A Conversation with Rory O’Malley

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a privilege to welcome Tony-nominated performer Rory O’Malley to Jake’s Take. The actor-singer made his Broadway debut in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee as Leaf Coneybear before … [Continue reading]

The Season 12 semifinals begin on “America’s Got Talent”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It’s the Season 12 Semifinals! Tonight, the first group of 11 semi-finalists duked it out for a place in the Season 12 Finale. Who made the Dolby Theatre audience cheer? Who impressed Simon Cowell, Heidi … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take: Happy 15th Birthday, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”

Ellen Show Season 15

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Today, The Ellen DeGeneres Show is celebrating its 15th anniversary season! Since September 2003, comedienne Ellen DeGeneres has provided audiences worldwide with constant hours of laughter and dancing. Here … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take: Whoopi’s Tenth Anniversary on The View

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Whoopi Goldberg will celebrate a significant milestone when ABC daytime talk show, The View, returns to the airwaves on Tuesday, September 5. The Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony-winning actress and comedian … [Continue reading]

Mat Franco returns to “America’s Got Talent” for a magical results night

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is hard to believe that it has been three years since Mat Franco became the first magician in history to win America’s Got Talent. Mat Franco bested countless acts such as friends to the blog: Emily West, … [Continue reading]

Voices and wild cards headline final round of “AGT: Season 12’” quarterfinals

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com As a longtime viewer and recap columnist of America’s Got Talent, it has been very hard for me to watch this season. There have been numerous kid acts that have been voted through by the American public like … [Continue reading]

A Conversation with Ray Dalton

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Ray Dalton to Jake’s Take. Ray Dalton began his musical journey in Seattle, Washington, where he was working on a goal of working with all of the … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take: New Music Reviews (The End of August 2017 Edition)

Fifth Harmony album cover

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is hard to believe that August 25 is the final Friday of August 2017! This year has gone quicksilver fast, and there is still time for artists everywhere to release new music. In this edition, Jake’s … [Continue reading]

Circus 1903 headlines “America’s Got Talent: Season 12” Results Show

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is appropriate that Circus 1903 were the guest performers for the Week Two Quarterfinals Results Show, because, for the first time in show history, America’s Got Talent, felt at times like an out of control … [Continue reading]

Variety spices up round two of “America’s Got Talent: Season 12” Quarterfinals

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com A Word from the Publisher: What the heck is wrong with your voting, America? Instead of embracing variety, you chose to advance THREE acts under the age of 18? I do not understand why would you chose these … [Continue reading]

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