Tag Archives: Niagara Falls

5×5 With The Hook: Mayor Jim Diodati

A certain Canadian mayor, one who hails from my province of Ontario to be exact, has attracted a ridiculous amount of attention these last few months. His ongoing, seemingly-endless antics have simultaneously delighted talk-show hosts and political pundits while reducing … Continue reading

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5×5 With The Hook: Paul Tappay

Appropriately, what I am about to tell you is a time-honored comic book cliché, but the truth is irrefutable: There are heroes among us. My hometown is known the world over for its natural beauty but when you look deeper, … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To The Lost.

This is for everyone out there who is currently hearing the whispers of desperation, the call of the void reaching out to them, even in the places we hide. My name is Robert and I have something to say. I … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Deadmau5.

Hello, Joel, I respect your talent and I think that when it comes to self-promotion, you’re an evil genius. You knew full well that bashing your hometown in the Huffington Post would unleash a storm of public controversy and now … Continue reading

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Beneath The Surface: An Indie Chicks Guest Post.

Not only is it New Comic Book Day – I love being a nerd, but one that actually has sex on a semi-regular basis, that is – but I’m also a guest over at The Indie Chicks today. The subject … Continue reading

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A Dark and Quiet Truth.

The hour was late. (Or early, depending on your philosophical bent.) It was anything but a dark and stormy night. The stars cast their luminescence upon the populace of Niagara as film of dry, humid air surrounded them. Some individuals slept, their minds the plaything … Continue reading

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“Thank You” Will Never Be Enough, But It’s All I Can Afford on a Bellman’s Salary.

My daughter loves Discoms; she can’t get enough of them. (“Discoms” is a registered trademark of Hook Inc. At least it would be, if I knew how to register such things. Either way, feel free to use the term, but … Continue reading

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The Past is Behind Us. The Future is Out of Reach. So Live for Today.

What a difference twenty-four hours makes. The post you’re about to read was written a day ago, and in that time the wife and myself have visited a medical professional who has cut through the uncertainty and fear that has been the … Continue reading

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Why I Love Niagara Falls: A Top Ten List.

  BEFORE WE BEGIN: Zip over to 25ToFly – if you weren’t planning to already – and check out one the most talented, honest, real bloggers to ever don a pair of mens’ long johns. Oh, and today’s offering is … Continue reading

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The Hook is Going To Crash…

But hopefully I won’t burn… It’s Monday, I’m tired, the hotel is dead, and my “other career” is still stick in neutral and I have no idea what the heck I’m going to write about… So here’s the lowdown on … Continue reading

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