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The Hook’s Guide To Packing Like A (Fake) Pro.

As a bellman every day I see just what can happen when a traveler approaches packing with all the care and consideration Donald Trump approaches a run for the presidency of the United States. Sure, on the face of it, … Continue reading

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The Hook’s Guide To Being A Traveling Dad.

When I was a kid, my father just didn’t give a damn about being a dad. That’s the long and short of it; there was no father/son bonding time, no cherished childhood memories. Growing up, I had a buddy, Ralphie … Continue reading

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10 Things In 10 Days: #4. (We’re Rollin’ Now, Baby!)

All right, since we’re on a roll with posts dedicated to the examination of female guests, let’s jump into a category that may infuriate the feminists among you. Though, not if you have a sense of humor. #94:  Drunk Bitches. … Continue reading

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10 Things In 10 Days: #9.

More bellman bitchin’, served up hot and ready for your dining pleasure, friends. #99: Travelers Who Develop Instantaneous Amnesia. While I’m perfectly willing to acknowledge how difficult it can be to keep one’s head above water financially these days, if … Continue reading

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10 Things in 10 Days (Maybe): #10.

Here we go, one hundred things – some good, some bad – from my oft-fevered mind. (Hey, it’s better than no material at all, right?) Enjoy! #100: Travelers Who Can’t Count. One of my duties as a bellman is to … Continue reading

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The Mother Of All Meltdowns.

HOOK’S NOTE:  Yes, I’m still burnt-out. However, I’m still fighting the good fight while serving haranguing travelers of every variety. This is how I’m doing my part to unite the human race; by treating everyone badly. After eighteen-plus years in … Continue reading

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Fear The Corporate Dead.

To clarify, by “Corporate”, I mean corporate drones, the so-called business class among us. And by “Dead”, I mean non-animated from the neck up. And yes, this is going to be the post where I tear a HUGE strip off … Continue reading

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