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)
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.

Classic Horror

10 Classic Horror Movies for People Who Think They Hate Classic Horror Movies

By Jacob Trussell 

You do know all your favorite horror movies were inspired by classics like these, right?

Will Smith Fresh Prince Acting

‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ Was Will Smith’s Acting School

By Jacob Trussell 

The future superstar cut his teeth with the sitcom’s most famous “very special” episodes.

Jennifer Carpenter Emily Rose

‘The Exorcism of Emily Rose’ Reinvented the Possession Performance

By Jacob Trussell 

For its 15th anniversary, we look at how Jennifer Carpenter’s factual take on demonic possession subverted every expectation we had from the exorcism subgenre.

Anthony Perkins Psycho

Anthony Perkins Will Always Frighten Us in ‘Psycho’

By Jacob Trussell 

60 years ago, ‘Psycho’ set the gold standard for handsome homicidal maniacs. In this column, Jacob Trussell explores Anthony Perkins’ performance as Norman Bates.