Haunt Weekly

A podcast about haunted houses, Halloween and the haunted attraction industry.

About the show

Haunt Weekly is a weekly podcast about the haunted attraction industry from the smallest home haunt to the largest event haunt.

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • Episode 103: Haunt Weekly - Episode 103 - Den of Fear

    Episode  |  November 20th, 2017  |  57 mins 7 secs

    Starting any haunted attraction is a daunting challenge. Starting a professional one is much, much more so.
    However, when Jamie Lee Sullivan and Rickie Haines set out to make their own pro haunt, they didn't even have experience with a home haunt. Though...

  • 102: Haunt Weekly - Episode 102 - Haunt Industry Crutches

    Episode  |  November 13th, 2017  |  54 mins 57 secs

    Haunting is hard. It's hard work, it's a hard business and it's hard creatively. 
    Because of that, we sometimes turn to crutches and lean on things that, maybe, are more out of laziness and lack of ideas than what is actually best.
    So, in this episode we...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 101 - Our 2017 Season

    Episode  |  November 6th, 2017  |  54 mins 45 secs

    This week on Haunt Weekly, we're taking it a bit easy. It's been a long, wonderful season so we need to take a moment to relax, reflect and talk about the season that's just finished.
    And what a season it was. Record numbers, amazing scares and hours of ...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 100 - What Halloween and Haunting Mean to Us

    Episode  |  October 30th, 2017  |  56 mins 47 secs

    HAPPY HALLOWEEN EVERYONE!
    Hope everyone's season is going well and that you're having a safe, scary and (if relevant) profitable October. The big night is just ahead but, for us, this is also a major milestone as we release episode 100 of Haunt Weekly!
    D...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 99 - Lessons from Our Atlanta Trip

    Episode  |  October 23rd, 2017  |  53 mins 53 secs

    This week on Haunt Weekly, we're wrapping up conversation about our Atlanta trip by looking at some of the lessons we learned from it.
    Many of these lessons come not from anything specific to Atlanta, but rather, from visiting 9 haunts over 4 nights (inc...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 98 - Our Atlanta Trip

    Episode  |  October 16th, 2017  |  1 hr 1 min

    We are back! We have returned from the exotic locale of Atlanta and, along the way, managed to take in 9 different haunted attractions including seven in two nights. 
    While we really didn't want to make this a "review" episode of Haunt Weekly, it's kind ...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 97 - Are Haunts Becoming Too Expensive?

    Episode  |  October 9th, 2017  |  52 mins 22 secs

    Hope everyone is having a great season and that your haunts are operating as smoothly and as briskly as you like. 
    For us as home haunters, this part of the month is the time where we head out and visit literally all of the haunts we can. However, we not...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 96 - September / October News

    Episode  |  October 2nd, 2017  |  49 mins 39 secs

    This week on Haunt Weekly, it's another episode divisble by four and that means it's time to do THE NEWS!
    If your season hasn't already started it's likely coming up very soon. Either way, this is definitely the busy season for the industry and that's a...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 95 - Retail Halloween

    Episode  |  September 25th, 2017  |  57 mins 5 secs

    As haunters, we like to build things and the things we don't build we usually have a "source" or a "guy" we'd rather buy from.
    However, that doesn't mean it isn't fun to traipse through the Halloween section at Walmart or swing by your nearest Spirit sto...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 94 - Japes' Current Projects

    Episode  |  September 18th, 2017  |  52 mins 56 secs

    Japes Palles is one of the busiest men in haunting, and that's saying something.
    Not only is he a new father but, even as haunt season is ramping up, he is taking on not one but two new projects, both of them epic in their scale and what they can do for ...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 93 - Why We Don't Go Pro

    Episode  |  September 11th, 2017  |  53 mins 59 secs

    You guys should go pro! Why don't you?
    It's a question we get asked dozens of times per year, usually starting right now as the work ramps up. 
    Usually the question is high praise and comes from happy visitors to our overgrown home haunt. They see the wo...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 92 - August/September News

    Episode  |  September 5th, 2017  |  54 mins 12 secs

    This week on Haunt Weekly, it's another episode divisible by four and that means it's time to do the news!
    And a busy time for haunt news it is. As haunts gear up for the start of season, press releases are flying everywhere and everyone is talking about...