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 38 - Women in Haunting #2

    Episode  |  August 22nd, 2016  |  53 mins 53 secs

    This week on Haunt Weekly, we are returning to the subject of women in haunting and have a great conversation with Neena Collins of the Scareatorium in Columbus, OH. 

    Neena's story is, in many ways, not the typical one for a haunter. Though she was brou...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 37 - Our Haunt Nightmares

    Episode  |  August 15th, 2016  |  56 mins 27 secs

    We run one haunt, we've acted in several and we've been through countless. The vast, vast majority of our haunt experience has been completely safe, wonderful and fun.
    This is not about those experiences.
    There have been a few times that the horror of th...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 36 - July / August News

    Episode  |  August 8th, 2016  |  39 mins 56 secs

    Yes folks it's another episode divisible by four and that means it is time to do the news!
    We ended the show a little bit early this week. misestimating the amount of time we needed to talk about each of the stories. However, it's still a VERY busy time ...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 35 - Guerrilla Marketing

    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...

  • Huant Weekly - Episode 34 - Women in Haunting #1

    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 33: Haunt Weekly Episode 33 - Haunt Reviews

    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...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 32 - June / July News

    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...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 31 - Our Process

    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 ...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 30 - Rapid Fire Questions #1

    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...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 29 - Horror in Music Videos

    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 ...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 28 - May / June News

    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...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 27 - Universal Horror

    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 ...