Aladdin & Jasmine visit “Once Upon A Time”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Aladdin remains one of my all-time favorite Disney animated films! When I saw that Aladdin, Jasmine, and Jafar were coming to Storybrooke this season, I jumped for joy. I believe that Agrabah’s favorite couple and the wicked warlock would fit right into Storybrooke. For example, Jasmine was one of the arrivals […]

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: The January 2017 DC Comics Solicitations

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com If you were to go to Big City Comix and Games in Leawood, Kansas and ask them to look up my pull list, you would mostly find a bunch of DC Comics titles. Yesterday, the House that Superman and Batman Built released their January 2017 solicitations! Here are some of my […]

Jekyll & Hyde are highlighted on “Once Upon A Time”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Among the stories that Once Upon A Time is highlighting this season is The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde. Dr. Henry Jekyll is a good-natured scientist who always battled his demons. One faithful day, he created a serum that transformed him into the monstrous brute, Edward Hyde.  Last […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews (Week of October 14, 2016)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome back to Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews! We have a lot of ground to cover, so let’s get this party started.   Oh My My by OneRepublic OneRepublic is one of my favorite pop rock bands! Every time, the Denver, Colorado-based quintet releases a new album, they release excellent material […]

A Conversation with the Brooklyn Baking Barons

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I am so happy to welcome my friends, The Brooklyn Baking Barons (Chris Poeschl and Tony Lanuza), to Jake’s Take! I met Chris and Tony, two years ago, while waiting in line for a taping of The View and they were offering everyone that was waiting in line a bite of […]

“The Voice: Season 11” Battle Rounds continue

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last night, The Voice: Season 11 Battle Rounds began! Did you miss Round One? Here are the artists that will be performing in the Knockout Rounds: Team Adam: Billy Gilman, Riley Elmore & Jason Warrior (stolen from Team Alicia) Team Miley: Ali Caldwell & Lauren Diaz (stolen from Team Alicia) Team […]

Katy Perry renews her partnership with ASCAP

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Breaking news! A Jake’s Take exclusive! Pop princess Katy Perry has renewed her partnership with ASCAP! ASCAP is the acronym for the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers.  The organization is the world leader in performing rights and advocacy for music creators.  ASCAP will continue to license public performances of […]

The coaches get competitive as “The Voice: Season 11” Blind Auditions continue

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com As we enter night four of the Season 11 Blind Auditions, the coaches’ (Adam Levine, Alicia Keys, Blake Shelton, and Miley Cyrus) teams are slowly filling up. So far this season, our favorite foursome have done their best to secure their artists by pulling out all of the stops.  While Blake […]

Artists continue to step up during “The Voice: Season 11” Blind Auditions

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Before everyone’s attention turned to Secretary Clinton and Mr. Trump, it was time to see what the next undiscovered artists which coach did they chose to mentor them on their Voice journey. As night three of the Blind Auditions continue, here is where the teams stand: Team Adam: Andrew DeMuro, Billy […]

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