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 […]

The Top 10 X Factor Performances from Season One

After thousands of auditions, tragic eliminations, temper tantrums and brilliant performances…. either Chris Rene, Josh Krajcik and Melanie Amaro will walk away with a $5 million recording contract and the title of The X Factor Season One Winner.    Here are the Top 10 best performances from each stage of the competition from the auditions […]

Jacob Interviews…Giulietta

  One of the most groundbreaking artists across the world is Giulietta.  This Australian songbird has shined in both the United States and her native homeland.    She has received prestigious awards from the Los Angeles music community including a Hollywood Walk of Fame and Producer Choice Awards.   Recently, I had a chance to correspond […]

Throwback Tuesday: Spider-Man: The Cosmic Adventures

    What would you do if you had cosmic powers?   Would you shape the universe in your image?  Bring someone you love back from the dead? Try to conquer the universe? Or battle the forces of evil?   For our friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, he chose the latter.  In 1989 and 1990, comic writers […]

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