December in Pop Culture History

Observances: Egg Nog Month No Gender December National Fruit Cake Month Eat a Red Apple Day (Dec. 1) National Fritters Day (Dec. 2) National Cookie Day (Dec. 4) Bathtub Party Day (Dec. 5) World Soil Day (Dec. 5) Day of Finnish Music (Dec. 8) National Brownie Day (Dec. 8) International Anti-Corruption Day (Dec. 9) Human…

Avengers: Infinity War Trailer

I went into today planning on doing a review on Thor: Ragnorak. Which I will do right now: So. Bloody. Good. I wanted to talk about the fantastic cinematic adventure it was, and how Marvel has made movies an absolute blast. How Thor had a perfect blend of action, adventure, comedy, and stakes. Plus, the…

5 Must See December ‘017 Movies

As I said last December in the ‘016 round-up, nothing good ever happens in December. You know, other than Christmas and many of the biggest box office releases of all time. This year is no different, as we all have been long awaiting the release of the next instalment from the world’s greatest franchise. Jumanji….

5 Must See November ‘017 Movies

This is a big month for the box office. Currently dominating the month’s opening weekend records are major franchises Hunger Games, Twilight, and Harry Potter, accounting for 9 of the top 10 money makers. There are at least two films that can make a push for top spot. Despite the great month of film ahead,…

5 Must See October ‘017 Movies

Oh geez, this is going to be a tough one. Some months this series is easier, some months… some months in can be like fishing in a water treatment plant. I wish I could reuse ‘It’ from last month, because that is the movie to watch. I do not want to resort to choosing the…

Live Blog Feed from Edmonton Expo: Day One

Greetings all of my friends, followers, and geeks of all pop cultures! This weekend I have a special treat for you, as the Green Onion Blog goes live! For the next two days I will be taking in all there is at the Edmonton Comics and Entertainment Expo! So, if you like… stuff. Y’know, like…

Jenn’s Birthday Top 5 ‘017 (Guest Post by Jenn)

Today is a special day, not only around home, but also, for The Green Onion Blog. In bringing our family full trip around the sun, the last birthday of the year, is today! Jenn, the studious, hard-working, affectionate and caring, beautiful mother/leader of our home is celebrating another year of life living! As per the…

5 Must See September ‘017 Movies

I recently read an article on how movie ticket sales have been down this year. With as many flops and fails that were intended to be box office smashes, it doesn’t come as a surprise. The only saving grace thus far has been super hero movies, which everyone has been worried would dry up. Ticket…

5 Must See Movies in August ‘017

Well, I gotta say, this year in movies so far has been glorious. There has been plenty of memorable outings, specifically in the comic film industry. As we round out summer things tend to slow down a bit, getting into the school season. That’s not to say there isn’t anything worth seeing. Quite to the…

Alexandra’s Top 5 at Age 5

Last year, on this day in particular, I started a special series to commemorate the special birthdays in our home.  Well, we’ve gone full circle.  Today our beautiful, energetic, often crazy daughter hits the half a decade mark.  5 years old sounds so much older than 4, I mean the girl starts kindergarten this year!…

5 Must See July ‘017 Movies

Nothing beats the summer heat like an air conditioned movie theatre, and a blockbuster film to distract for a couple hours.  017’s lineup is full of movies worth hiding from the sun for.  With a few big name movies coming, can any of them topple the current July opening weekend champion- the final installment of…

5 Must See June ‘017 Movies

The time has come for big ticket summer blockbusters.  Well, equinox is around the corner.  And, the school season does end soon-ish.  Speaking of, June does seem to be the month for children’s movies.  This year alone, there are 3 animated flicks worth watching.  Following a cartoon history in June that has seen the release…