Batman’s 80th Anniversary: My Tribute to the Dark Knight

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The Dark Knight is celebrating his 80th birthday this year. Artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger debuted the character in Detective Comics, Vol. 1 issue 27. The story, “The Bat-Man: Case of the Chemical Syndicate,” introduced readers to millionaire playboy Bruce Wayne.  However, this was no ordinary millionaire. He had […]

The “American Idol XIV” Top 48 visit the House of Blues

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The American Idol XIV Top 48 have passed several crucial tests including the infamous group rounds and the final solo day! However, in order to here the coveted phrase: “You made it to the Top 24!” from Harry Connick, Jr., Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban…they have one final examination. For the […]

Ladies & Gentlemen: Meet Your “American Idol XIII” Top 13!

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Over the past two nights, our American Idol XIII judges (Harry Connick, Jr., Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban) picked the best in undiscovered talent. While there were several strong girls in the competition (Majesty Rose, Jessica Meuse and MK Nobilette), it seems like this year for the men (like Caleb Johnson, […]

“America’s Got Talent” has a memorable Final 12 show

By: Jacob Elyachar Tonight, the remaining dozen acts must face off for six places in the 2013 America’s Got Talent finale! But who impressed judges Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel and Mel B? Did anyone fail to step up to the plate?  Read on to find out… The first act of the night was […]

AGT has a mixed quarterfinal

By: Jacob Elyachar So far this season…16 acts have been saved through America’s votes! Tonight was the last chance for the final group of quarter-finalists to impress both judges Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel and Mel B and the AGT audience. Who impressed the audience? Who got buzzed?  Read on to find out…. The […]

The Top Eight soar on Memorial Day edition of “The Voice”

By: Jacob Elyachar The Voice is down to eight acts! Did Shakira and Usher make decisions that could cost them their final players? Which members of Team Adam and Team Blake lose their momentum? Read on to find out! After Blake Shelton debuted his latest single: “Boys ‘Round Here” and featured Voice alum Gwen Sebastian, […]

Few artists stood out during Idol’s Rock Week

Tonight, CBS Television City was rocking! The Top Seven Idol contenders tackled some of rock music’s greatest anthems.  To add to the pressure, guitar guru Orianthi backed the contestants. Who brought the house down?  Who is in danger of leaving tomorrow night?   Read on to find out… New Orleans’ native son Burnell Taylor kicked the […]

The 25 Reasons Why You Should Be Reading Wolverine and the X-Men

By: Jacob Elyachar Recently, Marvel Comics released the 25th issue of Wolverine and the X-Men (WATX). If you have not had the privilege to read this incredible title, here are 25 reasons why you should read it! Writer Jason Aaron entertains the reader with each new issue. Terrific artists (Chris Bachalo, Nick Bradshaw, Jorge Molina […]

A Conversation with Singer-Songwriter Michael V. Doane

By: Jacob Elyachar One of the most fascinating singer-songwriters I have ever had the experience of interviewing is Michael V. Doane. This triple-threat performer has incredible vocals performances and superb lyrics that are featured throughout his award-winning debut album Little Kid and have impressed both audiences around the country and in the entertainment industry. In […]

New Music Releases-Week of November 12, 2012: Part One-the Albums

By: Jacob Elyachar It’s another new week, which means it’s time for part one of New Music Releases. Part one will offer reviews on the latest albums from Christina Aguilera, One Direction, Green Day and Susan Boyle. Lotus by Christina Aguilera Christina Aguilera’s Lotus is one of the year’s best pop albums.  The Grammy winner […]

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