Category Archives: Hotel Life

Tales of the modern (douchebag) traveler

I’m No Expert…

I’m no expert but if a guy is planning on embarking on a March Break road trip with his family and several others, you’d think he’d want to pay close attention to the itinerary, right? For example, if a middle-aged … Continue reading

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The World According To The Hook.

Twenty years in the hospitality trenches and forty-seven years on this earth have left me with a lot of scars and thankfully, a few pearls of wisdom which I am happy to share with all of you. Whether you like … Continue reading

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Money, money, money…

To say a bellman has a unique relationship with money is to suggest Donald Trump has hit a few speed bumps in his first one hundred days in office. Before I ever donned my first ill-fitted bellman uniform I knew … Continue reading

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I’m No Expert…

I’m no expert, but I’m pretty sure if you travel to Niagara Falls with your buddies, you hit the rippers (i.e. the strip club) hard, hit Mickey Dees in a drunken stupor, go back to the hotel at three in … Continue reading

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5×5 With The Hook: Alden Adair.

Today’s guest has done it all – on stage, screen and film no less. Wait, for some reason that sounds wrong… Let’s start over shall we? I didn’t beg ask Alden Adair to be here today just to be eye … Continue reading

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5×5 With The Hook: Jill Carter.

 Jill Carter is one of the coolest people you’ve never heard of. Lucky for you, I’m about to change all that. You’re welcome. Jill is one of those professional types who prefers to let their work speak for itself and … Continue reading

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Prelude To The Last Chapter.

What you’re about to read (hopefully all the way through) is an aborted first chapter for what was supposed to be my second book. As you’ve no doubt surmised by now (you clever devils) I’ve decided against going down that … Continue reading

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