Silence, Exile, and Cunning

Extraction du Nord

I gotta get the hell outta New York, so I head to Montreal without mtg.

Brewing With Courser, Part Deux

My meditation on Courser’s impact in Khans of Tarkir standard continues!

It Begins With Courser

Where does standard go from here?

Team Draft League Update

Derek reflects on the summer of M15 and Team Draft League.

A Spike’s Wellness Primer

Derek applies systems he has studied over the past decade towards improving your EV at Grand Prix and PTQs.

My First PTQ in Ten Years

Derek hit a Modern PTQ this past weekend in Jersey, to see if his skills stood the test of time.

Silence, Exile, and Cunning — M15: From Bread to Spread

M15 draft strategy coming from endless Team Draft League Season Two experience, Derek style!

Goodbye, Sphinx’s Revelation

In which Derek bids a less-than-fond farewell to everyone’s favorite X spell.

Leveling Up at GP Worcester 2014

Last weekend Derek brought Angel Pod to battle in beautifully bleak, dilapidated New England. Find out how he fared!

In the Shadow of the Colossus

GP Worcester is this weekend, and predicting its metagame has bent Derek out of shape.

Coffin Maker

How does Derek love Shriekmaw in Modern? Let him count the ways.

Reflecting on Team Draft League

Derek takes a ravening bite out of Team Draft League—and learns something about teamwork from his Uncle Joey along the way.