Tag Archives: the Kardashians

Overheard In The Hallway…

Sometimes all you need to do is cut to the chase… And let the blogging chips fall where they may. Here’s a snippet of dialogue I was privy to this week as I made my way past a room with … Continue reading

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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

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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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Ten Things You May Have Forgotten About Steve Guttenberg.

Aw, who are we trying to kid? Our society is all about short-term gratification; you’d forget your family, your youth and even the need to eat and defecate if it wasn’t for the fact you discuss those very things all … Continue reading

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“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

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The Hook’s Rules (Ten Of ’em, At Least.)

Once again, the American Thanksgiving holiday is upon us and you know what that means, right? Tons of well-intentioned, super cool – even from Ned Hickson – holiday posts. Well, this isn’t one of them so don’t get any ideas. … Continue reading

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31 Things I’d Rather Do Than Serve A Hockey Family.

BEFORE WE BEGIN:  To be perfectly clear, as a bellman, I have no qualms about serving, well, anyone. However, there is a small percentage of parents whose children play the great Canadian sport of hockey that make my skin crawl … Continue reading

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I Know There’s A Silver Lining Somewhere…

But I just don’t see it at the moment. The sitch (as the kids apparently say) is this: My leg has healed considerably faster than expected… but I’m not out of the unemployment woods yet, kids. My doctor feels a … Continue reading

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You’ve Got News… From The Hook.

Good news, everyone! While my healing factor is not on par with that of a certain Canadian mutant (I’m a nerd but I’m married to a real girl so I don’t feel so bad), I have followed my doctor’s orders … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a March Break Bell Call.

HOOK’S NOTE: A glossary of terms is necessary for the uninitiated among you to enjoy this particular post and so I have included one. You’re welcome. Bell Call:  This is what The Hook does to pay the bills. When a … Continue reading

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