A Word from the Publisher: Holiday Greetings (The 2016 Edition)

It was very hard for me to describe 2016 in one word. But I believe that some people might describe this year as historic. Pundits in the political arena might call 2016 “historic” as the United States had a fiery Presidential Election that divided the USA as it elected a Wall Street mogul and Reality […]

A Conversation with Dalton Rapattoni

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Two months ago, I received the opportunity to cover one of American Idol’s final live shows and interview the remaining Top Five finalists at CBS Television City in Los Angeles. One finalist that had the pleasure of meeting was Dalton Rapattoni. From his first audition of an acoustic cover “Phantom […]

Jake’s Take visits American Idol and his exclusive finalist interviews

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com American Idol has been a fixture in my life since I was in middle school! I have fond memories of watching the FOX singing competition turn ordinary people into household names.  I will always remember where I was when I watched Clay Aiken’s “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” Jennifer Hudson’s “Circle of […]

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