Tag Archives: The Hook

Sidestepping Across The Multiverse: Part Nine.

Where were we? Oh yeah, William Nemesis had just been turned into a frog. (Admittedly, it wasn’t one of his finer moments – though he’d certainly experienced stranger.) Unlike his cartoon counterparts or telepaths of great renown (Nemesis’ telepathic abilities … Continue reading

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Sidestepping Across The Multiverse: Part Eight.

Wanna know a secret? (Of course you do, no one has ever said no to that question.) Alternate realties were never part of God’s grand plan. When the Divine Creator was casting light into the Void to cast aside the … Continue reading

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The Tao of Captain Hook.

As you may or may not be aware, my friends, I have recently been promoted to Bell Captain, the ultimate case of the inmate running the asylum. Nevertheless, I’m doing my best to rise to the occasion and keep this … Continue reading

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The Hook Plays God.

Hello again, friends. It’s been awhile, hasn’t it? Sorry for being AWOL for so long; my world, and the whole world, for that matter, just hasn’t been the same for a year. As humanity was forced to hit the pause … Continue reading

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A Winter’s Tale From The Bellman Chronicles.

As I’ve often said before, there is a ridiculous amount of downtime when you’re a bellman; guests arrive in waves rather than ripples so I find myself seeking out deep, meaningful conversations with my fellow hospitality wage slaves. I rarely … Continue reading

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Would You Watch This Show?

SETTING: A hotel’s HR office where an Independent Contractor is evaluating hotel employees. He is assisted by a human resources representative. IC:  So who’s next? CAROL:  That would be The Hook. IC:  Okay… wait, did you say “The Hook”? Is … Continue reading

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A Day In The Life. (Or At Least A Piece Of One.)

On a typically atypical Wednesday morning I made my way to the hotel’s mid-tower and knocked on one of the press-board doors that separate the inmates from those of us that try to run this particular asylum, not having any … Continue reading

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Summer “Fun” With The Hook.

It’s been awhile since I shared any of my encounters in the trenches of hotel hell heaven, so I’m going to open with a speech I usually save for slightly different situations but which applies here: “This may not go … Continue reading

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Seven Myths About The Hook.

The Hook may not be as big a deal as Ron Burgundy but he’s no piker either. Then again, I must admit that I don’t actually know exactly what a piker is, so it’s entirely possible The Hook may be … Continue reading

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The Hook’s Latest Offering: Now With More Pulp.

It should come as no surprise to all ten of my longtime readers that The Hook is a nerd of mega-proportions. I sleep in Star Wars pajama bottoms with a Batman top and graphic novels litter my bedroom with a … Continue reading

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