Aces & Jokers: A Wild Cards Podcast

Aces & Jokers: A Wild Cards Podcast

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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. Support us at https://patreon.com/acesjokerspod


Wild Cards Comic Books vols 1-4: Hot, Strong and Black
Oct 25 • 61 min
General Notes The only author consistently credited to these Wild Cards comic books is Lewis Shiner, though any author who created a particular character is credited too.
[TEASER] - Black Trump, Part 2: Bizarre Shapeshifting Killer Slut
Sep 25 • 0 min
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. Pledge $2 or more to unlock earlier premium content, like our Nightflyers commentary…
[TEASER] - Black Trump, Part 1: I Can Lick Every Man In This Place
Aug 26 • 1 min
This is a preview of our discussion of Black Trump, Wild Cards book 15. To get the full episode (as well as other bonus content), go to our Patreon at https://patreon.com/acesjokerspod and back us!
(TEASER) Jokertown Shuffle reissue discussion
Jul 20 • 1 min
A preview of our premium episode about new chapters in the recent edition of Jokertown Shuffle. Pledge $2 at https://www.patreon.com/acesjokerspod for instant access to the full episode.
Marked Cards, Part 2: Milking The Serpent
Jul 13 • 66 min
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 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stallion#Reproductive_anatomy…
Marked Cards, Part 1: Guess Who’s Bisexual!
Jun 25 • 80 min
The authors that contributed to this book are: Stephen Leigh Walton Simons Victor Milán Leanne C. Harper Walter Jon Williams Sage Walker Laura J. Mixon Melinda M. Snodgrass George R.R. Martin (editor)
Card Sharks, Part 2: The DP Site
Jun 10 • 77 min
The authors that contributed to this book are: Roger Zelazny William F. Wu Kevin Andrew Murphy Laura J. Mixon Victor Milán Stephen Leigh Michael Cassutt George R.R. Martin (editor) Melinda M. Snodgrass (assistant editor/writer)
Card Sharks, Part 1: Spoil Me, Daddy
May 23 • 90 min
The authors that contributed to this book are: Roger Zelazny William F. Wu Kevin Andrew Murphy Laura J. Mixon Victor Milán Stephen Leigh Michael Cassutt George R.R. Martin (editor) Melinda M. Snodgrass (assistant editor/writer)
Nightflyers S1E1 (Patron-Only Preview)
Feb 27 • 2 min
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.
Turn of the Cards, Part 2: The Erotic Adventures of Lunar Girl
Feb 12 • 84 min
The authors that contributed to this book are: Victor Milán George R.R. Martin (editor)
Turn of the Cards, Part 1: 10% Of Your Brain Is Jewish
Jan 20 • 95 min
The authors that contributed to this book are: Victor Milán George R.R. Martin (editor)
Dealer’s Choice, Part 2: An Octopus For Danny
Dec 25, 2018 • 95 min
The authors that contributed to this book are: George R.R. Martin (editor/author) Melinda Snodgrass (assistant editor) Stephen Leigh Edward W. Bryant John J. Miller Walter Jon Williams
Dealer’s Choice, Part 1: The Gay Community Will Thank Me
Dec 15, 2018 • 88 min
The authors that contributed to this book are: George R.R. Martin (editor/author) Melinda Snodgrass (assistant editor) Stephen Leigh Edward W. Bryant John J. Miller Walter Jon Williams
Double Solitaire, Part 2: Honeymoon Fresh
Dec 1, 2018 • 88 min
In this episode we discuss the second half of Double Solitaire (Wild Cards Book 10). The authors that contributed to this book are: Melinda Snodgrass George R.R. Martin (editor)
Double Solitaire, Part 1: Hot Grandad Winky
Nov 17, 2018 • 74 min
In this episode we discuss the first half of Double Solitaire (Wild Cards Book 10). The authors that contributed to this book are: Melinda Snodgrass George R.R. Martin (editor)
Jokertown Shuffle, Part 2: No Dangle, No Dingle
Oct 14, 2018 • 85 min
In this episode we discuss the second half of Jokertown Shuffle (Wild Cards Book 9). The authors that contributed to this book are: Stephen Leigh John Jos. Miller Melinda Snodgrass Victor Milán Walter Jon Williams Lew Shiner Walton Simons George R.R.…
Jokertown Shuffle, Part 1: All-Meat Diet
Sep 24, 2018 • 70 min
In this episode we discuss the first half of Jokertown Shuffle (Wild Cards Book 9). The authors that contributed to this book are: Stephen Leigh John Jos. Miller Melinda Snodgrass Victor Milán Walter Jon Williams Lew Shiner Walton Simons George R.R.…
One-Eyed Jacks, Part 2: Fluid-Bonded Poly Throuple
Sep 9, 2018 • 74 min
In this episode we discuss the second half of One-Eyed Jacks (Wild Cards Book 8). The authors that contributed to this book are: Walton Simons Chris Claremont Lew Shiner William F. Wu Victor Milán Stephen Leigh Melinda Snodgrass John Jos. Miller Carrie…
One-Eyed Jacks, Part 1: A Bush Victory
Aug 23, 2018 • 91 min
In this episode we discuss the first half of One-Eyed Jacks (Wild Cards Book 8). The authors that contributed to this book are: Walton Simons Chris Claremont Lew Shiner William F. Wu Victor Milán Stephen Leigh Melinda Snodgrass John Jos. Miller…
Dead Man’s Hand, Part 2: Human Centipede Special
Aug 5, 2018 • 85 min
In this episode we discuss the first half of Dead Man’s Hand (Wild Cards Book 7). The authors that contributed to this book are: John J. Miller George R.R. Martin
Dead Man’s Hand, Part 1: 50 Different Words For Eskimo
Jul 22, 2018 • 115 min
In this episode we discuss the first half of Dead Man’s Hand (Wild Cards Book 7). The authors that contributed to this book are: John J. Miller George R.R. Martin Our fantastic theme tune is Ace Of Spades (8 Bit Remix Cover Version) by the…
Ace in the Hole, Part 2: Elections and Erections
Jul 6, 2018 • 58 min
In this episode we discuss the second half of Ace in the Hole (Wild Cards Book 6). The authors that contributed to this book are: Walter John Williams Stephen Leigh (S. L. Farrell) Victor Milán Walton Simons Melinda M. Snodgrass
Ace in the Hole, Part 1: The One Without Any Incest
Jun 30, 2018 • 60 min
In this episode we discuss the first half of Ace in the Hole (Wild Cards Book 6). The authors that contributed to this book are: Walter John Williams Stephen Leigh (S. L. Farrell) Victor Milán Walton Simons Melinda M. Snodgrass
Down and Dirty, Part 2: Milking Jane
Jun 16, 2018 • 82 min
In this episode we discuss the second half of Down and Dirty (Wild Cards Book 5). The authors that contributed to this book are: John J. Miller George R. R. Martin Roger Zelazny Leanne C. Harper Arthur Byron Cover Melinda M. Snodgrass Edward Bryant…
Down and Dirty, Part 1: Rachel Profiling
Jun 8, 2018 • 75 min
In this episode we discuss the first half of Down and Dirty (Wild Cards Book 5). The authors that contributed to this book are: John J. Miller George R. R. Martin Roger Zelazny Leanne C. Harper Arthur Byron Cover Melinda M. Snodgrass Edward Bryant Stephen…
Aces Abroad, Part 2: Substantial Women
May 18, 2018 • 71 min
In this episode we discuss the second half of Aces Abroad (Wild Cards Book 4). The authors that contributed to this book are: Carrie Vaughn Edward Bryant Gail Gerstner-Miller George R. R. Martin John J. Miller Kevin Andrew Murphy Leanne C. Harper Lewis…
Aces Abroad, Part 1: Magical Tantra Pimp
May 11, 2018 • 75 min
In this episode we discuss the first half of Aces Abroad (Wild Cards Book 4). The authors that contributed to this book are: Carrie Vaughn Edward Bryant Gail Gerstner-Miller George R. R. Martin John J. Miller Kevin Andrew Murphy Leanne C. Harper Lewis…
Jokers Wild, Part 2: Gator AIDS
Apr 13, 2018 • 64 min
In this episode we discuss the second half of Jokers Wild (Wild Cards Book 3). The authors that contributed to this book are: Edward Bryant George R. R. Martin John J. Miller Leanne C. Harper Lewis Shiner Melinda M. Snodgrass Walton Simons
Jokers Wild, Part 1: Squirt Your Poison Squirt
Apr 6, 2018 • 48 min
In this episode we discuss the first half of Jokers Wild (Wild Cards Book 3). The authors that contributed to this book are: Edward Bryant George R. R. Martin John J. Miller Leanne C. Harper Lewis Shiner Melinda M. Snodgrass Walton Simons
Aces High, Part 2: Call Me Daddy
Mar 30, 2018 • 70 min
Jube (George R R Martin) Unto The Sixth Generation (Walter Jon Williams) Winter’s Chill (George R R Martin) Relative Difficulties (Melinda Snodgrass) With a Little Help From His Friends (Victor Milán) By Lost Ways (Pat Cadigan) Mr Koyama’s Comet (Walter…
Aces High, Part 1: Toasters That F*ck
Mar 23, 2018 • 59 min
Pennies From Hell (Lewis Shiner) Jube (George R R Martin) Unto The Sixth Generation (Walter Jon Williams) Ashes To Ashes (Roger Zelazny) If Looks Could Kill (Walton Simons)
Wild Cards Book 1, Part 2: Furries Begin
Mar 16, 2018 • 84 min
NOW WITH IMPROVED AUDIO! In this episode, we discuss stories by George R R Martin, Michael Cassutt, David D. Levine, Lewis Shiner, Victor Milán, Edward Bryant and Leanne C. Harper, Stephen Leigh (S. L. Farrell), Carrie Vaughn, and John J. Miller.…
Wild Cards Book 1, Part 1: Origins
Mar 9, 2018 • 68 min
The very first episode of our podcast about Wild Cards. It lacks the high production values of the later episodes after it became hugely popular and successful and we hired a load of interns, but it’s still surprisingly listenable. (Spoilers throughout.)