Jake’s Take-The February 2017 DC Comics Solicitations

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Calling all DC Comics fans! You do not want to miss the February 2017 comics that will be hitting the shelves. Jake’s Take is previewing some of the “Must Read” books of the month! Welcome back, Wildstorm! Iconic comic book creator Warren Ellis is back at the House That Superman Built! […]

A Conversation with Jonathan Blalock

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome one of the opera world’s brightest tenors, Jonathan Blalock, to Jake’s Take. He has performed in countless productions ranging from Mozart’s Don Giovanni and Puccini’s Turandot to Rodgers’ South Pacific and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance. Jonathan’s superb performances have received praise from numerous media […]

Pop & EDM music headline the 2016 American Music Awards

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com One award show that I look forward to the most is the American Music Awards! What sets the American Music Awards apart from other music award shows is that the public votes for their favorite artists, duos, or groups. Tonight, the show returned to the Microsoft Theatre (formerly known as the […]

Jake’s Take at the Movies: Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It has been five years since the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows-Part Two. But 54 years before the world’s most popular wizard was born, there was another wizard who had incredible adventures that would take the wizarding world by storm.  His name was Newt Scamander.  This man wrote […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews (Week of November 18, 2016)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Are you preparing for the long drive home for Thanksgiving and do not have any music? Have no fear! Jake’s Take has reviewed some of the hottest new albums and singles that you should consider downloading into your iPhone. Let’s get started! 24K Magic by Bruno Mars Welcome back, Bruno Mars! […]

The Instant Save returns to “The Voice” for Top 12 Results Night

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I will be honest with you. Last night’s edition of The Voice was a mixed bag. Team Miley’s Ali Caldwell emerged from the pack and became the season’s newest frontrunner. Also, both Aaron Gibson and Brendan Fletcher turned the Universal Studios Hollywood soundstage into a rocker battle. Meanwhile, contenders We McDonald, […]

Garth Brooks mentors “The Voice: Season 11” Top 12

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The King of Country Music is in the house! This week, the Top 12 worked with Garth Brooks and their coaches (Adam Levine, Alicia Keys, Blake Shelton, and Miley Cyrus) as the Live Rounds continue. Did “The River” singer work his magic and helped the artists break from the pack? Who […]

Emma & Regina’s journey into Mirror World on “Once Upon A Time”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The Charming Family and their allies have one royal problem on their hands. The Evil Queen has arrived in Storybrooke and had one goal: destroy everyone’s happy endings. So far, the Enchanted Forest’s wicked ruler has tried in vain to tear Storybrooke’s favorite family apart by recruiting allies such as Hyde, […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews (Week of November 11, 2016)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews! Let’s get this party started!   57th & 9th by Sting Sting kicks off this week’s edition! 57th & 9th is the 2014 Kennedy Center Honoree’s first rock album in 13 years. From the first song, “I Can’t Stop Thinking About You” to “The […]

Decision 2016 in Pop Culture-Jake’s Take’s Favorite Moments from the Campaign

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Tonight, either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will become the 45th President of the United States. Throughout this difficult and emotional campaign, pop culture has provided us with hysterical sketches that made us smile, laugh, and think. Jake’s Take pays homage to some of the best bits from this election cycle! […]

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