Responses from mezzrow

Opinions on the current market
Once again, Miller explains it all. Bravo. đź‘Ź 
Are manufacturer AC cables good enough?
“No, different means different. Whenever two things are different one is of necessity better, the other worse.”This statement is wrong. Vanilla and chocolate ice cream. Bordeaux and Burgundy wine. One is not “of necessity” better. They’re differen... 
iPad directly into Amp - okay idea? or bad idea?
Another vote for the camera adapter dac route. Dragonfly red is very good. If you don’t need mqa, can live with 24/96 and you want to save a few bucks, check out hifimediy. Their $69 usb dac is surprisingly good. 
Jazz for someone who doesn't like jazz.
Kind of Blue  
What country builds the best audio equipment?
This strikes me as an imbecilic question - with my apologies to the OP. But seriously? 
Jazz for aficionados
If it hasn’t been mentioned: Paolo Fresu Quintet “Ballads.”  
Once Were Brothers in theaters Friday, February 28th
Rock of Ages 
All the brands I don't like...
Why is this necessary? What am I missing? Who cares? 
Life is too short to buy someone else's favorite stereo gear
Is this a koan? If not, I don’t get it. If so, maybe not the right venue. 
What have you found to be a good classic Jazz online station?
Download the Tivoli Radio app, and check out the jazz stations. 
Is it a good idea to buy CD players over 10 years old even it is a reliable brand?
Anachronistic. Nice. 
OMG... Joe Henry
“Idiosyncratic broadmindedness”... 
Vinyl / Digital / and can you have too much information.
millercarbon: as an objective outsider reading this thread with no preconceived notions, I think your input is unnecessarily dismissive, without saying much of substance or proving anything.  Your last two paragraphs make no sense at all. Seriously. 
A moderate priced dac
Look at SMSL and Topping. Save yourself a bunch of money. Seriously. 
Jazz for aficionados
Charlie Haden, Charlie Haden...!