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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.

Mar 20, 2020

In this episode we discuss the second half of Deuces Down (Wild Cards Book 16).

Show Notes

Keeping it teeny and tidy:

  • We think the first time we saw Gangsta Joey was in Down and Dirty (Book 5), when Yeoman puts an arrow through the arms of an unnamed mafioso. Let us know if we got that wrong.
  • Here's the pic Ben wanted...

Feb 18, 2020

In this episode we discuss the first half of Deuces Down (Wild Cards Book 16).

Show Notes

Short and sweet, friends:

Dec 27, 2019

In this episode we discuss superhero TV, mostly the new Watchmen series, but a few others too. We also try to figure out how the wealth of superhero TV we already have may or may not impact what Hulu could do with Wild Cards.

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Oct 26, 2019

In this episode we discuss the Wild Cards Comic Books, vols 1-4.

Show Notes

These show notes are short and sweet, like we like our men.

  • Jay does indeed wet the bed in Dead Man's Hand, after his Lovecraftian nightmare. No mention of rubber sheets there, though. Whether he is a habitual bedwetter is still unconfirmed.

Sep 25, 2019

This is a preview of our discussion of part two of Black Trump, Wild Cards book 15. To get the full episode (as well as other bonus content), go to Patreon and back us.

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