374 episodes

Haunt Weekly is a weekly podcast about the haunted attraction industry, from the smallest home haunt to the largest event haunt. Hosted by Jonathan Bailey and Crystal Ramey, we aim to bring you the latest in haunted attraction news, views and laughs.To contact the hosts, please email info@hauntweekly.com

Haunt Weekly Jonathan Bailey and Crystal Ramey

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    • 4.8 • 14 Ratings

Haunt Weekly is a weekly podcast about the haunted attraction industry, from the smallest home haunt to the largest event haunt. Hosted by Jonathan Bailey and Crystal Ramey, we aim to bring you the latest in haunted attraction news, views and laughs.To contact the hosts, please email info@hauntweekly.com

    Haunt Weekly - Episode 374 - The CFX/AEW Lawsuit

    Haunt Weekly - Episode 374 - The CFX/AEW Lawsuit

    This week on Haunt Weekly, something of a singularity for us as we have a lawsuit that involves alleged copyright infringement, the haunted attraction industry and professional wrestling.

    So strap in as we're going to cover the CFX/AEW lawsuit including the facts of the case, the basics of the law, what the likely outcomes are and how they could impact our industry.

    This Week's Episode Includes:

    1. Intro
    2. Question of the Week
    3. Conference Reminders
    4. Question of the Week
    5. Intro to the Topic
    6. Basics of the Case
    7. Basics of the Law
    8. Defenses AEW Could Have
    9. Likely Outcomes of the Case
    10. Impacts to the Haunt Industry
    11. Conclusions

    All in all, this is one episode you do NOT want to miss!
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    • 52 min
    Haunt Weekly - Episode 373 - 9 Low Effort Ways Haunts Can Make More Money

    Haunt Weekly - Episode 373 - 9 Low Effort Ways Haunts Can Make More Money

    Haunted attractions are a business. Business, typically, want to make more money.

    However, most of the ways haunts can make more money are either expensive or time-consuming. Considering haunt owners are already overtaxed, it's often not practical.

    That's why we're coming at you with 9 low-effort ways that haunts can make more money. These ideas range from the simple to maybe some effort is required category.

    This Week's Episode Includes:

    1. Intro
    2. Question of the Week
    3. Update on Transworld
    4. Intro to the Topic
    5. 9 Ways Haunts Can Make More Money
    6. Conclusions

    All in all, this is one episode you do NOT want to miss!
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    Facebook: @HauntWeekly
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    Email: info@hauntweekly.com

    • 48 min
    Haunt Weekly - Episode 372 - December/January News

    Haunt Weekly - Episode 372 - December/January News

    This week on Haunt Weekly, we're doing the news, and we have a LOT of news to get through this week.

    We have an update on a haunt break in from over the summer, news that Universal Studios is opening a year-round haunt in Vegas, as well as a major haunt renovation in progress.

    This episode is jam packed with must-known stories, conference reminders, and one of our busiest questions of the week.

    This Week's Episode Includes

    1. Intro
    2. Housekeeping Note
    3. Conference Reminders
    4. Question of the Week
    5. Planet Doom Suspects Arrested - https://www.eastidahonews.com/2023/01/planet-doom-burglary-suspects-bound-to-district-court/
    6. Universal to Open Year-Round Vegas Haunt - https://bloody-disgusting.com/the-further/3746580/universal-studios-launching-a-year-round-horror-destination-in-las-vegas/
    7. Abandoned Asylum Getting $4 Million Renovation - https://www.mlive.com/news/2023/01/abandoned-eloise-asylum-to-get-4m-renovation-into-hotel-restaurant-haunted-attraction.html
    8. HUSH Haunted House Holds NYE Bash - https://www.metrotimes.com/arts/where-to-ring-in-2023-on-new-years-eve-in-metro-detroit-31777290
    9. Hell's Gate Raises $9,000 for Local Charities
    10. IT Themed Escape Room Postponed - https://www.8newsnow.com/news/local-news/mystery-swirls-it-themed-escape-room-set-for-december-opening-in-las-vegas/amp/
    11. New York House of Hamburgers Opens - https://delishably.com/news/haunted-house-hamburgers
    12. Alton Towers Ride Under Renovation - https://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/whats-on/family-kids/popular-alton-towers-ride-closed-7973618
    13. Conclusions

    All in all, this is one episode you do NOT want to miss!
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    • 44 min
    Haunt Weekly - Episode 371 - 9 Reasons We Won't Return to Your Haunt

    Haunt Weekly - Episode 371 - 9 Reasons We Won't Return to Your Haunt

    This week on Haunt Weekly, we're taking a look at why we don't return to many of the haunts we visit.

    We're pretty avid haunt goers and, on the whole, if we're in the area, we'll try to come by. But every year there are haunts we can easily go to but choose not to make the time for.

    So, to show haunts what might be killing their repeat business. 

    This Week's Episode Includes:

    1. Intro
    2. Housekeeping/Transworld Update
    3. Question of the Week
    4. Work We Did on Our Haunt
    5. Intro to This Week's Topic
    6. 9 Reasons We Don't Return to a Haunt
    7. Conclusions
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    Email: info@hauntweekly.com

    • 46 min
    Haunt Weekly - Episode 370 - 8 Ways Haunting May Change in 2023

    Haunt Weekly - Episode 370 - 8 Ways Haunting May Change in 2023

    This week on Haunt Weekly, we're coming out of the holidays to round out the year and look toward 2023. 

    This year promises to be a very interesting one, with COVID (hopefully) in the rearview mirror, haunts are exiting survival mode and starting to evolve.

    So, what ways will haunting change in 2023? Here are eight possible ways.

    This Week's Episode Includes:

    1. Intro
    2. Transworld Announcement
    3. Question of the Week
    4. Conference Reminders
    5. Update on Our Haunt
    6. Housekeeping Note
    7. A Look Back at 2022
    8. 8 Ways Haunting May Change in 2023
    9. Conclusions

    All in all, this is one episode you do NOT want to miss!
    Get in Touch and Follow Us!

    Facebook: @HauntWeekly
    Twitter: @HauntWeekly
    YouTube: @HauntWeekly
    Email: info@hauntweekly.com

    • 51 min
    Haunt Weekly - Episode 369 - What's Up with Santa's Reindeer?

    Haunt Weekly - Episode 369 - What's Up with Santa's Reindeer?

    This week on Haunt Weekly, we're talking about holiday lore again, and we're turning our attention to Santa's reindeer.

    Sure, the lore about the fat man is interesting, but we've done that already. So now we're discussing how the reindeer first came to be and how they got their names.

    Along the way, we'll discuss a naming dead end (thankfully) and the one addition that did stick.

    This Week's Episode Includes:

    1. Intro
    2. Question of the Week
    3. Update on Our Haunt
    4. The First Mention of Santa's Reindeer
    5. A Visit from St. Nicholas
    6. L Frank Baum's Attempt
    7. Rudolph Makes an Appearance
    8. Reindeer Facts
    9. Conclusions

    All in all, this is one holiday episode you do NOT want to miss!
    Get in Touch and Follow Us!

    Facebook: @HauntWeekly
    Twitter: @HauntWeekly
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    Email: info@hauntweekly.com

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

JTeam333 ,

Halloween all year long

Fabulous podcast keeping the spirit of Halloween going all year long. If you like scaring people, building props or run a haunted house you will get lots of useful information and ideas. Wide range of topics so there’s something for evert. I highly recommend this podcast.

FrustratedUser! ,

Great haunt resource

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

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Thank you

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