Jake’s Take: The 2017 Grammys Nominations

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The Grammy Nominations are out! Here is my take on some of the biggest races that will play out on the Staples Center stage on February 12.   Album of the Year: 25 by Adele Lemonade by Beyonce Purpose by Justin Bieber Views by Drake A Sailor’s Guide to Earth by […]

Jake’s Take’s Top 20 Reality TV Performances of 2016-Part One

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It’s hard to believe that 2016 is ending in less than one month. This was a monumental year in performance-based Reality TV. American Idol took its final bow; Simon Cowell became the head judge on three TV shows, and Alicia Keys and Miley Cyrus became the first two female coaches to […]

Pop & EDM music headline the 2016 American Music Awards

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com One award show that I look forward to the most is the American Music Awards! What sets the American Music Awards apart from other music award shows is that the public votes for their favorite artists, duos, or groups. Tonight, the show returned to the Microsoft Theatre (formerly known as the […]

Decision 2016 in Pop Culture-Jake’s Take’s Favorite Moments from the Campaign

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Tonight, either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will become the 45th President of the United States. Throughout this difficult and emotional campaign, pop culture has provided us with hysterical sketches that made us smile, laugh, and think. Jake’s Take pays homage to some of the best bits from this election cycle! […]

Jake’s Take’s Book Review: “Between Two Worlds” by Tyler Henry

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com One of the fascinating books that I read this year is Hollywood Medium Tyler Henry’s autobiography: Between Two Worlds: Lessons from the Other Side. After experiencing a sudden and accurate premonition of his grandmother (Barbara Koelewyn)’s death at a very young age, Tyler knew that his life would never be the […]

Jake’s Take: The Fifth Anniversary-Top 10 Batman Villains of All-Time

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Halloween is almost here, and Jake’s Take’s ode to the bad guys continue with the greatest rogues’ gallery of all-time! For 76 years, Batman has been facing some of the most colorful and dangerous felons in the DC Comics Universe.  They have become household names through their numerous appearances in comic […]

Jake’s Take’s Fifth Anniversary Celebration: The Top 11 “Once Upon A Time” Villains

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It’s almost Halloween! In honor of this time of the season, Jake’s Take is celebrating the time of year dedicated to celebrating vampires, witches, zombies, Frankenstein’s monsters, and warlocks for a special series devoted to villains.  Up first, my favorite ABC fairy-tale drama: Once Upon A Time! Over the past five […]

Jake’s Take’s Fifth Anniversary: 2016 New York City trip highlights

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last week, Jake’s Take traveled to the Big Apple. Here are some of my favorite highlights from my vacation. Visiting Live with Kelly One of the highlights of my trip happened last Tuesday when I visited ABC’s syndicated morning talk show: Live with Kelly. I have watched the program since 2000 […]

Jake’s Take heads to the Big Apple

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Start spreading the news! Jake’s Take is heading to the Big Apple! For one week only, I will be experiencing the sights and sounds of my favorite city in the world. To follow my New York City adventure, visit my Facebook, Instagram & Twitter channels! Also, to all of my readers […]

Jake’s Take’s 5th Anniversary: The 30 Greatest Reality TV Performances of All-Time Part One

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Over the past five years, Jake’s Take has covered some of the best talent shows on the planet! My blog has covered nine seasons of The Voice USA, five seasons of both America’s Got Talent and American Idol, three seasons of The X Factor USA (please bring back this show, FOX […]

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