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. […]

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 […]

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