Episode 213

Haunt Weekly - Episode 213 - Hoaxes and Urban Legends


December 30th, 2019

58 mins 23 secs

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About this Episode

This week on Haunt Weekly we're winding down the holiday season, the year and the decade by looking back at some of the greatest hoaxes and urban legends throughout history,

The reason for this is pretty simple, A good haunt deserves a good legend but not every haunt comes with a pre-made one. So, sometimes you have to make your own.

In this episode, we're going to look at some of the most famous hoaxes, pranks and urban legends, how they get started and how you can apply those techniques to ethically start your own legends.

This Week's Episode Includes:

  1. Intro
  2. Conference Reminders
  3. A Quick Update on Our Haunt
  4. Why This Week's Topic
  5. Italy's Secret Pasta Gardens
  6. Mythical Monsters
  7. War of the Worlds
  8. Advertising Fake Products
  9. Crop Circles
  10. Amityville Horror
  11. Anastasia Romanov
  12. Cardiff Giant
  13. Balloon Boy
  14. Ties Into Haunting
  15. Conclusions

All in all, whether you're interested in expanding your haunt's lore or just want to talk about a few big hoaxes, this is an episode you do NOT want to miss!