Jake’s Take: On Location Tours-When Harry met Seinfeld

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com For six decades, New York City has played the host to countless production companies who have filmed across the five boroughs since the 1950s. Over the past 18 years, On Location Tours have been taking pop culture aficionados on tours in New York City.  Currently, On Location Tours offers nine different […]

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

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 are several moments from show history that has made this 59-time Emmy-winning talk show a television phenomenon. Ellen’s first phone conversation with […]

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 will celebrate her tenth anniversary as The View moderator. Jake’s Take is celebrating Whoopi’s huge milestone by revealing our favorite […]

Gloria Estefan, LL Cool J headline the 40th Kennedy Center Honors class

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The Kennedy Center Honors are turning 40-years-old this December! To celebrate this milestone, five of the biggest names in music, dance, and television will be recognized for their contribution to American culture. The Kennedy Center Honors committee selected five outstanding individuals to join this prestigious club which has icons such as […]

Jake’s Take: The 2017 San Diego Comic-Con Wrap-Up

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The 2017 San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) is officially in the history books! Hundreds of thousands of pop culture aficionados are traveling home from the San Diego Convention Center after spending four days taking in the sights, sounds, stars, and content that Hall H, Ballroom 20, and the SDCC had to offer. […]

A Batman Fan’s Tribute to Adam West (1928-2017)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com   Multiple sources included BBC News, Comic Book, The Hollywood Reporter, and Variety have reported that that Adam West has passed away on Friday, June 9 from a brief battle with leukemia. For this author, this passing means an end of the chapter in Batman’s long history book. I remember sneaking […]

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

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 celebrity guests joining the thousands of fans that celebrated the best in anime, comic books, movies, science fiction, and […]

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 […]

Happy Birthday Aretha Franklin: 12 Unforgettable Pop Culture Moments

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Happy Birthday, Aretha Franklin! On Saturday, The Queen of Soul turned 75-years-old. Jake’s Take is celebrating the music legend’s milestone birthday with 12 unforgettable pop culture moments.   “Two to Tango” with Ray Charles (1975) The Queen of Soul teamed up with the Genius with their interpretation of “It’s Take Two […]

Happy Birthday Elton John: His 15 Best Collaborations

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com We want to wish a very Happy Birthday to one of our greatest music heroes of all-time: Sir Elton John To commemorate his birthday, Jake’s Take is revealing our favorite Sir Elton John duets. “Border Song” with Aretha Franklin (1993) The Queen of Soul invited Elton John to participate in her […]

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