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Actor Quote

“The difference between a movie star and a movie actor is this – a movie star will say, ‘How can I change the script to suit me?’ and a movie actor will say. ‘How can I change me to suit the script?'”

-Michael Caine

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Home Theater Thursday: Home Theater Basics

Tax Re(fun)ds

Anything new can be hard to tackle from lack of knowing where to start. It seems like forever ago since I started first looking at tv’s online but here I am three years later pumped full of knowledge and it’s been quite a ride! Some of you might be getting your tax refund check and I’ve already been asked once, “How do I decide what to buy?” I’m glad you asked..

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The 90th Academy Awards Review

It’s the biggest night in Hollywood and I can’t say I’m surprised with how it went! Here are my thoughts on all the winners, losers, and the evening in general. Continue reading “The 90th Academy Awards Review”

Being Smart

In my pursuit of audio and video nirvana, I’d lost sight of the practicality that I measure everything else by. I have two 175 pound subwoofers that sound absolutely incredible, but I could have spent 1000 less on two subs that were much smaller and still sound more than excellent. I had monstrous, boxy floorstanding Klipsch speakers that put out gobs of clean sound but cost 1800 a pair and only look prettier than excellent sounding speakers at considerably cheaper price points. I spent so much time thinking that if I didn’t have the best of the best, that I’d truly miss something from my home cinema experience. I was wrong.

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Oscar Nominations and Reaction

It’s finally that time of the year again, and we now officially have our list of nominees for the 90th Academy Awards! Let’s take look at who’s in the running for some gold statues! Continue reading “Oscar Nominations and Reaction”

The Pursuit of Perfection

It’s tough to say you’re truly done working on anything, especially a hobby you love. This certainly applies to my home theater build and it will likely go on until the day I die!

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To Serve(r) or Not to Serve(r)

To what am I referring? A media server of course. There are lots of pros and cons to using a media server as your one-stop shop for media consumption. Let’s go through some of them here so you can understand it a bit better.

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Fall/Winter 2017 TV Buying Guide

There’s never a bad time to buy a tv, but if you’re looking to spend less money on a new tv read on…

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