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The Hook Did New York – And They Declared A State Of Emergency.

But I had nothing to do with it, I swear. Nevertheless, I was there at the same time as “Snowmageddon 2018”, so I’m sure I’ll the history books will blame me. My mind is in a strange place these days. … Continue reading

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The Hook’s Top One Hundred: Part Three.

I’m not usually one to wax nostalgic, or anything else for that matter, but as my wife often says, “I’m really not into this anymore… but we’ve already started so we might as well finish.” 51)  The blonde Return Guest … Continue reading

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The Hook’s Top One Hundred: Part Two.

All right, there’s no time for this foreplay stuff… so let’s get to it! Here are a few more of my most memorable moments at my place of business, my hell-away-from-home, my hood, if you will. 26)  My “101 Dalmatians … Continue reading

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The Hook’s Top One Hundred: Part One.

So the other day I was escorting a yuppie (sorry, but they weren’t all exterminated in the Nineties, kids) corporate drone into the hotel and as I wheeled his packed-to-capacity-and-beyond cart of foam blocks, printers, posters and easels through the … Continue reading

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Only The Hook…

A recent post by the incomparable Susie Lindau was the inspiration for this post. In Bad Luck Comes in Threes, Right?, Susie discusses her recent run of misfortune and while I genuinely felt bad for her, I couldn’t help but marvel … Continue reading

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What’s The Hook Thinking? (Spoiler Alert: It May Not Be Worth Your Time.)

Well, readers, it’s Sunday afternoon and I’m in the lobby, post-check-out, in Niagara Falls. Again. And just like Billy Murray in Groundhog Day, I can’t escape the feeling I’ve been here before… and that I certainly will be again. This … Continue reading

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What’s The Hook Up To Now?

That’s a damn good question, isn’t it? I’m glad I thought of it. Now let’s get to it shall we? One)  “Whose decision was it to bring our guests closer to the Falls than ever?”  It’s been two weeks since … Continue reading

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