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

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 74 - Women in Haunting #4 - Sylvia Vicchiullo

    Episode  |  May 1st, 2017  |  48 mins 58 secs

    This week on Haunt Weekly we are continuing our women in haunting series (it's been far, far too long) and sitting down with Sylvia Vicchiullo, the cast managager for A Petrified Forest in central Florida. 
    In this interview we learn a great deal about S...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 73 - Von Grimm Productions

    Episode  |  April 24th, 2017  |  51 mins 34 secs

    This week on Haunt Weekly, we're kicking off interview month as we sit down with Matt Scott of Von Grimm Productions.
    Matt is a virtual wizard when it comes to masks and makeup effects for the haunt industry. He places an emphasis on creating high-qualit...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 72 - March/April News

    Episode  |  April 17th, 2017  |  48 mins 3 secs

    This week on Haunt Weekly it's another episode divisible by four and that means it is time to do the news!
    And it's a busy month for haunted attraction news as we have the first haunt announced for Universal's Halloween Horror Nights, an upcoming documen...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 71 - Our Haunt Wishlist

    Episode  |  April 10th, 2017  |  50 mins 1 sec

    The idea for this week's episode comes from one of our listeners and man is it a great one (Thank you Maximus Christian Bryant!). So good, it may well become a miniseries. 
    Basically, as New Orleans residents, we've been to nearly every haunt along the g...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 70 - Dwayne Sanburn 2 (13th Gate)

    Episode  |  April 3rd, 2017  |  53 mins 3 secs

    This week on Haunt Weekly we are back with Dwayne Sanburn of the 13th Gate Haunted House in Baton Rogue, Louisiana but this time we're not talking haunts, we're talking room escapes, specifically the 13th Gate Escape.
    That's right, this week is all about...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 69 -Dwayne Sanburn (13th Gate)

    Episode  |  March 27th, 2017  |  52 mins 24 secs

    This week on Haunt Weekly, we sit down with a legend in the industry, Dwayne Sanburn of the 13th Gate Haunted House, Necropolis 13, 13th Gate Room Escapes and Midnight Productions.
    In this episode we sit down with Dwayne and discuss his haunt history inc...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 68 - February/March News

    Episode  |  March 20th, 2017  |  51 mins 26 secs

    Haunt Weekly is back with another news episode and boy do we have a doozy for you!
    Most of the news this week is actually really good with some excellent ideas on how to get some year-round business/attention for your attraction and some positive outcome...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 67 - Haunt-Related Charities

    Episode  |  March 13th, 2017  |  50 mins 53 secs

    Charity has always been at the core of haunting. From the first haunted attractions that supported the Jaycees to modern megahaunts, the haunt community has always made giving back a priority.
    But while there are many great charities that you can support...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 66 - Our Haunt Blunders

    Episode  |  March 6th, 2017  |  52 mins 8 secs

    This week on Haunt Weekly, we're taking a trip down embarassing memory lane.
    We've never claimed to be perfect here, heck, we never claim to be experts. Just passionate people who have been doing this for a lot longer than sanity should allow.
    And since ...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 65 - Toxic Actors

    Episode  |  February 27th, 2017  |  55 mins 3 secs

    Haunts are like families but, sometimes, families have toxic memebrs and you have to deal with them.
    While this is an unfortuante part of the haunt business, it's a necessary part. Toxic actors can tear apart a haunt and sink even the best haunt seemingl...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 64 - January/February News

    Episode  |  February 20th, 2017  |  52 mins 3 secs

    It's episode 64 and, since it's another episode divisble by four, it's time to do THE NEWS!
    It's admittedly knid of a slow month this go around. While we have a slew of haunts who have opened up for for Valentine's Day, the real news this month appears t...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 63 - The Houses October Built

    Episode  |  February 13th, 2017  |  52 mins 45 secs

    The haunt industry, unfortunately, doesn't always have the best reputation witht he public at large. 
    Though millions of consumers flock to haunts every year, many wonder if the danger is more than fantasy. 
    While the truth is that we are one of the most...