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Category Archives: Movies
Vampires, Tributes and Jersey Shore Wannabes…
Posted on 2012/03/24 by The Hook
THURSDAY: A day off. Snuggling with VampireLover while watching a new episode of The Vampire Diaries! Yeah, I know, but what can I say? I love her like a love song. Sorry about that, my daughter has the radio on! … Continue reading →
Surviving Comic-Con: A How-To Guide.
Posted on 2012/03/09 by The Hook
In addition to being a world-class bellman/blogger, The Hook is – much to his wife’s eternal dismay – a fan boy extraordinaire. And so with the imminent arrival of comic convention season, here are a few tips and guidelines that … Continue reading →
Posted in Hotel Life, Humor, Life, Movies, Postaweek2012, Social Commentary, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged Boba Fett, Carrie Fisher, cosplay, Fan convention, Fan Expo Canada, Niagara Falls Comic Con, William Shatner | 45 Comments
And Now.. A Pause For A Dark “Get Well Soon” Post!
Posted on 2011/11/04 by The Hook
In addition to serving as an outlet for my traveler-induced rage, this little blog of mine is the perfect vehicle to prop up loved ones when they’re feeling a little down… My lovely wife – VampireLover to my readership at large – has … Continue reading →
Posted in Hotel Life, Humor, Life, Movies, Postaweek2011, Social Commentary, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged marriage, the flu, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Vampire Diaries, wives and husbands | 67 Comments
True Love, Vamps, and The Usual Suspects.
Posted on 2011/09/17 by The Hook
SUNDAY: Here we are, the busiest, most harrowing day of any week, and my entire crew is composed of individuals who are either hanging, weary from a wedding the night before or depressed! Let the games begin…. I had two families, … Continue reading →
Posted in Hotel Employees, Hotel Life, Humor, Life, Movies, Postaweek2011, Social Commentary, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged Tour guide, Tourism, Vampire Diaries, X-Men: First Class | 52 Comments
Posted on 2011/08/12 by The Hook
Another series of nightmares. MONDAY: A day off for The Hook! It was glorious! Not a window-licker in sight! Do you think I’ve used enough exclamation marks? TUESDAY: I had this nice family from Quebec (No, seriously!), and we were … Continue reading →
Posted in Hotel Employees, Hotel Life, Humor, Life, Movies, Postaweek2011, Social Commentary, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged Guests, Jack Nicholson, Shining, travel | 53 Comments
How Megan Fox Made Me A Better Dad.
Posted on 2011/07/14 by The Hook
Well, not so much “made”, as “forced”. Regardless, the fact remains that I’ve stumbled upon Fox’s intended purpose in this world, beyond being masturbatory fodder, I mean. Her life plan inspires others to ask the really tough, yet important questions. Let … Continue reading →
Posted in Hotel Life, Humor, Life, Movies, Postaweek2011, Social Commentary, Uncategorized | Tagged Adolf Hitler, Holocaust, Jews, Megan Fox, Michael Bay, Steven Spielberg, Stevie Wonder, Transformers: Dark of the Moon | 43 Comments
A Week In The Life Of The Hook!
Posted on 2011/07/05 by The Hook
MONDAY: This casually dressed Middle Eastern gentleman rolled into the hotel in a rented Lamborghini that, unfortunately for him and anyone else in his path, turned out to be a lemon. Along with his female partner-in-crime, he cut a bloody path of verbal destruction across … Continue reading →
A Wild Weekend – Hook Style!
Posted on 2011/05/11 by The Hook
Opening night of Thor, fast food, and the second-to-last episode of Smallville, followed by Free Comic Book Day the next morning. Top it all off with Mother’s Day and you’ve got The Hook’s weekend. Okay, so it’s not exactly The Hangover, but … Continue reading →
Posted in Comic Books, Hotel Life, Life, Movies, Postaweek2011, Social Commentary, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged Archie Andrews, Captain America, Free Comic Book Day, Hangover, Holy Grail, McDonald's, Mother's Day, Smallville, Thor | 52 Comments
An Elevator Ride With The Hook…
You never know what you’ll overhear… A prototypical middle-aged couple recently decided an elevator – filled with departing guests – was the perfect place to discuss their child’s artistic leanings: BEWILDERED DAD: I just don’t get it, (long sigh) what’s … Continue reading →