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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.

Jul 20, 2019

This is a preview of our premium episode discussing of the extra chapters in Tor's recent Jokertown Shuffle reissue. We didn't cover these stories in our main episode about the book, because they hadn't been published yet.

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Jul 13, 2019

In this episode we discuss the second half of Marked Cards (Wild Cards Book 14).

Show Notes

Please donate to Howard's Gofundme for his medical bills: https://www.gofundme.com/m5dwy-medical-bills-anything-helps and share it on social media.

Ben's information on horse penises comes from 


Jun 25, 2019

In this episode we discuss the first half of Marked Cards (Wild Cards Book 14).

Show Notes

I'm tired so I'm phoning these in this week:


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...