DC Comics nu52 Progress Report

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During the last week of August, DC Comics released Flashpoint #5, the final issue of a limited series that changed the DC Universe forever.   Several characters and storylines were rebooted and DC Comics launched new #1s.  With dozens of new titles appearing on shelves at comic book stores, this author decided to take on seven […]

Throwback Tuesday-Rat Race

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It has been nearly ten years since the release of the 2001 ensemble comedy Rat Race. If viewers have not seen it, then they are in for a real treat.  This film will make them laugh so hard; they might pee in their pants. This film stars an all-star cast that include Oscar winners Whoopi […]

The Top 10 Collaborations of 2011

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  Tony Bennett and the late Amy Winehouse.  Sir Elton John and Lady Gaga.  Sir Mick Jagger, will.i.am and Jennifer Lopez-2011 has been the year when music legends team up with rising stars to release incredible collaborations. This blog entry represents jacobelyacharjournalist.com’s Top 10 2011 Music Collaborations. 10. (I Want to Take You) Higher- Sly […]

Jacob Interviews…Australian R&B Producer Simmy

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James “Simmy” Sismanes is one of Australia’s rising star producers in the music scene and his record label: Simmy Music has been gaining a following since 2010.  Now as he continues to expand internationally, jacobelyacharjournalist.com recently corresponded with the rising producer for his first American interview. 1. Jacob Elyachar: When did you want to be […]

Jacob Reviews…The Descendants

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  Paradise.  When people think of a response to this word they usually think of Hawaii.   They also think of carefree lives with no troubles at all.  Unfortunately in the movie The Descendants, the King family do not have carefree lives and face plenty of troubling issues that could break the family apart.   This edition […]

Jacob Interviews Ozzi Troiano

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Welcome to the latest feature on jacobelyacharjournalist.com.   “Jacob Interviews” is where I sit down with people just starting out their careers in music, television and more.   My first interview is with singer-songwriter Ozzi Troiano. To watch the interview, head to my YouTube page:http://youtu.be/8gFcFfg6_dg To listen to Ozzi’s music, visit his website at: ozzitroiano.bandcamp.com.  Also […]

Jacob Reviews…My Life II by Mary J. Blige

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The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul has released her tenth studio album.  Mary J. Blige is back in top form and had some help from the A-List including collaborators Beyoncé and Drake, legendary songwriters Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff and powerhouse producer Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins.   Blige continues to soar in this album and as usual here […]

Throwback Tuesday-Crisis on Infinite Earths

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    Warning! Spoilers are ahead in this blog entry. “Worlds lived, worlds died. Nothing will ever be the same.”-Psycho Pirate on the summary of DC Comics’ mega event. This Throwback Tuesday focuses on one of the DC Comics’ most powerful storylines of the 1980s: Crisis on Infinite Earths.  Just like this year’s Flashpoint, Crisis […]

Jacob’s Eye On…The 2011 American Music Awards-The Best Performances

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Last night’s American Music Awards had 17 performances which included eight different collaborations.  When it came to performances there were eight that stood out to the author that received an “A” rating.   In order to receive an “A” rating, artists had to pull some risks which included revising the song, transporting the viewer from the […]

Jacob’s Eye On…The 2011 American Music Awards-The Nominees

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On Sunday night, music’s biggest stars will come out to celebrate the best in music for the recording industry’s second biggest night outside of the Grammys…. the American Music Awards.    Performers include Pop Diva Jennifer Lopez, Dance Maestro David Guetta, Country Queen Taylor Swift and R&B Superstars Mary J. Blige and Chris Brown.   While the […]

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