There have been lots of lousy Cranial Extraction effects, but there have been some pretty good ones too! Which one are we looking with Guilds of Ravnica? Ben Friedman votes for the best kind...but why?
Don't be shocked if Ben Friedman switches onto this sudden contender for SCG Syracuse this weekend! How in the world did this happen? Ben explains using his unique expertise with the archetype!
Grabbing a few of your friends to hit up team competition? This is a tricky beast, as many of the best decks have overlapped cards! So how do you get around this, Ben Friedman?
There are a few cards that Ben thinks are a virtual lock to win the big Legacy showdown on the horizon! See which decks he expects to be favored against the field!
Ben has been around the PT for a long time! He's played against the best often enough and endured enough of the drama that he knows exactly where everyone stands! Here are his honest takes!
If you count both formats, that's a lot of SCG Dallas players interested in Death's Shadow decks! So let's get the newest decklists from Death Shadow's biggest fan: Ben Friedman!
Leave it to Legacy to find ways to evolve, and leave it to minds like Josh Utter-Leyton and Ben Friedman to find the new metagame! If you're interested in the strange tale of Legacy Death's Shadow, start here!
Jund beating Burn in the finals of SCG Indianapolis? What year is this? Ben Friedman examines the Top 8 and beyond to show why the Modern metagame had a retro moment!
Move over Chainwhirler! The Bugler is coming in hot, only this time it's in Modern! Get on the next level of this popular archetype for SCG Indianapolis!
With Legacy in a state of change, Ben is looking to help you get the jump on SCG Philadelphia's metagame! Get the new sideboard tech for the weekend!
Many have requested it, so here it is! Ahead of SCG Worcester's team showdown, the biggest proponent of Modern Death's Shadow explains how to pilot it!
Ben is preparing to play Legacy at the Pro Tour level! A major curveball awaits the field, and these are the archetypes he thinks everyone should prep for!
This isn't a core set like the olden days. This is a whole new level. Ben Friedman has a nitpick or two, but in general, this set is stacked with cards for multiple formats! So how does he rank the best of the best?
Ben Friedman's Modern mastery helped him hit an important milestone! Come for the insights into Grixis Death's Shadow, stay for the mistakes he made along the way...
Ben Friedman checks in with Standard, but quickly moves to all the Modern we saw at SCG CON! Should there be more NBL events? Where was Skullclamp? Is Infect back? Is Humans falling?
What strange Standard times we live in! Ben Friedman explores the bizarre era of the overpowered red three-drop as we set sail for SCG CON!
Ben Friedman can't wait to battle! Which decks does he feel stand the best chance of conquering all at the PT (and SCGCON)? A new contender is on the horizon...
Ben Friedman gives you a very smart and fresh look at Legacy and what you might be missing in your deck strategy! If you're gonna sling some Brainstorms at SCG CON, consult Ben first!
Wow! What a piece! Ben Friedman sets you up for success in hating on the entirety of Modern's metagame using this tried and true Magic strategy!
Uh oh. Have Ben Friedman and company figured out the mystery to unlocking true power in Modern? Read his case (and his deck) for going for broke at SCG Baltimore!