Jake’s Take: I Stand with Kesha

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Multiple news outlets such as The Hollywood Reporter, Kansas City Star and USA Today have reported that a New York Supreme Court judge has refused to let pop singer Kesha Sebert be freed from her contract with Sony Music. Kesha initially wanted out of her contract when she claimed longtime producer […]

Jake’s Take: The Best Super Bowl Halftime Shows of All-Time

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Tonight, Coldplay will take the stage with Beyoncé and Bruno Mars during the Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show! But before Chris Martin and company take the stage, here are some of Jake’s Take’s favorite Super Bowl Halftime Shows of all-time!     Michael Jackson (1993) The King of Pop set the […]

“America’s Got Talent” audition tour stops in Kansas City

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com America’s Got Talent (AGT) made its first stop in Kansas City in 11 years on its audition tour. Hopefuls packed into the Kansas City Convention Center for a chance to win $1,000,000 and an opportunity to headline their own Las Vegas show. “The America’s Got Talent auditions is like throwing a […]

Jake’s Take: Best Albums of 2015-Part One

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Countless albums dropped over 2015! I have had the pleasure of reviewing a bulk of them and it was very difficult to determine which artists or groups made this countdown. I hope that this week’s three-part column will showcase a diverse group of artists representing multiple genres of music. Without further […]

A Word from The Publisher: Kansas City Royals’ victory

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com My brother, Aaron, always said since he got out of our mother’s womb that “the Kansas City Royals are going to the World Series!” However, for years, Aaron’s declarations were in vain. Throughout my childhood and teenage years, there were several things that I could remember about the Kansas City Royals: […]

A Word from the Publisher: A Special Honor

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I am very honored to announce that I have been nominated for the 2015 Small Business Influencer Award for Journalists. I want to thank my friend, Becky Wilson, for nominating me for this impeccable honor. I would also like to express gratitude to all of the talented artists, authors, dancers, entrepreneurs, […]

New Music Releases: Week of October 16, 2015

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to the latest edition of New Music Releases! This week, a lot of fan-favorites dropped new material.  So, without further ado…. Let’s get this party started! Pentatonix by Pentatonix One of my favorite groups, a cappella titans Pentatonix, have finally released a full length studio album! Unlike most of Pentatonix’s […]

A Word from the Publisher: The WDBJ-TV Shooting

Jake’s Take is sending their thoughts and prayers to the families, friends and co-workers of WDJB-TV reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward. According to CBS News, CNN and Yahoo News, these two journalists, both in their 20s, were murdered on-the-air by their former WDJB-TV colleague, 41-year-old Vester Flanagan aka Bryce Williams. As a former […]

Jake’s Take Previews Kansas City Comic Con 2015

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Thousands of pop culture aficionados will head to Bartle Hall this weekend! In order to prepare you for the inaugural Kansas City Comic Con, Jake’s Take highlights some of the panels, activities, creators and media guests that should be on your list for this weekend!   Costume Contests (Saturday, August 8) […]

Wendy Williams takes Kansas City by storm

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Wendy Williams’ no-holds bar Sit Down Tour…Too Real For Stand-Up Tour made a pit stop in Kansas City last night at the Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland. For those attendees who were expecting the Daytime Emmy-nominated talk show host and media maven to do a whole hour of Hot Topics, […]

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