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)
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If You Were Stoned in 1941, You Probably Watched ‘Hellzapoppin”

By Jacob Trussell 

Modern cannabis comedies should tip their hat to this influential unsung classic.


The Evolution of Cannabis on Television

By Jacob Trussell 

Marijuana has come a long way since the “Very Special Episode” era.

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The 20 Best Stoner Movies Ever

By Jacob Trussell 

No matter which way you crush ’em, roll ’em, or smoke ’em, these are the greatest movies in the canon of cannabis cinema.

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A Guide to The Perfect Bong Joon-ho Marathon

By Jacob Trussell 

These five films will give you a complete portrait of the auteur’s career.

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‘The Big Lebowski’ is Everything You Want in a Stoner Movie

By Jacob Trussell 

Leave it to the Coen brothers to make a prestige stoner comedy.

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Remembering Stuart Gordon and the Fantastic Films He Left Behind

By Jacob Trussell 

Spoiler alert: every Stuart Gordon film is our favorite Stuart Gordon film.

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Isabelle Adjani is Not an Internet Meme

By Jacob Trussell 

We take a closer look at the most famous scene from Andrzej Żuławski’s ode to divorce, depression, and H.P. Lovecraft: ‘Possession’.

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‘The Twilight Zone’ Is The Original Binge Watch

By Jacob Trussell 

You’ve been binge watching the classic show before you even knew what binge watching was!

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The Powerful Presence of Pam Grier in ‘Jackie Brown’

By Jacob Trussell 

Absolute authenticity has always been the Blaxploitation legend’s greatest strength.