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Joel and Alastair engage in a full episode of Trek talk, discussing the second season of Star Trek: Picard, and the launch of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. Plus, a new LEGO set that is more than meets the eye!
Joel and Stephen finally have a chance to share their thoughts on Spider-man No Way Home. Joel has been blasting away by Halo, and Stephen has wrapped up Moon Knight.
Joel and Brockett answer two big listener emails asking to break down their favourite video games by decade, and share some book recommendations in the realm of sci-fy, and fantasy.
Joel and Ryan discuss their sci-fi adventures watching Finch, and Halo, coupled with their battles to find consistency among the growing number of streaming services. Ryan has been playing Horizon Forbidden West, and Joel has logged more time with his Elgato Stream Deck.
Joel and Stephen continue the conversation about streaming hardware before discussing first impressions of Foundation on AppleTV+, and MARVEL’s Moon Night on Disney+. Plus, Star Trek trailers, and Paramount+ announcements.
The Citadel Cafe 437: Dune

The Citadel Cafe 437: Dune


Joel and Alastair talk about some of the upgrades to their home podcasting and streaming studios before sharing their thoughts on Dune, and the next LEGO Expert build that will have your heart racing at 88 miles per hour.
Joel and Brockett dig into more notable animated series, including Brockett’s top picks, then discuss Pixar’s Turning Red, which just premiered on Disney+.
Joel and Alastair share their first impressions of the teaser trailers for the Obi-wan Kenobi, and Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, before discussing the Season 2 premiere of Star Trek: Picard.
Joel and Stephen catch up on some fun Twitch stream antics, point out a few series being rewatched, then discuss their first impressions of Vikings: Valhalla, and another LEGO set that has scooted onto the wish list.
Joel and Alastair discuss refurbished Gam Boys, the Season 1 finale of The Bad Batch, and Alastair’s first trip with Travelers. Plus LEGO on the horizon, and talking Teslas.
Joel and Brockett discuss media consumption indecision, the premiere of Reacher on Prime Video, The Owl House on Disney+, and more LEGO Star Wars sets!
Joel and Lou talk about their latest gaming experiences before unloading their thoughts on the season finale of The Book of Boba Fett.
Stephen and Joel talk The Chef Show, what Critical Role has cooked up for The Legend of Vox Machina, and welcome the change of flavours swirling around The Book of Boba Fett.
Lou and Joel talk about a gear shift in documentaries, Raya And The Last Dragon, The Forgotten City, and Hydraloop, a new water purification appliance for your home.
Joel and Stephen kick off 2022 in a galaxy far, far away with listener email about The Clone Wars animated series, and first impressions of the new Star Wars series, The Book of Boba Fett.
Joel is joined by Alastair, Stephen, Ryan and James for the annual Holiday Roundtable, discussing nerdy plans for the holidays, the growth of explicit content in sci-fi and fantasy media, and the season finale of Hawkeye!
Lou and Joel weave their way through rocky first impressions of The Wheel of Time on Prime Video, revisit an old holiday favourite, and share some fun LEGO and digital table top recommendations.
Brockett and Joel talk home entertainment tech, Black Friday, and answer an email about low-cost video games before taking a look at they first few episodes of the live action Cowboy Bebop on Netflix.
Stephen and Joel set their sights on the first two episodes of Hawkeye on Disney+, discuss viewer short attention spans, and how some brand logos are just a little off the mark.
Joel is joined by Alastair and Lou to celebrate ten years of The Citadel Cafe and talk about Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings, and the new trailer for Spider-man No Way Home. Plus, looking forward to new sci-fi and fantasy IPs coming soon to streaming services.
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Levi Gibbs

This podcast is fantastic! If you enjoy being steeped in nerd culture you'll enjoy listening to Joel and his friends talk about their favourite nerdy things. There are always funny, entertaining, and intelligent conversations about all mediums of nerdy material.

Jan 25th
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