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). Available to host your next spooky public access show. Find him on Twitter here: @JE_TRUSSELL (He/Him)
Dracula Performances

The Evolution of ‘Dracula’ Performances

By Jacob Trussell 

From Bela to Langella, we’re examining how actors have breathed life into Bram Stoker’s legendary Prince of Darkness.

Unconventional Killers In Horror Movies

10 Most Audaciously Unconventional Killers in Horror

By Jacob Trussell 

Sure, monsters and murderers are scary, but you know what else is scary? Possessed lamps and sentient goop.

Lovecraft Adaptations Horror List

10 Best Film Adaptations of H.P. Lovecraft

By Jacob Trussell 

There’s a lot of incredibly good reasons to hate this foundational horror writer, but these ten films are not among them.

Modern Horror Icons

10 Best Modern Horror Icons

By Jacob Trussell 

Move over Jason and Freddy, these are the icons that have captured our hearts (by ripping them from our chests) since the year 2000.

Horror Movies Small Killers

10 Horror Movies Featuring Small (But Ferocious) Killers

By Jacob Trussell 

Size doesn’t matter when it comes to these pint-size terrors.

Horror Movie Phone Calls

10 Horror Movies That’ll Make You Never Want to Pick Up the Phone Again

By Jacob Trussell 

New phone, who dis(membered)?

Horror List Mass Transit

10 Horror Movies That Put the Massacre in Mass Transit

By Jacob Trussell 

From zombies on trains to monsters on planes, these ten films will make you think twice about taking mass transit again.

Lin Shaye Insidious

There’s No Horror Hero Quite Like Lin Shaye in ‘Insidious’

By Jacob Trussell 

Career character actor Lin Shaye was finally given a chance to shine as demon slayer Elise in James Wan and Leigh Whannel’s hit horror franchise.

i think you should leave with tim robinson

The Absurdity (and Poignancy) of Tim Robinson in ‘I Think You Should Leave’

By Jacob Trussell 

We’re examining a couple key moments that show the expansive range of Tim Robinson’s chaotic (and surprisingly moving) brand of comedy.