Mike and Roman discuss the dangers and advantages of switching to a new deck for a tournament at the last minute.
Mike and Roman talk about how preparing a deck to beat the best deck can be the right strategy to take down a tournament.
Roman and Mike go back in time to 2002, as Mike Flores of 2002 takes his own trip back in time to tell the stories of the ten most memorable matches of Magic that he had ever seen.
Mike and Roman talk about Chad Ellis's article on the tendency Magic players have to lose games because they are too fixated on doing something cool.
This time around Mike and Roman opt for a short article that you may have heard of - Who's the Beatdown?
Roman and Mike go back in time to 2004, to look at one of the most important lessons a Magic player can learn: to see ones own mistakes.
Roman and Mike take a look at Brian Hacker's hugely influential article on gambling and Magic, "The New Pool Halls"
What does it mean to be "results focused" and why does Mike thing we all should be (in the face of common, poker-descended, gamer wisdom)?
Roman and michaelj are relegated to wandering the streets of Manhattan like a pair of recording vagabonds, so they talk about Roman's recent successes... All of which occurred as a result of the lessons taught by Ancestral Recall.
Roman and Mike learn ancient deck design wisdom from Mike Flores' 2007 article, "Bits and Pieces — The Traits of a Great Deck Designer".