Jacob Picks…The Top 10 Movies of 2011

    2011 has been a memorable year for movies.  We have seen incredible performances, well written screenplays and impeccable cinematography in the past 12 months.   But out of all of these movies, only 10 stood out as the best films from the worlds of animation, comedy, drama and science fiction.  Without further ado, […]

Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve Turns 40

Saturday, December 31, 2011 marks the 40th anniversary of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve.  The show started on NBC during 1972-1973 but since New Year’s Eve 1973, the show has always been on the Alphabet Network.  Besides changing networks, the show has gone through a number of transformations in the past couple of years […]

Jacob Interviews…Singer-Songwriter Mikey Wax

  Rising singer-songwriter Mikey Wax has started out his career with an incredible start.  His 2008 debut album Change Again entered number 46 on the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia iTunes Top 100 Pop Charts.  He completed several cross-county tours supporting acts like Ryan Cabrera and Tyler Hilton.  Recently, he sat down with jacobelyacharjournalist.com for […]

Throwback Tuesday-Star Search

Before competitive shows like American Idol, America’s Got Talent and So You Think You Can Dance debut on their respective networks, there was one talent show that created stars out of their contestants.   This show was called Star Search.   For 12 years, Ed McMahon presented the best of ten categories that included vocalists, dancers, […]

Jacob Interviews….Vending for Change’s Michael Schoenfeld

  One documentary that is receiving a lot of buzz from film festivals is Vending for Change.  This film has already received awards including Best of Fest from the FilmStock Film Festival and was an Official Selection for the Starz Denver Film Festival.    Recently, I had the opportunity to correspond with Co-Director Michael Schoenfeld.   In […]

The Kennedy Center Honors-The 20 Best Performances, Part Two

The second part of the countdown celebrates the 10 best performances that were featured on CBS’s The Kennedy Center Honors.  So before you see Meryl Streep, Sonny Rollins, Yo-Yo Ma, Neil Diamond and Barbara Cook get honored on December 27, 2011.  Here are the Top 10 performances that you need to see…. #10: I Just […]

Jacob Reviews…War Horse

    Over a year ago, this author had the chance to attend a small play in London, England.  It was a brilliant story about a boy befriends a horse and when his father sells the horse, the boy runs away from home in order to reunite with his horse during the First World War.     […]

The Kennedy Center Honors-The 20 Best Performances, Part One

One of the specials that this author enjoys every year is CBS’ The Kennedy Center Honors.   Since 1978, the ceremony honors men and women who have given contributions to American Culture through music, movies, television and theater. Past honorees have included Neil Simon, Aretha Franklin, Julie Andrews, Tony Bennett and the late Lucille Ball and […]

The Top 10 Moments in 2011 TV-Part Two

  Nine days before the world says goodbye to 2011, re-expierence the best moments in television from this year.   5. J.R. Martinez-From All My Children star to DWTS Champion   As actor and Army Veteran J.R. Martinez left All My Children behind in the sunset, he began a new journey on Dancing with the […]

Jacob interviews…Josh Skinner part two

In the second part of my interview series with Internet host Josh Skinner, the WithJosh.com host talks to me about his most memorable interviews.   Jacob Elyachar: Could you name your three most memorable interviews? Josh Skinner: I’ve done almost 50 interviews with 50 interesting people in pop culture.  Marc Summers was a big one […]

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