Tag Archives: Workin’ Moms

The Least Romantic Conversation I’ve Ever Overheard.

There are other things/calamities unfolding in my life that I could use this space to discuss… but I need to wrap myself in the familiar, the absurd, the not-so-normal that has become perfectly normal in my existence. If I don’t, … Continue reading

Posted in Hotel Life | Tagged , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Canada 150 Revisited.

You guessed it, it’s another virtual celebration of Canada’s big-ass birthday… in other words, The Hook’s blocked so he turned to some interweb allies to flesh out a post. Allies rock. Like the lovely and ridiculously-talented Sara Mitich of Murdoch … Continue reading

Posted in Hotel Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

5×5 With The Hook: Sarah McVie.

The best thing I can say about today’s guest is this: She’s the most underrated chick on Canadian television. Seriously, Sarah McVie may have only been acting for seven years but she’s never given a bad performance. She leaves it … Continue reading

Posted in Hotel Life | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

5×5 With The Hook: Alden Adair.

Today’s guest has done it all – on stage, screen and film no less. Wait, for some reason that sounds wrong… Let’s start over shall we? I didn’t beg ask Alden Adair to be here today just to be eye … Continue reading

Posted in Hotel Life | Tagged , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

5×5 With The Hook: Maya Bankovic.

 I’ve had directors, showrunners, TV hosts, production designers, bloggers, and of course actors, (among other nefarious types) visit my little slice of cyberspace heaven, but today is special. Today we welcome my first cinematographer. Like me, Maya Bankovic is a … Continue reading

Posted in Hotel Life | Tagged , , | 22 Comments

5×5 With The Hook: Dennis Andres.

Let’s face facts, the world isn’t exactly the funnest place to be these days, is it? In my humble opinion, anyone who can help us forget the fires burning outside our door is a hero. To that end, today’s guest, … Continue reading

Posted in Hotel Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

An Open Letter To Sally Catto And The CBC: “Life Advice From A Loser: Winning Isn’t Everything” Pitch.

For those of you who are really lost right now:  Sally Catto is the General Manager of Programming for Canada’s national television network, CBC.  All good?  Then we’ll begin. Hey, Sally! My name is Robert “The Hook” Hookey. You may … Continue reading

Posted in Hotel Life | Tagged , , , , , , | 35 Comments