Category Archives: Hotel Life

Tales of the modern (douchebag) traveler

A Bellman Is…

HOOK’S NOTE:  A little rehash for you today. I’ve covered this topic before, but Fan Expo Canada comes in like a nerdy wrecking ball this week, summer is winding down and I’m just plain knackered, so here we go again, … Continue reading

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A Fly On The Wall Named The Hook…

I may have a wealth of adventures on my own, but a bellman is often simply a fly on the wall, one that is never bored. They were a middle-aged couple waiting for an elevator. Both were reasonably-fit. He was … Continue reading

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A Short, But Wicked Sweet One…

Any bellman worth his salt knows humor is one of the most powerful weapons in his arsenal. That, and a medium-sized suitcase that “accidentally” strikes an obnoxious guest in the face, of course. At any rate, put plainly, this summer … Continue reading

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Fan Expo Canada: Pros and Cons.

Two weeks remain until Fan Expo Canada 2015 is unleashed upon the Multiverse, kids. If you’re a hardcore nerd like me that statement has you shaking like Donald Trump in a room full of armed Mexicans. If you’re not… then … Continue reading

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SuperGirl May Be The Most Important Comic-to-TV Adaptation Ever.

And that’s not comic book hyperbole, kids. Here’s a snippet of a conversation from a few months back that has been looping in my house (with subtle variations), for years. ME:  So, we going to Ant-Man? MY 16-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER:  Ant-Man? … Continue reading

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100 Reasons Murdoch Mysteries Rocks: Part Two.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ME:  I am a white, Canadian male in his forties who has never been arrested. (Doesn’t mean I’ve never committed a crime, though.) And above all, I love my family… and Murdoch Mysteries. How … Continue reading

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100 Reasons Murdoch Mysteries Rocks: Part One.

This vanity post was inspired by my recent visit to the set of Murdoch Mysteries. If you’re not a fan of the show, you should be, but please bear with me and who knows? I may convert you by the … Continue reading

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