Jacob’s Eye On….The 2012 State of Marvel Comics

2012 might be called “The Year of Marvel” at the end of December 2012.   This purpose of jacobelyacharjournalist.com’s blog entry is to highlight the key elements that could make Marvel dominant over DC.   Exhibit #1: The Avengers Assemble on the Big Screen   After seeing Captain America, Iron Man, Thor and the Hulk […]

Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve Turns 40

Saturday, December 31, 2011 marks the 40th anniversary of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve.  The show started on NBC during 1972-1973 but since New Year’s Eve 1973, the show has always been on the Alphabet Network.  Besides changing networks, the show has gone through a number of transformations in the past couple of years […]

Throwback Tuesday-Star Search

Before competitive shows like American Idol, America’s Got Talent and So You Think You Can Dance debut on their respective networks, there was one talent show that created stars out of their contestants.   This show was called Star Search.   For 12 years, Ed McMahon presented the best of ten categories that included vocalists, dancers, […]

The Kennedy Center Honors-The 20 Best Performances, Part Two

The second part of the countdown celebrates the 10 best performances that were featured on CBS’s The Kennedy Center Honors.  So before you see Meryl Streep, Sonny Rollins, Yo-Yo Ma, Neil Diamond and Barbara Cook get honored on December 27, 2011.  Here are the Top 10 performances that you need to see…. #10: I Just […]

The Kennedy Center Honors-The 20 Best Performances, Part One

One of the specials that this author enjoys every year is CBS’ The Kennedy Center Honors.   Since 1978, the ceremony honors men and women who have given contributions to American Culture through music, movies, television and theater. Past honorees have included Neil Simon, Aretha Franklin, Julie Andrews, Tony Bennett and the late Lucille Ball and […]

The Top 10 Moments in 2011 TV-Part Two

  Nine days before the world says goodbye to 2011, re-expierence the best moments in television from this year.   5. J.R. Martinez-From All My Children star to DWTS Champion   As actor and Army Veteran J.R. Martinez left All My Children behind in the sunset, he began a new journey on Dancing with the […]

The Top 10 X Factor Performances from Season One

After thousands of auditions, tragic eliminations, temper tantrums and brilliant performances…. either Chris Rene, Josh Krajcik and Melanie Amaro will walk away with a $5 million recording contract and the title of The X Factor Season One Winner.    Here are the Top 10 best performances from each stage of the competition from the auditions […]

The Top 10 Moments in 2011 TV-Part One

    2011 brought us incredible moments in television.  This is the first of a two-part series of blog posts. 10. Rachel Crow’s Shocking Elimination on X Factor   One of the very first auditions that Americans saw from the first season of The X Factor was from 13-year-old Colorado native Rachel Crow.  Crow wowed […]

The 2011 Top 10 Best Vocal Performances on Reality TV

Here are my picks for the Top 10 Best Vocal Performances on a Reality TV competition 10. The Sing-Off Women: (You Make Me Feel Like A) Natural Woman The season finale of the third season of NBC’s voices only competition saw the ladies of the Top 10 come together to perform the Queen of Soul’s […]

Throwback Tuesday-Legends of The Hidden Temple

Every kid growing up in the early 1990s remembers coming home from school to watch of Nickelodeon’s most successful game shows: Legends of the Hidden Temple.    For three seasons, countless of preteens and teens arrived at Nickelodeon Studios in Universal Studios Florida, with four objectives on their mind:  try to cross The Moat, correctly […]

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