Geek Speak

An embarrassment of asscracks makes a mockery of Magic

Let's talk about asscrack, shall we?

Over the past two days, one of the biggest stories across social media is the gallery of asscracks from a Magic: The Gathering tournament held over the weekend in Richmond, Virginia. It started as a photo gallery on Reddit. By yesterday afternoon it had been covered everywhere from Buzzfeed to Time. Chances are good that even if you'd never heard of the game before, by the time you went to bed last night you'd seen photographic evidence that Magic players didn't have the sense to pull up their damn pants to cover their asscracks. As a diehard Magic enthusiast and passionate advocate for geek culture, let me tell you -- this sucks.

See also: I'm a sports nut for Magic: The Gathering

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Cory Casciato is a Denver-based writer with a passion for the geeky, from old science fiction movies to brand-new video games.
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