Jake’s Take Casts ‘Big Brother 2: All-Stars’: Part Two-The Women

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By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last month, I revealed my picks for the previous male houseguests to revisit Big Brother for a potential second All-Stars season of the CBS series. Here are my picks for the female houseguests, that I would … [Continue reading]

Meet The First Group of ‘America’s Got Talent: Season 13’ Finalists

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last night, 11 acts returned to the Dolby Theatre. Their one goal was to receive America’s votes and be named a Season 13 finalist.  In all honesty, the variety acts stepped up to the plate, while the music acts … [Continue reading]

The ‘America’s Got Talent: Season 13’ Semifinals Begin

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The America’s Got Talent: Season 13 Semifinals Rounds began tonight at the Dolby Theatre. 11 acts will face off against for a few spots in the Season 13 finale.  Which acts scored excellent points with the … [Continue reading]

A Word From The Publisher: Reflecting On My 20s

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com On September 3, 2018, I will enter my third decade on this beautiful planet! It seems like a lifetime ago when I walked across the Macky Auditorium stage at the University of Colorado at Boulder with my … [Continue reading]

Music, Variety, and Danger Acts Headline “AGT” Final Quarterfinals Round

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com   The America’s Got Talent: Season 13 quarterfinals rounds are in the home stretch! Tonight, the last 12 acts took to the Dolby Theatre stage in hopes that they would receive one of the final spots in the … [Continue reading]

A Conversation With Classical Crossover Duo Branden + James

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By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome back a friend of the blog, tenor Branden James, to Jake’s Take.   Branden made his Jake’s Take debut five years ago, just as wrapped up his appearance on America’s Got Talent and … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take Casts ‘Big Brother All-Stars 2′: Part One-The Men

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By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I am a huge Big Brother fan! I started watching bits and pieces of the CBS show with Season 16 and worked my way up to the current season.  Like many Big Brother fans, I would want another all-star season. In … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews (Week of August 24, 2018)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com When Labor Day (September 3, 2018) hits, not only will I be celebrating my 30th birthday, but it will also signal the end of summer.  As students and teachers across the country are preparing to head back to … [Continue reading]

Light Balance Returns to ‘AGT’ As More Semifinalists Are Revealed

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Tyra Banks’ first Golden Buzzer act, Light Balance, returned the Dolby Theatre stage. This glow-in-the-dark dance troupe took the world by storm with their brilliant performances that brought them to the Season … [Continue reading]

Variety Acts Shine During ‘America’s Got Talent: Season 13’ Round Two Quarterfinals

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The second group of hopefuls performed on the Dolby Theatre stage during night two of the Season 13 quarterfinals.  Their goal...earn a spot in the Season 13 semifinals. This group contained a lot more variety … [Continue reading]

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