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Something has unearthed itself to bring you a frightfully exciting podcast, reaching out across the dark and fearsome landscape of the haunt and horror community

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Something has unearthed itself to bring you a frightfully exciting podcast, reaching out across the dark and fearsome landscape of the haunt and horror community

    Big Scary Show - Episode 254 - Marketing with the Voice From Hell

    Big Scary Show - Episode 254 - Marketing with the Voice From Hell

    It's mid-January and while a lot of people aren't even thinking about Halloween, now is the time for haunt owners to start planning their marketing campaign for 2022. Marketing guru and the Voice From Hell, Dick Terhune joins the (g)hosts at the Roundtable of Terror for a conversation about marketing strategy, and how demographics play a huge role. They also discuss A Christmas Carol ( in January???).Badger is back with the latest in Deadline News, Storm rants about haunted Christmas gifts, in a Haunt Minute. Meathook Jim continues the history of torture and execution, in Between the Corpses, while The Old Crone returns with a segment on designing a logo. All of this is tied together by the Haunt-strumentalist spinning a trio of spooky tunes.We hid the body, but you will become an accomplice, just by listening to............... THE BIG SCARY SHOWFeatured Music:Demented Are Go - Welcome Back to Insanity HallDIEMONSTERDIE - Lucky Number 666Dr. Frankenfingers - An Unholy Citadel

    • 1 hr 52 min
    Big Scary Show - Episode 253 - A New Year and Home Haunter Awards

    Big Scary Show - Episode 253 - A New Year and Home Haunter Awards

    It's a New Year and the Big Scary Show will be turning 10 Years Old soon, but before that milestone, we still have plenty of content for our listeners. The Roundtable of Terror focuses not only on Home Haunters, but the upcoming Home Haunter Awards and the Canadian Home Haunter Awards, as Chris Ainsworth, Christopher Pressley, and Troy Crivellone explain the upcoming awards show, and how you don't have to be from a specific country to submit your haunt to the judges.Badger brings us the latest Deadline News, Storm rants about Alpha Con, in a Haunt Minute. Meathook Jim has a brand new subject for Between the Corpses, involving Torture and Execution, and the Old Crone is back with some suggestions regarding inspirations for your Haunt. The Haunt-strumentalist brings us a trio of spooky tunes.We Hid the Body, but you will become an accomplice, just by listening to...............THE BIG SCARY SHOW!Featured Music:Black Cat Attack - Sunday SacrificeThe Independents - Bloody Night, Bloody KnifeCalabrese - Ghostwolves

    • 2 hr 3 min
    Big Scary Show - Episode 252 Haunt Pay's State of the Industry

    Big Scary Show - Episode 252 Haunt Pay's State of the Industry

    Episode 252 As we wind down our final show of the year, we start to look back at how the year 2021 treated the haunt industry. To say it was...interesting would certainly be an understatement. If only someone had taken data from the past couple seasons and used it to come up with a general state of the haunt industry. What? Someone did that? And they also happen to be a sponsor of the Big Scary Show? How convenient.Storm will be ranting about haunters taking advantage of supply chain economics in a Haunt Minute. Meathook Jim counts down some of his favorite haunt-themed adult beverages of 2021 in Between the Corpses. Badger will be reading the latest in Deadline News. We have a trio of spooky Christmas tunes to keep you in the holiday spirit. The Old Crone is back talking about making plans for the new year. And do we have a Gruesome Giveaway winner for December? Stay tuned to find out.The Roundtable of Terror welcomes Alex Linebrink of HauntPay to have a seat and discuss all the new things HauntPay is offering to clients, as well as their newly-released ‘State of the Industry’ report. Some of the things they found were quite surprising and may change the way some haunters run their events. If you own a haunted attraction, you definitely should give this a listen. All this, and so much more.We hid the body, but you’ll become an accomplice just by listening to........the BIG SCARY SHOWFeatured music: (Midnight Syndicate) Krampus Up on the Housetop Parade of the Tin Soldiers#bigscaryshow #roundtableofterror

    • 1 hr 53 min
    Big Scary Show - Episode 251 - Der Krampus

    Big Scary Show - Episode 251 - Der Krampus

    Episode 251 Well, we’ve moved into the heart of the holiday season and we’re all anxiously awaiting the arrival of that big guy who visits once a year to bring us holiday surprises. Of course we’re talking about Der Krampus. Who did you think we meant? The Big Scary Show (g)hosts have hopefully all been good this year so that during Krampunacht, none of them will get carried away and punished. The haunt industry has embraced Krampus as part of their off season haunt events and it’s definitely becoming a bigger part of the holiday season. The Big Scary Show brings you all things Krampus for Episode 251. (Hope you haven’t been too naughty).Storm rants about branding Der Krampus including getting him corporate sponsorship in a Haunt Minute. Meathook Jim will once again drink his way Between the Corpses with some spooky adult beverages. Badger will be reading the latest Deadline News, including some upcoming Krampus related events. The Old Crone returns to talk about planning for 2022. There’s a new Gruesome Giveaway for the month of December, plus a trio of spooky holiday related tunes to get you into the holiday spirit.The Roundtable of Terror features all things Krampus with our friend Allen Hopps of Dark Hour Haunted House in Plano, Texas. His knowledge of Der Krampus is extensive, and we talk about how Krampus has integrated itself into American culture and how haunts are taking advantage of it. Fun fact: Did you know Der Krampus was almost killed by Hitler? Confused? Tune in and find out how.We hid the body, but you’ll become an accomplice just by listening to........the BIG SCARY SHOWFeatured music: (Midnight Syndicate) Little Helpers God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen Christmas at Midnight

    • 1 hr 34 min
    Big Scary Show - Episode 250 - RIP Halloween Season 2021

    Big Scary Show - Episode 250 - RIP Halloween Season 2021

    Episode 250As much as we hate to admit it, Halloween season 2021 is dead and buried. But don’t start suffering from Post Halloween Depression just yet, because the Big Scary Show is here to help get you through these hard times. Remember, there’s always Christmas and Krampus haunts coming soon.Storm will be ranting about clickbait and chupacabras in a Haunt Minute. Meathook Jim will be drinking his way through some haunt-themed beers in Between the Corpses. Badger reads the latest in Deadline News. And Jerry Vayne will be spinning a few rocking tunes to ward off PHD. We also hear from the Old Crone on how to repurpose holiday decorations for your haunt.Speaking of the Old Crone, the Roundtable of Terror welcomes her to join the other (g)hosts to discuss what they did during the Halloween season. Who worked a haunt? Who went trick or treating? Who did other spooky things? Stay tuned and find out. All this, plus so much more,We hid the body, but you’ll become an accomplice just by listening to……..the BIG SCARY SHOWFeatured music: Coffin Caddies – Zombies ate my NeighborsCreep-A-Zoids – Dead by DawnGrave Tones – The Final Hour#bigscaryshow #roundtableofterror

    • 2 hr 9 min
    Big Scary Show - Episode 249 - The Halloween Preservation Society

    Big Scary Show - Episode 249 - The Halloween Preservation Society

    Episode 249Well, the 2021 Halloween season is over, but the Big Scary Show works year round, to keep you informed and entertained during the off season, After a bounce back from the debacle that was 2020, we got a lot of reports of attendance records this year.Speaking of keeping Halloween going, our guest at the Roundtable of Terror is Gregory Hallows ( yes, it’s his legal name) and he is trying to keep Halloween alive with the Halloween Preservation Society, and his upcoming Preserve Halloween Festival, Nov. 19-21 in Irving(Dallas) Texas.Badger brings you the latest in Deadline News, Storm rants, in a Haunt Minute, while Meathook Jim is still reviewing spooky beers, in Between the Corpses. The Old Crone is back, while Jerry Vayne spins his trio of Spooky Tunes.We hid the body, but you will become an accomplice, just by listening to…………….THE BIG SCARY SHOW!Featured Music:The Skeleton Beats – SuccubusThe Tremors – Demon Boogie FeverToxic Zombie – Stranger Things

    • 1 hr 51 min

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