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Top 8 Magic #473 - Turret Ogre still has reach!
Mike and BDM get together again a second time this week to discuss comics, more War of the Spark story and preview cards, and once again confirm a key piece of prerelease advice.
1:03:25
April 20, 2019
Top 8 Magic #472 - Turret Ogre Has Reach!
Mike and BDM get together at Brookfield to hash out their Game of Thrones death pools, War of the Spark preview cards, and the key piece of prerelease advice you that will win you games.
1:29:58
April 17, 2019
Top 8 Magic #471 - The 64.5th Best Player in the World
  Brian David-Marshall is back in NYC after competing in the Mythic Invitational, so he and Mike meet to talk: the Mythic Invitational and the best-of-1 format Mike shares the absolute worst deck he's ever played 2/3 is about War of the Spark spoilers!
1:18:06
April 3, 2019
Top 8 Magic #470 - The Return to Waverly and Gay
Mike Flores and Brian David-Marshall return to the their old haunt of Waverly & Gay, ghosts and all, to discuss the best burger in New York, Modern bannings, War of the Spark, and more. 
45:37
March 13, 2019
Top 8 Magic #469 - Not a Blue Ravnica Allegiance review
 Mike Flores and Brian David-Marshall return to the soundwaves from the streets of NYC to continue their review of basketball, Mythic Championship Cleveland, Magic coverage, and everything but the Ravnica Allegiance Blue cards. 
1:18:49
March 5, 2019
Top 8 Magic #468 - Curmudgeons with Cards Getting Coffee
 Top 8 Magic presents: Curmudgeons with Cards Getting Coffee. aka Glorious Night of Soil's Betrayal BDM was supposed to spend the day working on multiple deadlines but a man has to eat, right? Fellow curmudgeon Jon Becker was in the area and they went to a diner for eggs, burnt potatoes, bottomless coffee and absolutely no cheesecake.At some point they realize they are in a pilot episode for Curmudgeons with Cards Getting Coffee. Topics ranged across many lanes: Why Becker loves Orzhov so much Why you should block with your Sauroform Hybrid (which is...) Why Brian wishes he could splash black in Simic Ruminations on diners Reminiscences about comic book stores Shortcut names for new cards Money draft culture aka "Late night" drafting Becker's love for Ill-Gotten Inheritance What to call Ethereal Absolution and getting to Glorious Night of Soil's Betrayal in real time. John Wick, Hotel Artemis, and Atomic Blonde Basketball Other things If you like Curmudgeons with Cards Getting Coffee you should let BDM know on Twitter at @Top8Games and if you think you would be a suitable guest for a future installment be sure to send him your CV* for consideration. *Curmudgeonum Vitae
1:41:46
February 11, 2019
Top 8 Magic #467 - Ravnica Allegiance review: Red
Mike Flores and Brian David-Marshall return to the soundwaves from the streets of NYC to continue their review of Ravnica Allegiance by poring through the Red cards.
55:40
January 31, 2019
Top 8 Magic #466 - Ravnica Allegiance review: Multicoloured cont., Artifacts, Lands
Mike Flores and Brian David-Marshall return to the soundwaves from the streets of NYC to continue their review of Ravnica Allegiance by closing out Multicoloured cards, and then examining the Artifacts and Lands. 
44:45
January 30, 2019
Top 8 Magic #465 - Ravnica Allegiance review: Multicoloured
Mike Flores and Brian David-Marshall return to the soundwaves from the streets of NYC to continue their review of Ravnica Allegiance with the Multicoloured cards.
57:06
January 22, 2019
Top 8 Magic #464 - Ravnica Allegiance review: Green
Mike Flores and Brian David-Marshall return to the soundwaves from the streets of NYC to celebrate nine years of Top 8 Magic, and review the Green cards of Ravnica Allegiance.
1:05:42
January 18, 2019
Top 8 Magic #463 – To Whom the beatdown may be concerned
Mike and Brian wander the West Village for a new episode of Top 8 Magic!
1:12:33
July 20, 2018
Top 8 Magic #462 – Single Beckering a Third Gaea’s Blessing
Imagine the rate Mike and Brian are going to have to hit to fit in another 50 eps this year! Woah!
1:22:47
May 29, 2018
Top 8 Magic #461 – Fifty-Two
Brian and Mike convene on what is inevitably going to be the first of fifty-two 2018 Top 8 Magic podcasts. Topics include Brian's birthday, Brian's Kickstarter, different kinds of New York pizza, and, oh yeah! Magic: The Gathering Dominaria!
57:05
March 31, 2018
Top 8 Magic Year in Review
Mike and Brian run down 2017 while watching Star Wars: Rogue One
2:09:27
December 22, 2017
Top 8 Magic – Ixalan Review: Red
Mike and Brian go over the Red cards from Ixalan.
1:28:42
October 5, 2017
Top 8 Magic – Ixalan Review: Black
Mike and Brian go over the Black cards from Ixalan. Does Mike show a little contempt for what this colour has to offer?
51:32
September 26, 2017
Top 8 Magic – Ixalan Review: Blue
Mike and Brian go over some cool new cards from Ixalan (and the not-cool blue ones, too).
1:33:27
September 25, 2017
Top 8 Magic – Ixalan Review: White
MichaelJ and GreedyM weather the weather to start their epic Ixalan review with the White cards!
1:33:57
September 21, 2017
Top 8 Magic #455 – Julian Returns!
Julian Levin returns to Top 8 Magic this week after an adventure to Grand Prix DC with Matt Ferrando.
1:23:10
September 6, 2017
Top 8 Magic #454 – Hours and Hours of Devastation: Green
In this final Hours and Hours of Devastation, Mike and Matt cover the Green and Artifact cards.
54:54
July 21, 2017
Top 8 Magic #453 – Hours and Hours of Devastation: Red
In this fourth instalment of Hours and Hours of Devastation, Mike and BDM are joined by Matt Ferrando to cover the Red cards.
41:16
July 17, 2017
Top 8 Magic #452 – Hours and Hours of Devastation: Black
In this third instalment of Hours and Hours of Devastation, Mike and BDM are joined by Matt Ferrando to cover the Black and Aftermath cards.
1:05:29
July 14, 2017
Top 8 Magic #451 – Hours and Hours of Devastation: Blue
In this second instalment of Hours and Hours of Devastation, Mike and BDM cover the Blue and Multi-coloured cards.
54:32
July 13, 2017
Top 8 Magic #450 – Hours and Hours of Devastation: White
In this first instalment of Hours and Hours of Devastation, Mike and BDM cover the White and Land cards.
59:24
July 12, 2017
Top 8 Magic #449 – A Special Kind of Idiot
This week BDM and MichaelJ opened the metaphorical phone lines to take discussion requests from their audience.
1:53:56
July 8, 2017
Top 8 Magic #448 – Bagpipe Rays
Recorded the week after Grand Prix Omaha, Mike and BDM get together in a park with a piper to talk Marvel Aetherworks, basketball, and movies.
1:32:55
June 23, 2017
Top 8 Magic #447 – Who’s the Beatd—Snyder?
It's a beautiful--albeit windy--day and BDM is back from Pro Tour Amonkhet to discuss with Mike some decks, players, and being memed.
00:00
May 19, 2017
Top 8 Magic #446 – The Nadir of Nerdiness
The brewing begins with Brian trying his hand at a more Exert-focused, land-heavier build of R/W Exert. Mike also has a wacky idea on how to break... okay, bend, New Perspectives.
1:14:42
May 5, 2017
Top 8 Magic #445 – As Good As It Amonkhets
BDM and Mike return for another episode of the longest running (sometimes walking, sometimes napping, somewhat audible) Magic podcast.
1:33:08
April 13, 2017
Top 8 Magic #444 – Stink Bomb
Brian insists on calling the deck that he and Mike are playing at GPNJ this weekend Stink Bomb. In the spirit of Gerry Thompson, Mike is revealing the aforementioned deck!
00:00
March 9, 2017
Top 8 Magic #443 – Dublin to PA
BDM and Mike return to discuss the Standard metagame, from the decks and players of Pro Tour in Dublin to the Grand Prix in Pittsburgh, PA.
1:18:54
February 20, 2017
Top 8 Magic #442 – The Best of 2016
BDM is back with a best of 2016 episode! Baseball, basketball, movies, comics, comic book movies, Magic moments of the year in review.
1:39:45
December 23, 2016
Top 8 Magic #441 – Double Victory Lap
Mike hangs out with Grand Prix badasses Osyp Lebedowicz and Phil Napoli, together on the Pro Tour for the first time in their decades-long BFF-ship.
1:32:22
November 11, 2016
Top 8 Magic #440 – Bedlam at Waverly & Gay
Mike is joined on Waverly and Gay -- the traditional home of Top 8 Magic -- by SCG Invitational standouts Matt Ferrando and Miles Rodriguez.
1:32:48
August 26, 2016
Top 8 Magic #439 – BDM Is Back!
It feels like it has taken most of the summer but BDM and MichaelJ are finally reunited for a new episode of the longest running Magic podcast.
1:33:30
August 23, 2016
Decks to Beat #002
Brian David-Marshall and Gabe Carlton-Barnes look at what shook out in Standard over the course of two Grand Prix events.
00:00
August 19, 2016
Decks to Beat #001
The premise is simple. It is The Decks to Beat, hearkening back to the days of scouring the Magic Dojo for the latest technology. With Briand David-Marshall and Gabe Carlton-Barnes.
1:37:20
August 12, 2016
Top 8 Magic #438 – PT, PPTQ
Mike and Osyp chat about Standard and Modern, the successes and opportunities presented by Pro Tour Eldritch Moon, and Mike's recent PPTQ win with Naya Burn.
1:07:16
August 12, 2016
Top 8 Magic #437 – Preach, Osyp, Preach
Mike did an interview with Osyp about his G/W win at SCG Baltimore.
1:02:32
August 5, 2016
Top 8 Magic #436 – Eldritch Moon: Black, and DFC
The next episode of Eldritch Moon: Wax or Wane resumes with Black, and all of the Double-Faced Cards.
1:17:02
July 23, 2016
Top 8 Magic #435 – Eldritch Moon: Red, Melds, and Lands
Eldritch Moon: Wax or Wane resumes with Red, Melds, and Lands.
1:05:49
July 15, 2016
Top 8 Magic #434 – Eldritch Moon, Green and Colourless
Mike and Brian take to the streets to bring you their review of the Eldritch Moon spoiler, starting with the Green and the colourless cards.
1:19:59
July 14, 2016
Top 8 Magic #433 – Mike Will Never Win at Limited Again
Why Mike will never win at Limited again, and Brian makes a nitro affogato.
55:00
July 8, 2016
Top 8 Magic #432 – Hot Take Inventory
MichaelJ, Brian, and and Grand Prix Top 8 competitor Phil Napoli talk bad friends, being bad at Magic, and more Eldritch Moon spoilers!
1:06:22
July 6, 2016
Top 8 Magic #431 – Nitro Moon Shots
In this episode, your hosts Brian David-Marshall and Michael J. Flores take to the streets (and parks) of Hoboken, NJ jacked up on some nitro cold brew coffee that Michael J. is (justifiably) hyperbolic about.
00:00
June 30, 2016
Top 8 Magic #430 – Resistance Training
Mike and Brian meet again to podcast while Mike plays a Standard tournament.
57:40
June 14, 2016
Top 8 Magic #429 – Grand Unified Theory
Mike and Brian compare pain. Whose pain is greater? U DECIDE.
1:16:29
June 7, 2016
Top 8 Magic #428 – First FNM
A new post-Khans Standard format, a new Modern, and a new Top 8 Magic begins at an FNM.
47:23
April 12, 2016
Top 8 Magic #427 – New Mixed Bag
Brian's got a brand new bag!
1:08:31
February 19, 2016
Top 8 Magic #426 – Oath of the Gatewatch Complete Review: Black, Artifacts, & Lands
The expedition to visit every single new card in Oath of the Gatewatch concludes with the Black cards, Artifacts, and Lands.
00:00
January 26, 2016
Top 8 Magic #425 – Oath of the Gatewatch Complete Review: White & Blue
Mike & Brian meander back to the beginning of the colour pie, with White and Blue.
1:12:12
January 22, 2016
Top 8 Magic #424 – Oath of the Gatewatch Complete Review: Green & Gold
Your semi-faithful hosts continue their RGWUB journey through the new cards in Oath of the Gatewatch with Green and multicolored.
1:24:02
January 14, 2016
Top 8 Magic #423 – Oath of the Gatewatch Complete Review: Red & Colorless
Mike and Brian start off their FULL REVIEW of Oath of the Gatewatch with Red.
1:16:57
January 11, 2016
Top 8 Magic #422 – New Year’s Resolutions: Oath of the Gatewatch 2
Mike and Brian continue with some early look Oath of the Gatewatch spoilers: blue and black cards, plus some artifacts & lands.
1:13:40
January 5, 2016
Top 8 Magic #421 – New Year’s Resolutions: Oath of the Gatewatch 1
Mike and Brian issue some New Year’s Resolutions around the podcast… And try to figure out what will “resolve” from Oath of the Gatewatch.
1:27:44
January 4, 2016
Top 8 Magic #420 – Emergents
Mike and Brian meet at The Uncommons in NYC for Brian's Emergents: Genesis event!
1:30:49
December 4, 2015
Top 8 Magic #419 – It Gets By Flores!
Flores and BDM get back to the business of podcasting to discuss a variety of topics, post-Pro Tour Battle for Zendikar.
1:20:07
October 28, 2015
Top 8 Magic #418 – Landfall and Fall TV
After a too-long hiatus Mike and Brian return to talk about some Battle for Zendikar (and fall tv)
1:27:34
September 30, 2015
Top 8 Magic #417 – Red Dragon
Mike and Brian come back together from a medium-long hiatus to talk about some Magic and lots of tv, comics, movies, and long-term format speculation.
00:00
August 21, 2015
Top 8 Magic #416 – Mike Pops His FNM Cherry
Gearing up for Pro Tour Magic Origins, Mike needs to get some Limited preparation in, and where better than Friday Night Magic?
1:17:53
July 20, 2015
Top 8 Magic #415 – Fetch Lansdell
Judge and podcaster extraordinaire Chris Lansdell joins Mike and Brian to run some post-ramen podcasting.
1:34:12
July 1, 2015
Top 8 Magic #414 – Fetch All the Lands
Mike and Brian meet at the Top 8 Magic offices to discuss Magic Origins, the "re-launched Top 8 Magic dot com", tee vee recapping and Magical Christmasland Co-Co scenarios.
52:32
June 26, 2015
Top 8 Magic #413 – Everything
BDM and Mike talk the Invitationals, basketball, comics... you know, everything!
1:25:26
June 12, 2015
Top 8 Magic #412 – Waverly, Gay, and Becker
At the corner of Waverly and Gay, and along came a Becker...
1:10:21
June 5, 2015
Top 8 Magic #411 – It’s a Mad Mad Mad (Men) Podcast
Pro Tour paperwork, Team Ultra Pro, and the Mad Men finale.
1:30:35
May 28, 2015
Top 8 Magic #410 – New York Surf & Turf
Mike and Brian are joined this week by Marshall Sutcliffe of Limited Resources for burgers, pigeons, and Magic!
1:19:40
May 15, 2015
Top 8 Magic #409 – Top 8 Magic on #Top8Cards
Mike and Brian talk about their #Top8Cards! Oh yeah! Mike won the Utah RPTQ with a crazy Mono-Blue / Five-colour Dragons list!
1:32:27
May 1, 2015
Top 8 Magic #408 – Drag-on or Drag-off: Green
Mike and Brian conclude their Dragons of Tarkir set review with Green!
1:25:57
April 10, 2015
Top 8 Magic #407 – Drag-on or Drag-off: Red and Artifacts
Mike and Brian continue the Dragons of Tarkir set review. This time: Red and Artifacts!
52:31
March 26, 2015
Top 8 Magic #406 – Drag-on or Drag-off: Black
Mike and Brian continue the Dragons of Tarkir set review. This time: Black cards!
59:07
March 25, 2015
Top 8 Magic #405 – Drag-on or Drag-off: White and Blue
Mike and Brian continue the Dragons of Tarkir set review! This time: White cards and Blue cards...
1:13:42
March 23, 2015
Top 8 Magic #404 – Drag-on or Drag-off: Gold and Lands
Mike and Brian sit down to begin the Dragons of Tarkir set review. Up first, Gold and Lands!
1:00:49
March 20, 2015
Top 8 Magic #403 – One Minute Later
Lots of Magic news, so you know how Mike will want to start this one... With comics recommendations! And Mike won a PPTQ with Dimir Control!
48:32
March 3, 2015
Top 8 Magic #402 – Fate Reforged Save/Delete/Set as Wallpaper: Green & Gold
Brian is (finally) back in town allowing the boys to finish their Fate Reforged review with green & gold!
55:38
March 2, 2015
Top 8 Magic #401 – Fate Reforged Save/Delete/Set as Wallpaper: Black & Red
The Top 8 Magic set review of Fate Reforged continues (albeit a bit tardily) with Black and Red cards!
1:12:28
January 30, 2015
Top 8 Magic #400 – Fate Reforged Save/Delete/Set as Wallpaper: Blue
Mike and Brian cheat (for Top 8 Magic anyway) and record indoors. I know, I know! Still, we bring you Blue in all its ten-save glory.
1:25:26
January 21, 2015
Top 8 Magic #399 – Fate Reforged Save/Delete/Set as Wallpaper: White & Colorless
Mike and Brian weather the cold to bring you the first segment of our Fate Reforged set review! In addition to favorite "Save and Delete" we add "Set as Wallpaper"!
1:02:49
January 16, 2015
Top 8 Magic #398 – Focus on Fate Reforged
Mike and Brian SUPER FOCUS on four Fate Reforged cards in anticipation of next week's multi-part Fate Reforged Save or Delete session.
58:15
January 7, 2015
Top 8 Magic #397 – Fate Reforged Prologue
The iPhone died just before the end of this podcast (and we didn't notice) because... You know... Top 8 Magic Podcast. You still have over an hour-twenty of... FATE REFORGED PREVIEW CARDS!
1:21:45
December 31, 2014
Top 8 Magic #396 – Dong Way
Magic Discussions: Legacy v. Holiday Cubes, Mike's sweet Cube decks v. mediocre non-winners, Good Heliod's Pilgrim decks in Standard - R/W Aggro and Four-color Abzan Constellation.
1:08:39
December 24, 2014
Top 8 Magic #395 – Maybe It’s Cold Outside
Ep 345 has drawing comics, TV villains... all this and Brian's trip to the World Championship! (i.e. Magic: The Gathering).
1:30:44
December 19, 2014
Top 8 Magic #394 – Cube Draft and Other Nonsense
Mike and Brian talk Legacy Cube, shuffling the top players for the World Championship, Brian's first tournament, the underwhelming Cavs, all that stuff.
1:35:30
November 21, 2014
Top 8 Magic #393 – Garbage Fight!
Brian returns from sunny Honolulu! Mike's Grand Prix Trial win! And an honest-to-gosh Garbage Fight in the middle of the street!
1:33:41
October 22, 2014
Top 8 Magic #392 – Khans of Tarkir: Red, Green, Artifacts, and Lands
Mike and Brian finish up all of Khans of Tarkir... Red, Green, Artifacts, & Lands! Let me tell you about these Red cards...
1:05:07
October 3, 2014
Top 8 Magic #391 – Khans of Tarkir: Black
Good chats at Waverly & Gay in this one; so good that Mike and Brian get through approx. 1 Khans of Tarkir card in 20 minutes. So they only did Black this time.
56:05
October 2, 2014
Top 8 Magic #390 – Khans of Tarkir: Blue & White
Khans of Tarkir: What white card did Mike change Brian's tune on? What blue card seems like it should be great (but neither of our intrepid hosts can imagine how)?
1:09:15
September 26, 2014
Top 8 Magic #389 – Single White Mana (aka Khans of Tarkir Gold)
Mike's favorite gold card! Brian's most underrated Ascendancy! Will the new names usurp BUG, RUG, or Junk? So it begins! Khans of Tarkir review: Gold.
00:00
September 18, 2014
Top 8 Magic #388 – I’m Gonna Need Another Dollar
Why does Mike owe a dollar? … Find out in the first seven minutes! After that it's our first wave of Khans of Tarkir reviews!
1:28:17
September 5, 2014
Top 8 Magic #387 – Mike Owes Pinkberry
Mike and Brian head back to The Uncommons (New York City's first and only board game cafe) for their weekly Standard tournament.
1:18:00
August 28, 2014
Top 8 Magic #386 – EmmyCast
A modicum of Magic but a bundle of boob tube at Waverly and Gay this week.
1:06:31
August 19, 2014
Top 8 Magic #385 – Post Pro Tour
Mike. Brian. Waverly. Gay. Pro. Tour. Magic. 2015. Be. There.
57:56
August 8, 2014
Top 8 Magic #384 – PreTQs, ReTQs, and PDX with GCB
With Brian on a West Coast road trip through San Diego Comic Con and Pro Tour Magic 2015 in Portland he connected with an old friend of the Top8Magic podcast in Gabe "Carlton" Carlton-Barnes
1:19:04
July 31, 2014
Top 8 Magic #383 – For6iven
Mike and Brian follow up on their five-part Magic 2015 Core Set set review with a two hour bonanza at Waverly & Gay.
00:00
July 21, 2014
Top 8 Magic #382 – M15 Set Review: Red & Artifacts
Join BDM and MichaelJ as they finish their review of the latest Core Set with the Red and the artifact cards.
55:52
July 15, 2014
Top 8 Magic #381 – M15 Set Review: Blue & Gold
Join BDM and MichaelJ as they work their way through the remaining 60% of the latest Core Set, continuing with the Blue and the Gold cards.
49:32
July 14, 2014
Top 8 Magic #380 – M15 Set Review: White
Join BDM and MichaelJ as they work their way through the remaining 60% of the latest Core Set, continuing with White.
1:14:46
July 11, 2014
Top 8 Magic #379 – M15 Set Review: Black
Michael J Flores and BDM resume discussing M15 and turn next to Black to see how much more oppressive things might become.
46:52
July 10, 2014
Top 8 Magic #378 – M15 Set Review: Green
It is time to discuss all the goodies contained within Magic 2015. Mike and BDM start in decidedly non-WUBRG order by looking at the cards in Green.
52:56
July 9, 2014
Top 8 Magic #377 – Big Gay Ice Cream
Mike has an idea that "like all truly ingenious" ones sounds crazy at first...
1:32:21
June 18, 2014
Top 8 Magic #376 – Excuses, Excuses
After a hiatus of almost a month, Mike and Brian return to Waverly and Gay for almost two hours of powerful podcasting.
00:00
June 5, 2014
Top 8 Magic #375 – Disinfomercial
Mike and Brian sit around and tell lies basically. Because hey, disinfomercial. Draft strategies, going infinite, Cube, and PTQ preparation.
1:07:09
May 9, 2014
Top 8 Magic #374 – Nyx or Ixnay: Green
Mike and Brian discuss Journey into Nyx Green cards. Which card that will surely become a tournament staple did Mike call unplayable?
1:06:43
May 6, 2014
Top 8 Magic #373 – Nyx or Ixnay: Red
Brian's favourite Red card in Journey into Nyx! Mike's favorite card in the set is Red! Journey into N---Waverly and Gay with your two favourite podcast hosts.
52:15
May 5, 2014
Top 8 Magic #372 – Nyx or Ixnay: Black, and Gold
Mike and Brian cover Journey into Nyx, Black and Gold.
51:28
April 30, 2014
Top 8 Magic #371 – Nyx or Ixnay: Blue
Mike and Brian have to cut this segment of the Journey into Nyx set review after Blue when the chicken appears.
27:23
April 29, 2014
Top 8 Magic #370 – Nyx or Ixnay: White, Lands, Artifacts
Journey into Nyx: White, Lands, Artifacts. Features all-new "save or delete" aesthetic of Nyx or Ixnay (don't think too hard about that one).
46:19
April 28, 2014
Top 8 Magic #369 – Pre-Katz’s Cast
Fresh off of Grand Prix Philadelphia duty Rashad Miller and Marshall Sutcliffe join MichaelJ on the corner of Waverly and Gay for a pre-Katz's cast!
1:57:02
April 15, 2014
Top 8 Magic #368 – Voice of Reason
Basketball aspirations, Staff of the Death Magus, writing, and tall tales on the corner of Waverly and Gay for an hour and a half.
1:31:31
April 4, 2014
Top 8 Magic #367 – Glorify My Name
After his trip to Valencia, PT Historian Brian David-Marshall rejoins "noted JayBoosh apologist" Michael J. Flores for a podcast at the Top 8 Magic offices.
1:37:00
March 3, 2014
Top 8 Magic #366 – Born of the Gods: Green & Red
With BDM at Pro Tour Born of the Gods, StarCityGames Invitational Top 8 competitors Joshua Ravitz and Thea Steele tag in with Mike for Green, Red, a little Gold, a little Modern talk, and some excellent coffee.
1:29:38
February 21, 2014
Top 8 Magic #365 – Gold, Artifacts, & Land
More Born of the Gods. Gold, artifacts, and land.
49:43
February 13, 2014
Top 8 Magic #364 – Born of the Gods: Blue & Black
More Born of the Gods. Blue, and black cards.
1:15:25
February 11, 2014
Top 8 Magic #363 – Born of the Gods: White
Forgive us for the delay. Blizzards, etc. Mike and Brian review the White cards from Born of the Gods.
46:45
February 8, 2014
Top 8 Magic #362 – It’s a Trap!
What trap did @fivewithflores spring on an unsuspecting @top8games?
58:27
January 31, 2014
Top 8 Magic #361 – Black Genesis
2+ hours of Born of the Gods chats with your host Brian David-Marshall, Mike Flores, and Steve Sadin.
2:24:47
January 25, 2014
Top 8 Magic #360 – A Lament for Gray’s Papaya
Also Born of the Gods! Mike and Brian talk about the closing of a New York institution and touch on some of the recent successes (and potential dinner bet liabilities) around the New York Knickerbockers. From Born of the Gods… Nyxborn Shieldmate Oreskos Sun Guide Archetype of Imagination Ashiok’s Adept Pain Seer Everflame Eidolon (would […]
1:22:42
January 15, 2014
Top 8 Magic #359 – A Standing Ovation for Bone Scrapings
Mike and Brian podcast from Uncommons NYC -- a Kickstarter'd LGS -- as Brian waits to Cube draft.
52:38
January 9, 2014
Top 8 Magic #358 – MichaelJ’s Greatest Hits, or KoldCast
Mike and Brian weather the kold to bring you the last Top 8 Magic of 2013! What are MichaelJ’s greatest hits? What do Mike and Brian consider the card of the year (Standard legal cards only)? What deck tickles their fancy beyond all others? Why do some teams get Gregg Popovich while Mike is stuck […]
1:08:05
December 19, 2013
Top 8 Magic #357 – Walking, Talking, and Jaywalking in Seattle
Brian David-Marshall and Marshall Sutcliffe wander the streets of Seattle, and record a podcast!
1:17:31
December 12, 2013
Top 8 Magic #356 – Walkabout
Intensely envious of last week's background image, Mike demands to go to Baohaus to get some of what Brian was having.
55:28
November 22, 2013
Top 8 Magic #355 – Gauntlet
Mike and Brian are joined by former Star City Games editor and Grand Prix Champion Steve Sadin on the corner of Waverly and Gay for some bau, and how Steve took down a Grand Prix.
1:25:39
November 13, 2013
Top 8 Magic #354 – User Generated Content
Everything is up for discussion from Orson Scott Card to low land counts in draft; from Liz Phair's (maybe?) most underrated album to Mike "offending the entire Legacy community" (again?)
1:38:10
November 8, 2013
Top 8 Magic #353 – BDM is a Liar
Don't worry haters, the NBA talk is over inside of 11 minutes! Brian makes a bold prediction about Modern; Mike agrees.
1:44:42
October 25, 2013
Top 8 Magic #352 – Brian David-Marshall Sutcliffe
Mike is exiled from this week's ep as BDM is joined by Limited Resources wonder-caster Marshall Sutcliffe. The duo podcast straight from Dublin, Ireland at Pro Tour Theros!
41:01
October 11, 2013
Top 8 Magic #351 – All Roads Lead to Nykthos
Any time in the next two years someone asks you how you do such-and-such stupid thing on turn two, just figure out how you can be tapping a Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx.
1:13:55
September 24, 2013
Top 8 Magic #350 – Theros for Hire (5 of 5) “Bring On the Bad Guys!”
Green cards and artifacts meet crazy (literally crazy in some cases) NBA predictions and commentary in the final installment of their epic Theros review.
1:57:00
September 20, 2013
Top 8 Magic #349 – Theros for Hire (4 of 5) “Hero’s Downfall”
What's really happening in the Hero's Downfall art? Also: Black cards!
1:10:27
September 19, 2013
Top 8 Magic #348 – Theros for Hire (3 of 5) “Borderland Minotaur House Rules”
Borderland Minotaur and thirty-six other Theros Red cards await the scathing tongues of Top 8 Magic in this rip-roaring review!
49:18
September 18, 2013
Top 8 Magic #347 – Theros for Hire (2 of 5) “Blue and Gold”
This episode is about Mike's favourite cards in Theros, the Blue ones and the Gold ones!
1:44:06
September 17, 2013
Top 8 Magic #346 – Soldier of the Pantheon or Gods Willing?
Lovers of horrendous audio rejoice! Mike and Brian come to you for the first of five Five FIVE [with Flores] Theros-themed updates this week, here on ManaDeprived.com. Up first – Theros lands and white cards! What is Brian’s favorite White card? What is Mike’s? Can you tell from the title? This episode features the return […]
1:07:36
September 16, 2013
Top 8 Magic #345 – Exile on Gay Street
Was the Zombie Apocalypse caused by licking strippers' chests?
1:37:34
September 5, 2013
Top 8 Magic #344 – You, Sir, Are No Squadron Hawk
Topics include: Raphael Levy’s Mono-Green Deck Americans! Mike and Brian discuss how scary various mono-colored decks are / have been over the course of Magic history. Which is scariest played by a master? Which is scariest played by “random kid”? How could Mike become a better human bin?
1:30:36
August 27, 2013
Top 8 Magic #343 – Angelic Accord (from the future!)
Brian and Mike call you from the future (actually California)
1:12:03
August 20, 2013
Top 8 Magic #342 – Deck Building and Life with Patrick Chapin
BDM is off at the World Championships but Mike soldiers on with a special guest!
1:08:27
August 6, 2013
Top 8 Magic #341 – The Moral Victory of 16 Thumbs and 7 Toughness
Apologies ahead of time: BDM and I get distracted in this podcast more than once… By beautiful women passing by. You. Would. Too. -mjf Greetings from Canada! We may have prematurely deleted Archangel of Thune :/ (we still got Delver of Secrets right when no one else did!) Stuff to do with Spike Feeder / […]
1:11:57
July 26, 2013
Top 8 Magic #340 – Save or Delete
ManaDeprived.com is happy to feature this special episode of Top 8 Magic where Flores and BDM go over the Hall of Fame and the entire set of M14. Brace yourself!
1:35:50
July 22, 2013
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