Jess Stirba

Senior Staff Writer


Command of Etiquette

Personal Solutions to Political Problems

Jess takes apart an article arguing that women would get further in Magic by leaning in (to the stereotypes).

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Why I’m a Hipster

Jess explains her attachment to the hipster label.

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Four Color Identities

Jess is cautiously optimistic about Wizards’s decision to make a set of four-color commanders for Commander 2016.

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To Throw a Game

Jess defends against an accusation that she threw a game. The wrinkle? She ~may~ have thrown the game.

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Magic in the Time of Trump

Jess worries about the effects nominating a proto-fascist will have on the social environment in competitive Magic tournaments.

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Influential Tactics

Jess shares some strategies for influencing people in life and in multiplayer Magic.

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Fantasy Statements

Jess suggests language for the GP Charlotte statement Wizards has yet to release.

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Bathroom Bans

Jess would love to go to the next Modern GP, but it takes place in a state that has criminalized her identity. #GirlsLikeUs

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Four Planeswalkers and a Microphone

Jess reviews the four planeswalkers from Shadows Over Innistrad. They’re great!

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Shadow Cabinets

Jess breaks down the commanders that will be showing up in Shadows Over Innistrad.

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Grand Purchases

Jess talks about how she always enjoys shopping for singles at a GP.