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 239 - What the Haunt Industry Can Learn from Hurricane Katrina

    Episode  |  June 29th, 2020  |  50 mins 34 secs
    fear, halloween, haunted attraction, haunted house, horror

    The haunt industry is facing a very challenging season. However, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina ins New Orleans showed us just how survivable disasters can be.

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 238 - Making Haunting a Safe Space for Everyone

    Episode  |  June 22nd, 2020  |  1 hr 26 secs
    fear, halloween, haunted attraction, haunted house, horror

    This week on Haunt Weekly, we're sitting down with the amazing Brooke Englehart to help discuss ways that the haunted attraction industry can be a safer place for all of its participants.

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 237 - 10 Businesses Your Haunt Should Partner With

    Episode  |  June 15th, 2020  |  55 mins 28 secs
    fear, halloween, haunted attraction, haunted house, horror

    This week on Haunt Weekly we're looking at ways you can expand your value by partnering with other organizations and area businesses.

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 236 - May/June News

    Episode  |  June 8th, 2020  |  48 mins 6 secs
    fear, halloween, haunted attraction, haunted house, horror

    It's time to do the news again and, as the nation starts to open back up, haunted attractions are no different. So here's a look at what's going on in the haunted attraction industry.

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 225 - 10 Things the Haunt Industry Needs to do to Grow

    Episode  |  June 1st, 2020  |  55 mins 38 secs
    fear, halloween, haunted attraction, haunted house, horror

    The haunt industry is heading into a time of radical change, like it or not. However, that's also an opportunity to make some changes that will enable our industry to really grow.

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 234 - Actor Recruitment/Training During COVID-19

    Episode  |  May 25th, 2020  |  1 hr 10 mins
    fear, halloween, haunted attraction, haunted house, horror

    Right now is the time many haunts are starting to think about actor recruitment and training, two things that are exceptionally difficult right now. Well, we are bringing on Japes Palles to help make some sense of it all and give some tips.

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 233 - 10 COVID-Related Things Your Haunt Should Be Doing NOW

    Episode  |  May 18th, 2020  |  52 mins 22 secs
    fear, halloween, haunted attraction, haunted house, horror

    This week on Haunt Weekly, we're looking at COVID-related things every haunt should be doing today. Yes, it's only May, but the time to start preparing for a post-COVID world is TODAY!

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 232 - April/May News

    Episode  |  May 11th, 2020  |  50 mins 55 secs
    fear, halloween, haunted attraction, haunted house, horror

    Normally around this time of year, we're barely scraping by when it comes to the news. But with the current COVID crisis, there is a LOT of haunt news to go around.

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 231 - Overused Haunt Tropes

    Episode  |  May 4th, 2020  |  49 mins 31 secs
    fear, halloween, haunted attraction, haunted house, horror

    If you go to enough haunts, you'll start to see a lot of the same things come up over and over. A few of those things DEFINITELY need to be scaled back. So we're starting with a list of 7 overused haunt tropes that need to be used less and used better.

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 230 - Haunting & Chronic Conditions

    Episode  |  April 27th, 2020  |  52 mins 2 secs
    fear, halloween, haunted attraction, haunted house, horror

    This week on Haunt Weekly, we're looking at how haunts can make themselves more accessible to actors with chronic conditions and what those with such conditions can do to improve their haunting experience.

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 229 - Haunt Jargon

    Episode  |  April 20th, 2020  |  53 mins 54 secs
    fear, halloween, haunted attraction, haunted house, horror

    This week on Haunt Weekly, we're taking a look at the lingo and language we haunters use and cover some basic definitions for terms that we've been throwing out for 228 episodes now...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 228 - March/April News

    Episode  |  April 13th, 2020  |  46 mins 28 secs
    fear, halloween, haunted attraction, haunted house, horror

    It's another episode divisible by four and that means it's time to do the news. Usually, these are the quiet months but, thanks to COVID-19, there's a lot we have to get through tonight.