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The Geek Embassy

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The ambassadors of The Geek Embassy endeavor to share all types of geeky passions with our community. While each ambassador writes unique articles about their own experiences and opinions, the Embassy also comes together for group discussions in our various TGE series. We are hoping through our collective knowledge and know-how to share these geeky interests with our readers, viewers, and listeners.


79 — Watches: and the Fantabulous Quarantining of One Coronavirus
Mar 23 • 64 min
Greetings and salutations, dear listeners! I hope you’re all doing as well as you can in this new and…. well… interesting? era of coronavirus. The Geek Embassy is lucky that our ambassadors have been recording remotely for years and we’re happy that in a…
78 — Watches: The Baby Yoda Hour
Feb 10 • 93 min
.We’re back in the lab again with a new episode of TGE Watches and debuting a new format for 2020! This month, Dante, Regina, Isabela, and Stephen cover two of the hottest streaming shows right now: The Mandalorian from Disney+ and The Witcher from…
77 — Watches: Hot Takes — The New Mutants Teaser Trailer
Jan 8 • 23 min
Dante is back with another hot takes episode! Today we’re going over the new teaser trailer for The New Mutants, a horror inspired movie in the X-Men universe! Does it deliver on the promise of horror, or is it all just smoke and mirrors? Join Dante today…
76 — Watches: Hot Takes — Ghostbusters: Afterlife
Dec 11, 2019 • 22 min
Dante takes on two trailers today: the live action remake of Mulan, and the new teaser for Ghostbusters: Afterlife! Chime in to tell him how wrong he is! @DanteInformal @thegeekembassy
75 — Watches: Hot Takes — WW84 Trailer
Dec 10, 2019 • 12 min
Nicole reviews the trailer for Wonder Woman 1984 and shares some of her first thoughts! What did you think? Let us know @thegeekembassy on twitter.
74 — Watches: Hot Takes — Black Widow Teaser Trailer
Dec 3, 2019 • 17 min
We’re back! TGEW returns with a hot take on the brand new trailer for Black Widow. We do a super short recap of the trailer covering the characters, theme, and some wild theories. Follow us @thegeekembassy on Twitter and Instagram and let us know what you…
73 — Watches: The Lost Episode
Jun 6, 2019 • 59 min
Welcome to the newest episode of TGE Watches! This was recorded after we’d been away combating a wave of sickness that somehow hit nearly everyone on the site despite us all living in different places. (Editor’s note: And Isabela forgot to edit the…
72 — Watches: Game of Thrones, Season 8
May 30, 2019 • 87 min
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…
71 - Watches: Avengers Endgame
May 23, 2019 • 87 min
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,…
70 — Watches: Game of Thrones S8E4
May 9, 2019 • 51 min
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.…
69 — Watches: Game of Thrones S8E2 & E3
May 4, 2019 • 272 min
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 some of our favorite…
68 – Watches: Captain Marvel
Apr 29, 2019 • 46 min
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,…
67 – Watches: Game of Thrones S8E1
Apr 17, 2019 • 41 min
Geeks! The time has come! 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 first episode of season 8, we see all kinds of reunions. If you haven’t followed Nicole’s…
66 – Watches: February 2019
Feb 27, 2019 • 58 min
Welcome to the first episode of TGE Watches in 2019! New year, new format with the same people that you know and love already. Join us as we discuss what they’ve been watching recently. We hit Netflix’s new Carmen Sandiego cartoon, Christmas season…
65 – Women of Game of Thrones Panel at GeekGirlCon 2018
Jan 15, 2019 • 58 min
If you’ve ever wanted to listen to some of the ambassadors for The Geek Embassy wax poetic about the women of Game of Thrones, now is your chance! Nicole, Isabela, and I were joined by authors Andrew and Demetria at GeekGirlCon 2018 to discuss what we…
64 – The Best of 2018
Dec 11, 2018 • 113 min
Most of the staff of TGE gathered a few days ago to chat about our favorites from the year…. We discussed our favorite movies, TV shows, books, games, and our own wild cards… quite a few wild cards! A sneak preview of a few of the things we discussed:…
63 – Watches: Trailer-palooza!!!
Sep 25, 2018 • 38 min
Apparently, the third week of September was teasers and trailers week on the Internet, and we’re here to break it down for you! In this special edition minisode, our panel goes over the news drop of the Avatar: The Last Airbender live-action series from…
62 – Watches: The Handmaid’s Tale, Season 2
Sep 7, 2018 • 66 min
That’s right, folks! TGE Watches is back with another (and probably our last) episode of 2018, and we’re ending on a doozy! The Handmaid’s Tale caught fire last year and we’re here to discuss season two in its entirety, and oh man is it some of the most…
61 – Watches: Ant-Man and the Wasp
Aug 3, 2018 • 57 min
60 – Watches: Westworld S2
Jun 29, 2018 • 69 min
Westworld Season 2 Hello and welcome to another episode of TGE Watches: Westworld! We’re covering season two in its entirety in this episode. That’s right, folks! We cover the whole season from start to finish, and our esteemed host Dante has not watched…
59 – Watches: Deadpool 2
Jun 13, 2018 • 45 min
Hello and welcome to The Geek Embassy Watches Deadpool 2! Join your host Dante Buccieri and his X-Force sized cast of Evan, Regina, and Tahani on their discussion of the latest irreverent and fourth-wall breaking installment of the Deadpool franchise. We…
58 – Watches: Infinity War
May 10, 2018 • 82 min
Welcome friends to another episode of The Geek Embassy Watches! This week we discuss the most anticipated movie of the summer - Avengers: Infinity War! This 2-1/2 hour superhero flick promises to be the capstone for every Marvel Studios movie from the…
57 – Watches: Ready Player One
Apr 11, 2018 • 60 min
Greetings, Geeks! In this latest episode of The Geek Embassy Watches, ambassadors Nicole, Regina, Tahani, Max, and Evan discuss the first big-budget sci-fi film of 2018: Ready Player One. Adapted from Ernest Cline’s bestselling novel, director Steven…
56 – Reads: Becky Chambers’ “The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet”
Apr 10, 2018 • 76 min
Greetings, Geeks! Welcome to The Geek Embassy Reads! In this episode, we discuss Becky Chambers’ novel, “The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet.” * Our Discussion This book was quite the divisive read for our ambassadors. Two of us loved it, two of us…
55 – Watches: Black Panther
Apr 10, 2018 • 57 min
Greetings, Geeks, and welcome to the latest episode of The Geek Embassy Watches! This week we watch Black Panther, the latest in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and a top contender for the most socially significant movie this year. And it’s only February!
54 – Watches: Star Trek: Discovery Season 1 Finale!
Apr 10, 2018 • 80 min
The Geek Embassy cannot contain its enthusiasm about the newest Star Trek series. Star Trek: Discovery is the most recent offering in the Star Trek universe. Airing exclusively on CBS All Access, season one wrapped at the end of February. Don’t miss our…
53 – Watches: Star Trek: Discovery Episodes 12-13
Apr 10, 2018 • 90 min
The Geek Embassy cannot contain its enthusiasm about the newest Star Trek series. Star Trek: Discovery is the most recent offering in the Star Trek universe. Airing exclusively on CBS All Access, episodes premiere every Sunday night in the US. The second…
52 – Watches: Star Trek: Discovery Episodes 10-11
Apr 10, 2018 • 66 min
The Geek Embassy returns talking about the newest Star Trek series for TGE Watches. Star Trek: Discovery is the most recent offering in the Star Trek universe. Airing exclusively on CBS All Access, this series releases every Sunday night. The second half…
51 – Watches: Marvel’s Runaways Season 1 Finale
Apr 10, 2018 • 75 min
Greetings, Geeks! The latest in the TGE Watches series: We discuss Marvel’s Runaways, the latest in the MCU airing weekly on Hulu. For our first episode, we discuss episodes 1-4 of the series. We meet our heroes and our villains. See things that cannot be…
50 – Watches: Marvel’s Runaways Episodes 7-8-9
Apr 10, 2018 • 74 min
Greetings, Geeks! The latest in the TGE Watches series: We discuss Marvel’s Runaways, the latest in the MCU airing weekly on Hulu. For our first episode, we discuss episodes 1-4 of the series. We meet our heroes and our villains. See things that cannot be…
49 – Watches: Marvel’s Runaways Episodes 5-6
Apr 10, 2018 • 83 min
Greetings, Geeks! The latest in the TGE Watches series: We discuss Marvel’s Runaways, the latest in the MCU airing weekly on Hulu. For our first episode, we discuss episodes 1-4 of the series. We meet our heroes and our villains. See things that cannot be…
48 – Watches: Marvel’s Runaways Episodes 1-4
Apr 10, 2018 • 63 min
Greetings, Geeks! The latest in the TGE Watches series: We discuss Marvel’s Runaways, the latest in the MCU airing weekly on Hulu. For our first episode, we discuss episodes 1-4 of the series. We meet our heroes and our villains. See things that cannot be…
47 – Watches: Star Trek: Discovery Episode 9
Apr 10, 2018 • 72 min
Hold on to your hats, Sci-Fi lovers! The Geek Embassy is taking on the latest Star Trek series for TGE Watches. Star Trek: Discovery is the most recent offering in the Star Trek universe. Airing exclusively on CBS All Access, this series releases every…
46 – Watches: Star Trek: Discovery Episodes 7-8
Apr 9, 2018 • 52 min
Hold on to your hats, Sci-Fi lovers! The Geek Embassy is taking on the latest Star Trek series for TGE Watches. Star Trek: Discovery is the most recent offering in the Star Trek universe. Airing exclusively on CBS All Access, this series releases every…
45 – Watches: Star Trek: Discovery Episodes 5-6
Apr 9, 2018 • 90 min
Hold on to your hats, Sci-Fi lovers! The Geek Embassy is taking on the latest Star Trek series for TGE Watches. Star Trek: Discovery is the most recent offering in the Star Trek universe. Airing exclusively on CBS All Access, this series releases every…
44 – Watches: Game of Thrones – Reflections & Predictions
Apr 8, 2018 • 64 min
For this series, Regina, Isabela, join Nicole Tanner from Gaming with the Moms to discuss season 7 of everyone’s favorite fantasy drama: Game of Thrones. Our first episode discussed Episodes 1 & 2 of Season 7. Our second episode discussed 3,4, and 5 and…
43 – Halloween Special: A Dramatic Reading of H. P. Lovecraft
Apr 8, 2018 • 16 min
Greetings, ladies, gentlemen, and others. A bit of a departure this week from my usual ramblings, in celebration of my favorite holiday: All Hallow’s Eve. Instead of a written piece, The Geek Embassy has granted me the opportunity to present a dramatic…
42 – Watches: Star Trek: Discovery Episodes 3-4
Apr 8, 2018 • 54 min
Hold on to your hats, sci-fi lovers! The Geek Embassy is taking on the latest Star Trek series for TGE Watches. Star Trek: Discovery is the most recent offering in the Star Trek universe. Airing exclusively on CBS All Access, this series releases every…
41 – Reads: Jim Butcher’s “Storm Front”
Apr 8, 2018 • 30 min
Welcome to the first episode in our new series, The Geek Embassy Reads! This series is the official book club for the site. We will read a book and then come together to share our thoughts about it. For the first installment, we read Storm Front by Jim…
40 – Watches: Star Trek: Discovery Episodes 1-2
Apr 8, 2018 • 49 min
Hold on to your hats, Sci-Fi lovers! The Geek Embassy is taking on the latest Star Trek series for TGE Watches. Star Trek: Discovery is the latest offering in the Star Trek universe. Airing exclusively on CBS All Access, this series releases every Sunday…
39 – Baskets & Capes at RCCC
Apr 8, 2018 • 51 min
Greetings, Geeks! Today, I have a recording of our recent panel at Rose City Comic Con for your listening and geeking out pleasure. This is the third time we have presented this topic but each time is different, largely because we depend so much on…
38 – TGE Geeks Out Over Motor Crush!
Apr 8, 2018 • 12 min
Recently, I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing three comic book hotshots at Rose City Comic Con. Fortune favored me and I got a chance to talk to Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart, And Babs Tarr about their latest offering from Image Comics: Motor…
37 – Plays: Pathfinder – Finale! Coups & Contracts
Apr 8, 2018 • 166 min
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…
36 - Watches: Dunkirk
Apr 8, 2018 • 44 min
In this episode of TGE Watches, Mark, Ryan, and I discuss Christopher Nolan’s epic Dunkirk. We decided to break our summer movie superhero run with quite a different epic film. Two of us enjoyed it and one was quite very disappointed. Official Description…
35 - Watches: Game of Thrones - Season 7 FINALE!
Apr 8, 2018 • 71 min
It’s finally that time of year again: Game of Thrones has returned to HBO! Regina, Isabela, are joined by Nicole Tanner from Gaming with the Moms to discuss season 7 of everyone’s favorite fantasy drama. Our first episode discussed Episodes 1 & 2 of…
34 - Watches: Game of Thrones - Season 7 Episode 6
Apr 8, 2018 • 82 min
It’s finally that time of year again: Game of Thrones has returned to HBO! Regina, Isabela, join Nicole Tanner from Gaming with the Moms to discuss season 7 of everyone’s favorite fantasy drama. Our first episode discussed Episodes 1 & 2 of Season 7. Our…
33 - Watches: Game of Thrones - Season 7 Episodes 3-4-5
Apr 8, 2018 • 116 min
It’s finally that time of year again: Game of Thrones has returned to HBO! Regina and Isabela join Nicole Tanner from Gaming with the Moms to discuss season 7 of everyone’s favorite fantasy drama. Our first episode discussed Episodes 1 & 2 of Season 7.…
32 – Plays: Pathfinder – As the Raven Flies
Apr 8, 2018 • 52 min
Greetings, Adventurers! We return again to the depths of the Vastwood and find our characters traveling back toward civilization. Nictis Loath travels with our merry band of adventurers. As you’ll remember from episode 8, we discovered Nictis the only…
31 - Watches: Game of Thrones - Season 7 Episodes 1-2
Apr 8, 2018 • 58 min
It’s finally that time of year again: Game of Thrones has returned to HBO! Regina, Isabela, join Nicole Tanner from Gaming with the Moms to discuss season 7 of everyone’s favorite fantasy drama. Official Game of Thrones Description Summers span decades.…
30 - Watches: Spider-Man: Homecoming
Apr 8, 2018 • 65 min
We’re back and talking about the next movie in our summer series: Spider-Man Homecoming! From the Official Site A young Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Tom Holland), who made his sensational debut in Captain America: Civil War, begins to navigate his newfound…
29 – Plays: Pathfinder – Nictis Loath
Apr 8, 2018 • 54 min
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…
28 - Watches: The Handmaid’s Tale
Apr 8, 2018 • 57 min
For the next episode in our TGE Watches series, Isabela and I discuss the Hulu Original series: The Handmaid’s Tale. We discussed the series several times as it was airing, and had differing thoughts and opinions about it. These differences make for a…
27 – Plays: Pathfinder – The Haunted Murk
Apr 8, 2018 • 48 min
Our band of merry role players continues their journey after taking out a small band of goblins in our last episode. After a successful fight full of magic fireballs and dopey goblins attacks, we rescue the half-elf commander, Vanya Brightmoor. She joins…
26 - Watches: Wonder Woman
Apr 8, 2018 • 84 min
Summer continues and the biggest summer movie of the year is the feature on the latest episode of The Geek Embassy Watches!* Wonder Woman! But seriously folks, this summer’s Wonder Woman movie has been the topic of much debate and discussion all over the…
25 – Plays: Pathfinder – Goblin Battle!
Apr 8, 2018 • 40 min
Episode 5 left our adventurers in a bit of a pickle. In fact, in the business, we call that a cliffhanger. After scouting out a Goblin camp, the group discovers that there is a survivor being held captive by the gang of goblins they followed after finding…
24 - Favorite Parental Figures
Apr 8, 2018 • 87 min
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…
23 - Plays: Pathfinder - Finding the Path
Apr 8, 2018 • 38 min
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…
22 - Plays: Pathfinder - Denizens of the Vastwood
Apr 8, 2018 • 47 min
Greetings, Geeks! Have you been anxiously awaiting the next chapter in our journey? Wait no longer, dear adventurer! Episode 4 of our adventure takes our traveling band of would-be heroes deeper into the darkness of the Vastwood. We encounter more than a…
21 - Watches: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2
Apr 8, 2018 • 59 min
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.
20 – Plays: Pathfinder – Perils of the Gartooth Swamp
Apr 8, 2018 • 47 min
And away we go where the perils abound! This week finds our adventurers in the thick of the action. Hargath, Sevarka, Nera, and Freya finally on foot entering the swamp and they run into their first foe. The excitement builds in this episode as our…
19 – Plays: Pathfinder – Flotsam and Jetsam
Apr 8, 2018 • 36 min
Greetings, Geeks! We continue our roleplay 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…
18 - Plays: Pathfinder - The Antiquarian and The Wooden Man
Apr 8, 2018 • 52 min
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…
17 - What is Your Harry Potter House?
Apr 7, 2018 • 83 min
Come on, admit it. You’ve taken a Harry Potter house quiz or two. It’s a great geeky time killer at the very least. This month, we decided to take a few quizzes and compare results. Isabela, Evan, and I have lots of opinions about all things Harry Potter,…
16 - Guilty Pleasures
Apr 7, 2018 • 71 min
Guilty pleasures! We had a great time at this hangout. First, we discuss what makes something a guilty pleasure. We decided it’s often something you don’t talk much about, you generally don’t tell your friends or your family about it. Sometimes it might…
15 - Capes & Baskets LIVE at Wizard World Portland 2017
Apr 7, 2018 • 44 min
Capes & Baskets: What Fairy Tales Can Teach Us about Superheroes Were you unable to attend Geek Girl Con or Wizard World in Portland, Oregon? Have you always wanted to see The Geek Embassy’s ambassadors in action? Well, now is your chance! For our recent…
14 - February 2017 LIVE Hangout: Relationships
Apr 7, 2018 • 128 min
Relationships Those we love, those we wish for, and those we mourn. For our February hangout, we discuss relationships. We talk about canon couples: those fictional couples who set the bar for love and romantic gestures. But we’ve talked about those geeky…
13 - January 2017: New Year’s Hangout
Apr 7, 2018 • 92 min
New Year’s Eve has come and gone but the staff of The Geek Embassy had to take some time to reflect on 2016. We suffered plenty of misery, had some good times, saw some good movies, and read some great books. 2016 is one for the record books for sure and…
12 - November 2016 LIVE Hangout: Geeky Gifts
Apr 7, 2018 • 83 min
Get your geeky gifts here! For our November hangout the staff of The Geek Embassy put together a wonderful gift guide of all kinds of geeky themed gifts. I won’t lie. Quite of few of my suggestions are things on my very own wish list. Check out our…
11 - October 2016 LIVE Hangout
Apr 7, 2018 • 115 min
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 show, and briefly mention…
10 - September 2016 LIVE Hangout
Apr 7, 2018 • 97 min
For September, we close out summer talking about our favorite geeky amusements from the season and delve into a conversation about conventions. We discuss books we are reading, and one someone is writing. We talk about games we’ve been playing; lots of…
9 - Summer Movie Podcast - August 2016
Apr 7, 2018 • 36 min
For the last episode of our summer movie podcast series, we shake it up a bit and we both saw different movies. I saw Star Trek: Beyond and Rhonda saw Suicide Squad. We discuss the evolution of the Star Trek movies, and the careful consideration given to…
8 - Summer Movie Podcast - July 2016
Apr 7, 2018 • 39 min
“Who’s afraid of those ghosts?” For the July Summer movie episode, Rhonda and I take on the ever controversial Ghostbusters reboot. There was quite a bit of fuss about the casting of a female Ghostbusters team and the internet exploded after the first…
7 - July 2016 LIVE Podcast
Apr 6, 2018 • 109 min
Greetings, Geeks! We had a great hangout for July! New ambassadors Julie and Dante joined me and Rhonda to talk about how our experience and enjoyment of music has changed throughout our lives. We start with our first memories of seeking out music on our…
6 - Summer Movie Podcast - June 2016
Apr 6, 2018 • 39 min
Greetings, Geeks! Rhonda and I saw two very different movies for June. Rhonda saw Central Intelligence and I saw Free State of Jones. We compare notes about the movies and how we go about choosing movies to see. Central Intelligence is a comedy starring…
5 - June 2016 LIVE Hangout
Apr 6, 2018 • 110 min
For our June LIVE Hangout, we talked about villains: the ones you love to hate and hate to love. What makes them relate-able or hate-able? Rhonda, Mark, Isabela, and I had a great time chatting about our favorite villains from movies, TV, books, and video…
4 - Summer Movie Podcast - May 2016
Apr 6, 2018 • 40 min
Movie - Captain America: Civil War This month, Rhonda and I discuss the latest Avengers movie, Captain America: Civil War. Although billed as a Captain America movie, it is an Avengers-themed extravaganza of action and internal conflict as our heroes…
3 - Summer Movies Podcast - April 2016
Apr 6, 2018 • 29 min
Movie In the Theater For the summer months, Rhonda and I will be viewing and discussing blockbuster movies. To launch the series, we saw The Huntsman: Winter’s War which opened on April 22, 2016. A prequel/sequel to the 2012 Snow White and The Huntsman,…
2 - April 2016 LIVE Hangout
Apr 6, 2018 • 96 min
Here is our latest hangout as a podcast episode. Rhonda, Ryan, Isabela, and I had a great time chatting about the launch of The Geek Embassy, our adventures at Emerald City Comicon, the season finale of The Walking Dead, and some of the issues with…
1 - LIVE from Emerald City Comic Con
Apr 6, 2018 • 67 min
Here is our live episode from Emerald City Comic Con! Isabela and I traveled to Seattle, met up with the TMG Cast (Adrian and Andrew) and interview some fantastic artists, writers, and game designers. We talked with a nice cross-section of people this…