Episode | October 17th, 2016 | 1 hr 3 mins
This week on Haunt Weekly, we're bringing back Japes Palles on the show to finish up his conversation about actors with a discussion about actor management. It's a crucial topic for a haunt of any size but doubly so for larger haunts.
So how do you her...
Episode | October 10th, 2016 | 55 mins 34 secs
This week on Haunt Weekly, we're taking a look back at our season so far. With our Halloween season about halfway over, we decided to take a look back at the season so far and reminisce about the 8 haunts we've visited and what haunters can learn from th...
Episode | October 3rd, 2016 | 53 mins 18 secs
We're pretty sure most people have figured out what the focus of this week's episode is. It's about the FearVR story and, to be frank, we don't have any good answers here. Still, we talk at great length about the story and how our industry made internati...
Episode | September 26th, 2016 | 57 mins 45 secs
When it comes to actors, every haunt wants to know three things: Where to find them, how to train them and why they stay or leave.
Japes Palles may not be able to help much with the first item, but he has 14 years of experience with the other two. This i...
Episode | September 19th, 2016 | 54 mins 12 secs
It's that most wonderful time of the year, the time where haunts are opening up and we get to go to a few of our own!
That, however, means buying tickets and, for a lot of the haunts, that means buying tickets online.
Unfortunately though, buying ticke...
Episode | September 12th, 2016 | 50 mins 15 secs
This week on Haunt Weekly we are revisiting our Women in Haunting series but this one is a bit different. Our interviewee this week e is local to us and had a very negative experience with her attempt to enter into the haunt industry.
While her experienc...
Episode | September 5th, 2016 | 53 mins 9 secs
Yes indeed, it's another episode that's divisible by four and that means it's time again to do the news!
It's a bit of a downer this go around as we have stories of one major haunted attraction that will be shuttering its doors in the new year and anothe...
Episode | August 29th, 2016 | 54 mins 20 secs
To pay? Or not to pay? That is the question.
As haunts across the nation begin to recruit actors the question about pay will inevitably arise as actors and owners alike will try to decide what they want and what is best for them.
The truth is this: There...
Episode | August 22nd, 2016 | 53 mins 53 secs
This week on Haunt Weekly, we are returning to the subject of women in haunting and have a great conversation with Neena Collins of the Scareatorium in Columbus, OH.
Neena's story is, in many ways, not the typical one for a haunter. Though she was brou...
Episode | August 15th, 2016 | 56 mins 27 secs
We run one haunt, we've acted in several and we've been through countless. The vast, vast majority of our haunt experience has been completely safe, wonderful and fun.
This is not about those experiences.
There have been a few times that the horror of th...
Episode | August 8th, 2016 | 39 mins 56 secs
Yes folks it's another episode divisible by four and that means it is time to do the news!
We ended the show a little bit early this week. misestimating the amount of time we needed to talk about each of the stories. However, it's still a VERY busy time ...
Episode | August 1st, 2016 | 54 mins 40 secs
This week on Haunt Weekly, we are putting my degree to some use and talking about guerrilla marketing.
Guerrilla marketing is one of the most popular topics not just at haunted attraction conventions, but all small business conventions. However, most b...