302 episodes

Haunt Weekly is a weekly podcast about the haunted attraction industry from the smallest home haunt to the largest event haunt.

Haunt Weekly Jonathan Bailey and Crystal Ramey

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Haunt Weekly is a weekly podcast about the haunted attraction industry from the smallest home haunt to the largest event haunt.

    Haunt Weekly - Episode 302 - Haunt Wishlist Redux

    Haunt Weekly - Episode 302 - Haunt Wishlist Redux

    This week on Haunt Weekly we're digging through the archives and revisiting Episode 71, when we talked about our haunt wishlist.


    This week, we get to update it by first scratching off some that we already made it to, adding a some new ones that stoked our interest and discuss the types of haunts we desperately want to make it to.


    So sit back, relax and let us go through a few places on our bucket list.


    This Week's Episode Includes:



    Intro
    Question of the Week
    Conference Reminders
    Sending Love to Haunted Hills Hayride
    Intro to the Topic
    The Three We Visited Already
    The Seven That Remain
    Four New Additions
    Conclusions


    All in all, this is one episode you do NOT want to miss!

    • 45 min
    Haunt Weekly - Episode 301 - 7 Ways Being a Haunter Saved Us During a Hurricane

    Haunt Weekly - Episode 301 - 7 Ways Being a Haunter Saved Us During a Hurricane

    This week on Haunt Weekly we're taking a look at the aftermath of Hurricane Ida and the various ways that being haunters helped us get through it.


    Sure, being a haunter may seem like a great way to accumulate a slew of useless skills, but in reality, they can help you survive a natural disaster.


    Here's just some of those ways.


    This Week's Episode Includes;



    Intro
    Housekeeping Notes
    Question of the Week
    Hurricane Updates
    7 Ways Being a Haunter Helped Us
    Conclusions


    All in all, this is one episode you do NOT want to miss!

    • 50 min
    Haunt Weekly - Episode 300 - August News

    Haunt Weekly - Episode 300 - August News

    This isn't the 300th episode we were hoping for. However, not rain, nor sleet, nor snow, nor hurricane will stop the Haunt Weekly train.


    Sure, we don't have the big panel and blowout we were planning, but we can bring you... DA NEWS.


    So sit back, relax and let us regale you both in the story of Ida and the latest in haunted attraction news.


    This Week's Episode Includes:



    Intro
    Update on the Storm
    Kentucky Haunt Mourns Death of Actor (https://www.wlky.com/article/castmates-reflect-on-slain-jefferson-co-deputys-work-as-haunted-house-actor-love-for-halloween/37251091#)
    Haunt Actor Charged in Sexual Assault of a Minor (https://www.abc4.com/news/local-news/man-charged-after-sexually-abusing-teen-at-draper-haunted-house/ )
    Statesville Prison Purchased by Zombie Army Productions, Celebrating Final Season (https://statesvillehauntedprison.com/)
    Georgie Renfest to Open Haunted House (https://www.wsbtv.com/entertainment/things-2-do/georgia-renaissance-festival-transforms-into-haunted-house-this-halloween/AQPDJF4FMNHZRPQDRQ7K3V4A3Y/)
    Dark Harvest to Open in Chino, CA (https://www.sbsun.com/2021/08/04/halloween-attraction-dark-harvest-will-haunt-chino/)
    Team Member Preview of HHN Tomorrow (https://wdwnt.com/2021/08/team-member-preview-of-halloween-horror-nights-at-universal-studios-florida-coming-august-31/)
    Headless Horseman Announces Major Changes (https://wpdh.com/major-changes-coming-to-headless-horseman-hayride/)
    Blue Ridge Nightmares Opening in Roanoke (https://www.wfxrtv.com/news/local-news/roanoke-valley-news/spooks-frights-and-scares-at-the-blue-ridge-nightmares-haunted-attraction-coming-this-fall/)
    Fear Farm Moves to New Location (https://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/arts/fear-farm-haunted-attraction-has-moved-to-glendale-heres-why-11733530)
    Hayrides Are Coming Back to the Capital Region (https://wgna.com/one-capital-region-haunt-is-bringing-the-hayride-back-others-remain-hopeful/)
    13th Floor Announces Two New Attractions in San Antonio (https://www.ksat.com/news/local/2021/08/17/13th-floor-reveals-2-new-attractions-offers-steep-discount-for-presale-tickets/)
    Fear Expo Announces In Person Convention (https://www.messenger-inquirer.com/news/owensboro-lands-major-fear-expo/article_ee49421b-2025-54d0-b9c6-4c0d34535f0a.html)
    Youtuber Highlights Fire Retardant Insulation (https://digg.com/video/fiberglass-spray-foam)
    Cracked Explores the Origins of Modern Halloween (https://www.cracked.com/article_31002_how-the-potato-famine-and-the-great-depression-gave-birth-to-haunted-houses-trick-or-treating-and-halloween.html)
    Conclusions


    All in all, this is one episode you do NOT want to miss!

    • 49 min
    Haunt Weekly - Episode 299 - Donations for Home Haunts

    Haunt Weekly - Episode 299 - Donations for Home Haunts

    If you run a home haunt, you most likely take donations. If you aren't, you probably should consider it.


    But donations can be a touch subject for visitor and haunter alike. So, how do you maximize the donations that you receive while minimizing the headache that they cause? That's exactly what we aim to answer this week.


    This Week's Episode Includes:



    Intro
    Question of the Week
    Why Home Haunts Take Donations
    Promoting Donations
    Building a Donation Box
    Virtual Donations
    Some Additional Thoughts
    Our Donations
    Main Points to Remember
    Conclusions


    All in all, this is one episode you do NOT want to miss!

    • 50 min
    Haunt Weekly - Episode 298 - How Haunt Weekly is Made

    Haunt Weekly - Episode 298 - How Haunt Weekly is Made

    This week on Haunt Weekly, we're throwing the curtain back on our podcast and showing you how we make this show week after week.


    So, whether you're an aspiring podcaster, a successful podcaster that wants to mock us, or just plain curious how we make the show, your questions will be answered.


    So sit back, relax and enjoy this look at how the sausage is made.


    This Week's Episode Includes:



    Intro
    Conference Reminders
    Some Transparency About This Week's Episode
    The Origins of Haunt Weekly
    The Equipment We Use
    FAQs
    Advice for Those Starting
    Conclusions


    All in all, this is one episode you do NOT Want to miss!

    • 59 min
    Haunt Weekly - Episode 297 - Looking Ahead to the 2021 Season

    Haunt Weekly - Episode 297 - Looking Ahead to the 2021 Season

    This week on Haunt Weekly, we're turning our gaze to the upcoming 2021 haunt season and the challenges that we are facing.


    As wild and as unpredictable as 2020 season, this one is setting up to be even more so. Between pent-up demand, the rising Delta variant and new rules and regulations being handed down, we are actually less sure about this year than the last.


    So let's break it all down and see what you should be thinking about right now.


    This Week's Episode Includes:



    Intro
    Quick Non-Housekeeping Note
    Revisit the Question of the Week
    This Week's Question
    Intro to the Topic
    The Bad News
    Things to Plan For
    The Good News
    Revisit This Week's Question
    Conclusions


    All in all, this week's episode is one you do NOT want to miss!

    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

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Great haunt resource

This is a great resource for haunters and even non-haunters. Highly recommend!

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