it’s time to use my seventeen years of experience serving the public constructively and judge others. Don’t you agree? I knew you would. We’re a perfect team, aren’t we? The … Continue reading

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Don’t Sit Down ‘Cause I’ve Moved Your Chair

Originally posted on kissmeoutofdesire:
10 Best First Date Questions (or why I don’t get 2nd dates) 1. What is your biggest regret in life? The things that people regret say a lot about them. Personally I regret nothing, not one…

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