Oscars Coverage 2012: Welcome Back Billy Crystal

For the first time in eight years, legendary comedian and iconic Oscar host Billy Crystal returns as the emcee of The 84th Academy Awards. He previously hosted the Oscars eight times in the past two decades.   This will be his first time hosting the 2010 Oscars and his overall ninth go-around as host.    For some […]

Jacob Interviews….Midwest Dressed’s Nick Longsfeld

Fashion.  When most men think of that word, they think of Paris fashion shows or their girlfriend or spouse’s collection of dresses, make-up and shoes.    Most men also would rather watch a College Basketball game than go find a new suit.  But Midwest Dressed’s Content Producer Nick Longsfeld wants to change all that. He sat […]

Jacob Reviews…Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

  The Oscars are next week and one of the movies that is nominated for the prestigious Best Picture award is Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, which is based on the 2005 Jonathan Safran Foer novel.   Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close focuses on the story of Oskar Schell (played by the brilliant Thomas Horn) […]

The Best Whitney Houston Duets

As the world says goodbye to Whitney Houston on Saturday, jacobelyacharjournalist.com honors the fallen pop icon with an entry that focuses several of her best duets.     These duets showed Whitney at her finest and featured a diverse group of artists from pop and R&B genres. It Isn’t, It Wasn’t, It Ain’t Never Gonna Be (with […]

Throwback Tuesday: The Best 1990s Love Songs

Happy Valentine’s Day! This edition of Throwback Tuesday focuses on the best 1990s love songs that you need to have in your MP3 player.    These selections will help you set the mood during your Valentine’s Day celebrations. A Song for You (Ray Charles) Have you been a bad boyfriend/girlfriend lately? Leon Russell’s “A Song for […]

Grading the 2012 Grammy Performances

  The big winner of the night was Adele, who won six Grammy Awards and tied Beyoncé’s record of the most Grammy Awards earned in one single night.   But however the real stars of the evening were the performances.   Some of them were incredible but others…not so much.   So without further ado, here are the […]

Jacob Interviews….Rock and Roll Heaven’s Mason Ramsey

If someone went to the Rock and Roll Heaven Website, they would find a world map that shows the current visitors from around the world.  These viewers are listening to Rock and Roll Heaven, a radio station that is music for the ages. In my second interview for my radio personalities series, I had a […]

A Tribute to Whitney Houston (1963-2012)

February 11, 2012 will be known as one of the saddest days in music history. Six-time Grammy and Emmy winner Whitney Houston has passed away at 48-years-old.   The world has lost a powerful voice.  For four decades, she has entertained millions of people across the world through her memorable performances from her hit movie the […]

The 50 Grammy Performances That You Need to Watch-Day Nine

Before you read on, please check out my part eight entry in this Grammy series on my Examiner.com page: http://www.examiner.com/reality-tv-in-kansas-city/the-50-grammy-performances-you-need-to-watch-day-eight   The Grammys are airing on CBS in four days!   In order to prepare music lovers for this incredible music television special, this author is countdown to the best Grammy performances that viewers should […]

Throwback Tuesday-Invasion!

This edition of Throwback Tuesday focuses on DC Comics’ classic comic crossover event: Invasion.    Invasion was the brainchild of comic legends Keith Giffen and Bill Mantlo and featured artwork from comic superstar Todd McFarlane for two issues of the mini-series while Bart Sears drew the last issue and all three covers.   The story […]

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