Daily Archives August 19, 2010

Top Chef DC Recap: The Bane of the Blind Boxes

After the unexpected slaying of Kenny in last week’s episode, the chef’testants were noticeably tense this time around on Top Chef DC. It suddenly dawned on them they no one is safe and sometimes the dice rolls just aren’t in your favor. Amazingly enough, Angelo seemed the most disturbed by the absence of Kenny than anyone else.

The Quickfire was watched over by the mad alchemist Wylie Dufresne of wd~50. Best known for his skills as a molecular gastronomist, Wylie also has unique insight and is a great judge for Top Chef because he was on Top Chef Masters and knows what it’s like to be on the other side.

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Scars of Mirrodin Spoilers

Well, Magic 2011 just came out which means it’s time for spoilers for the next set: Scars of Mirrodin! Returning to Mirrodin, the plane created by Karn after he merged with Urza because of the events of the Phyrexian invasion of Dominaria, we don’t know anything about this set. Well, almost anything. In the last few days, a bunch of stuff has come out. Like the first actual spoiler!

First up is the “Buy-A-Box” promo: Memoricide! It’s just Cranial Extraction without the Arcane subtype, which isn’t really a loss.

But that’s not the only thing that’s shown up…

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