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 79 - 2010 Haunted Attraction Magazine

    Episode  |  June 5th, 2017  |  53 mins 18 secs

    Not many podcast episodes start with a bit of house cleaning but this one certainly does.
    While doing some sprucing up ahead of a family visit, Crystal found a time capsule in an old box, a 2010 edition of Haunted Attraction Magazine, issue #53 to be exa...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 78 - Women in Haunting #5 - Brooke Englehart

    Episode  |  May 29th, 2017  |  52 mins 21 secs

    This week on Haunt Weekly we have a real treast for you as we sit down with Brooke Englehart of Svenpuss Productions. 
    Based in Chicago, Svenpuss Productions is a traveling haunter troupe that also specializes in character designs, costumes and accessori...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 77 - Crowdfunding Your Haunt

    Episode  |  May 22nd, 2017  |  53 mins 8 secs

    The number one reason that haunts don't make it past the concept stage is funding. 
    However, as haunts get more expensive to open and remain high-risk traditiional sources to raise capital are being closed off. Banks, investors and self-funding are getti...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 76 - April/May News

    Episode  |  May 15th, 2017  |  51 mins 47 secs

    This week on Haunt Weekly we are doing the news!
    As we are wont to do on episodes diisible by four, we're bringing yout the latest and greatest of haunted attraction news and, despite being literally as far away from Halloween as you can get, we have a L...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 75 - Japes Palles on Cancerous Actors

    Episode  |  May 8th, 2017  |  59 mins 19 secs

    You might remember we sat down with Japes a few times in the past. For example Episode 59, Episode 46 and Episode 43 if you're curious. You migh also remember that, on Episode 65, we discussed toxic actors and repeatedly said we wishes we could have Jape...

  • 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...