Silence, Exile, and Cunning

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.

Climbing Mount Ordeals

Derek takes “Angel Pod” for a spin at Tuesday-night Modern, and digs on Athreos, God of Passage in the board.

Legacy of the Wizard

Derek dives headfirst into Legacy, dabbling with Punishing Jund before piloting a brew featuring … Bojuka Bog?

Beginning Again

Hipsters welcomes new writer Derek Gallen, as he recounts his journey back to Magic: The Gathering after ten years away.