Let’s face it, as much as we love our own home theater setups, we love seeing what other enthusiasts are rockin’ too. So, I thought I’d try something new and hopefully, with some help from all of you, we can make it a regular thing – a feature spotlighting a Theater of the Week! This [...]

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In this new episode of the Home Cinema Experience I discuss which loudspeakers I’ve chosen for my IMAX-inspired home theater, and give you some tips for speakers that might suit your build as well. I also go over basic speaker setup as it pertains to our IMAX-inspired theater, as well as share a few thoughts [...]

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WAF, or Wife Acceptance Factor, is a common acronym used by those in the AV industry, both on the sales as well as consumer side, to sum up the “plight” men have with women allowing them to enjoy their beloved hobby. WAF is a serious thing among manufacturers and somewhat of a joke inside enthusiast [...]

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Last night my wife and I watched a little documentary entitled Heckler. While not directed by actor/comedian, Jamie Kennedy, the film does seem to be his work -or at the very least his views on the subject matter of what it means to be a heckler or critic. The film, which runs a quick 80-minutes, [...]

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Introduction My affinity for Bowers & Wilkins began long before I was ever considered a member of the specialty AV press. It began with a secondhand pair of 685s some years ago. Since then I’ve been a fan and customer of Bowers & Wilkins, having enjoyed many of their affordable and even reference caliber offerings [...]

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Once upon a time a friend and I wander into a Bang & Olufsen store in Cherry Creek, Colorado. We had never heard of, nor heard a, Bang & Olufsen (B&O) product before that day, and yet we couldn’t resist walking into the glass and chrome clad AV “store.” Our initial visit lasted more than [...]

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In this special episode of The Home Cinema Experience I take you behind the scenes for a brief look at my reference theater that I’ve built in order to test/review equipment as well as master my own independent films. Enjoy!  

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As many of you know I have become a fan and customer of Eric Alexander’s Tekton Design. My interest in Eric’s speakers began upon reviewing his small floorstanding speaker, the M-Lore, back in the fall of 2011 for Home Theater Review. I went from reviewer to customer in 2012 upon completing my review of Tekton’s [...]

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