BTS visits ‘AGT’ as the Season 13 finalists are revealed

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com South Korean boy band BTS (the Bangtan Boys) are making a huge splash in the music industry. BTS has a massive social media following with 13 million Instagram followers and 16 million Twitter followers.  The group also won two Billboard Music Awards, two iHeartRadio Music Awards, and four Radio Disney […]

Jake’s Take Casts ‘Big Brother 2: All-Stars’: Part Two-The Women

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last month, I revealed my picks for the previous male houseguests to revisit Big Brother for a potential second All-Stars season of the CBS series. Here are my picks for the female houseguests, that I would love to re-enter the Big Brother house in the future.   Houseguest #1: Britney Haynes […]

Meet The First Group of ‘America’s Got Talent: Season 13’ Finalists

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last night, 11 acts returned to the Dolby Theatre. Their one goal was to receive America’s votes and be named a Season 13 finalist.  In all honesty, the variety acts stepped up to the plate, while the music acts faltered. I believe that Duo Transcend, Junior New System, Shin Lim, Samuel […]

The ‘America’s Got Talent: Season 13’ Semifinals Begin

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The America’s Got Talent: Season 13 Semifinals Rounds began tonight at the Dolby Theatre. 11 acts will face off against for a few spots in the Season 13 finale.  Which acts scored excellent points with the audience? Who was buzzed by the Judges (Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Mel B, and Howie […]

A Word From The Publisher: Reflecting On My 20s

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com On September 3, 2018, I will enter my third decade on this beautiful planet! It seems like a lifetime ago when I walked across the Macky Auditorium stage at the University of Colorado at Boulder with my bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism on May 4, 2011.  My 20s defined my journey […]

Music, Variety, and Danger Acts Headline “AGT” Final Quarterfinals Round

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com   The America’s Got Talent: Season 13 quarterfinals rounds are in the home stretch! Tonight, the last 12 acts took to the Dolby Theatre stage in hopes that they would receive one of the final spots in the semifinals.  This week, there were a significant amount of music and variety acts […]

Jake’s Take Casts ‘Big Brother All-Stars 2′: Part One-The Men

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I am a huge Big Brother fan! I started watching bits and pieces of the CBS show with Season 16 and worked my way up to the current season.  Like many Big Brother fans, I would want another all-star season. In this two-part series, I have created a cast list of previous […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews (Week of August 24, 2018)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com When Labor Day (September 3, 2018) hits, not only will I be celebrating my 30th birthday, but it will also signal the end of summer.  As students and teachers across the country are preparing to head back to school, several of our favorite artists have released new music to keep our […]

Light Balance Returns to ‘AGT’ As More Semifinalists Are Revealed

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Tyra Banks’ first Golden Buzzer act, Light Balance, returned the Dolby Theatre stage. This glow-in-the-dark dance troupe took the world by storm with their brilliant performances that brought them to the Season 12 finale. Just like Light Balance did a year ago, more 12 acts performed last night for America’s votes. […]

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