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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 16, 2018

In this episode we discuss the following stories from Wild Cards, Book One:
  • Interlude One (George R R Martin)
  • Captain Cathode and the Secret Ace (Michael Cassutt)
  • Powers (David D. Levine)
  • Shell Games (George R R Martin)
  • Interlude Two (George R R Martin)
  • The Long Dark Night of Fortunato (Lewis Shiner)
  • Transfigurations (Victor Milán)
  • Interlude Three (George R R Martin)
  • Down Deep (Edward Bryant and Leanne C. Harper)
  • Interlude Four (George R R Martin)
  • Strings (Stephen Leigh (S. L. Farrell))
  • Interlude Five (George R R Martin)
  • Ghost Girl Takes Manhattan (Carrie Vaughn)
  • Comes a Hunter (John J. Miller)
  • Epilogue: Third Generation (Lewis Shiner)
  • [briefly] Appendix, The Science of the Wild Cards Virus, Excerpts from the Minutes of the American Metabiological Society Conference on Metahuman Abilities (all George R R Martin)

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