The Five Question Challenge with Magic Giant

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a privilege to welcome Magic Giant to Jake’s Take. Magic Giant is composed of singer-songwriter Austin Bisnow and instrumentalists Zambricki Li (banjo, violin, and harmonica) and Zang (acoustic guitar … [Continue reading]

Alisan Porter returns to “The Voice” as Team Alicia & Team Gwen perform

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I cannot believe that it has been a year since Alisan Porter won The Voice thanks to Christina Aguilera’s impeccable tutelage. Tonight, Alisan returned to the show to debut her new single, “Deep Water.” Also, … [Continue reading]

“The Voice: Season 12” Top 11 perform for America’s votes

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Before we get to The Voice: Season 12 Top 11 recap, I must deliver some breaking news! Sources such as Idolator, MJ’s Big Blog, and TV Guide have confirmed that this season will be Alicia Keys’ final season … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take: the 2017 Planet Comicon Wrap-Up

Planet Comicon 2015

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Kansas City’s largest and longest-running comic book convention and pop culture expo just concluded. For its 19th edition, Planet Comicon returned to Kansas City’s Bartle Hall with over 250 creators and 33 … [Continue reading]

The Black Fairy’s darkest secret is revealed on “Once Upon A Time”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Thanks to her grandson, Gideon, the Black Fairy has landed in Storybrooke and has started to set in motion…the Final Battle. The Black Fairy tried and failed to pull Emma away from her family and allies, but … [Continue reading]

The Five Question Challenge with David Dastmalchian

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a privilege to welcome actor David Dastmalchian to Jake’s Take. The rising performer is in his hometown of Kansas City for Planet Comicon, the city’s largest and longest-running comic book convention … [Continue reading]

“American Ninja Warrior” takes over Kansas City

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com For the past eight years, NBC’s sports action competition series American Ninja Warrior (ANW) has captured the hearts of the nation. ANW will be returning to the National Broadcasting Company for the sixth … [Continue reading]

Teams Adam & Blake perform as “The Voice: Season 12” Instant Save debuts

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last night. The Voice: Season 12 made history as Shania Twain became the first key advisor to join the coaches at their dais during the live shows. The Top 12 performed for America’s votes and a chance to … [Continue reading]

Zelena targets the Black Fairy on “Once Upon A Time”

Zelena and Regina bond

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The Black Fairy is in Storybrooke. Rumple’s mom and Gideon’s grandmother has already made her unwelcome presence known throughout the town. From controlling Gideon’s heart to revealing to Emma that she … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews: Week of April 21, 2017

Kendrick Lamar DAMN.

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to the latest edition of Jake’s Take’s New Music Releases. This week, we are looking at the most recent albums from some of the greatest musicians of all-time and several artists who could join them … [Continue reading]

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