Emma & Gideon enter an uncanny alliance on “Once Upon a Time”

While our Once Upon a Time heroes has vanquished the threats from the Evil Queen, Mr. Hyde, and Jafar, there are multiple obstacles in our protagonists’ way from receiving a happily ever after. One obstacle is Gideon. The Black Fairy kidnaped Rumple and Belle’s son, Rumple’s mom, who aged him 28 years and gave him […]

Jake’s Take: New Music Reviews-Week of April 7, 2017

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to the first April 2017 edition of Jake’s Take’s New Music Releases. We have a lot of ground to cover as Top 40 favorites, music legends, friends to the blog, and rising artists have uploaded new music to satisfy our ears. So, let’s get this party started.   PTX. Vol. […]

“The Voice” Knockout Rounds continue with a surprising steal

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last night reminded me why I abhor The Voice Knockout Rounds. Several of the coaches (particularly Blake and Gwen) made stupid decisions such as eliminating potential winners such as Johnny Gates and Felicia Temple and keeping third-rate karaoke rejects such as Hunter Plake, who have no future in the music industry. […]

“The Voice: Season 12” Knockout Rounds begin with surprising eliminations

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Tonight, the Season 12 Knockout Rounds began! Before we get to the recap, here is where our teams stand: Team Adam: Johnny Hayes, Mark Isaiah, Jesse Larson, Josh West, Malik Davage, Hanna Eyre, Autumn Turner (stolen from Team Alicia), & Davina Leone (stolen from Team Gwen). Team Alicia: Anatalia Villaranda, Lilli […]

Hook goes hunting while three Disney heroes return to “Once Upon A Time”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Things are not looking good for Captain Hook. Emma broke off her engagement to the pirate when Hook was about to erase his memory of killing Charming’s father back in the Enchanted Forest. While Hook originally planned to leave town with his mentor, Captain Nemo, it was his future mother-in-law that […]

Kansas City Fashion Week veterans steal the 2017 Fall/Winter finale spotlight

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It was the final night of the 2017 Fall/Winter Collections edition of the Kansas City Fashion Week (KCFW)! For the grand finale, Kansas City Fashion Week turned to some familiar faces to close out the season. As the KCFW audience took their seats, they found the latest issue of Vintage KC. […]

Metro fashion designers shine during Friday’s Kansas City Fashion Week

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Jake’s Take is thrilled to once again cover Kansas City Fashion Week (KCFW)’s Fall/Winter 2017 Collections. KCFW changed locations this year as it began a new chapter at the Grand Hall. Built in 1931, the Grand Hall retains the splendor of the 1930s, while bringing elements of the modern era […]

The Five Question Challenge with James P. Connolly

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome comedian James P. Connolly to Jake’s Take. James served in the Marine Corps during Operation Desert Storm, where he was forced to write jokes for his Colonel.  James’ humor and personality lead him to host numerous programs for Comedy Central, HBO, and VH1. He also […]

A Conversation with Eric Schwartz

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome comedian Eric Schwartz to Jake’s Take. Eric is a multi-dimensional showman whose stand-up, sketches, songs, and characters have led to collaborations with Jason Mraz, Craig Robinson, Disney, Yahoo, and Headline News Network.  His work has also caught the attention of Jay Leno, GQ India (who […]

A duel between two Evil Queens headlines “Once Upon A Time”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Ladies and gentlemen, take your seats! It is time for the epic duel between two Evil Queens! In one corner, Storybrooke’s mayor and former evildoer Regina Mills. Over the past six seasons, we have seen Regina lose the title of Evil Queen and embrace her inner goodness as she became one […]

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