Haunt Weekly

A podcast about haunted houses, Halloween and the haunted attraction industry.

About the show

Haunt Weekly is a weekly podcast about the haunted attraction industry from the smallest home haunt to the largest event haunt.

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 226 - Virtual Resources for Haunters

    Episode  |  March 30th, 2020  |  56 mins 12 secs
    fear, halloween, haunted attraction, haunted house, horror

    With more and more of the country and the world going into lockdown, haunters are likely finding themselves with more time on their hands. Luckily, there are more than a few virtual resources that can help you pass the time and get your haunt fix.

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 225 - Chris Gay of Haunt Tech Tips

    Episode  |  March 23rd, 2020  |  49 mins 32 secs
    fear, halloween, haunted attraction, haunted house, horror

    With everything going on in the world right now, we need to bring in an expert and an expert we have. Chris Gay, on top of being the brains behind Haunt Tech Tips but is a firefighter/EMT and his townships rescue chief. He's also a regular speaker to the haunt industry about preparing for medical emergencies.

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 224 - February/March News (COVID-19 Edition)

    Episode  |  March 16th, 2020  |  47 mins 40 secs
    fear, halloween, haunted attraction, haunted house, horror

    What a week to have a news episode. With the ongoing fallout from the novel coronavirus, it was only a matter of time before it impacted the haunt industry. Here, we discuss what those impacts are.

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 223 - Why People Become Haunters

    Episode  |  March 9th, 2020  |  55 mins 3 secs
    fear, halloween, haunted attraction, haunted house, horror

    Haunters are a weird group. We work insanely hard for very little reward but ultimately have one of the best communities and camaraderie that anyone can ask for. But why do people become haunters in the first place? We can think of a few reasons.

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 222 - 7 Ways Haunts Sabotage Their Brand

    Episode  |  March 2nd, 2020  |  58 mins 21 secs
    fear, halloween, haunted attraction, haunted house, horror

    Haunted attractions put a lot of time and effort into building their brands, only to have stupid small things wind up sabotaging it. Here are seven of the more common ways haunts defeat their own marketing.

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 221 - 10 Things We Love About Being Haunters

    Episode  |  February 24th, 2020  |  56 mins 33 secs
    fear, halloween, haunted attraction, haunted house, horror

    Two weeks ago we had our little gripe fest and talked about things we hated about being haunters, this week we're flipping the script and spreading the love!

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 220 - December - February News

    Episode  |  February 17th, 2020  |  52 mins 53 secs
    fear, halloween, haunted attraction, haunted house, horror

    It's another episode divisible by four and that means it's time to get caught up on the news. With two months since our last news episode, we have a LOT to go through.

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 219 - 10 Things We Hate About Being Haunters

    Episode  |  February 10th, 2020  |  59 mins 44 secs
    fear, halloween, haunted attraction, haunted house, horror

    We love being haunters, and wouldn't trade it for the world. That said, there are a few things about haunting that are less than amazing. Here are 10 we can do without.

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 218 - How to Start a Home Haunt

    Episode  |  February 3rd, 2020  |  53 mins 46 secs
    fear, halloween, haunted attraction, haunted house, horror

    One of the questions we got asked the most at HAuNTcon was how to start a home haunt. We could have sworn we had discussed it in the past but... apparently not. So we're discussing it now instead...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 217 - Timing/Queueing Actors

    Episode  |  January 27th, 2020  |  52 mins 49 secs
    fear, halloween, haunted attraction, haunted house, horror

    One of the biggest questions we got at HAuNTcon was how we time our actors and let them know when to activate their scare. The answer is... surprisingly easy...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 216 - HAuNTcon 2020 Recap

    Episode  |  January 20th, 2020  |  52 mins 48 secs
    fear, halloween, haunted attraction, haunted house, horror

    HAuNTcon 2020 is in the books and what a wild and long weekend it was. With classes, parties and tons of camaraderie, here's a look at what went down at this year's conference.

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 215 - 5 Haunt Purchases We Regret (And 5 We Love)

    Episode  |  January 13th, 2020  |  58 mins 31 secs
    fear, halloween, haunted attraction, haunted house, horror

    When you run a haunt, you have to buy a LOT of things. Some of those purchases work out, some don't. Here's our list of purchases we regret and the ones we love.