Interview


Humans of Magic: Episode 038 - AJ Kerrigan

I was fortunate enough to be interviewed by James Hsu for Humans of Magic. If you have the time, feel free to take a listen! “Humans of Magic” presents: AJ Kerrigan. AJ broke into the competitive Magic scene as a youngster and has never stopped improving his mental approach with the game. After a rough patch in the public spotlight, he has come out stronger and wiser than ever. Learn about Read More »

Through the Looking Glass: Grixis Delver with Jonathan Sukenik

Special thanks to Jonathan Sukenik for his contributions to today's article. Grixis Delver has been hailed as the boogeyman of Legacy and been a primary driver of the recent calls to ban Deathrite Shaman. Whether or not you agree that it's the best deck in the format, it's clear that Grixis Delver is here to stay. Boasting a nearly 17% metagame share by some metrics, knowing how to navigate the matchup Read More »

Through the Looking Glass: Lands with Jarvis Yu

Special thanks to Jarvis Yu for his contributions to today's article.  Lands is a legacy mainstay that has grown in popularity over the last few years. Until recently, Lands was always seen as a free win for The Epic Storm, but as Lands players have gained access to more powerful lands such as Thespian's Stage, the match-up has definitely seen a paradigm shift. The natural improvement of their other match-ups has Read More »

Through the Looking Glass: Miracles with Anuraag Das and Sam Roukas

Special thanks to Anuraag Das and Sam Roukas for their contributions to this article.  Miracles, with and without Sensei's Divining Top, has been a natural predator of The Epic Storm for many years. Force of Will, Counterbalance, and Terminus combine to form a suite of cards that can be pretty difficult to beat at any stage of the game. One of the major edges that The Epic Storm players can gain Read More »

Through the Looking Glass: Show & Tell with JPA93

Special thanks to Jonathan Anghelescu for his contributions to today's article.  Today like Quentin Coldwater, we plunge into the fountain. Show & Tell is one of the most enduring, iconic, and powerful combo decks of the legacy meta. Where storm builds a critical mass of cards, and fights through with a suite of discard spells, Show & Tell fights on a different axis. It’s an A + B combo which protects Read More »

Through the Looking Glass: Elves with Julian Knab

Special thanks to Julian Knab for his contributions to today's article.  Today, like Alice, we climb through the looking glass. Elves is one of the most powerful and popular decks in the current meta. The little green men can form a solid grindy game plan, or with the help of Glimpse of Nature and Natural Order, can combo off as quickly as turn two. The storm variants have a faster fundamental Read More »

Humans of Magic: Episode 010 - Bryant Cook

I was fortunate enough to be interviewed by James Hsu for Humans of Magic. If you have the time, feel free to take a listen! Listen Now! Bryant Cook is the innovator and creator of The Epic Storm deck, which is approaching its ten-year anniversary. He joins me to discuss the origins of the 1.5 format, the strong Syracuse, NY scene, and his earliest tournament successes. We also talk about fun stuff Read More »