Haunt Weekly

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

220 episodes of Haunt Weekly since the first episode, which aired on December 5th, 2015.

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 88 - July/August News

    Episode  |  August 7th, 2017  |  50 mins 33 secs

    This week on Haunt Weekly we're doing the news and we have a lot to go through this episode!
    We have tales of two break ins at haunted attractions, an update on McKamey Manor, a new and unique haunt opening up in Orlando and another merger in Pennsylvani...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 87 - Raven's Grin Inn

    Episode  |  July 31st, 2017  |  56 mins 3 secs

    Most haunters are already very familiar with Raven's Grin Inn, a year-round haunted attraction in Mt. Carroll, IL. The brain child and labor of Jim Warfield, it is an attraction that is both unique and revered.
    Last week, we got the chance to see the ico...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 86 - 13 Online Services Haunters Need to Know

    Episode  |  July 24th, 2017  |  57 mins 7 secs

    After a heavy podcast last week, we're lightening things up this week with a podcast all about web services that can you run, promote and monetize your haunt more effectively.
    Best of all, these are all web services that, while very useful, aren't target...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 85 - Offensive Haunting

    Episode  |  July 17th, 2017  |  54 mins 26 secs

    Haunting is hard. Threading the needle between scaring someone and actively traumatizing hem is a difficult task.
    However, sometimes haunts can cross the line and include scares, props and scenes that do more to offend than scare. 
    While haunting is an a...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 84 - June/July News

    Episode  |  July 10th, 2017  |  53 mins 5 secs

    This week on Haunt Weekly, it's another "4" episode meaning that it's time to do the news!
    This is admittedly a slow week for haunted attraction news but there are still a few stories of serious import including the purchase of a major haunt conference a...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 83 - Haunt Branding Basics

    Episode  |  July 3rd, 2017  |  51 mins 9 secs

    Previously, on Haunt Weekly, we looked at haunt marketing and the questions that you need to answer with every single piece of marketing you put out. This week, we're getting a bit more holistic and looking at haunt branding. 
    This week's episode is a wh...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 82 - 6 Questions Your Marketing Must Answer

    Episode  |  June 26th, 2017  |  53 mins 35 secs

    We've been spending a lot of time on haunted attraction websites and haunted attraction conference websites lately. What have we learned? That there is a lot of basic information missing from them.
    To that end, we've decided to do a little bit of marketi...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 81 - 7 Ways to Make a Terrible Escape Room

    Episode  |  June 19th, 2017  |  54 mins 51 secs

    Making a good escape room is tough. It requires days of planning, countless hours of beta testing and an endless string of adjustments and tweaks.
    And we don't have that kind of time, knowledge or expertise.
    However, we are avid players of escape games a...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 80 - May/June News

    Episode  |  June 12th, 2017  |  49 mins 33 secs

    This week on Haunt Weekly it's another episode divisible by four so that means we are doing the news!
    And it's a surprisingly busy week for news as theme parks seem to be picking up the slack from the dead part of the year. We have news of several parks ...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 79 - 2010 Haunted Attraction Magazine

    Episode  |  June 5th, 2017  |  53 mins 18 secs

    Not many podcast episodes start with a bit of house cleaning but this one certainly does.
    While doing some sprucing up ahead of a family visit, Crystal found a time capsule in an old box, a 2010 edition of Haunted Attraction Magazine, issue #53 to be exa...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 78 - Women in Haunting #5 - Brooke Englehart

    Episode  |  May 29th, 2017  |  52 mins 21 secs

    This week on Haunt Weekly we have a real treast for you as we sit down with Brooke Englehart of Svenpuss Productions. 
    Based in Chicago, Svenpuss Productions is a traveling haunter troupe that also specializes in character designs, costumes and accessori...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 77 - Crowdfunding Your Haunt

    Episode  |  May 22nd, 2017  |  53 mins 8 secs

    The number one reason that haunts don't make it past the concept stage is funding. 
    However, as haunts get more expensive to open and remain high-risk traditiional sources to raise capital are being closed off. Banks, investors and self-funding are getti...