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 […]

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, jacobelyacharjournalist.com 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 (https://www.jakes-take.com/2012/03/21/the-20-best-aretha-franklin-collaborations-part-three).    On Sunday, the Queen of Soul-Ms. Aretha Franklin, will turn 70-years-old.  All this week, jacobelyacharjournalist.com 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 […]

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 […]

The 20 Best Aretha Franklin Collaborations-Part One

By: Jacob Elyachar   As music legend Aretha Franklin prepares to celebrate her 70th birthday on Sunday, jacobelyacharjournalist.com will honor the Queen of Soul’s milestone birthday by counting down some of her best songs and collaborations throughout her multi-decade career.    In this four-part series, I will examine her best collaborations with today’s superstars and music […]

Jacob’s Eye On….Avengers vs. X-Men, Part One: The X-Men

  By: Jacob Elyachar   For the first time since the 1980s, the Earth’s Mightiest Heroes will tackle with the Children in the Atom in a 12-part maxi-series event that could possibly re-shape the Marvel Universe for years to come.   This event will be written by Marvel’s architects: Brian Michael Bendis (Avengers), Jason Aaron […]

Jacob Interviews…Tattoo Artist & T.V. Personality Corey Miller

By: Jacob Elyachar   LA Ink’s Corey Miller is on tour with his band Powerflex 5 promoting TUACA’s latest bottle, which he designed for the company.   Recently, jacobelyacharjournalist.com caught up with him and we talked about his career as a tattoo artist, his work with TUACA and playing with his band. Jacob Elyachar: When did […]

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