Jake’s Take’s Favorite Albums of 2018 So Far (January to June 2018)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com 2018 has been an interesting year for music. Several artists made impeccable comebacks, while other artists dropped surprise albums. There are ten albums that stood out to me so far this year.   This mixture features a combination of new artists and veterans that represent several different musical genres such as alternative, […]

Jake’s Take’s Comic Book Reviews: Batman, Volume 3 #50

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Superman and Lois Lane. Reed and Susan Richards. Spider-Man and Mary Jane. Aquaman and Mera. Colossus and Kitty Pryde. These five pairs are beloved fan-favorite couples. Most of these duos have seen their ups and downs in their relationships and stood the test of time. However, some of these couples broken […]

Jake’s Take: Predicting The Future Of The ‘X-Men’ Comics Franchise

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Over the past few months, Marvel Comics has released intriguing solicitations that involve the X-Men. Recently, the House of Ideas revealed that it would publish the last issues of X-Men: Blue and X-Men: Gold in September.  Additionally, longtime fans were sadden to learn that Kitty Pryde called off her wedding to Colossus in […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews (Week of June 29, 2018)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is hard to believe that Sunday is July 1! So many of our favorite artists crammed to release new music over the past few weeks just in time to prepare us for the upcoming Fourth of July weekend.   Without further ado, let’s get this party started and talk about the […]

All Eyes Are On Heidi Klum As ‘America’s Got Talent’ Season 13 Auditions Continue

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Tonight, all eyes were on Heidi Klum as we waited to meet her Golden Buzzer act.  So far, her fellow judges (Simon Cowell, Howie Mandel, and Mel B) and host Tyra Banks have all selected acts that will go into the Season 13 live shows at the Dolby Theatre. Who were […]

Catching Up With Dynamite Dylan (The 2018 Edition)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome back recording artist and YouTube personality Dynamite Dylan to Jake’s Take. Dynamite Dylan just released his latest single, “NUMBERS UP,” which was written by superstar producer Poo Bear.  The music producer has worked with a plethora of artists such as Usher, Chris Brown, Kelly Rowland, […]

One Year Later: My Life In New York City (A Note From The Author)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last year, my brother, Aaron, and I completed our vast journey across the country that began in Overland Park, Kansas and ended in my new apartment in the Murray Hill area of New York City.  My folks, Gloria and Matthew Elyachar, who traveled via Southwest Airlines a few days earlier greeted […]

A Conversation With Red Wanting Blue’s Lead Singer Scott Terry

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome Red Wanting Blue’s lead singer Scott Terry to Jake’s Take. 22 years ago, Scott, Mark McCullough, Greg Rahm, Dean Anshutz, and Eric Hall began their musical journey in Athens, Ohio.  As the group traveled across the country, Red Wanting Blue captured the attention of not […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews: Week of June 16, 2018 (Albums Edition)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews is back! Over the past few weeks, a lot of our favorite artists have dropped new albums.  We have a lot of ground to cover, so let’s get started!   Liberation by Christina Aguilera The wait is over! Christina Aguilera dropped her first studio album in […]

‘America’s Got Talent’ Season 13 Judges’ Auditions Continue

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com   Before I begin my America’s Got Talent recap, Jake’s Take would like to offer its thoughts, prayers, and positive light to the family, friends, and fans of Season Three winner Neal E. Boyd. Numerous media outlets such as CNN, FOX, and Variety revealed that Boyd passed away on Sunday, May […]

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