Evan Symon

Evan Symon

Evan Symon is a seasoned journalist with stops at the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Cracked, GeekNifty, Pasadena Independent, and California Globe.

A graduate of University of Akron, Symon has covered stories in Vietnam, South Africa, Namibia, Germany, North Korea, Slovakia, and Switzerland (in addition to across the U.S. as well, of course).

He enjoys content creation, baseball, politics, and gaming.  When it comes to Magic: The Gathering, he tends to lean towards Selesnya (G/W).

For over a decade, New York had one of the largest Magic: The Gathering stores in the world.

Tuesday, 27 September 2022 12:39

Wizards of the Coast: The early days (abridged)

Magic: The Gathering has a long history. And so does its publisher, Wizards of the Coast.

Over the years, Magic: The Gathering has had a lot of odd mechanics that nearly made it. Gunk is one of them.

For the longest time, Magic: The Gathering had silver bordered cards to help tell apart tournament legal ones from those that aren't. Then came the acorns.

Friday, 09 September 2022 14:12

An Interview with 'Magic' Artist Dan Scott

Long time Magic: The Gathering artist, Dan Scott, is our guest as he answers some questions about himself, his art, and what he's working on now.

Thursday, 01 September 2022 09:30

Post Malone and the $800,000 Black Lotus

In 2022, rapper and musician Post Malone paid $800,000 for a Black Lotus. And it kinda had an effect.

Every part of Magic: The Gathering seems to have a colorful history. And that includes playmats.

Tuesday, 16 August 2022 08:26

Review: Magic Spellslingers

Spellslingers, a new Magic: The Gathering video game, is now out! So, how is it?

Back in the early days of Magic: The Gathering, family favors helped to shape the game.

Tuesday, 02 August 2022 14:29

A Look at Real-Life People on Magic Cards

There have been real life people in Magic: The Gathering cards before. And no, not all of them include past championship winners or Richard Garfield.

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