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Good Poop: Meet Jim Hunter - Klipsch Historian

October 02, 2014 - Listen up… In the world of audio technology, there are pseudo-superstars, false prophets, and those who claim to be golden ears – but there is no comparison to the straight engineering and audio experience of Jim Hunter - Program Manager and Klipsch Historian at Klipsch Group, Inc. Jim Hunter (Left) and Paul W. Klipsch (Right) pose with a giant foam horn. Company founder Paul W. Klipsch hired Hunter as a transducer engineer in Hope, Arkansas 36 years ago today. Hunter has since... (Read More)

Good Poop: What is it?

Good Poop: What is it?

October 09, 2014 - The title of our blog series speaks to me on several levels. A Google search (be very careful there...) suggests the word “poop” is optionally defined as: Noun, slang relevant information,... (Read More)

Good Poop: PWK as Heil Mentor

Good Poop: PWK as Heil Mentor

October 23, 2014 - Bob Heil and Heil Sound were clearly at the forefront of the modern touring sound industry. The four-channel system for The Who’s Quadrophenia, and the Heil Talk Box (can you say Frampton?), are... (Read More)

Good Poop: Worker's Comp - The 2nd Day

Good Poop: Worker's Comp - The 2nd Day

November 06, 2014 - On Monday, October 2, 1978, I started working for Klipsch and Associates. On Tuesday I was introduced to the “on-boarding” program, which at that time included actually building a Klipschorn... (Read More)

Good Poop: Captain Klipsch

Good Poop: Captain Klipsch

November 21, 2014 - An error in my biography of Belle Klipsch led to a connection with her nephew, John Zanca! John cleared me up on the spelling of her maiden name, and that is very much appreciated. As I stated in the... (Read More)

Good Poop: Cultural Dynamic Range

Good Poop: Cultural Dynamic Range

December 17, 2014 - Back in the seventies when a new engineer or salesman was hired at Klipsch, part of the on-boarding program was dinner at Paul W. Klipsch's. Not long after I started, my wife Becky and I were... (Read More)

Good Poop: PWK Car Loan

Good Poop: PWK Car Loan

January 21, 2015 - In 1979, returning from our first vacation while working for Klipsch, my wife and I encountered a deer at 70 MPH. That was in Nashville, TN, and it extended our vacation by a few... (Read More)

Good Poop: PWK the Practical Joker

Good Poop: PWK the Practical Joker

March 04, 2015 - In the fall of 1974, future Klipsch Chief Engineer Gary Gillum sent PWK a present. At the time Gary worked for Silver Dollar City in Branson, MO contributing to rides and illusory attractions. The... (Read More)

Good Poop: The Orr Auction

Good Poop: The Orr Auction

June 08, 2015 - J. Herbert Orr of Opelika, Alabama started the Orradio manufacturing company after WWII. According to Wikipedia, he produced “the first commercially available audio tape, video tape and computer... (Read More)

WPWK Podcast - Episode 5: Bob Heil - PWK & Grateful Dead

WPWK Podcast - Episode 5: Bob Heil - PWK & Grateful Dead

June 26, 2015 - Legendary inventor Bob Heil talks about the Grateful Dead's wall of sound, how he created the foundation live rock audio and his relationship with Klipsch founder Paul W. Klipsch. Bob Heil is a... (Read More)