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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

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The Geek Embassy Podcast, Podcast, Role Playing Games

TGE Ep 37 – Plays: Pathfinder – Finale! Coups & Contracts

The time has come, our faithful listeners! It's our finale, Coups & Contracts! Our merry band of adventurers has found their way into the biggest battle they have ever faced! The journey ends here at the very place it began with the characters we met in our very first episode. Don't miss this exciting battle… Continue reading TGE Ep 37 – Plays: Pathfinder – Finale! Coups & Contracts

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The Geek Embassy Podcast, Podcast, Play, Role Playing Games

TGE Ep 29 – Plays: Pathfinder – Nictis Loath

Greetings and salutations, fellow adventurers! Our last adventure saw our traveling band of heroes negotiate their way into the next part of the adventure. Trusting Hargath's instinct that the ghost wardens, Byron and Celeste, were protecting something of great and dangerous power, we are invited beyond the veil. In this episode, many secrets will be… Continue reading TGE Ep 29 – Plays: Pathfinder – Nictis Loath

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TV

Upon Another Viewing: Xander Harris 20 Years Later

This is your Buffy the Vampire Spoiler Warning.  Consider yourself warned.  But seriously, it's a 20-year old show; you already know what happens. We here at The Geek Embassy love Buffy the Vampire Slayer.  The seminal late-90's horror/drama show was my introduction to dynamic and independent female characters.  BTVS shaped my appreciation for the greater "sci-fi/fantasy"… Continue reading Upon Another Viewing: Xander Harris 20 Years Later

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The Geek Embassy Podcast, Movies, TV, Podcast

TGE Ep 24 – Favorite Parental Figures

Parental Figures Have All the Fun You love them... most of the time. Some are good, some are bad, some are so good we tear up talking about them. For this hangout, we share our favorite parental figures from TV shows, movies, and books. We combined May and June's hangout into one epic conversation. I… Continue reading TGE Ep 24 – Favorite Parental Figures

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The Geek Embassy Podcast, Podcast, Role Play, Story

TGE Ep 23 – Plays: Pathfinder – Finding the Path

Finding the Path: Episode 5 of The Keeper of the Dead Saga Greetings, Geeks! Finding the path is the next move in our adventurers' journey. It's not a clear move forward after running into a giant spider nest but our adventurers persevere. They find new complexities await them at the base of the mountains. Each… Continue reading TGE Ep 23 – Plays: Pathfinder – Finding the Path

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The Geek Embassy Podcast, Movies, Podcast

TGE Ep 21 – Watches: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 The Geek Embassy starts a new series: Watches. Every month, Mark, Ryan, and I will share our thoughts and critiques of some summer blockbuster movies. We launch the series with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 because of course. We start out our discussion with initial impressions which come… Continue reading TGE Ep 21 – Watches: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

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Comic Books, Story

Transformations: From Betty and Veronica to Wonder Woman

Please welcome to the site our newest ambassador, Katherine Olson. Katherine holds a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Studies from Union Institute & University. She is currently interested in Wonder Woman, feminism, and culture. For The Geek Embassy, she will be writing about comics, looking especially at the Amazon princess and other powerful female characters. Please welcome her… Continue reading Transformations: From Betty and Veronica to Wonder Woman

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TGE Ep 19 – Plays: Pathfinder – Flotsam and Jetsam

Episode 2 - Flotsam 7 Jetsam Greetings, Geeks! We continue our role play adventure with the next segment in our Pathfinder campaign. We begin the journey we started in our first episode, after spending the night in the Vagabond's Rest deep in the Vastwood. Our adventurers start on the first leg of their journey after being… Continue reading TGE Ep 19 – Plays: Pathfinder – Flotsam and Jetsam

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TGE Ep 18 – Plays: Pathfinder – The Antiquarian and The Wooden Man

Greetings, Fellow Adventurers! On this holiest of geeky holidays, International Tabletop Day, The Geek Embassy welcomes you to follow us on a Pathfinder role-play adventure. Isabela, Mark, Dante and I will take our newly rolled characters on an adventure handcrafted for us by Evan Graham. In today's intro video, we share with you our character… Continue reading TGE Ep 18 – Plays: Pathfinder – The Antiquarian and The Wooden Man