Team Adam & Team Gwen tackle night two of “The Voice: Season 12” Live Playoffs

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last night, The Voice went live for the first time this season. There were some excellent performances from standouts such as Lauren Duski, Chris Blue, Stephanie Rice, and Vanessa Ferguson, who made it to the Top 12.  However, there were some awful decisions made by both America (choosing Aliyah Moulden over […]

Team Alicia & Team Blake kick off “The Voice: Season 12” Live Playoffs

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The Voice: Season 12 Live Playoffs started tonight. All eyes were on both Team Alicia and Team Blake as their teams hoped to rally America to vote them through to the Top 12. Going into the Live Playoffs, I stated that both teams would be forces to be reckoned with, but […]

The Charmings risk history on “Once Upon A Time”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com For the past few weeks, Snow and David Charming have been under the Evil Queen’s sleeping curse. Their longtime nemesis used “True Love’s Kiss” as a key to wake one of them up while other is put under the sleeping curse. Tonight, Snow and David decided that they had enough of […]

Drew Six and the Soul Plains Drifters electrifies Kansas City’s Voodoo Lounge

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Country rocker Drew Six took the Voodoo Lounge stage at Harrah’s North Kansas City by storm on Saturday. The Kansas City country rocker has gained a devoted fan base and opened for numerous recording artists such as the Backstreet Boys, Darius Rucker, the Eli Young Band, Luke Bryan, and Maroon 5.  […]

Jake’s Take Previews Planet Comicon 2017

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Planet Comicon is in four days! Kansas City’s largest comic book and pop culture expo is returning to Bartle Hall starting on Friday, April 28, 2017, and will conclude on Sunday, April 30, 2017. Jake’s Take has the inside scoop on what attendees should do during the three-day weekend.   Meet […]

The Five Question Challenge with Drew Six (The 2017 Edition)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome back country rocker, and singer-songwriter Drew Six to Jake’s Take. A lot has happened since Drew Six sat down with an interview in 2012. He performs over 200 shows a year and opened for a diverse group of performers such as the Backstreet Boys, Dan […]

Jake’s Take-Ranking “The Voice: Season 12” Top 20 & Teams

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The Voice: Season 12 has revealed their Top 20! After weeks of Blind Auditions, Battle Rounds, and Knockout Rounds, The Voice: Season 12 Top 20 will compete for America’s votes during next week’s Live Playoffs.  Jake’s Take has analyzed all four teams and revealed which teams will dominate Season 12 and […]

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. […]

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