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Thank You, Mistress Fate.
On September 16, between the hours of five and seven pm, I was walking on a beach, its exact location is a mystery to me, but Aruba is the most likely culprit. The sand was… well, sand, but I never … Continue reading
Posted in Hotel Life Tagged Death, life, suicide, The Hook 26 Comments
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
Posted in Comic Books, superheroes Tagged superheroes, The Hook 5 Comments
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
Posted in Hotel Life Tagged #InfiniteCrossoverCrisis, fiction Multiverse, superheroes, The Hook 16 Comments
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
Posted in Hotel Life Tagged hotels, sex, The Hook, travel 24 Comments
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
Posted in Hotel Life Tagged Comfort Inn, hotels, Niagara Falls, The Bellman Chronicles, The Hook 25 Comments
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
Posted in Hotel Life Tagged Television, The Hook 30 Comments
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
Posted in Hotel Life Tagged Asia, Canada, Crasians, Guests, hotel life, hotels, Niagara Falls, Spider-Man, Superman, The Hook, travel 34 Comments
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
Posted in Hotel Life Tagged family vacations, Guests, The Hook, travel, Wayne Brady 24 Comments
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
Posted in Hotel Life Tagged Lady Gaga, myths, Queen, Rick Astley, Rickrolling, science, The Hook 19 Comments