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The Control Freak Podcast is a weekly Magic the Gathering podcast devoted to all things Control in Modern and Pioneer. Host Alex Blackard often has special guests on to help breaks down major tournaments as well as meta-games each week. New episodes are every Sunday night going into Monday at Midnight. Have a listen and make sure to Like, Follow, and Subscribe so you never miss an episode!

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In This weeks Episode of the Control Freak Podcast Alex is Joined by fellow SolitaryPro Team member Logan Woodrum and we breakdown the new Modern Meta from the fallout of the Bannings in Modern. We also delve into cards From Theros that we believe will see play in Standard, Pioneer, and Modern! 

Thanks to the podcast's sponsor team SolitaryPro! Follow them on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SolitaryPro

Thanks to Logan for being on the Podcast follow him on
Twitter:https://twitter.com/xSkyzx

Decklists from the Preliminaries': https://magic.wizards.com/en/content/deck-lists-magic-online-products-game-info

DoomSwitch's Pioneer UW Control 5-0 list: https://twitter.com/LessAlex/status/1218926599350968320?s=20

If you really dig the content and would like to help support the content consider becoming a patron here: https://www.patreon.com/LessAlex

If you enjoyed the episode tell your friends and fellow Modern pals and don't forget to Like,follow, subscribe and share!
If you really enjoyed the episode and find value in the podcast go to Apple Podcast’s and give it a five star review! You can download and listen to the Podcast on Podbean, Apple Podcast, Stitcher and all you favorite Podcast Apps!

Follow Alex on Twitch, Podbean and Twitter and let’s talk some modern!

Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/lessalex
Twitter: https://twitter.com/LessAlex
Podbean: https://controlfreak.podbean.com/
YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/user/alexoath...

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In This weeks Episode of the Control Freak Podcast Alex is Joined by fellow SolitaryPro Team member Adam Cohen and the breakdown each card they think will see play in Constructed from the new set about to come out Theros: Beyond Death!

Thanks to the podcast's sponsor team SolitaryPro! Follow them on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SolitaryPro  

Thanks to Adam Cohen for being on the Podcast follow him on

Twitter:https://twitter.com/AdamECohen

 

If you really dig the content and would like to help support the content consider becoming a patron here: https://www.patreon.com/LessAlex

 

If you enjoyed the episode tell your friends and fellow Modern pals and don't forget to Like,follow, subscribe and share!

If you really enjoyed the episode and find value in the podcast go to Apple Podcast’s and give it a five star review! You can download and listen to the Podcast on Podbean, Apple Podcast, Stitcher and all you favorite Podcast Apps!

Follow Alex on Twitch, Podbean and Twitter and let’s talk some modern!  

 

Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/lessalex

Twitter: https://twitter.com/LessAlex

Podbean: https://controlfreak.podbean.com/

YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/user/alexoath...  

 

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This week Alex is joined by two amazing content creators to discuss what it takes to get into content creation for Magic. The guests are Ron from TimeWalkTV and HeyKona!
 
 
Thanks to the podcast's sponsor team SolitaryPro!
 
Follow Alex on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LessAlex
 
Follow SolitaryPro on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SolitaryPro
 
Follow Ron on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TimeWalkTV
Subscribe to Rons YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/timewalktv 
 
Follow Knoa on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OHeyKona
Follow Kona on Twitch:https://www.twitch.tv/heykona
 
  
If you really dig the content and would like to help support the content consider becoming a patron here: https://www.patreon.com/LessAlex
 
If you enjoyed the episode tell your friends and fellow Modern pals and don't forget to Like,follow, subscribe and share!
If you really enjoyed the episode and find value in the podcast go to Apple Podcast’s and give it a five star review!
 
You can download and listen to the Podcast on Podbean, Apple Podcast, Stitcher and all you favorite Podcast Apps!
 
 
 
 
Follow Alex on Twitch, Podbean and Twitter and let’s talk some modern!  
 
 
 
 
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This week Alex is joined by fellow Podcaster (Yo! MTG Taps) and Blue Mage Joey Pasco and we give out awards in many different categories from the year that was 2019!
 
 
Thanks to the podcast's sponsor team SolitaryPro!
 
Follow Alex on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LessAlex
 
Follow SolitaryPro on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SolitaryPro
Follow Joey on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AffinityForBlue
 
Check out the Yo! MTG TAPS Podcast here:https://ymtgt.com/
  
If you really dig the content and would like to help support the content consider becoming a patron here: https://www.patreon.com/LessAlex
 
If you enjoyed the episode tell your friends and fellow Modern pals and don't forget to Like,follow, subscribe and share!
If you really enjoyed the episode and find value in the podcast go to Apple Podcast’s and give it a five star review!
 
You can download and listen to the Podcast on Podbean, Apple Podcast, Stitcher and all you favorite Podcast Apps!
 
 
 
 
Follow Alex on Twitch, Podbean and Twitter and let’s talk some modern!  
 
 
 
 
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This week Alex is joined by SCG Players Championship Cometitor Zach Allen. He talks all things 2019 and his plans for 2020.
Additionally they talk the validity of Bant Snow in Modern, Pioneer Control, how busted Oko still is in Modern and answer some Discord questions!
 
 
Thanks to the podcast's sponsor team SolitaryPro!
 
Follow Alex on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LessAlex
 
Follow SolitaryPro on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SolitaryPro
Follow Zach Allen on Twitter: https://twitter.com/A22en
 
Check out my Uw Control in Pioneer Article here: https://www.cardknocklife.com/all-things-azorius-in-pioneer/
Get Control Freak Merch here:  
 
 SCG Player's Championship: 
If you really dig the content and would like to help support the content consider becoming a patron here: https://www.patreon.com/LessAlex
 
If you enjoyed the episode tell your friends and fellow Modern pals and don't forget to Like,follow, subscribe and share!
If you really enjoyed the episode and find value in the podcast go to Apple Podcast’s and give it a five star review!
 
You can download and listen to the Podcast on Podbean, Apple Podcast, Stitcher and all you favorite Podcast Apps!
 
 
 
 
Follow Alex on Twitch, Podbean and Twitter and let’s talk some modern!  
 
 
 
 
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This weeks episode Alex has Tony Johnson on the show to talk SCG Players Championship, GP OKG PTQ and UW in Pionner.
 
Thanks to the podcast's sponsor team SolitaryPro!
 
 
 
Follow Alex on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LessAlex
 
Follow SolitaryPro on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SolitaryPro
Follow Michael Rapp on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Juggernautica41
 
Check out Tony's Articles here: http://www.cardknocklife.com/
Get Control Freak Merch here:  
 
 SCG Player's Championship: 
 
Tony Johnson IQ winning Pioneer UW Control Deck-https://www.mtggoldfish.com/deck/2557936#paper
 
 
 
If you really dig the content and would like to help support the content consider becoming a patron here: https://www.patreon.com/LessAlex
 
If you enjoyed the episode tell your friends and fellow Modern pals and don't forget to Like,follow, subscribe and share!
If you really enjoyed the episode and find value in the podcast go to Apple Podcast’s and give it a five star review!
 
You can download and listen to the Podcast on Podbean, Apple Podcast, Stitcher and all you favorite Podcast Apps!
 
 
 
 
Follow Alex on Twitch, Podbean and Twitter and let’s talk some modern!  
 
 
 
 
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This weeks episode the GP Toronto winning and Death's Shadow expert Michael Rapp joins Alex and they talk all things Control vs Shadow. as well as discuss the bans, Pioneer & Modern 5-0s. Michael also shares some great tips for aspiring Mythic Championship players.
 
Thanks to the podcast's sponsor team SolitaryPro!
 
 
 
Follow Alex on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LessAlex
 
Follow SolitaryPro on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SolitaryPro  
 
Follow Michael Rapp on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RappaciousOne
 
Check out Michael's Articles here: https://t.co/8c9oBk2GhZ?amp=1
 
Join Michael's Discord here:https://t.co/sKb24l4hvF?amp=1
 
 
 
If you really dig the content and would like to help support the content consider becoming a patron here: https://www.patreon.com/LessAlex
 
If you enjoyed the episode tell your friends and fellow Modern pals and don't forget to Like,follow, subscribe and share!
If you really enjoyed the episode and find value in the podcast go to Apple Podcast’s and give it a five star review!
 
You can download and listen to the Podcast on Podbean, Apple Podcast, Stitcher and all you favorite Podcast Apps!
 
 
 
 
Follow Alex on Twitch, Podbean and Twitter and let’s talk some modern!  
 
 
 
 
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This week's episode Alex has on Team SolitaryPro member Adam Cohen
 
We dig into the NRG Team Tournament that happened over the weekend and the Pioneer PTQs that happened over the weekend.
 
 
 
 
Thanks to the podcast's sponsor team SolitaryPro!
 
Follow SolitaryPro on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SolitaryPro  
Follow Adam on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdamECohen
 
If you really dig the content and would like to help support the content consider becoming a patron here: https://www.patreon.com/LessAlex
 
If you enjoyed the episode tell your friends and fellow Modern pals and don't forget to Like,follow, subscribe and share!
If you really enjoyed the episode and find value in the podcast go to Apple Podcast’s and give it a five star review!
 
You can download and listen to the Podcast on Podbean, Apple Podcast, Stitcher and all you favorite Podcast Apps!
 
Follow Alex on Twitch, Podbean and Twitter and let’s talk some modern!  
 
 
 
 
 
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In This weeks Episode of the Control Freak Podcast Alex has Logan Woodrum on to talk Magic Fest Columbus, the Online Pioneer PTQ and some Standard UW Control List that Logan has been putting up Monster results with.
 
Follow Logan on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jeskai2
 
 
Thanks to the podcast's sponsor team SolitaryPro!
 
Follow SolitaryPro on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SolitaryPro  
 
 
 
 
 
Pioneer UW Control Cardmarket Top 4 Deck: https://twitter.com/LessAlex/status/1198689139081785345?s=20 
 
 
If you really dig the content and would like to help support the content consider becoming a patron here: https://www.patreon.com/LessAlex
 
If you enjoyed the episode tell your friends and fellow Modern pals and don't forget to Like,follow, subscribe and share!
If you really enjoyed the episode and find value in the podcast go to Apple Podcast’s and give it a five star review!
 
You can download and listen to the Podcast on Podbean, Apple Podcast, Stitcher and all you favorite Podcast Apps!
 
Follow Alex on Twitch, Podbean and Twitter and let’s talk some modern!  
 
 
 
 
 
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In This weeks Episode of the Control Freak Podcast Alex has Jake Stehlik back on to talk SCG Invitational and Potential bannings in Modern and Pioneer!
 
Thanks to Jake Stehlik for coming on the show!!
 
If you really dig the content and would like to help support the content consider becoming a patron here: https://www.patreon.com/LessAlex
 
Thanks to the podcast's sponsor team SolitaryPro!
 
Follow SolitaryPro on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SolitaryPro  
 
SCG Pioneer Top 16:
 
Pioneer Meta Breakdown:
 
SCG Modern Top 16:
 
Modern Meta Breakdown:
 
If you enjoyed the episode tell your friends and fellow Modern pals and don't forget to Like,follow, subscribe and share!
If you really enjoyed the episode and find value in the podcast go to Apple Podcast’s and give it a five star review!
 
You can download and listen to the Podcast on Podbean, Apple Podcast, Stitcher and all you favorite Podcast Apps!
 
Follow Alex on Twitch, Podbean and Twitter and let’s talk some modern!  
 
 
 
 
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