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 55 - Christmas Demons

    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...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 54 - Handicap Accessibility

    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 ...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 53 - Parking

    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...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 52 - October/November News

    Episode  |  November 28th, 2016  |  51 mins

    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...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 51 - Seasonal Wrapup

    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...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 50 - Blackout Haunts

    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...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 49 - Interactive Haunts

    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 ...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 48 - October News

    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,...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 47 - Artisanal Haunts

    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...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 46 - Actor Management

    Episode  |  October 17th, 2016  |  1 hr 3 mins

    This week on Haunt Weekly, we're bringing back Japes Palles on the show to finish up his conversation about actors with a discussion about actor management. It's a crucial topic for a haunt of any size but doubly so for larger haunts.

    So how do you her...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 45 - Our Season So Far

    Episode  |  October 10th, 2016  |  55 mins 34 secs

    This week on Haunt Weekly, we're taking a look back at our season so far. With our Halloween season about halfway over, we decided to take a look back at the season so far and reminisce about the 8 haunts we've visited and what haunters can learn from th...

  • Haunt Weekly - Episode 44 - September News

    Episode  |  October 3rd, 2016  |  53 mins 18 secs

    We're pretty sure most people have figured out what the focus of this week's episode is. It's about the FearVR story and, to be frank, we don't have any good answers here. Still, we talk at great length about the story and how our industry made internati...