Episode 63

Haunt Weekly - Episode 63 - The Houses October Built

February 13th, 2017

52 mins 45 secs

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About this Episode

The haunt industry, unfortunately, doesn't always have the best reputation witht he public at large. 

Though millions of consumers flock to haunts every year, many wonder if the danger is more than fantasy. 

While the truth is that we are one of the most regulated industries in terms of safety, many haunts have needled at that notion of the danger being more real, adding legends and myths to draw headlines and crowds.

But what happens when a film tries it with the haunt industry at large. Pushing forth an image of an industry that's beset by criinals.

Well, that happened in a a "found footage" fake documentary named The Houses October Built. In this episode, we take a look at the film, what it says about the haunt industry and how it represents us.

This week's episode includes:

    Conference Reminders
    The Houses October Built Synopsis
    What it Says About the Haunt Industry
    What the Film Got Wrong
    Why We Should Be Worried About This Perception

All in all, if you care about how our industry is viewed in popular culture, this is an episode you do not want to miss!