Episode | March 27th, 2016 | 55 mins 22 secs
Haunters have always had a strange fascination with evil.
We love using the fear of evil to build a mood and get scares in customers. Our attractions regularly feature grizzly murders, demonic creatures, inhuman villains and much, much more. We even ad...
Episode | March 20th, 2016 | 53 mins 1 sec
Rejoice Haunt Weekly lovers it is time for our fourth news episode as we get you caught up on all of the things going on in the haunted attraction industry.
While it's true that the ides of march (or close to it) is far from peak season for haunt news,...
Episode | March 13th, 2016 | 54 mins 27 secs
Backstory. Not every haunt has one, not every haunt needs one, but if you're looking for a great, free way to improve your customer's experience and your marketing, it's a great place to start.
However, not all backstories are created equal and even gre...
Episode | March 6th, 2016 | 52 mins 39 secs
Though tech has become an important part of almost every industry, it's been playing a unique role in the haunt industry for nearly 50 years.
What started off as parlor tricks meant to impress and woo crowds has slowly turned into an integral part of ha...
Episode | February 28th, 2016 | 52 mins 29 secs
It's a simple fact of haunting, while everyone loves scaring the ever-loving hell out of the customers, there's a lot more that goes into a haunt than just putting on a costume and scaring people.
So this begs a simple question: How many hats do you have...
Episode | February 21st, 2016 | 50 mins
12 is divisible by 4 so that means it's time for us to do the news!
While February might not seem like a time bustling with news for the haunted attraction industry we have a couple of major stories this week as we learn of one year-around haunt closing ...
Episode | February 14th, 2016 | 54 mins 34 secs
When opening up a haunt, one of the first questions that has to be answered is whether the haunt will be a touch or a no touch haunt.
This decision is crucial because it affects nearly every decision that will come later including the design of the haunt...
Episode | February 7th, 2016 | 1 hr 1 min
This week on Haunt weekly, we make our triumphant return from HAuNTcon and present our thorough recap including a breakdown of the classes we attended and some of the highlights of what we learned.
As a result, this episode has a little bit of everyth...
Episode | January 31st, 2016 | 55 mins 2 secs
This week on Haunt Weekly, we are at HAuNTcon. However, since the conference is ongoing you'll have to wait until next week for our wrap up and other wonderful content.
However, we aren't ones to disappoint, we have a great show this week as we bring on ...
Episode | January 24th, 2016 | 53 mins
It's that time again! Another month has passed and it's time for us to cover the news. This week's episode is mostly about the biggest story in the haunted attraction industry this month: HAuNTcon.
We will be in attendance at HAuNTcon (one of us will be...
Episode | January 17th, 2016 | 56 mins 10 secs
The most common question actors have when they start a new role is "What do you want me to do?"
Sadly, the answer isn't always straightforward. Sometimes, what the haunt owner or supervisor wants is not necessarily what is best for that actor or the r...
Episode | January 10th, 2016 | 56 mins 19 secs
Websites. Your haunt has to have one. So how do you make sure your website doesn't suck?
Here at Haunt Weekly the only thing we've done more than build haunts is develop websites and it's time for us to have a serious sit down about this issue because...