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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...