Welcome to the first MNM of 2019! The three of us are back! We assure you Cluze is back too, he's just got an emergency phone call he had to take, he'll show up about halfway through the show.

We begin by explaining what's going on over at MTGCast. Or, more accurately, the lack of MTGCast. They're working on it. Then we've got the SCG Open, Classics, and the Modern GP at MagicFest Oakland (complete with its somewhat anticlimactic end)! After that there's some Arena esports news, a new lifetime ban from Magic that has people excited, and MTG appearing in non-MTG places.

Join us live Monday nights at http://twitch.tv/themanapool

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NEWS
GP Oakland - https://magic.wizards.com/en/events/coverage/gpoak19
SCG Columbus - http://www.starcitygames.com/events/050119_columbus.html
Ravnica Allegience Card Image Gallery - https://magic.wizards.com/en/products/ravnica-allegiance/cards
Bertoncini lifetime ban - https://twitter.com/nicknprince/status/1082354417595146240
Official listing - https://magic.wizards.com/en/content/suspended-dci-memberships
Tempo Storm has a MTG Arena team now? - https://tempostorm.com/articles/mtg-calebd-jeffhoogland-mtgnerdgirl
MTGCast was eaten by a grue - No point linking what's been eaten
MTG on NPR - https://www.npr.org/sections/money/2018/12/26/679311116/episode-609-the-curse-of-the-black-lotus
MTG on 99% Invisible - https://99percentinvisible.org/episode/gathering-the-magic/
Magic Online Bug Blog 1/7/2019 - https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/magic-online/magic-online-bug-blog-january-7-2019-2019-01-07
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