Jake’s Take Pays Tribute to Aretha Franklin (1942 to 2018)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com   It was great sadness that I have to report the death of one of the world’s greatest voices, the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. Countless media outlets such as CNN, Fox News, and USA Today reported that the Queen of Soul passed away at 76-years-old.  Recently, People indicated that the […]

‘America’s Got Talent: Season 13’ Goes Live From The Dolby Theatre

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com After nine Golden Buzzers, four guest judges, and countless “What the Heck?” eliminations, America’s Got Talent’s thirteenth season aired live from the Dolby Theatre.  Tonight, 12 acts faced off to prove that they are worthy of inheriting Darci Lynne Farmer’s crown at the Season 13 finale. Which acts rose to the […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews (Week of August 10, 2018)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to the second-to-last Jake’s Take New Music Review of the Summer of 2018! We have a lot of ground to cover, so let’s gets this party started!   Queen by Nicki Minaj Nicki Minaj surprisingly dropped her fourth studio album, Queen, on her fans! Fans will notice that there are […]

Chris Hardwick Returns To ‘AGT’ For Final Round Of Judge Cuts

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Television personality Chris Hardwick (Talking Dead and The Wall) returned to America’s Got Talent for the final night of Season 13 Judges Cuts.  Which act received the Golden Buzzer?   After Chris Hardwick tested his Golden Buzzer, electric violinist Brian King Joseph was the first act to face the judges! His […]

Jake’s Take’s Book Recommendations-Summer 2018 Edition

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I love reading! If you visit my Instagram channel, you will find numerous photos of stacked books that showcases my ferocious reading ability and some of my literary conquests.  However, I have not done an actual book recommendation post…until now! Here are several books that I strongly recommend that you should […]

EMPKT PR Announces Arrival At New York City Launch Party

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Hundreds of people fought the elements to make it to the One Art Space in New York City. The attendees were at the art gallery to celebrate the launch of rising public relations firm EMPKT PR.  The firm, founded by Beatrice Kimmel, is an experiential marketing and public relations firm that “Kin-nects” […]

Jake’s Take: The 2018 San Diego Comic-Con Wrap Up

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com   The 2018 San Diego Comic-Con has concluded. As thousands of fans and media industry professionals race to the San Diego International Airport to catch their flights, here are some of the top announcements of the pop culture convention: Buffy The Vampire Slayer Is Back! One of the most significant science […]

‘Breaking Bad,’ Barrowman, and Johns Headline Day One of 2018 San Diego Comic-Con

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com  Hundreds of thousands of pop culture aficionados are in San Diego, California to the entertainment industry’s biggest west coast party: The San Diego Comic-Con.  While we (along with the rest of the world) want to be there to partake in the festivities personally, Jake’s Take is previewing the four exciting days […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews (Week of June 29, 2018)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is hard to believe that Sunday is July 1! So many of our favorite artists crammed to release new music over the past few weeks just in time to prepare us for the upcoming Fourth of July weekend.   Without further ado, let’s get this party started and talk about the […]

One Year Later: My Life In New York City (A Note From The Author)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last year, my brother, Aaron, and I completed our vast journey across the country that began in Overland Park, Kansas and ended in my new apartment in the Murray Hill area of New York City.  My folks, Gloria and Matthew Elyachar, who traveled via Southwest Airlines a few days earlier greeted […]

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