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TGE EP 72 — Watches: Game of Thrones, Season 8

Winter is here, and so is The Geek Embassy with a lengthy discussion of the highly anticipated Game of Thrones season 8. Your usual host Dante fills the role of Jon Snow in this episode of TGEW because he knows nothing about the show, having stopped watching after season 1. Thankfully, cast members Nicole (of… Continue reading TGE EP 72 — Watches: Game of Thrones, Season 8

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Daenerys Was Always Mad — Here’s Why

There is plenty to criticize about the last season of Game of Thrones. The claim that Daenerys's descent into madness happened only over the course of two episodes is not a criticism; it's just plain wrong. Most of her heinous acts were directed at people that we agreed should probably die, but that doesn't make… Continue reading Daenerys Was Always Mad — Here’s Why

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TGE Ep 71 — Watches: Avengers: Endgame

Welcome to the latest installment of The Geek Embassy Watches! This month we tackle the unquestioned most anticipated movie of the year - Avengers: Endgame. Spoilers abound, and we tackle a bevy of topics surrounding the plot lines that wrapped up, favorite moments, and shortcomings. We discuss the character arcs, the fate of some of… Continue reading TGE Ep 71 — Watches: Avengers: Endgame

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Spider-Man: Far From Home Trailer Breakdown

This article contains Endgame spoilers. Hello, friends! As I write this, Avengers: Endgame continues to dominate theaters, heartstrings, and tear ducts. However, on May 6th, the sky parted and from the heavens descended the full trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home. This is the first movie (we presume) in the next saga of films from… Continue reading Spider-Man: Far From Home Trailer Breakdown

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Daenerys’s Red Gloves May Foreshadow What’s to Come

Let's just get this out of the way right now. Daenerys Targaryen is losing her mind. If you watched "The Last of the Starks," you can see her desperately clinging to her identity as queen even as it's slowly slipping away. Now that it's been revealed that Jon is a trueborn Targaryen and Cersei keeps… Continue reading Daenerys’s Red Gloves May Foreshadow What’s to Come

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TGE Ep 70 — Watches: Game of Thrones S8E4

The Geek Embassy Watches Game of Thrones! Game of Thrones is back and we are ready to talk about it! Join Nicole and I as we geek out every week about the new episode. In the fourth episode of season 8, we see the fallout from The Battle of Winterfell. There are many to mourn… Continue reading TGE Ep 70 — Watches: Game of Thrones S8E4

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TGE Ep 69 — Watches: Game of Thrones S8E2 & E3

The Geek Embassy Watches Game of Thrones! Game of Thrones is back and we are ready to talk about it! Join Nicole and I as we geek out every week about the new episode. In the second and third episodes of season 8, we see all kinds of stories evolve. The plot thickens. We see… Continue reading TGE Ep 69 — Watches: Game of Thrones S8E2 & E3

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TGE Ep 68 – Watches: Captain Marvel

Hello, geeks! I hope you all have watched Captain Marvel by now! I... sure haven't. (Buying a home for the first time and moving when you planned to do neither at the beginning of the year will sure eat up all your free time.) Nevertheless, Dante, Regina, Nicole, and Evan had a great discussion of… Continue reading TGE Ep 68 – Watches: Captain Marvel

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Arya Stark and Expectations About Women’s Sexuality

The second episode of the final season of Game of Thrones was a quiet one. With the imminent arrival of the White Walkers in Winterfell, most of the characters took the time to contemplate their lives and their choices within those lives. Arya Stark did not reflect on what she had already done. She focused… Continue reading Arya Stark and Expectations About Women’s Sexuality

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Marvel Cinematic Universe Super Short Recap

We are only a few days away from Avengers: Endgame, the 22nd movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.  This is the culmination of an epic, universe-spanning story about the nature of power that began in 2008 with the release of Iron Man.  The Avengers are now a cultural touchstone and promise to end this story… Continue reading Marvel Cinematic Universe Super Short Recap