January in Pop Culture History

Observances: Alzheimer’s Awareness Month Healthy Weight Awareness Month Oatmeal Month National Soup Month National Non-Smoking Week (3rd Full Week) International Fetish Day (3rd Friday) Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day (Last Monday) National Seed Swap Day (Last Saturday) Polar Bear Swim Day (Jan. 1) Happy Mew Year for Cats Day (Jan. 2) National Science Fiction Day (Jan….

Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo: Day Two

On Thursday the Expo was open for just a few short hours. It was kind of a soft opening, meaning Friday things truly got moving. It was also a bit of a glimpse at how busy this show will be on Saturday- which is certain to be the busiest day. Two days down, and I…

Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo: Day One

And, the largest comic expo in Western Canada is officially underway. Like that, the crowds swarmed the local Stampede grounds in costumes and nerdy tee-shirts.  Once again, the biggest geeks of the city unite to talk about everything pop culture.  I couldn’t be more excited. Right off the bat, I was impressed with this year’s expansion. The…

Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo Kick-Off

Well, it is that time of year again.  Thousands upon thousands of nerds will be flocking together in my hometown to celebrate comics, pop culture, and basically anything geeky.  Over the next four days, there will be stars, creators, and paraphernalia of all sorts to see in Western Canada’s largest nerd fest. Do I sound…

Parenting Stew: Saturday Morning Cartoons

There must not be a single parent in history that hasn’t uttered the cliché phrase “back in my day,” but it is too true.  The idea of my parents living in a world without television is foreign, an impossibility, then I think back to when I didn’t even own a computer.  Today, my children can…

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…

Episode Six: Plogémon

Originally posted on Plog:
It’s Tuesday! That means it is time for a fresh podcast from Plog! Here’s your episode breakdown: Eric and Green get into their opinions on the long awaited third book of the Kingkiller Chronichles, Doors of Stone. Green reveals his feelings on the Fantastic Four, and how he desperately waits for…