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Crustaceous Corner: Stories Within Stories — House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

Have you ever wanted to read a book within a book that makes you feel like you're cracking a code? A story that is not one, but many at once? Then allow me to introduce the book that took me more than 5 years to finish. House of Leaves is experimental fiction in form and… Continue reading Crustaceous Corner: Stories Within Stories — House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

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We May Never See the End of A Song of Ice and Fire

Plenty of people were disappointed, sad, and some even downright angry at the end of the Game of Thrones television series. A common statement both from and toward those people is to wait for the ending George R.R. Martin chooses to deliver in his books. But things aren't really looking that great for us ever… Continue reading We May Never See the End of A Song of Ice and Fire

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TGE Sticky Notes (6/16-7/13)

Here are a few things you may have missed over the last few weeks! Make sure to check TGE's facebook page to stay up-to-date as each podcast episode is released. Podcasts From Engaged Family Gaming: The EFG Daily Commute Gods and MonstersProject Scarlett - Three Smaller AnnouncementsPokémon Sword/Shield and the National PokédexDr. Mario WorldRevisiting the Final Fantasy VII RemakeStar Wars… Continue reading TGE Sticky Notes (6/16-7/13)

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Words of Warriors: Discussing The Last Faoii with Tahani Nelson

For those who didn't already know, The Geek Embassy's own Tahani Nelson wrote a book entitled The Last Faoii. This last February, I sat down to talk with her about it. Short disclaimer for the sake of transparency: Tahani did not ask TGE for a review of her book. Rather, I approached her after reading… Continue reading Words of Warriors: Discussing The Last Faoii with Tahani Nelson

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Crustaceous Corner: War of the Spark [Spoilers]

War of the Spark: Ravnica is the conclusion to MtG's latest long-running story, and what a finale. The dragon Nicol Bolas is poised to regain his godlike power by slaughtering all who oppose him. Gideon Jura, Jace Beleren, Chandra Nalaar, and others have to find some way to bring him down while caught in his… Continue reading Crustaceous Corner: War of the Spark [Spoilers]

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Reading and Reflections: The Intellectual Pursuits We’ve Left Behind

Today I forgot my phone at home. So I read the one book that I happened to have with me. Fahrenheit 451. I read the entire thing in a day. Visited old reflections on passages I haven't thought about in years. And I remembered. The Things It Brought Back I remembered that there once was… Continue reading Reading and Reflections: The Intellectual Pursuits We’ve Left Behind

The Geek Embassy Hangs Out 2018
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The Geek Embassy Hangs Out: The Best of 2018

Greetings, Geeks! 2018! The end of the year is quickly upon us! The staff of TGE is gathering this weekend to chat about our favorites from the year. It's been a while since we've gathered together as a group! Excitement abounds in our preparations! Join us Saturday, December 1st at 10 am pacific time.  To discuss… Continue reading The Geek Embassy Hangs Out: The Best of 2018

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Everything I Needed to Know in Life I Learned from Stan Lee

If you're here reading this, you know who Stan Lee is, you know what he created, and you know why the geek world mourns this week.  You can find lists of his greatest achievements and his influence on the comics industry in a billion different places, but I'm not here to do that.  I choose… Continue reading Everything I Needed to Know in Life I Learned from Stan Lee

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Halloween Corner: The Tell-Tale Heart

Greetings my freaks and geeks, my nefarious nerdlings! It's that time of year again: spooks and specters and unnecessarily sexy work uniforms will soon be around every corner. So, why not celebrate that a little bit? If you weren't here last year, we released a special Halloween reading of Lovecraft's "The Outsider", and it was so fun… Continue reading Halloween Corner: The Tell-Tale Heart