Red Onion’s Comic Vault Tour

I know comic books are a tremendous part of Green Onion’s Blog, but I don’t read much, really, not at all.  My advisors said I should read the Bible and American Constitution but then I rented Finding Dory instead.  Great movie, the best, watched it like a dozen times this week.  Anyways, I figured I’m…

Red Onion’s Top 10 Underrated Heroes in Fiction

​This is going to be the biggest top 10, believe me, the best.  The media, and FAKE NEWS, like to make some characters in fiction look “evil”.  Like power, greed, and dishonesty, was some sort of bigly “bad” thing.  Today I, the great Red Onion the best, will be composing a list of the most…

Red Onion Review: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

What is this terrorist, propaganda garbage?  When everyone in the world, ever, elected me to be president- er, blogger, of The Green Onion Blog, I made the decision to read (by read, of course I mean I paid to have my people read it to me (I got great readers, the best)) one of Green’s favourite…

Red Onion Sunday Mise en Place (Jan. 30 to Feb. 5, ‘017)

Thank you, thank you, welcome to Red Onion week on the Green Onion Blog, even all my haters.  This week is going to be tremendous, it’s gonna be huge, the biggest, best week ever in blogging, it’ll be tremendous, believe me.  Early predictions say that millions of people will be coming to read my posts…

Blogger Recognition Award

And, a big thank you goes out to Graphic Novelty2 for the nomination of the Blogger Recognition Award.  These two wonderful ladies operating this comic influenced blog were actually the very first followers of The Green Onion Blog.  Way, way back in the beginning, so there is some history there.  I am a major fan of the…

February in Pop Culture History

1826 – Publication of The Last of the Mohicans by James Fennimore Cooper 1885 – Publication of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 1887 – The area known as Hollywood was founded 1903 – The first Teddy Bear was introduced 1925 – Debut of magazine The New Yorker 1935 – Release of Monopoly…

Children’s Author Review: Mo Willems

​Hold up!  Navigating through my archives here, I am blown away to find that I have never reviewed a Mo Willems story.  He is one of our favourite bedtime story authors, making many of my picture book lists including, Halloween books, back to school books, and even Zyler’s birthday top 5.  What happened?  How have I gone this…

Rocket Racoon and Groot: Tricks of the Trade by Skottie Young

McCartney and Lennon.  Jobs and Wozniak.  Ben and Jerry.  Abbot and Costello.  Bert and Ernie.  Jay and Silent Bob.  Bill and Ted.  Scooby and Shaggy.  Famous duos in history that changed the world of entertainment for the better.  And then there is Rocket Racoon and Groot… Alright, let’s get real.  Guardians of the Galaxy was…

Top 10 Fictional Schools

Last week my strong, wise, beautiful, partner Jenn received an invitation to work on her Masters in Nursing.  This is huge news for her, our family, and our future, I am so proud of her.  In celebration of the big news and her heading back to school, today will be a special top ten.  We…

Audiobooks: Subscriptions and Costs: Revisited

Last week I composed an article dealing with, and asking for help with, my frustrations with the outrageous costs to listening to audiobooks.  That post can be found here.  There was a significant amount of people in our community that stressed their own concerns, or shared their personal solutions.  Receiving input from multiple sources of social…

Sunday Mise en Place (Jan. 23 to 29, ‘017)

Happy Sunday and welcome back to another installment of the Mise en Place.  A weekly post about the ongoings and the upcomings in the world of the Green Onion blog.  The world is becoming a scary place as the days go by here, so I want to make one thing clear.  Everyone is invited to…

Must See February ‘017 Movies

​We are now in full swing of the ‘017 film season.  It’s early and we are still waiting for any stand out films but, as we roll into February and spring is on the horizon so to are big name movies.  Slow down, February is another dump month like January, there’s a reason we don’t…