The Five Question Challenge with Mark Salling

Mark Salling Glee

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a privilege to welcome actor/singer-songwriter Mark Salling to Jake's Take! For five seasons, he played class bully turned Air Force officer Noah “Puck” Puckerman on the groundbreaking FOX (and … [Continue reading]

A Word from the Publisher: Thank you, Royals!

Kansas City Royals celebrate

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Well, let me get this painful statement out-of-the-way first…Congratulations, San Francisco Giants on winning the World Series! Unfortunately, for millions of people (including a bulk of the United … [Continue reading]

New Music Releases: Week of October 27, 2014 (The Albums Edition)

Taylor Swift 1989

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is time for another edition of New Music Releases: The Albums Edition As I went across the music world for this edition, I chose artists who were either at the top of their game or working on a potential … [Continue reading]

Taylor Swift inspires artists in second round of “Voice” knockouts

Adam Levine has a pose down with key advisor Taylor Swift during a taping of "The Voice: Season Seven" Knockout Rounds. (Photo property of NBC)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It seems like bring in a fresh face to The Voice was a good idea! Key advisor Taylor Swift helped eight artists deliver some of their best performances so far this season! Tonight, 12 more artists will have … [Continue reading]

A Conversation with Michelle Chamuel

Michelle Chamuel interview

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a true pleasure and honor to welcome singer-songwriter Michelle Chamuel to Jake’s Take. Many hardcore music aficionados might recognize her from her time fronting the seven-piece Michigan rock band, … [Continue reading]

Taylor Swift swiftifies “The Voice: Season Seven” Knockouts

Pharrell poses with Taylor Swift The Voice

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The Knockout Rounds are back! While it sat out last season in favor of a second round of Battles, the Knockouts usually predict who does well in the Live Rounds. Amanda Brown’s “Paris (Ooh La La),” Amber … [Continue reading]

The Snow Queen “wants to build a snowman” on OUAT

The Snow Queen began to manipulate Elsa on this edition of "Once Upon A Time." (Photo property of ABC)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It seems like Emma Swan’s priorities are changing every week!   Between chasing the Snow Queen, helping Elsa find Anna, capturing Will Scarlet and trying to regain Regina’s trust, she has not paid … [Continue reading]

New Music Releases: Week of October 19, 2014

Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Music royalty took over this week’s New Music Releases! From the Queen of Soul and one of America’s greatest songwriters to an English rocker and the Queen of California Rock, this week’s new tunes will … [Continue reading]

Gwen Stefani rules “The Voice” during final night of Battles

Gwen Stefani rules The Voice

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com There is only one Coaches’ steal left in the Battles Rounds! That steal belongs to…Gwen Stefani! The “Hollaback Girl” singer and No Doubt front woman is looking for one more special artist to complete her … [Continue reading]

A Word From the Publisher: Go Royals!

Kansas City Royals celebrate

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Tonight is the night that Kansas City has been waiting for 29 years! The Kansas City Royals will take on the San Francisco Giants in Game One of the World Series at Kauffman Stadium. For many millennials … [Continue reading]

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