Katie G. Bates

Senior Writer

@beautecoulisses

Hipsters Presents

Kat Von D Dupes

Now that the truth is out about Kat Von D, Kate explores makeup alternatives.

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Reserved List—The Facts

Kate lays out the facts surrounding the Reserve List

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Buyout Blues

Kate laments the recent spate of eternal staple buyouts, and she asks again why we still need the reserved list.

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Magical Marketing

Kate reviews Wizards marketing practices.

Card Kingdom

Lightning-fast shipping, exceptional customer service, unique MTG products, and general awesomeness since 1999.

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Modern Ban List Votes

Kate reports on the results from her survey of what people wanted to see banned or unbanned in Modern.

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Does Anyone Like the Modern Ban List?

Kate asks whether it is time to unban some cards in Modern.

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MagicGate Continued

Kate reviews the events of this week.

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It Isn’t Over and They Haven’t Stopped

Kate reflects on the bans handed down by Wizards of the Coast for harassment, and calls for everyone to remain vigilant in the fight against harassment and bullying in Magic.

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Nic Fit Updated

Kate updates her Legacy Nic Fit list.

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Please Stop

Kate responds to the latest targeted harassment of women in Magic, sharing her brutal experiences.

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Nic Fit Nightmares

Kate returns from Eternal Weekend ready to talk about Nic Fit a.k.a. The Rock a.k.a. Green-Black a.k.a. that one weird Veteran Explorer deck.