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).

Some Magic cards have too awesome and heartwarming a backstory to put into words.

The first try at a Magic movie was crowded out by Stretch Armstrong and friends.

A close call of ethnic insensitivity made an awesome character only more awesome.

Purple as a sixth color is always joked about, but it also nearly became a thing.

Back in 1997, Magic decided to gamble and grow an audience with ESPN 2. They lost.

Wizards of the Coast has made errors before, but there is one card in particular that sparked a change.

Monday, 12 August 2019 19:38

The legend of the Black Lotus

The legendary card also played a key part in crushing counterfeiters in it’s storied history.

Thursday, 01 August 2019 19:47

The curious case of Barry’s Land

A look at Magic's new land that never was.

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