A Conversation with Terry Manning (The 2016 Edition)

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a privilege to welcome back Terry Manning to Jake’s Take. The arts entrepreneur is having a busy year so far showcasing his two loves: music and photography. On March 12, Terry will showcase several of his superb photographs at his first national exhibit at the Stax Museum in […]

A Conversation with Davis Mallory

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Imagine you just finished participating in a season of one of MTV’s most recognizable reality TV shows of all-time! While everyone is celebrating at the show’s after-party, one single question haunts your mind: “What am I going to do next?”  That was the question Davis Mallory asked the producer of the […]

A Conversation with Clark Beckham

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a shame that American Idol is finishing its run this year. Without the long-running FOX talent competition, we would not have discovered several talented musicians. Among the countless singers that this iconic show has found includes Clark Beckham. While he only received a “Yes” from Jennifer Lopez and Keith […]

Catching Up with Kent Speakman (The 2016 Edition)

  Jake’s Take is proud to welcome back friend to the blog: Kent Speakman. The Los Angeles-based entrepreneur’s latest venture, Torio.TV is going to help football fans celebrate Super Bowl 50 in a huge way: live streaming at one of the Super Bowl weekend’s biggest pre-parties: Maxim & Bootsy Bellows Big Game Kick-Off Party.  Also, […]

Catching Up with Drew Manning (The 2016 Edition)

I always enjoy when Fit2Fat2Fit creator Drew Manning drops by Jake’s Take! The fitness entrepreneur has been at the forefront of the exercise industry since he introduced his shocking movement that not only stunned the world and promoted health and wellness but also was the stepping stone for building an empire. His first book, Fit2Fat2Fit: […]

A Conversation with Justin Morelli

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome Justin Morelli to Jake’s Take.  The New York City singer-songwriter is one artist that you need to keep track of this year. His innate ability to blend the legendary soul of Stevie Wonder and rock vibes of Elvis Presley with the sound of pop kings […]

A Conversation with Haley Reinhart

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is an honor to welcome Haley Reinhart to Jake’s Take! Haley was one of the lucky singers to make to the Judges’ Round of American Idol’s tenth anniversary season. After charming Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler with her covers of Alicia Keys’ “Fallin’” and the Beatles’ “Oh! Darling,” […]

A Conversation with Maksim Chmerkovskiy

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a true honor and privilege to welcome one of my all-time favorite dancers, Maksim “Maks” Chmerkovskiy, to Jake’s Take.   Maks began to dance at the age of four and when he got into his teenage years, he became a force to be reckoned with in the ballroom community. […]

A Conversation with Janita

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Brooklyn is one of New York City’s fastest growing boroughs. With over 2,600,000 people living in the borough, the City of Brooklyn has produced a diverse group of performing artists and musicians over the years.  While luminaries Woody Allen, Mel Brooks, Jimmy Fallon, Debbie Gibson, Jay-Z and Barbra Streisand have already […]

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