Category Archives: Hotel Life

Tales of the modern (douchebag) traveler

I’m No MLK… But I Do What I Can.

This may be difficult to believe, but my childhood and early adolescence weren’t peppered with incidents of extreme human absurdity and smartassery on my part. Don’t get me wrong, my early days were dominated by bizarre adventures, parental physical abuse, … Continue reading

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Why I’m Opting Out Of NaBloPoMo.

(Super exciting title, right?) But let’s get down to brass tacks: NaBloPoMo stands for “National Blog Posting Month.” The goal of NaBloPoMo is for participants to write a post a day for an entire month. This, of course, mirrors NaNoWriMo, … Continue reading

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100 Not-So-Random Thoughts The Hook Has Every Day: Part Two.

Thank you for continuing this journey with me, even though it’s taken awhile. Now, where to begin… Oh wait, I know! 51)  “Where was I?” Honestly, I ask myself that question a million times a day.  I’m guilty of starting … Continue reading

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5×5 With The Hook: Dan Trotta, Murdochian Scribe.

I sometimes envy people who have a hard center, people who are emotionally numb to the world’s horror; as a highly-emotional man the hardest thing about my life these days is living it. Ironically, I often find myself seeking out … Continue reading

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Murdoch Mysteries Attempts To Unravel The Greatest Mystery Of Them All.

Never mind big spiders or erectile dysfunction, as a 47-year-old male my biggest fear is facing life’s greatest question: “When do I feel like I’m too damn old to contribute anything more to society?” You can exercise, eat right and … Continue reading

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I’m An Idiot. (But Don’t Tell Anyone, Okay?)

Fun Fact: I originally published this post without a title, which doesn’t seem so bad until you figure that over three thousand people received an untitled message from The Hook.  So now over three thousand people think I’m asking them … Continue reading

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Another Murdoch Mysteries Review: The Canadian Patient Reopened.

When it comes to our favorite and most beloved television programs, continuity is everything. Take a break from YouTube cat videos and the usual endless cycle of Hollywood gossip and scroll through any of the Murdoch Mysteries social media feeds … Continue reading

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