Tag Archives: Justin Bieber

Monday Morning Wisdom From The Hook.

Yes, technically, it’s Tuesday. No, you aren’t so hungover that you slept through Monday. Again. And no, you haven’t fallen into an alternate dimension where super-intelligent dolphin overlords keep a restless human populace calm by eradicating things they hate, like … Continue reading

Posted in Hotel Life | Tagged , , , , , , | 29 Comments

“Who is The Hook, Really?”: Part One of Infinity.

My friends, acolytes, worshipers, creditors, stalkers, cats who can read, and Ned Hickson, To suggest my focus has been divided lately is to suggest Justin Bieber has been “acting out”. The truth is, I’ve been trying to craft Book Two … Continue reading

Posted in Hotel Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 45 Comments

Happy Halloween… You Maniacs.

Well, it’s that time of year again. The walls between worlds have grown weak, allowing all manner of darkness – and dark things – to walk this dimension. But you know what’s really scary to a bellman, kids? I’ve been … Continue reading

Posted in Hotel Life | Tagged , , , , , , | 30 Comments

You know things are quiet in the hotel biz when…

I start writing about stuff like this. Yes, my friends, the lobby is as frigid and empty as Kris Jenner’s vayjayjay – again. (That probably should have been the title, right? Oh well, blog and learn.) Moving on… On Wednesday, … Continue reading

Posted in Hotel Life | Tagged , , , , , , , | 88 Comments

5×5 With The Hook: Ned Hickson

This is Ned. This is Ned’s Blog. Ned is one of those guys you want to gravitate towards when you spot him at a party filled with boring, unhinged, needy people discussing their boring “blah blah blah” lives. Or as … Continue reading

Posted in Hotel Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 57 Comments

An Open Letter To Pattie Mallette.

Hello, Pattie. I am currently on a self-imposed break from blogging, but as the father of a 15-year-old daughter and a member of a society that has found itself inundated by news of the increasingly-horrible meltdown of one of the … Continue reading

Posted in Hotel Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 93 Comments

5×5 With The Hook: Jewels

Welcome to Wednesday, folks. Rob Ford is still raging, new comic book are on the shelves, and people are still scratching their heads raw pondering the question, “How can the government let The Biebs  roam the world free, terrorizing an … Continue reading

Posted in Hotel Life | Tagged , , , , , , , | 91 Comments

Cherish This Day, For It Was Paid For In Blood.

Remembrance Day inspires several words to spring to the forefront of the conscious mind. Courage. Sacrifice. Heroism. But to me, one word reigns supreme. Shame. The Second World War set in motion a series of events that gave birth to … Continue reading

Posted in Hotel Life | Tagged , , , , , , , | 75 Comments

Conversations With The Hook: The Lightning Round.

As I compose this message to you, my friends, the day has barely begun; the last remnants of the midnight fog are fading, burned off by the relentless rays of the morning sun. The Sunday morning rush has yet to erupt into … Continue reading

Posted in Hotel Life | Tagged , , , , , | 82 Comments

This is Not a Post. This is What Happens When I Don’t Get Enough Sleep.

Random Thoughts Running Through My Weary Bellman Head At 5:30 am  on a Sunday. 1)  “I love my wife.”  (She may not be happy I’m blogging, but in my defence, my ramblings barely qualify as coherent thought so this isn’t really … Continue reading

Posted in Hotel Life | Tagged , , , , , | 65 Comments