The 20 Best Aretha Franklin Collaborations-Part Two

  By: Jacob Elyachar   Part two of my series showcases the Queen of Soul collaborating with music icons Dionne Warwick, George Michael and her late god-daughter: Whitney Houston.   15. I Say A Little Prayer (with Dionne Warwick; 1981)   Episode 31 of Solid Gold saw a historic duet between longtime friends Aretha Franklin […]

The 20 Best Aretha Franklin Collaborations-Part One

By: Jacob Elyachar   As music legend Aretha Franklin prepares to celebrate her 70th birthday on Sunday, jacobelyacharjournalist.com will honor the Queen of Soul’s milestone birthday by counting down some of her best songs and collaborations throughout her multi-decade career.    In this four-part series, I will examine her best collaborations with today’s superstars and music […]

Jacob’s Eye On…Avengers vs. X-Men: Part Two-the Avengers

By: Jacob Elyachar Before reading part two of my series, please read part one: http://jakes-take.com/2012/03/10/jacobs-eye-on-avengers-vs-x-men-part-one-thexmen/ Marvel’s biggest maxi-series of the year: Avengers vs. X-Men will begin on March 28 when the zero issue of this saga is released. In my last blog entry, I talked about the X-Men’s story and how the past eight years […]

Throwback Tuesday-Two Rooms

  By: Jacob Elyachar   20 years ago, Two Rooms: Celebrating the Songs of Elton John & Bernie Taupin, one of the best tribute albums was released.   This album featured impeccable covers of some of the songwriting duo’s most memorable songs by some of the best singers and bands of all-time.    This Throwback Tuesday […]

Jacob’s Eye On….Avengers vs. X-Men, Part One: The X-Men

  By: Jacob Elyachar   For the first time since the 1980s, the Earth’s Mightiest Heroes will tackle with the Children in the Atom in a 12-part maxi-series event that could possibly re-shape the Marvel Universe for years to come.   This event will be written by Marvel’s architects: Brian Michael Bendis (Avengers), Jason Aaron […]

Jacob Interviews…Tattoo Artist & T.V. Personality Corey Miller

By: Jacob Elyachar   LA Ink’s Corey Miller is on tour with his band Powerflex 5 promoting TUACA’s latest bottle, which he designed for the company.   Recently, jacobelyacharjournalist.com caught up with him and we talked about his career as a tattoo artist, his work with TUACA and playing with his band. Jacob Elyachar: When did […]

New Music Tuesday-Week of March 4, 2012

  By: Jacob Elyachar   This week’s New Music Tuesday focuses on the Boss’s latest album and the newest singles from Madonna, John Mayer and Norah Jones.   Wrecking Ball- Bruce Springsteen   Wrecking Ball marks Bruce Springsteen’s seventeenth studio album and his first album in the 2010s decade.    This album is pure brilliance and […]

The DC Comics Relaunch: Progress Report #2 (Part Two)

  By: Jacob Elyachar   If you not have read part one of my progress report, please read it before you read this article: http://jakes-take.com/2012/03/02/the-dc-comics-relaunch-progress-report-2/   Part two of this article examines Green Lantern Corps, Justice League and Justice League International.     Green Lantern Corps Written by: Peter J. Tomasi; Art by: Fernando Pasarin, Geraldo […]

Jacob Interviews….The Get Published Coach, Robin Colucci Hoffman, Part One

  Thinking about writing a book?  Robin Colucci Hoffman, the Get Published Coach, has helped numerous authors achieve nationwide press attention, ignite bidding wars between publishing houses and continues to offer advice through her website, blog and social media platforms including Facebook, Google + and Twitter. In our first part in three-part exclusive series, we […]

The DC Comics Relaunch: Progress Report #2 (Part One)

  By: Jacob Elyachar   Eight months ago, DC Comics relaunched their entire line starting with the very first issue of Geoff Johns and Jim Lee’s Justice League.     March 7, 2012 will see the seventh issues of several titles including Action Comics, Detective and Justice League International published.   In order to prepare you for […]

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