Episode | January 9th, 2017 | 52 mins 43 secs
This week on Haunt Weekly we are all about the shhhhhhhh.
Secrecy is a big part of haunting as this is an industry that depends upon the element of surprise. However, how do you maintain that secrecy in our current sharing culture, especially when everyo...
Episode | January 2nd, 2017 | 52 mins 38 secs
This week on Haunt Weekly we are going internationa! Well, the conversation is at least.
There's a tendency in the U.S. to thnk that haunted attractions are a decidedly American anomaly. However, a quick bit of research or a few trips abroad shows otherw...
Episode | December 26th, 2016 | 46 mins 31 secs
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!
It's that joyous time of year where people are spending time with their families, consuming way too much food and, generally not working.
But that doesn't mean we get to take the week off. Not a chance. We're back agai...
Episode | December 19th, 2016 | 51 mins 4 secs
This week on Haunt Weekly, we're doing things a bit different.
Rather than just talking about the haunted attraction industry, we wanted to do something special in honor of the holiday season. So we (and by we I mean Crystal) did a lot of research into v...
Episode | December 12th, 2016 | 59 mins 32 secs
Handicap accessibility is one of the hot-button issues on pretty much every haunted attraction forum or group. Wheelchair access, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance, the list of concerns and even complaints goes on.
However, the ADA is the ...
Episode | December 5th, 2016 | 54 mins 11 secs
With the one year anniversary out of the way, we can return to the business of putting out a weekly podcast and we have a doozy of an episode this week as we jump into the wild, exciting world of PARKING!
Ok, maybe it's not the most exciting topic but it...
Episode | November 28th, 2016 | 51 mins
HAPPY ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY!
That's right, we've now been doing this crazy podcast for a full year and what better way to celebrate it than by doing what we do best: The News.
Unfortunately, it's kind of a sad news episode as we wrap up the haunt season n...
Episode | November 21st, 2016 | 53 mins 37 secs
This week on Haunt Weekly, we are reflecting a bit. The season is over, the haunts are closed, cleanup has started and we're taking a bit of a breather to look back on the season that was.
For us, that means remembering the haunts we went to and thinking...
Episode | November 14th, 2016 | 51 mins 47 secs
As the season winds down we turn our attention to one of the more bizarre but yet common traditions in our industry: Blackout or flashlight nights.
The idea is fairly straightforward, take a haunt that has had countless hours of time and attention to det...
Episode | November 7th, 2016 | 59 mins 59 secs
As we wrap up the 2016 haunt season, we're taking a moment to reflect on one of our favorite trends that we saw in our area: Interactive haunts.
While there's a lot of overlap between interactive and artisanal haunts, mainstream haunts are also getting ...
Episode | October 31st, 2016 | 46 mins 19 secs
Hope that your season has been going well and that both the screams and the dollars are flowing well this year. It's certainly been a busy one for us and we've been very fortunate to not only have a great run so far with our small haunt,...
Episode | October 24th, 2016 | 55 mins 38 secs
There's been a growing trend across the country, one that's only recently reached our neck of the woods, of small "artisanal" haunts popping up every Halloween season.
Whether they're run by artist spaces, theater groups or circus performers, these haun...