Power and Toughness—The Return of BR Zombies at TCG Player Spring States

My alarm, a Tibetan singing bowl app on my iPhone, went off not as peacefully as you’d imagine, at 8am. I shit, shower, shave, and head out on my bike towards Kings Games for the TCG Spring States tournament. It’s got a 3x multiplier and, though people are really, really down on Kings, where I … Continue reading

23/17—I Feel So Dirty

In a departure from our regularly scheduled programing, this week I’m going to be talking about … Standard. I know—shocking, right? Trust me, I’m as disgusted as you are. Long story short: In an effort to grind for Planeswalker Points (and here is where every non-Magic-playing friend of mine who’s happened to click on this … Continue reading

Power and Toughness—132nd at Kings PTQ With Prime Speaker Bant

Good afternoon! What a weekend! Long story short: I beat Jund Midrange round one and Esper Control round two. The quote of the second match was, “You can’t get pregnant from a cartoon,” said by me. I mulled to four (a total of one land, and it was colorless, in 22 total cards) and then … Continue reading

Power and Toughness—Second at the $400 Cash Standard Tournament

Every Zombie Jesus weekend Jen’s folks come down to Brooklyn from the Boston area and we eat shit tons of ham, asparagus, corn, and mashed potatoes, which we then turn into actual shit. You know, because that’s how digestion works. The in-laws’s visit kept me from going to Philadelphia for the PTQ there. It’s Standard … Continue reading

Power and Toughness—Jund, Success, Humility, and Byes

When you’re 50 points away from a second bye for the next season, and there’re only two weeks left in the current season, and you’re planning on attending three Grand Prix in the coming months, you end up playing a shit-ton of Magic. There’s no easily accessible PTQ in sight. I dunno if Monique’s going … Continue reading