Top 8 Magic #429 – Grand Unified Theory

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Grand Unified Theory of Comics, Basketball, Magic, and Television
Part 9: The Epic Conclusion

Mike and Brian compare pain. Whose pain is greater? U DECIDE.

[deck title=”Mike’s RB Deck”][Spells]1 Dark Petition
4 Grasp of Darkness
3 Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet
1 Ob Nixilis, Reignited
4 Read the Bones
3 Ruinous Path
2 Transgress the Mind
1 Ultimate Price
2 Kolaghan’s Command
1 Chandra Flamecaller
4 Fiery Impulse
4 Goblin Dark-Dwellers
4 Tormenting Voice[/Spells]
[Lands]4 Blighted Fen
4 Drownyard Temple
4 Foreboding Ruins
4 Mountain
4 Smoldering Marsh
6 Swamp[/Lands]
[Sideboard]4 Reality Smasher
1 Dark Petition
1 Duress
2 Grip of Desolation
1 Infinite Obliteration
3 Languish
1 Ob Nixilis, Reignited
1 Ruinous Path
1 Virulent Plague[/Sideboard][/deck]

Mike went:
L 1-2 v. U/R Ulamog
W 2-0 v. B/W Control
W 2-0 v. Bant Creatures
W 2-0 v. Mono-Blue Colorless Creatures

What is the best show? How many finales has Brian seen [recently]?

Brian thinks Game of Thrones is “struggling with tone” (whatever that means, I assume Mike thinks)

Brian liked The Good Wife finale way more than Mike did… Brian is probably right.

What Brian and Mike both thought of Captain America: Civil War (and which Marvel movies they like better).

Bon Chon v. Kyochon – battle of the Korean chicken places

#tauntingjonbecker

Discarding [card]Drownyard Temple[/card] to target [card]Reality Smasher[/card] “That is some Magic: The Gathering”

Are we all living in a giant video game?

“I’ve always had a sense the universe was a giant video game… Designed to cultivate better and better video game designers.” -Mike

Did Mike agree to register Brian for Eternal Masters drafts? Sound off in the comments.

How Zack Snyder is basically Professor Trelawny from Harry Potter.

A picture of Brian’s bookshelf:

And yes, Andy Greenwald did Instagram a picture of Mike this week (we can only assume he’s reading Mike’s #GoT recaps on Fetchland [http://www.fetchland.com/tag/game-of-thrones/])

Your hosts,
Brian David-Marshall – @top8games
Michael J. Flores – @fivewithflores

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