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 […]

Olivia Munn Joins ‘America’s Got Talent’ Season 13 For A Golden Night Of TV

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The Newsroom and X-Men: Apocalypse actress Olivia Munn joined America’s Got Talent for week two of the Season 13 Judges’ Cuts. Which act did she select to advance to the Dolby Theatre live shows?  Read on to find out! The acts were excited that Olivia Munn, who is a super fan […]

Ken Jeong Joins “America’s Got Talent” For Season 13 Judges’ Cuts

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The America’s Got Talent Season 13 auditions are over! Now, the real game begins. The Judges’ Cuts round separates the contenders from the fakes. It also determines which acts advance to the Season 13 live shows, which are scheduled to take place at the Dolby Theatre. Each week, a superstar guest […]

‘America’s Got Talent’ Season 13 Auditions Ends With A Golden Buzzer

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com All eyes were on Heidi Klum as she introduced us to her Golden Buzzer act. This season, a plethora of performers took to the Pasadena Civic Center stage.  Their goal was to impress Klum and her fellow judges (Simon Cowell, Mel B, and Howie Mandel) for the chance to perform in […]

‘America’s Got Talent’ Season 13 Judges’ Auditions Continue

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com   Before I begin my America’s Got Talent recap, Jake’s Take would like to offer its thoughts, prayers, and positive light to the family, friends, and fans of Season Three winner Neal E. Boyd. Numerous media outlets such as CNN, FOX, and Variety revealed that Boyd passed away on Sunday, May […]

A Golden Array Of Performers Headline Week Two Of ‘America’s Got Talent’ Judges Auditions

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Before we dive into Week Two of America’s Got Talent: Season 13 Judges Auditions, here is a quick recap of last week’s season premiere: Oregon family band We Three made Mel B weep when they performed their original moving song, “Heaven’s Not Too Far Away,” which was dedicated to their mother […]

New Acts Invades ‘America’s Got Talent’ As Season 13 Kicks Off

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It’s the most wonderful time of the year! America’s Got Talent is back Season 13! Judges Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Mel B, and Howie Mandel return to the AGT judges table to find the next big act in America. Which Season 13 act will join Bianca Ryan, Terry Fator, Kenichi Ebina, […]

Jake’s Take’s 2018 Summer Hot List: A Pop Culture Preview

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com   May 25 kicks off Memorial Day weekend, which officially kicks off summer 2018! To commemorate the occasion, Jake’s Take is revealing its hot summer list! Here are the 12 events that will shake up the pop culture world this summer. Solo: A Star Wars Story (May 25) Movie fans will […]

How to improve “America’s Got Talent” for Season 13 & beyond

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com As DARCI LYNNE FARMER celebrates her victory and prepares to headline the show’s America’s Got Talent Live, producers will be hard at work organizing the Season 13 auditions. But I honestly believe that Simon, Jason Raff, and the America’s Got Talent production team should be fine tuning the show and making […]

Circus 1903 headlines “America’s Got Talent: Season 12” Results Show

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is appropriate that Circus 1903 were the guest performers for the Week Two Quarterfinals Results Show, because, for the first time in show history, America’s Got Talent, felt at times like an out of control circus. Both Tyra Banks’ Golden Buzzer act, Light Balance, and escape artist Demian Aditya suffered […]

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