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Aces & Jokers: A Wild Cards Podcast

We’re reading and discussing Wild Cards, a set of shared-world superhero novels edited by George R. R. Martin. We don't own Wild Cards and this is not an official podcast. We use brief clips from the audiobooks and other sources to illustrate and aid discussion. Spoilers abound.

Jun 10, 2019

In this episode we discuss the second half of Card Sharks (Wild Cards Book 13).

Show Notes
As we mention in the episode, "Cursum Perficio" (1993) was indeed Kevin Andrew Murphy's first contribution to a Wild Cards novel, although he contributed to the GURPS Wild Cards roleplaying game supplement "Aces Abroad"...


May 23, 2019

In this episode we discuss the first half of Card Sharks (Wild Cards Book 13).

Show Notes

Here's that water supply article Ben was talking about, and the episode of Planet Money about the same subject that Angel mentioned.

Never seen Breakfast at Tiffany's? Here's what they thought was appropriate makeup for...


Feb 27, 2019

Hello Aces & Jokers! Here is a sneak preview of our upcoming Patron-Only episode covering Nightflyers episode 1, available only to our Patreon patrons. If you want to hear more, come on over to patreon.com/acesjokerspod to support the show.


Feb 12, 2019

In this episode we discuss the second half of Turn of the Cards (Wild Cards Book 12).

Show Notes

Short and sweet show notes this week:

  • Please add to our Wild Cards Songs playlist on Spotify, and let us know (via email or on Twitter) your rationale for anything you do add. Section titles, implied lyrics, characters...


Jan 20, 2019

In this episode we discuss the first half of Turn of the Cards (Wild Cards Book 12).

Show Notes