Jacob Interviews…Sideswipe’s Matt Mullins

By: Jacob Elyachar For the past couple of years, Matt Mullins has been at the top of his game.    He created the Sideswipe Performance Team, an Xtreme Martial Arts group that have made appearances on 30 Seconds to Fame and participated on two … [Continue reading]

Jacob Interviews…The Voice’s Kim Yarbrough, Part One

    By: Jacob Elyachar One of the strongest performers that appeared on the second season of The Voice was 51-year-old Kim Yarbrough.    Since her Blind Audition, she captured the audience with her enchanting voice.   But before she … [Continue reading]

Jacob’s Eye On…Dancefestopia 2012

By: Jacob Elyachar One of the most highly anticipated music festivals taking place this summer is Dancefestopia.   Located in Downtown Kansas City’s Richard L. Berkley Riverfront Park, concertgoers will have the opportunity attend this two-day high … [Continue reading]

Happy 35th Anniversary Star Wars! (The Top Six Star Wars Fights)

By: Jacob Elyachar Star Wars celebrates its thirty-fifth anniversary today. This movie franchise changed everything in both the science fiction and fantasy genres in cinema.   If Star Wars did not become successful, then any future franchises … [Continue reading]

The Most Memorable American Idol Finale Performances of All-Time

By: Jacob Elyachar Since the show’s humble beginnings back in 2002, American Idol’s season finales have always featured incredible surprise guests and astonishing parings between a contestant and a music legend.    This blog post revisits some of … [Continue reading]

New Music Tuesday-Week of May 20, 2012

By: Jacob Elyachar Welcome to a new edition of New Music Tuesday! This week, I will be looking at new albums from John Mayer, Haley Rinehart and Sara Bareilles.   In addition to these albums, New Music Tuesday will also review and grade new … [Continue reading]

The Top 10 Best Peformancs from American Idol Season 11, Part Two

By: Jacob Elyachar Stop! If you have not read part one of this two-part series, click on the link before you read this article: http://www.jakes-take.com/2012/05/21/the-top-10-best-performances-from-american-idol-season-11-part-one/ The American … [Continue reading]

The Top 10 Best Performances from American Idol Season 11, Part One

Elise Testone I Want It All

By: Jacob Elyachar Tomorrow night, Phillip Phillips and Jessica Sanchez will perform their final three songs on the American Idol finale which will be filmed at the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live. While they are prepping for one of the biggest nights … [Continue reading]

Jacob Interviews…Author Keven Newsome

By: Jacob Elyachar My series on Rising Authors continues as I sat down with New Orleans-based author Keven Newsome.   In addition to his responsibilities as a graduate student at the New Orleans Baptists Theological Seminary, he founded and is the … [Continue reading]

Avengers Vs. X-Men War Report #1

By: Jacob Elyachar Avengers vs. X-Men is shaking the Marvel Universe to its core. Fans picked up AvX’s fourth issue on Wednesday and already blood has been spilled, traitors are starting to reveal their true allegiances and crucial players are … [Continue reading]

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