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 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...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 62 - Our Escape Room Experiences

    Episode  |  February 8th, 2017  |  51 mins

    This is officially the cursed episode. We missed our recording date because we were both sick and coughing doesn't sound good on camera. Then, when we went to record on Monday an SD card error ate most of our first take. 
    Then, when we went to edit and s...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 61 - Conference Tips

    Episode  |  January 30th, 2017  |  56 mins 26 secs

    Every week on this show we open up with a quick rundown of upcoming conferences and conventions. While we, unfortunately, aren't planning to go to any in the near future due to job considerations, we believe that strong conferences help make our industry...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 60 - January News

    Episode  |  January 23rd, 2017  |  53 mins 28 secs

    Well, it's episode 60 and you know what that means, it's time to do the news!
    It's January so we are pretty much out of the post-season news and getting news that is looking forward to this year's season. 
    What that means for us is a lot of stories about...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 59 - Catching Up With Japes

    Episode  |  January 16th, 2017  |  59 mins 41 secs

    This week on Haunt Weekly, it's a bit of a different episode. We're catching up with our old friend and actor expert Japes Palles to learn how his season went and get his opinoin on some of the latest big stories in haunting.
    So, if you've missed Japes (...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 58 - Maintaining Secrecy

    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...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 57 - International Haunting

    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...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 56 - December News

    Episode  |  December 26th, 2016  |  46 mins 31 secs

    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...