Need a moment to break from the tournament hype today? JDB is always there to lend academic expertise on Magic's deep history! This week, he's talking something very basic...and yet not at all! Put your waders on...
Flavor is all about self-expression. If the message you want to send is "My basic lands cost more than your car," JDB has the top picks for the spend-happy show-off!
While Pirates really came into their own on Ixalan, their history in Magic stretches all the way back to the first printing of the game! Join JDB as he sails the Flavor Seas in search of Vorthos treasure!
Can the history of Magic's flavor really be shown through just ten cards? The task seems impossible, but it won't stop JDB from trying!
"Ach! Hans, run! It's the Lhurgoyf!" Saffi Eriksdotter's last words made Magic history. JDB takes a look at the iconic and irony-soaked subgenre of flavor text.
While Ryan Saxe is taking a well-earned week off, JDB is stepping in with a two-pack of Flavor Digests! Today he discusses a weird puzzle of the Multiverse: how do all these characters from different worlds talk to each other?
How big is a plane, anyway? JDB explores that question and recent trends as he looks beyond Ixalan block to the return of Dominaria.