Haunt Weekly

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 28 - May / June News

    Episode  |  June 13th, 2016  |  57 mins 21 secs

    It's a number four episode and that means it's time to do the news!

    And to think, we were worried we wouldn't have enough to do a monthly news show. This week we have a lot of news about haunts, opening/closing/moving etc. as we enter permit season, inc...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 27 - Universal Horror

    Episode  |  June 6th, 2016  |  53 mins 15 secs

    This week on Haunt Weekly, we have something very special for you. We brought in a good friend of ours, Dawn, to talk about her experiences with Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios in Orlando.

    Dawn is a 10 year veteran of Universal Studios and ...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 26 - Indoor vs. Outdoor Haunts

    Episode  |  May 30th, 2016  |  56 mins 21 secs

    When people start thinking about opening a haunt, there's one decision that they usually make almost subconsciously: Whether the haunt will be indoor or outdoor.

    Very few haunts, it seem, seriously consider changing their path in this regard. Most peopl...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 25 - Alcohol and Haunting

    Episode  |  May 23rd, 2016  |  53 mins 16 secs

    Pretty much every haunt has had to kick out a drunk and belligerent customer. It's a part of the industry that few like to talk about but everyone is familiar with.

    This is part of why the haunt industry's relationship with alcohol is so strained. Being...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 24 - April / May News

    Episode  |  May 16th, 2016  |  52 mins 48 secs

    This time on Haunt Weekly, it's all about the news! That's right, it's an episode that's divisible by four and that means we're taking a look at all of the latest and greatest news in the haunted attraction/entertainment industry. 

    And boy do we have a ...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 23 - A-Maze-ing Failure

    Episode  |  May 9th, 2016  |  52 mins 1 sec

    Maze attractions are great. For many, nothing says Halloween more than a corn maze in the dead of a brisk October night.

    However, many haunted houses incorporate mazes into their attractions, rather than making them standalone. The idea is simple enough...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 22 - Haunted Attractions and Horror Video Games

    Episode  |  May 2nd, 2016  |  55 mins 24 secs

    Many haunted attractions bill themselves as an interactive horror movie. Why should one simply watch a film when they can be a part of it?
    But on that front haunted attractions have some strong competition in the form of horror video games, which actuall...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 21 - Finding and Recruiting Actors

    Episode  |  April 24th, 2016  |  53 mins 25 secs

    For all of the planning, building and other work that goes into a haunted attraction, haunts inevitably run on actors. It's the people in the haunt that make or break it.

    But recruiting and keeping good actors is no simple matter. Virtually every haunt ...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 20 - March / April News

    Episode  |  April 17th, 2016  |  51 mins 43 secs

    Haunt Weekly fans it's time once again to do the news, this time for the fifth time.
    This week's episode starts on a bit of a down note as we get dueling reminders about the importance of safety when working on and acting in a haunted attractions. We the...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 19 - Hell Houses

    Episode  |  April 10th, 2016  |  55 mins 29 secs

    Religion and haunted attractions have always been a strange mixture. Sure haunts have long had exorcism rooms and themes surrounding the devil, but typically haunts have avoided straying too far into to the religious.

    But while haunting has been relucta...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 18 - The Worst Haunt Ever

    Episode  |  April 3rd, 2016  |  55 mins 45 secs

    The two of us have been blessed with our haunt experiences, nearly every single time we've been through a haunt we have enjoyed ourselves or, at the very least, had something great to take away. 
    We've been able to tour some of the greatest haunts in the...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 17 - Ethics in Haunting

    Episode  |  March 27th, 2016  |  55 mins 22 secs

    Haunters have always had a strange fascination with evil. 

    We love using the fear of evil to build a mood and get scares in customers. Our attractions regularly feature grizzly murders, demonic creatures, inhuman villains and much, much more. We even ad...