A Tribute to Dick Clark (1929-2012)

By: Jacob Elyachar America has lost its’ oldest teenager.   Broadcast legend Dick Clark passed away on April 18, 2012 from a heart attack.    Mr. Clark was one of the most influential figures from the last century.  He helped shaped the entertainment and music industries through his shows like American Bandstand, Pyramid and Dick Clark’s Rockin […]

A Tribute to Mike Wallace (1918-2012)

By: Jacob Elyachar   The journalism world has lost one of its’ greats: Mike Wallace.    The iconic 60 Minutes correspondent was known as one of the most ferocious reporters in the industry. Over his multi-decade career, he has interviewed thousands of newsmakers including former heads of states in multiple countries, crooks and artistic legends.   This […]

Jacob’s Eye On…The Voice Season Two’s Top 16

  By: Jacob Elyachar   Over on my Examiner.com page, I have been recapping this season of the Voice.   Now that the competition has hit the quarterfinals round, I have analyzed which teams are the strongest and the weakest going forward in the remaining parts of the season.   The Strongest: TEAM CHRISTINA   Team […]

Where Are They Now?-The Voice Season One Contestants

  By: Jacob Elyachar   Tomorrow night, The Voice’s Season Two Top 24 singers chosen by their superstar mentors: Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Cee Lo Green and Christina Aguilera will perform for America’s votes live for the first time in the competition.   If they want to become successful and stay in America’s mind, jacobelyacharjournalist.com suggests […]

The Best American Idol Performances of All-Time, Part Three

By: Jacob Elyachar   Before you read this article, please read part two of my coverage: http://www.examiner.com/reality-tv-in-kansas-city/the-best-american-idol-performances-of-all-time-part-two   Many of American Idol’s alumni gave outstanding performances during their time on the show.    As the countdown enters the Top 10, these performances will go down as some of the best master class performances in the show’s […]

The Best American Idol Performances of All-Time, Part One

By: Jacob Elyachar   Starting tomorrow on FOX, American Idol will begin its’ eleventh season of live shows.   To celebrate this incredible accomplishment, jacobelyacharjournalist.com and Examiner.com will cross over once again to countdown to the number-one best Idol performance of all-time.   20. David Cook, “Billie Jean” (Season Seven)   The future season eight American Idol […]

Oscars Coverage 2012: Academy Award Wrap-Up

By: Jacob Elyachar As the Hollywood and Highland Center cleans up from the 84th Academy Awards, jacobelyacharjournalist.com would like to congratulate each and every winner from last night’s ceremony. In my last post, I correctly predicted that The Artist would pick up Best Picture; Best Director for Michel Hazanavicius and Jean Dujardin would receive his […]

Oscars Coverage 2012: Jacob’s Oscar Predictions

Tonight, Billy Crystal will host the 84th Academy Awards on ABC.   Before the results are revealed to the world, jacobelyacharjournalist.com predicts six major awards including the show’s signature Best Picture and Best Acting awards. Best Picture: Nominees- The Artist, The Descendants, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, The Help, Hugo, Midnight in Paris, Moneyball, The Tree […]

Oscars Coverage 2012: Welcome Back Billy Crystal

For the first time in eight years, legendary comedian and iconic Oscar host Billy Crystal returns as the emcee of The 84th Academy Awards. He previously hosted the Oscars eight times in the past two decades.   This will be his first time hosting the 2010 Oscars and his overall ninth go-around as host.    For some […]

Grading the 2012 Grammy Performances

  The big winner of the night was Adele, who won six Grammy Awards and tied Beyoncé’s record of the most Grammy Awards earned in one single night.   But however the real stars of the evening were the performances.   Some of them were incredible but others…not so much.   So without further ado, here are the […]

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