They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, so I'll take it as a compliment that Brent Rose—occasionally of Gizmodo dot com—saw fit to explore the wondrous and alarming world of Magic in this video short for Wired. Giz got a fish, but Brent got a much larger collection of impressively random things.

Between meatball subs, a toothbrush, a wrestling mask, and pot (why didn't I think of that), the SMS-based service holds up admirably. Someone's gotta be able to break it. I guess it's our turn next. [Wired]