Jake’s Take On…San Diego Comic Con 2014-Friday

The "Spider-Verse" panel is getting underway at the San Diego Comic Con. (Artwork property of Marvel Comics)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to Day Two of the San Diego Comic Con! Here are several panels that you must go to during your day:   Marvel: Spider-Verse (10 to 11 a.m.; Room 6DE) This year, all Spider-Men (and … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take On…San Diego Comic Con 2014-Thursday

San Diego Comic Con 2014

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com For hundreds of thousands of pop culture aficionados, today might be the equivalent of Christmas morning! The reason why? Today marks the first full day of programming at the San Diego Comic Con! While I … [Continue reading]

New Music Releases: Week of July 20, 2014

5 Seconds of Summer's debut album will set the globe on fire with its quality pop rock tracks. (Album cover property of Capitol Records)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to this week’s edition of New Music Releases! This week, I dived into some of the latest material from current chart toppers and music icons.   5 Seconds of Summer by 5 Seconds of … [Continue reading]

The Five Question Challenge with Laura Mann

Laura Mann Just for You

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Jake’s Take is thrilled to welcome Laura Mann! The Philadelphia native has been compared to a diverse group of artists including Sheryl Crow, Bonnie Raitt and Lucinda Williams. In addition, her repertoire has … [Continue reading]

Duel of the “Rising Stars”: Round Two

Rising Star ABC Duels ABC

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last week, Rising Star shifted things into high gear as the Duels began! Both the viewers and experts (Brad Paisley, Kesha and Ludacris) voted through Alice J. Lee, Megan Tibbits and Jesse Kinch into … [Continue reading]

A Night at the Theatre: A Hard Day’s Night

A Hard Day's Night Kansas City Fringe Festival

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The 2014 Kansas City Fringe Festival is upon us! Every year, the Kansas City festival highlights the best up-and-coming playwrights in the region. Among one of those playwrights is Vicki Vodrey. Her latest … [Continue reading]

The Five Question Challenge with Dreamers

Dreamers New York band

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I am very excited to introduce the Brooklyn-based band Dreamers to you! Nick Wold, Chris Bagamery and Nelson are a trio of grunge rockers that brilliantly combine avant-garde eccentricity and the late 1970s … [Continue reading]

Batman 75: The Essential “Batman” Animated Episodes

Batman and Mr. Freeze Heart of Ice

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Jake’s Take’s Batman 75 celebration continues with a look back at several crucial episodes in Batman media! For this celebration article, I looked back at several episodes from five crucial series: Batman: … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take On…Six ways “AGT” can improve its 10th Season

As the judges prepare for Judgment Week, here are six ways to improve "AGT" for their tenth season! (Photo property of NBC)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com For the second time this season, America’s Got Talent has shown a repeat, tonight it was the “Road to Radio City” episode…which recaps the audition! Longtime fans went onto social media to vent their … [Continue reading]

New Music Releases: Week of July 14, 2014

The parody master unleashes his talents of some of the most recognizable songs of the 2010s. (Album cover property of RCA Records)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to this week’s New Music Releases! Mandatory Fun by “Weird Al” Yankovic Since the early 1980s, comedian-singer “Weird Al” Yankovic produced multiple parody albums! For Mandatory Fun, Mr. Yankovic … [Continue reading]

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