"I've spent 15 years chasing the dragon by the tail in order to conquer the beast." That is some terrible purple prose, there. Perhaps this is a subtle-beyond-recognition bit of satire? The Bavarian farmhouse bit suggests so.
The bomb under the table creates tension because the audience doesn't know what's going to happen but there is potential for something dramatic. The tension builds because the outcome looks inevitable, even if the audience knows the protagonist will find a way out at the last possible second.
Recreating a historical situation where people know what's going to happen doesn't qualify as that. Changing the historical events portrayed in a film to undermine those expectations is something different entirely. They are related in that they play on expectations, but they aren't the same thing.
The sole justification for this article to exist is to use the phrase "Spidey Cents."
And you blew it with "Spider Cents."
Still, I'm okay with it.
"If you’re still having some background noise pop through on the lowest frequencies (around -40 to -50 dB)..."
You mean 40 to 50 Hz, not dB.
I could not care less about platform wars (I generally use a PC, occasionally a Mac, know people who use both and do good work etc etc etc), so please take this as curiosity not a gotcha: Is the perceived advantage of eGPU and other Thunderbolt pluggables that you don't have to open the box to add something? Is it that being modular means you can change your rig for different jobs?
I personally like upgrading parts as needed and consider every connection a potential point of failure, so I'm biased against the idea, but a lot of people seem to like it and I'm curious why.
Makes one short, refers to himself as being in "the biz."