One Year Later: My Life In New York City (A Note From The Author)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last year, my brother, Aaron, and I completed our vast journey across the country that began in Overland Park, Kansas and ended in my new apartment in the Murray Hill area of New York City.  My folks, Gloria and Matthew Elyachar, who traveled via Southwest Airlines a few days earlier greeted […]

A Conversation With Red Wanting Blue’s Lead Singer Scott Terry

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome Red Wanting Blue’s lead singer Scott Terry to Jake’s Take. 22 years ago, Scott, Mark McCullough, Greg Rahm, Dean Anshutz, and Eric Hall began their musical journey in Athens, Ohio.  As the group traveled across the country, Red Wanting Blue captured the attention of not […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews: Week of June 16, 2018 (Albums Edition)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews is back! Over the past few weeks, a lot of our favorite artists have dropped new albums.  We have a lot of ground to cover, so let’s get started!   Liberation by Christina Aguilera The wait is over! Christina Aguilera dropped her first studio album in […]

‘America’s Got Talent’ Season 13 Judges’ Auditions Continue

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com   Before I begin my America’s Got Talent recap, Jake’s Take would like to offer its thoughts, prayers, and positive light to the family, friends, and fans of Season Three winner Neal E. Boyd. Numerous media outlets such as CNN, FOX, and Variety revealed that Boyd passed away on Sunday, May […]

A Golden Array Of Performers Headline Week Two Of ‘America’s Got Talent’ Judges Auditions

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Before we dive into Week Two of America’s Got Talent: Season 13 Judges Auditions, here is a quick recap of last week’s season premiere: Oregon family band We Three made Mel B weep when they performed their original moving song, “Heaven’s Not Too Far Away,” which was dedicated to their mother […]

New Acts Invades ‘America’s Got Talent’ As Season 13 Kicks Off

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It’s the most wonderful time of the year! America’s Got Talent is back Season 13! Judges Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Mel B, and Howie Mandel return to the AGT judges table to find the next big act in America. Which Season 13 act will join Bianca Ryan, Terry Fator, Kenichi Ebina, […]

A Night At The Theatre: Harry Potter And The Cursed Child

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com If it were not for J.K. Rowling and Harry Potter, I would not become the ferocious reader that I am today. I was first introduced to this wizard by my fifth grade teacher, Mrs. Cynthia Johnston, at Indian Valley Elementary School in Overland Park, Kansas. While she only read a portion […]

Jake’s Take’s 2018 Summer Hot List: A Pop Culture Preview

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com   May 25 kicks off Memorial Day weekend, which officially kicks off summer 2018! To commemorate the occasion, Jake’s Take is revealing its hot summer list! Here are the 12 events that will shake up the pop culture world this summer. Solo: A Star Wars Story (May 25) Movie fans will […]

A Conversation With “Sexy Is Timeless: Ten Timeless Sexy Assets That Lie Within You” Luisa Diaz

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome Luisa Diaz to Jake’s Take. Luisa is a remarkable woman with an impeccable career. The former Ms. Venezuela International was featured in several Oscar-winning movies such including The Fighter and Silver Linings Playbook.  She also hosted and produced the first and longest running Spanish language […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews: Week of May 11, 2018

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews is back! In this edition, I will look at new material from some of our favorite artists.   Year One by Clark Beckham I have been waiting for years for new music from a friend of the blog, Clark Beckham. The American Idol alum recently released […]

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