Haunt Weekly is a weekly podcast about the haunted attraction industry from the smallest home haunt to the largest event haunt.
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...
Episode | July 25th, 2016 | 52 mins 43 secs
This week on Haunt Weekly, we're doing something a little bit different.
As we've discussed in some of the recent episodes, we're wanting to start a series on women in haunting where we discuss the experiences and challenges women face in the haunt ind...
Episode | July 18th, 2016 | 55 mins 7 secs
With the recent news in our industry, we've been thinking more about haunt reviews in general and the tense relationship between haunters and reviewers.
The truth is we have a very unique culture when it comes to reviews. Many haunters seem to dislike h...
Episode | July 11th, 2016 | 50 mins 38 secs
Yes everyone it's another multiple of four and that means it's time to do the news!
This time, however, things are a little bit different. We start off this week talking about the recent controversy involving Ohio Valley Haunts. While it's rough that we...
Episode | July 4th, 2016 | 53 mins 30 secs
Every haunt that has a backstory has a process for coming up with it. This week, we wanted to share ours and take a long look at how we come up with the story and how it ties into the construction of our haunt.
So how do we come up with a new back story ...
Episode | June 27th, 2016 | 50 mins 10 secs
This week on Haunt Weekly, we're doing things a little bit differently. Normally we find a topic and take a deep 50-minute dive into it but we've had a lot of things we've wanted to discuss but haven't really been able to figure out a way to talk about i...
Episode | June 20th, 2016 | 56 mins 21 secs
Following up on our previous conversation about the need for kid-friendly horror, we take a look at look at one medium that's been giving the younger generation a good fright for decades: Music videos
But these videos aren't just a way to introduce kids ...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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 ...