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Brainstorm Brewery
By Brainstorm Brewery
About this podcast
Marcel White, Corbin Hosler, Ryan Bushard, and Jason Alt bring more than 20 combined years of Magic: The Gathering financial experience and tournament play to pricing, brewing, and speculating within the game.

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Episodes (Total: 227)
Sept. 23, 2017 · 01:25:46
With Corbin still vacationing in an Olive Garden and DJ calling in from a remote unknown hotel location, Andy and Sean of the Commander’s Brew podcast join for an Ixalan set review.   With so many EDH minds gathered in one space, cards are considered for their Commander implications with an eye towards identifying a … Continue reading »
Sept. 15, 2017 · 01:19:41
With Corbin gone, Ryan and Marcel emerge to bless the cast with their knowledge of recent MTG news.   A primary point of discussion are reprints; specifically the reprints just unveiled from iconic masters, as well as the impact of increased reprints over the past several years.   Ryan discusses the different audiences served by different products.  … Continue reading »
Sept. 8, 2017 · 01:09:04
Patreon patron David Windmiller joins the cast as our very special guest this week to talk finance, legacy deck names, and the benefits of solar power.   With an extra guest, the cast veers off coarse into discussions of Duck Tales, potential finances feats for DJ, and podcast advertising memes.  Corbin discusses his upcoming vacation and … Continue reading »
Sept. 1, 2017 · 01:13:00
This week the cast responds to the large Monday news dump, covering new spoilers, planeswalker rule changes, and how WOTC is handling leaks.   DJ makes plans to purchase Jason an amazing costume.      Listener emails cover invocations, standard cards values, and the reserved list.  Pick of the week and breaking bulk cover cards that might … Continue reading »
Aug. 25, 2017 · 01:01:58
Jason and DJ take a break from the Discord server to join Corbin for this week’s cast.   Back to a standard show format with no guest, the reader emails get a bit aggressive and Corbin get a high-score on his speed-run review through the standard format.  A reader email alerts the cast to an … Continue reading »
Aug. 23, 2017
We’re here, still alive per se. It’s back, the show you’ve probably heard of but never had the chance to listen to. Don’t sweat it, tune in your earholes for what will likely be a weekly journey into the minds of some of your favorite podcasters from favorite retired podcasts and such. It’s getting iridescent, … Continue reading »
Aug. 18, 2017 · 01:15:10
Josh Lee Kwai returns to discuss Commander 2017 and push DJ to the #2 guest spot.   The cast discusses the make-up of the new decks and which cards might grow in value.   Corbin gives a rundown of modern, and the crew covers breaking bulk and pick of the week with their guest. Douglas Johnson is … Continue reading »
Aug. 11, 2017 · 01:06:57
This week, we learn which cast member uses lost and found and which cast member invokes “finders keepers”.    The standard recap covers a moving meta as decks adapt after the pro tour.   DJ gives highlights from working the GP, and the cast gives advice for selling a large collection at an event. Listener emails discusses … Continue reading »
Aug. 4, 2017 · 01:02:19
This week Corbin returns and Jason finds himself in his first political office.  Doug tries to remain awake through a pro-tour recap, and then wakes up with two red-hot breaking bulk picks.  Listener emails cover the impact of finance “thought-leaders” on the market and how to adjust your EDH buying habits in light of more … Continue reading »
July 28, 2017 · 00:53:45
The cast is down a host this week as Corbin is summoned to chew loudly near a national scrabble tournament.  DJ and Jason answer the call and recap current trends.   The long-awaited discussion on running a case in a card shop is covered.   The patreon is getting very close to frosted tips, yet somehow farther … Continue reading »
July 21, 2017 · 00:56:12
This week the cast discusses the current state of standard, including deck diversity, cheap deck option, and sneaking Gideon into sideboards.  The power of suggestion drives Corbin to custard, and Jason briefly disappears from the cast.   Listener emails cover Pucatrade and consumer confidence.  DJ reviews some coming changes to the patreon, including chances to … Continue reading »
July 14, 2017 · 01:13:07
After several weeks of new and returning guests, the show return to its regular lineup of hosts and DJ.   With a lull before the new set drops, a ton of knowledge is shared as the cast hits breaking bulk, pick of the week and clears a swath of listener emails.  Topics include how to track … Continue reading »
July 7, 2017 · 01:39:10
Today we are joined by Phil DeLuca of the Commanderin’ podcast for the Hour of Devastation set review. Since this set looks to be much spicier in Commander than Standard, we invited Phil on to share his perspective. Also, DJ tells perhaps the worst joke in BSB history. Douglas Johnson is our guest (@Rose0fthorns) Phil … Continue reading »
June 30, 2017 · 01:16:35
Ryan and Marcel return to the cast to discuss old times and recent events in Vegas.   Discussions include detailed analysis of DJ’s remote desert wedding, Brainstorm Nursery updates, vending a five-day GP, and the Magic movie that may or may not be made.   Pick of the week looks at commander specs.  Finally, Marcel gives Corbin … Continue reading »
June 24, 2017 · 01:12:51
The cast returns from their Vegas adventures with personal tales of finance, giant sandcastles, remote desert weddings, and trips to (un)fine dining establishments.  DJ explains how to find bargains at large events.  New standard spoilers lead to discussions of potential EDH specs.  Join the cast for breaking bulk, pick of the week, Mighty Duck movie … Continue reading »
June 16, 2017 · 01:08:49
As the group prepares to head west, they discuss the state of standard and the pitfalls of standards bans.   DJ calls for a common to be banned.   Breaking bulk covers more EDH infect and lifegain cards.   DJ gives a breakdown in the changes to TCG’s fee structure and listing practices, and how it might impact … Continue reading »
June 9, 2017 · 01:03:30
With Vegas only a week away, the cast gets hyped for the grand return and discusses their Vegas plans.   Standard discussion covers potential shakeups from bannings and Hour of Devastation; this draws the usual ire from DJ. Breaking Bulk runs a wide range from casual core set rares to intro deck picks.   Pick … Continue reading »
June 2, 2017 · 01:21:06
Corbin returns to share the dangers of basketball crossovers.   Jason discusses the logistics of mailing large quantities of pint glasses and naming your child after a planeswalker.   DJ shares news about a career change.   Also, the cast answers your emails about craigslist, long-term collection management, and what to do with your Japanese Dragon’s Maze … Continue reading »
May 29, 2017
Don’t call it a comeback, because that would imply we had something good in the first place. As a nobody in the MTG game, life moves on in fantastic ways that appear quite boring. Thus is life. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD It’s back, the show you’ve probably heard of but never had the chance to … Continue reading »
May 26, 2017
This week at our listener’s request we delve deep into the land of Magic Online and how Magic Next might impact the environment.    Nathaniel Buckley-Wright of Cardhorder fame joins us to share his insights into the evolving MTGO economy, how to trade card spikes, and some lower risk ways to speculate.   Corbin could not join … Continue reading »
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