Jacob’s Eye On….The 2012 State of Marvel Comics

2012 might be called “The Year of Marvel” at the end of December 2012.   This purpose of jacobelyacharjournalist.com’s blog entry is to highlight the key elements that could make Marvel dominant over DC.   Exhibit #1: The Avengers Assemble on the Big Screen   After seeing Captain America, Iron Man, Thor and the Hulk […]

2012: The Ten Events That Will Rock Pop Culture, Part Two

The countdown continues as this author points out upcoming events that will take place this year. 5. TODAY Turns 60   Generations of Americans continue to wake-up with The TODAY Show.   The show offers the breaking national and international news and the latest developments in the political, health, technological and entertainment worlds.   On Friday, January […]

2012: The 10 Events That Will Rock Pop Culture, Part One

  We are days into the New Year and there are a couple of events that you should keep an eye out for during 2012.   10.  Avengers vs. the X-Men   Marvel Comics will release a huge story arc this Spring that will pit two of Marvel Comics’ biggest teams against each other.   The […]

Throwback Tuesday-Storm Front by Billy Joel

  One of the greatest albums from the 1980s was Storm Front by Billy Joel.  This album saw seven singles released from this album and nominated for five Grammy Awards for two years.   Storm Front features incredible songs with strong lyrics, impeccable arrangements and superb vocal performances from the singer-songwriter.   Here are several songs […]

Jacob Interviews…Josh Skinner, Part Three

    In the final part of my exclusive interview series with Internet host and songwriter Josh Skinner…he talks about his songwriting career.   Jacob Elyachar: Did you always want to add songwriting to your resume? Josh Skinner: No. I fell into it. It was the last thing on Earth I felt like I was […]

Jacob Reviews…Sherlock Holmes-A Game of Shadows

  Sherlock Holmes-A Game of Shadows showcases one of the oldest rivalries in all of literature: Sherlock Holmes and his arch-nemesis: Professor James Moriarty.   Throughout this Guy Richie film, Sherlock Holmes (once again played by the unforgettable Robert Downey, Jr.) and his partner, Dr. Watson (Jude Law) must outwit Moriarty (played brilliantly by Jared […]

Jacob Interviews….Record Together CEO Mike Bishop

For many singer-songwriters, finding the right musicians to record their material is a difficult process because it could be the starting or breaking point of a career.   One of the newest companies that can help songwriters connect with studio musicians is Record Together.   The CEO of Record Together Mike Bishop took time out of his […]

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 […]

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