Posted August 3, 2010
Last month, Wormfood was officially turned loose to slither through unsuspecting bookstore aisles. I’ve found a few cool reviews to mark the occasion:
ELDER SIGNS PRESS
“Over the decades, horror fiction has featured some very unsavory creatures from swamp things to zombies but never have they been more unappetizing than the ravenous worms infesting Jacobson’s debut horror novel. Life for dirt poor, trailer-dwelling teen Arch Stanton…
Posted July 8, 2010
"So this is radioland, huh? The infinite waves through the interfuzz roll on forever... ROOOAAARRRRR! Can't close that. Hi! I know what you're thinking, huh, this is weird but I can handle it... You're my fave."-Choptop, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2
Hey folks- another quick update, just to let you know that I'll be talking to the guys on The Mothership Connection at WLIP AM 1050 on Sunday night, July 11, about 10:20 PM (Central). I know that's past everybody's bedtime, but hey, we'…
Posted June 14, 2010
“Hola, amigos. I know it's been a long time since I rapped at ya, but I been puttin' out fires left and right.”
-Jim Anchower, The ONION
I figured it was about time for a new blog.
I’ve been busy.
So this blog is more of a preview of coming attractions.
I’m writing, which is good. But it’s not exactly my book, which isn’t bad, but it’s not exactly my story either. I’m working as a ghostwriter for a nonfiction book, and while the subject matter is pretty cool, I’m itching to get at my own…
Posted May 7, 2010
I just stumbled over this review in Publishers Weekly.
Can't say it's exactly positive, but I gotta admit at least it's accurate...
WormfoodJeff Jacobson, Medallion (IPG, dist.), $15.95 (224p) ISBN 978-1-60542-101-8
Creative cursing and caricatures are all this soi-disant horror novel has to offer readers. While driving a truck for his hillbilly friends so they can moon the funeral procession of a prominent and hated local rancher, scrawny, shy Arch Turner accidentally…
Posted April 21, 2010
Here's me, reading from the first chapter of Foodchain.
This is a slightly shortened version of the reading at Sheffield's Pub on March 15. Many thanks to Shirle Berman for operating the camera; and a shout out to Mark Ferguson for taping it as well on a different camera. Maybe I'll get fancy one of these days and edit 'em together.
But don't hold your breath.