Batman 80: The New 52 to ‘Dark Nights: Metal’

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Jake’s Take is celebrating Batman’s 80th anniversary by creating CliffsNotes versions of Batman’s publication history from post-Crisis on Infinite Earths to now.  In case you missed it, part one covered 1986 to 1999, while part two covered the 2000s to Flashpoint.   (Warning! Spoilers are ahead!) Flashpoint’s conclusion rapidly changed the […]

Batman 80: Dark Knight from 2000s to Flashpoint

‘Jake’s Take’s’ Batman 80 celebration continues as it celebrates the Dark Knight’s comic book history from the 2000s to ‘Flashpoint.’

Jake’s Take’s Concert Reviews: Branden + James at 54 Below

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Musical aficionados gathered at New York City’s Feinstein’s 54 Below to see Branden + James (tenor Branden James and his husband, cellist James Clark) perform. Individually, both men have impeccable accomplishments.  Branden was a finalist on America’s Got Talent: Season Eight and worked with the 12 Tenors.  Meanwhile, James accompanied Olivia […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews: Week of March 15, 2019

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to another exciting edition of Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews!  We have a lot of music to digest, so let’s get this party started. Girl by Maren Morris Music dynamo Maren Morris released her sophomore studio album on March 8. “The Middle” singer recruited a superb list of collaborators to […]

Catching Up with Wendy Starland (The 2019 Edition)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a privilege to welcome Wendy Starland back to Jake’s Take. The founder and CEO of Give Back Entertainment has used her platform to help create a nurturing environment for recording artists, as they pursue their own career in the recording industry. One global superstar that Wendy Starland discovered was […]

Jake’s Take’s Concert Reviews: Big Indie Records & DIY Magazine’s New Colossus Party

Jackie Venson and Whenyoung showcased their superstar potential at the Big Indie Records & DIY Magazine’s New Colossus Festival party.

Jake’s Take Celebrates Batman 80: The 1986 to 1999 Comics

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The following article is a part of Jake’s Take’s coverage of Batman’s 80th Anniversary Celebration.  This CliffsNotes-like essay focuses on Batman’s publication history from 1986 to 1999. Crisis on Infinite Earths Fallout Two years before I was born, Batman entered the darkest era of his publication history.  DC  Comics’ massive companywide […]

A Conversation with Reality TV star Paulie Calafiore

‘Big Brother’ alum and ‘The Challenge: War of the Worlds’ star Paulie Calafiore visited ‘Jake’s Take’ and talked about the new season.

A Conversation with Rapper-Songwriter Raja Kumari

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome rapper and songwriter Raja Kumari to Jake’s Take. Based in Los Angeles, Raja Kumari has become one of the music industry’s rising stars. She co-wrote songs for a diverse group of recording artists including Fifth Harmony, Gwen Stefani, Iggy Azelea, Kalin and Myles, and Lindsey […]

Batman’s 80th Anniversary: My Tribute to the Dark Knight

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The Dark Knight is celebrating his 80th birthday this year. Artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger debuted the character in Detective Comics, Vol. 1 issue 27. The story, “The Bat-Man: Case of the Chemical Syndicate,” introduced readers to millionaire playboy Bruce Wayne.  However, this was no ordinary millionaire. He had […]

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