Jacob Trussell

Jacob Trussell is a writer based in New York City. His editorial work has been featured on the BBC, NPR, Rue Morgue Magazine, Film School Rejects, and One Perfect Shot. He's also the author of 'The Binge Watcher's Guide to The Twilight Zone' (Riverdale Avenue Books). He is available to host your next spooky public access show. Find him on Twitter here: @JE_TRUSSELL (He/Him)
Kathy Bates In Misery

Kathy Bates is the Face of Toxic Fandom in ‘Misery’

By Jacob Trussell 

As Annie Wilkes, the accomplished character actor takes the passionate obsessions of a fanbase to homicidal new heights.

Macaulay Culkin Home Alone

Macaulay Culkin is Someone We Can All Relate to in ‘Home Alone’

By Jacob Trussell 

Who among us hasn’t craved a prolonged staycation of eating pizza, watching movies, and never getting out of your favorite pair of sweats?

Tony Todd Candyman

Tony Todd Gave Candyman His Soul

By Jacob Trussell 

Clive Barker may have created the titular villain, but it was actor Tony Todd who infused historical and social significance into the movie maniac’s origin story.

Movie Theater Horror

10 Cinema-Set Horror Films That Are Safer Than Visiting a Movie Theater

By Jacob Trussell 

I think we’d all rather take our chances with ghouls and ghosts at the movies over airborne viruses any day of the week.

Lucio Fulci Horor Movies

10 Best Lucio Fulci Horror Films

By Jacob Trussell 

These are the finest fright flicks from the Italian Godfather of Gore that helped earn him the title Master of Horror.

Patricia Tallman Night Of The Living Dead

The ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Remake Gives Barbara the Depth She Deserves

By Jacob Trussell 

Resurrected by stuntwoman Patricia Tallman, Barbara gained three dimensions in the 1990 zombie movie.

Horror Lists Eyeball

10 Most Eye Poppin’ Moments of Eyeball Horror

By Jacob Trussell 

From gouging and scooping to plucking and popping, these scenes have always been about making your whole body cringe.


‘Spontaneous’ Finds Love in Dangerous Times

By Jacob Trussell 

The directorial debut of ‘The Babysitter’ writer Brian Duffield is an electric portrait of first love, shared trauma, and teenagers going boom.

Evil Tv Show

Drop What You’re Doing and Watch ‘Evil’

By Jacob Trussell 

You’ll be pleasantly surprised at just how crazy this CBS horror show can be, now that it’s streaming on Netflix.