Jacob Reviews…Red Tails

This site has tackled numerous historical films in the past couple of months.  Some had featured brilliant acting performances like Meryl Streep in the Iron Lady or contained a brilliantly structured screenplay similar to Moneyball.  Unfortunately, Red Tails had neither.   In this edition of Jacob Reviews, I will discuss why the film had some success […]

Jacob Interviews….Geologist, Videographer & DJ Justin Ashar

Justin Ashar has a lot on his plate but it features the best of three worlds.   He works as a geologist battling the often-cruel temperatures in the Arctic.  While he isn’t working in the Arctic, he has numerous hobbies.  For one, Ashar is an incredible videographer whose work was featured twice on CNN.com and The […]

Throwback Tuesday-Jagged Little Pill by Alanis Morissette

2012 will mark the 17th anniversary of the release Alanis Morisette’s highly successful third studio album: Jagged Little Pill.  This album reached number one in the U.S. Billboard 200 and the Top Canadian Albums in 1995.  In addition, this album has helped Ms. Morissette earn four Grammy Awards including “Best Rock Album” and “Album of […]

Jacob Interviews…Hurrdat Social Media’s CMO Austin Brown

  In the past two years, a start-up company Hurrdat Social Media has seen tremendous growth as it has worked with 45 different clients in numerous parts of the world.  This author had a chance to talk to the company’s Chief Marketing Officer Austin Brown to talk about the company’s formation, its’ signature strategy: Hyper […]

Jacob Reviews….The Iron Lady

The Iron Lady is finally out in all theatres.  This movie focuses on retired Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (Meryl Streep) as she reflects on her past from her humble beginnings as a grocer’s daughter to the apex of her political career as the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom while taking out her […]

Jacob Reviews…Carnage

Carnage is based on Yasmina Reza’s Tony Award-winning play Gods of Carnage.  This film’s plot focuses on two sets of parents: Penelope and Michael Longstreet (Jodie Foster and John C. Reilly) and Nancy and Alan Cowan (Kate Winslet and Christoph Waltz) who are meeting to discuss an incident between their quarreling sons.  When moviegoers first […]

Jacob Interviews…Tam*SteeZ

Pop artist Tam*SteeZ continues to rise in the music industry.  Her last mixtape: May The STEEZ Be With You has received over 500,000 digital downloads and is currently working on the sequel mix-tape: The Louis V Chronicles.  Recently, she was able to take time out of her schedule to sit down with jacobelyacharjournalist.com for an […]

Jacob Interviews…99.7 The Point’s Tanna Guthrie

This edition of Jacob Interviews kicks off a very special series of interviews featuring radio personalities from across the country.     Since the 1980s, many radio listeners of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area have been tuning into 99.7 The Point’s Tanna Guthrie.   She has been with countless radio stations from KMBZ to KUDL.   I had a […]

Throwback Tuesday-Star Wars: Episode I-The Phantom Menace

13 years ago…moviegoers returned to the Star Wars universe for the first film in George Lucas’ Star Wars Prequel Trilogy.   This first film was Star Wars: Episode One-The Phantom Menace.  The Phantom Menace told the origin story of Anakin Skywalker (played by Jake Lloyd), who would grow-up to be the fearsome Darth Vader.   The […]

Jacob’s Eye On…Neon Hitch

  In 2011,the world fell in love with British songstress Adele as her sophomore album 21 received critical acclaim and been nominated for six Grammy Awards.   With 2012, another British singer is ready to set the world on fire.  Her name…NEON HITCH!   Since her debut in 2007, Neon Hitch has been featured as a […]

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