Marlon Wayans joins “AGT” for the third round of Judges’ Cuts

Marlon Wayans AGT guest judge

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com America’s Got Talent is continuing with its dreaded Judges’ Cuts round! So far this season, each judge has invited a special guest to assist the panel in making these difficult decisions. Two weeks ago, … [Continue reading]

New Music Releases: Week of July 20, 2015

Bea Miller Not An Apology

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Hello everyone! This week’s New Music Features brings together a diverse group of talent from artists that are just starting out to music royalty. Not An Apology by Bea Miller I cannot believe it has … [Continue reading]

Catching Up With Josh Skinner (The 2015 Edition)

Josh Skinner Hot Video Countdown

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I cannot believe that it has been over two years since my mentor, Josh Skinner, visited Jake’s Take. A lot has changed for the media personality as he prepares to help launch the CW’s Hot Video Countdown … [Continue reading]

A Night At the Theatre: Sue Aside

Phoenix KC Theatre & Lot in Life Productions premiered "Sue Aside..." at the Just Off Broadway Theatre for the 2015 Kansas City Fringe Festival. (Graphic property of Phoenix KC Theatre & Lot in Life Productions)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Ever known someone that has been stuck in a toxic relationship that they could not get out of? In playwright Vicki Vodrey’s latest KC Fringe Festival offering, Sue Aside, audiences will be introduced to Sue … [Continue reading]

New Music Releases: Week of July 13,2015

R5 Sometime Last Night

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to the latest edition of New Music Releases! We have a lot of ground to cover this week…so let’s get the show on the road. Sometime Last Night by R5 One of the hottest pop rock bands on the … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take On…The View’s descent

The View Season 18 final panel

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Is it just me or are View fans exhausted of seeing the live action version of Aretha Franklin and Michael McDonald’s “Ever Changing Times” being played out on The View? The foundation of the ABC daytime talk … [Continue reading]

Neil Patrick Harris assists “AGT” judges as the Cuts begin

Neil Patrick Harris AGT

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com America’s Got Talent (AGT) just wrapped up their 10th Anniversary auditions! Now, the game really begins. All of the acts have gathered in New York City for the most dreaded and tension-filled part of … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take On….San Diego Comic-Con 2015 (Saturday preview)

San Diego Comic-Con explodes today as Hollywood and the comic book industry go all out for fans. (Photo property of Comic-Con International)

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com From Bill Murray’s first appearance at Comic-Con and Harrison Ford’s return to Conan O’Brien’s epic late night takeover, the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con will go down in the history books as one of the … [Continue reading]

New Music Releases (Week of July 6, 2015)

The X Ambassadors' debut studio album, "VHS" is "Jake's Take's" Album of the Week! (Album cover property of KIDinaKORNER & Interscope Records)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to the very first July 2015 edition of New Music Releases! I have a lot of music to get to…so let’s get this party started. VHS by X Ambassadors The New York-based Alternative band X … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take On….San Diego Comic-Con 2015 (Friday Preview)

San Diego Comic Con 2014

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to Day Two of San Diego Comic-Con! I hope that you brought your running shoes, because you are going to be going all over the San Diego Convention Center today. Here are the panels that you should … [Continue reading]

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