Jacob’s Eye On….Massholes

By: Jacob Elyachar One of my favorite web series is Massholes. This mockumentary web series showcases the misadventures of two friends: Jimmy and Paddy, who filmed the famous viral video: Shit Boston Guys (Massholes) Say and have relocated to L.A. with one goal in mind: “To be the next Ben (Affleck) and Matt (Damon).” Along […]

The Best Inauguration Performances

By: Jacob Elyachar On this Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend, Chief Justice John Roberts will swear in President Obama to begin his second term of his presidency. Over the past 20 years, Presidential inaugurations have had multiple events that feature some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry perform in front of the President-elect […]

Stan Lee turns 90!

By: Jacob Elyachar Do you know these characters? Spider-Man, Daredevil, Iron Man, the Incredible Hulk, the Fantastic Four, the X-Men and the Avengers These iconic superheroes would not have seen the light of day if it were not for the efforts of their co-creator: Stan Lee. Born Stanley Martin Lieber, the New York City native […]

Jacob Reviews….Batman Live

By: Jacob Elyachar Recently, I had the opportunity to see Batman Live while it was in Kansas City, Missouri. This live show combines high-flying acrobatics, incredible stunts and impressive magic tricks with an all-new story that focuses on Batman and Robin (Dick Grayson)’s very first adventure.   In addition, the Dynamic Duo will have to face […]

Jacob Interviews….International entertainer Tricia Walsh Smith

By: Jacob Elyachar One of the most talented people that I have ever had the chance to correspond with is the lovely Tricia Walsh Smith. From her 500 television commercials and appearances on countless national and international shows including Extra, The O’Reilly Factor and Pineapple Dance Studios to her colorful and hysterical videos that have […]

Jacob’s Halloween Villains Countdown: The 10 Best X-Men Villains

By: Jacob Elyachar Warning! Spoilers are ahead…. Marvel’s merry mutants have made a lot of enemies since 1962, but this edition of Halloween Villains Countdown has narrowed the list down to 10 of the X-Men’s most dangerous opponents. 10. Bastion (Created by Scott Lobdell & Pascal Ferry) Since his first full appearance in Uncanny X-Men, […]

Jake’s Take’s’s Halloween Villains Countdown: The 10 Best Batman Villains

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com As Halloween slowly approaches, it’s time once again for my annual Halloween Villains Countdown. While I counted down the Top 50 Fictional Villains of All-Time last year, this time around I will focus on five different groups of antagonists that stand out as the elite of all evil. The first spotlight […]

2012 New York Comic Con Wrap-Up

By: Jacob Elyachar As I am writing this article, countless of people are en route or waiting in lines to attend the final day of the 2012 New York Comic Con. While thousands of fans will be celebrating Spider-Man’s 50th birthday, meeting Elmo and Gordon from Sesame Street or learning about what the Joker has […]

Kansas City Improv Festival finishes strong on final evening of performances

By: Jacob Elyachar After five nights of high-octane laughs and impressive comedy performances, it was time to put the Kansas City Improv Festival to bed for this year. Last night’s emcee Clay Morgan personally greeted all of the audience members by introducing himself first and then instructing them on their personal section cheer for the […]

Kansas City Improv Festival 2012-Night Two Wrap-up

By: Jacob Elyachar Last night, I had the chance to attend night two of the five-night Kansas City Improv Festival at Crown Center’s Off Center Theatre where four Improv groups performed incredible routines and generated lots of laughs. Kansas City’s ComedyCity kicked off the night’s festivities with an impressive mini-set.   The troupe was divided into […]

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