Top Ten Fictional Sports Teams

The 2018 FIFA World Cup is in full swing and in high fashion as the storylines are plentiful and the games are significant. Watching these athletes pour out their hearts on the field has my love for sports at a high. At the same time, I have been looking at rekindling the Top Ten series…

Live Blog Feed from Edmonton Expo: Day Two

Good morning! And welcome back to the Green Onion Blog. It is day two of my live feed directly from Edmonton Comics and Entertainment Expo. If you are a fan of comics, cons, or pop culture this is the post for you. A live blog feed works like this: During the day I will be…

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…

Illuminae by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman

I have read an insane amount of positive reviews on Illuminae and its sequel, Gemina.  It almost feels like I am the last book blogger to hop on this train.  What took me so long?  I have no idea.  One of the biggest appeals for these books is their unique structure.  Unique book design is…

Sunday Mise en Place (July 3 to 9, ‘017)

Hey, hey, it’s Sunday, time to get the Mise en Place on.  A weekly feature of the G.O.B. where I talk about this, that and whatever.  Also included is some links to posts of the previous week and a quick teaser of what is coming in the next bit.  I am off to a late…

Waking Gods by Sylvain Neuvel

Giant Robots from space! Now that I have your attention let me tell you about an amazing book that will give you all your giant robot needs.  Well, first I should direct you to a review of its predecessor, the unforgettable premiere novel by Sylvain Neuvel, Sleeping Giants.  If you have not read that book- what…

150 Things I Appreciate About Canada

1. Chanterelle Mushrooms: The best thing I have ever tasted that comes directly from the Earth, growing in our backyard. 2. Tim Hortons: For many, many Canadians, it’s an easy claim that this is the best coffee available, and I owe a debt for getting me up on plenty of rough mornings just so I…

A Speshal Guest Blogger

The school year is wrapping up.  And what a year, Alex has come so far with her preschool learning all sorts of things about Canada, letters, numbers, and, well, getting along with others.  Zyler is on his last couple days of grade one.  I have to tell you, that was an amazing year to watch…

Spring Cleaning Book Tag

Geez, it’s been a while since I’ve done a tag.  Especially a book tag.  I would love to thank Zezee with Books, for tagging me, and generally being an awesome support, reader, and friend.  Make certain to check out her amazing site- it’s one of my personal favourite book blogs.  Also, this tag was created by…

We Stand on Guard by Brian K. Vaughan and Steve Skorce

First off, allow me to say something that may come as a shock to many of my American friends and readers.  As this graphic novel deals with in a fictional, aggressive manner: the world sees the U.S.A. as the most dangerous, and reckless force on Earth.  Even in Canada, your friends, neighbors, and brothers, we…