Magic aficionado and, technically, a lawyer. Currently winning tournaments in Europe. Also losing tournaments in Europe.

Hey, thanks for checking out our site! This is the home of the MTG Grindcast, the spikiest Magic: the Gathering podcast around, with a special focus on the SCG Tour. We’re a podcast by Magic players, for Magic players, and we try every week to bring you the most up to date analyses of the formats, razor’s edge technology, and all the other things we learn going to way, way too many tournaments each weekend.

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Grindcast Episode 168: Standard is STILL GOOD

Unbelievable, we’re like two weeks in and standard has more than one deck! In this celebratory episode we’re going over the individual card choices you can make to customize...

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Grindcast Episode 167: Yorion My Mind

Standard has become a race to be the biggest, grindiest deck possible–but watch out for rogues and those pesky aggro decks who like nothing better than punishing people for...

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Grindcast Episode 166: New New (new?) Standard

We got the bans that we asked for! And an extra one, just in case! What a deal! We’re breaking down our new, super fair standard this week, and...

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Grindcast Episode 165: Holy crap, did they fix standard?

Well, no, probably not. But the results are in from the first weekend post-Uro ban and they are…inconclusive. It’s possible that Omnath isn’t the only deck you’re allowed to...

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Grindcast Episode 164: Does Wizards want us to Walk away?

All right, we got our ban. And…it’s just Uro. But don’t let an abandoned standard keep you from getting excited for, uh, mechanically unique The Walking Dead Secret Lair...

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Grindcast Episode 163: Omnath the Omnipresent

Zendikar’s not even out yet but new standard is in full swing, with one particular four color, four-armed elemental swinging harder than the rest. We also take a look...

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