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Stories for the Spooky Season

At last, October is upon us! With it comes pumpkin-flavored everything, changing leaves, and scary stories. In lieu of decorations this year (and if you're using lights, be careful with your outlets — fire safety is important), I wanted to celebrate the haunting season by showcasing a few places to scratch that spooky itch. Tales… Continue reading Stories for the Spooky Season

Chilling Tales Podcast
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The Best Way to Lose Sleep: Chilling Tales for Dark Nights

It’s a little past midnight in the middle of winter. I’m working third shift at a local store, bored out of my skull. By then I’ve listened to every podcast I normally would, heard a few audiobooks at least 3 times each, and I’m realizing that a motivation playlist probably needs more than a dozen… Continue reading The Best Way to Lose Sleep: Chilling Tales for Dark Nights

Jack Nicholson as Jack Torrance in The Shining
Book Reviews, Story

Shine on, you scary diamond: Stephen King’s “The Shining”

When I was younger, I liked to read. Scratch that, I loved to read. If I found a book I loved or a story I adored, I wouldn't put it down. Seriously, bookworms know of the learned skill of successfully navigating crowded hallways and classrooms with your nose stuck between pages. (Books are great, kids.… Continue reading Shine on, you scary diamond: Stephen King’s “The Shining”

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Bang Your Head, Wake The Dead: Zombies in Pop Culture, Part 1

It's nearing the middle of August, so you know what that means -- time to start thinking about Halloween! Alright, so it might be a bit early for some to delve into the season of spoops and scares, but I was getting antsy waiting to talk about something horror-related. Thankfully, between The Walking Dead on AMC… Continue reading Bang Your Head, Wake The Dead: Zombies in Pop Culture, Part 1

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Introducing Max: A wand’ring we shall go

Welcome Max! Please welcome to the site our newest ambassador, Max AKA The Crab Goddess. Max is a gamer, writer, and storyteller interested in all things weird. He will be sharing his experiences and thoughts about each here on The Geek Embassy. Keep an eye out for his content in the upcoming weeks! Please welcome Max… Continue reading Introducing Max: A wand’ring we shall go

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A Strange Occurrence – Part 3

Happy Halloween, Geeks! Part three of A Strange Occurrence wraps up Mark's spooky fiction offering. I hope you enjoyed this foray into the depths of Mark's imagination... that is, if this is truly fiction. Please let us know in the comments if you'd like to see more serialized fiction on the site. ~ Regina Two… Continue reading A Strange Occurrence – Part 3

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The Geek Embassy Podcast, Movies, Podcast

TGE Ep 11 – October 2016 LIVE Hangout

We embraced the season for October's hangout and talked about our favorite horror and suspense films. The basics are covered like our favorites but we also talk about our history with suspense and horror films, branch off into TV shows, and briefly mention zombies and that show that premieres in a few weeks. Here are the… Continue reading TGE Ep 11 – October 2016 LIVE Hangout

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A Strange Occurrence – Part One

Greetings, Geeks! This week we bring a new feature to The Geek Embassy: serialized fiction! Mark is sharing a short story with a Lovecraftian aesthetic for your reading pleasure. This story will be shared in three parts and conclude on Halloween. Without further ado, The Geek Embassy presents, Part One of A Strange Occurrence. ~Regina … Continue reading A Strange Occurrence – Part One