Archives for March 2012

Jacob Interviews…The Get Published Coach-Robin Colucci Hoffman, Part Two

By: Jacob Elyachar   Part two of my interviews with Robin Colucci Hoffman focuses on how she defines success; what she considers the difference between a hit book and a flop and also myths about the publishing industry. Jacob Elyachar: Could you describe the difference between writing a huge success versus writing a huge flop? […]

Jacob Reviews…Avengers vs. X-Men #0

  By: Jacob Elyachar   Warning! Spoilers are ahead!   The zero issue of Avengers vs. X-Men came out today and it was one of the best ways to start off a huge Earth-shattering event.   Avengers vs. X-Men Zero has two main stories highlighting two of the massive players involved in the maxi-series: the […]

New Music Tuesday-Week of March 25, 2012

  By: Jacob Elyachar   This week’s edition of  New Music Tuesday  reviews two new albums from Lionel Richie and Madonna, a re-release of Katy Perry’s highly successful Teenage Dream: the Complete Confection and new singles from Pitbull and Rascal Flatts.   Tuskegee-Lionel Richie   Tuskegee is a CD full of collaborations from music legend […]

Jacob’s Eye On….Avengers vs. X-Men-Part 3: The Characters

By: Jacob Elyachar   This week, Avengers vs. X-Men’s zero issue will be released.   The zero issue is co-written by Avengers mastermind Brian Michael Bendis and one of the X-Men’s architects: Jason Aaron.   Superstar artist Frank Cho will provide the artwork.   Part three of my series will focus on the major characters on both […]

Aretha Franklin at 70

  By: Jacob Elyachar   Happy Birthday to the Queen of Soul who turns 70-years-old today!   To help celebrate Aretha’s birthday, has prepared a countdown of her best songs that you should have in your music library.   10. Son of a Preacher Man (1970)   When Aretha Franklin sings a cover of […]

The 20 Best Aretha Franklin Collaborations-the Conclusion

  By: Jacob Elyachar   Before you read the conclusion of my articles, please read part three (    On Sunday, the Queen of Soul-Ms. Aretha Franklin, will turn 70-years-old.  All this week, has countdown her best collaborations with rising stars and music icons.    These top five collaborations will feature some of music’s legendary […]

Jacob’s Travel: Planet Comicon 2012

  By: Jacob Elyachar   If you are heading to Kansas City this weekend, then head to Planet Comicon.   This event happens once a year and gathers the best in comics, science fiction, animation and pop culture.      Adult tickets will be $20 for a whole weekend and $15 for a day pass while children (ages […]

The 20 Best Aretha Franklin Collaborations-Part Three

  By: Jacob Elyachar   La Reina del soul.  La Reine de la soul. La Regina del Soul.  If you translate all of these Spanish, French and Italian sayings into English, they all translate to “The Queen of Soul.”   There is only one Queen of Soul and everyone in the world knows that Aretha Franklin […]

New Music Tuesday-the week of March 18, 2012

  By: Jacob Elyachar   This week’s edition of New Music Tuesday focuses on the latest singles from Train, the All-American Rejects, American Idol alum Haley Rinehart, a duet from Lionel Richie and Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles and a unique rap battle from B.o.B   Feels Good at First-Train   Train’s second single off of their […]

The 20 Best Aretha Franklin Collaborations-Part Two

  By: Jacob Elyachar   Part two of my series showcases the Queen of Soul collaborating with music icons Dionne Warwick, George Michael and her late god-daughter: Whitney Houston.   15. I Say A Little Prayer (with Dionne Warwick; 1981)   Episode 31 of Solid Gold saw a historic duet between longtime friends Aretha Franklin […]

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