Tag Archives: Niagara Falls

The Hook: Diplomat Extraordinaire.

FYI:  This post contains language anyone with half a brain will find offensive. I certainly did. Admittedly, it’s been a while since I’ve shared a juicy tale from the hospitality trenches so I figure you’re due. You poor, poor bastards. … Continue reading

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Niagara Falls Is Far From Boring, Kids.

“I hate it in Niagara Falls! Nothing interesting ever happens here! Why didn’t we go to Disney? This family sucks!” – Eleven-year-old Cindy Johnson, a Kardashian in the making. Niagara Falls is boring, Cindy? Eleven hours of  hospitality “labor”. Over … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To Kelly Ripa. (Or “Why Niagara Wants Another Scoop of Ripa.)

Technically, this is an open letter is to Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan, but I’m going to concentrate on the lovely and radiant Kelly rather than her hunky co-star. (Don’t pout, Michael. You’re still rich, beautiful-but-in-a-manly way, and on TV. … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To Shaun Majumder.

Mr. Majumder, You’re a world-class comic and not a psychic, but surely you realize what this post is all about, right? Your “This Beautiful Country” segment on this week’s This Hour Has 22 Minutes has not won you any new … Continue reading

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Jimmy Fallon In Niagara Falls: Pros and Cons.

My one-bellman campaign to draw Jimmy Fallon and The Tonight Show to Niagara Falls continues… Dear Jimmy, I know you’re a fan of the Pros and Cons form of listing, so without further adieu, let’s examine the Pros and Cons … Continue reading

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Top Eleven Reasons Why Jimmy Fallon Should Visit Niagara Falls.

Dear, Jimmy, My name is Robert Hookey. (You can call me The Hook, everyone else does. Sadly, I am not a pirate; I’m a Niagara Falls bellman with both hands.) I know you’re busy hosting the best damn talk show … Continue reading

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The Post I Almost Forgot To Title… But Obviously Didn’t.

So here’s the deal, readers: I’ve been overwhelmed by family responsibilities and crises of late. That, coupled with my desire to finish Book Two has left the blog gathering virtual dust (if such a thing exists). And simply put, that’s … Continue reading

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