‘America’s Got Talent’ Season 13 Judges’ Auditions Continue

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com   Before I begin my America’s Got Talent recap, Jake’s Take would like to offer its thoughts, prayers, and positive light to the family, friends, and fans of Season Three winner Neal E. Boyd. Numerous media outlets such as CNN, FOX, and Variety revealed that Boyd passed away on Sunday, May […]

Jake’s Take’s 2018 Summer Hot List: A Pop Culture Preview

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com   May 25 kicks off Memorial Day weekend, which officially kicks off summer 2018! To commemorate the occasion, Jake’s Take is revealing its hot summer list! Here are the 12 events that will shake up the pop culture world this summer. Solo: A Star Wars Story (May 25) Movie fans will […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews: Week of May 11, 2018

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews is back! In this edition, I will look at new material from some of our favorite artists.   Year One by Clark Beckham I have been waiting for years for new music from a friend of the blog, Clark Beckham. The American Idol alum recently released […]

Jake’s Take Pays Tribute To Once Upon A Time

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Seven years ago, I graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.  When I returned home to Overland Park, Kansas to begin a new life and my job search, there was one television show that I started to watch that made me laugh, cry, and […]

Jake’s Take’s Music Bytes: Farewell to Avicii (1989 to 2018)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The music world was shocked and saddened to learn of Avicii’s tragic passing at 28-years-old on April 20, 2018.  Avicii, whose real name was Tim Bergling, became one of his generation’s impeccable beat makers as he dominated the Electronic Dance Music scene with his outstanding collaborations and superb tracks. Jake’s Take […]

Jake’s Take Visits Big Apple Comic Con (The 2018 Edition)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com When I arrived outside Hotel Pennsylvania in New York City, dozens of pop culture aficionados were waiting to get to the venue to attend the Big Apple Comic Con. Once fans were lead into the show, they had the opportunity to meet with representatives from the Certified Guaranty Company to see […]

Jake’s Take Previews: The 2018 Big Apple Comic Con

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com For over 20 years, thousands of pop culture aficionados have gathered together to celebrate the best in comic books, movies, science fiction, television, and anime at the Big Apple Comic Con. When New York City comic book maven Michael “Mike Carbo” Carbonaro started the Big Apple Comic Con in 1995, the […]

The Voice: Season 13 Top 11 sing for the fans

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The Voice: Season 13 enters week two of its live shows by paying homage to the show’s fans. Earlier this season, Carson Daly asked The Voice fans to select songs for the Season 13 artists to sing during the live shows! What songs did the artists perform? Who was heading to […]

Superstars and icons headline the 2017 AMAs

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com For over 45 years, the American Music Awards (AMAs) have given fans the power to choose who wins accolades such as Artist of the Year, New Artist of the Year, and Favorite Pop/Rock Artists.   The King of Pop has earned 24 AMAs, while Alabama and Whitney Houston complete the trinity with […]

Jake’s Take’s Concert Reviews: Janet Jackson at Barclays Center

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I have waited two years to see Janet Jackson perform live! Halfway through her Unbreakable World Tour, Janet hit the pause button to start a family with her then-husband, Wissam Al Mana.  The “If” singer vowed that she would be back as soon as she gave birth to her son, Eissa.  […]

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