Aladdin & Jasmine visit “Once Upon A Time”

Aladdin & Jasmine made their "Once Upon A Time" debut tonight. (Photo property of ABC)

By: Jacob Elyachar, Aladdin remains one of my all-time favorite Disney animated films! When I saw that Aladdin, Jasmine, and Jafar were coming to Storybrooke this season, I jumped for joy. I believe that Agrabah’s favorite … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews-Week of October 21, 2016

Lady Gaga triumphantly returns to pop music with her latest studio album: "Joanne." (Album cover property of Interscope Records & Streamline Records)

By: Jacob Elyachar, It’s time to face the music! (Oops! Wrong show and media platform, that phrase belongs to The X Factor!) Welcome to Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews! It’s time to get this party started. Joanne by Lady … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take Reviews…The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do the Time Warp Again

Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again cast

  By: Jacob Elyachar, For over 40 years, The Rocky Horror Picture Show has captured the imaginations of millions of loyal acolytes around the world. Created by playwright Richard O’Brien, the shocking rock musical … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take’s Fifth Anniversary Celebration: The Top 11 “Once Upon A Time” Villains


By: Jacob Elyachar, It’s almost Halloween! In honor of this time of the season, Jake’s Take is celebrating the time of year dedicated to celebrating vampires, witches, zombies, Frankenstein’s monsters, and warlocks for a … [Continue reading]

All eyes are on Blake Shelton as “The Voice: Season 11” Battle Rounds conclude!

Blake Shelton had the final steal of the Season 11 Battle Rounds. Which artist caught his attention? (Photo property of NBC & MGM TV)

By: Jacob Elyachar, Blake Shelton had the last steal of the Battle Rounds! The four-time winning coach has taken his time to build Season 11’s Team Blake, but it will be up to Oklahoma’s native son to find the final artist that … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take: The January 2017 DC Comics Solicitations

The Justice League will face off against the Suicide Squad during the first month of 2017! (Artwork property of DC Comics)

By: Jacob Elyachar, If you were to go to Big City Comix and Games in Leawood, Kansas and ask them to look up my pull list, you would mostly find a bunch of DC Comics titles. Yesterday, the House that Superman and Batman Built … [Continue reading]

“The Voice: Season 11” enters Round Three of Battle Rounds

The Voice Season 11 Coaches Battle Rounds

By: Jacob Elyachar, We are nearing the home stretch of the Season 11 Battle Rounds! Right now, here are the artists that will be competing in the Knockout Rounds: Team Adam: Riley Elmore, Billy Gilman, Ponciano Seoane, Jason … [Continue reading]

Jekyll & Hyde are highlighted on “Once Upon A Time”

Dr. Jekyll in Storybrooke

By: Jacob Elyachar, Among the stories that Once Upon A Time is highlighting this season is The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde. Dr. Henry Jekyll is a good-natured scientist who always battled his demons. One faithful … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews (Week of October 14, 2016)

(Album cover property of Interscope Records & Mosley Music Group)

By: Jacob Elyachar, Welcome back to Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews! We have a lot of ground to cover, so let’s get this party started.   Oh My My by OneRepublic OneRepublic is one of my favorite pop rock … [Continue reading]

A Conversation with the Brooklyn Baking Barons

Chris and Tony The Brooklyn Baking Barons

By: Jacob Elyachar, I am so happy to welcome my friends, The Brooklyn Baking Barons (Chris Poeschl and Tony Lanuza), to Jake’s Take! I met Chris and Tony, two years ago, while waiting in line for a taping of The View and they … [Continue reading]

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