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TIS the season for giving. And besides one of those 12’ skeletons from Home Depot, a great gift for haunters this season is recognition for all of their hard work, because at the end of the day, we’re all entertainers and we like feeling appreciated for what we do. Nora and Tyler from The Scare […]Continue Reading
Max gets a postmortem report from Pyle Hazard at Chainer’s Field of Screams in Botkins, Ohio. Chainer’s is a small family haunt, but they had a stellar year and raised a lot for charity. They’re keeping involved by ringing for the salvation army and entering the local mascot competition. Listen Now Subscribe Subscribe via on […]Continue Reading
Postmortem: Blood Prison Max gets a Postmortem 2020 Haunt Season Report from Vic Amesquita at Blood Prison at the Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield Ohio. Listen Now Watch Now Subscribe Subscribe via on your favorite podcast platform or via iTunes, Google, Spotify, Stitcher, Soundcloud, iHeartRadio, RSS. Listen online to all our episodes here. Image Credit: […]Continue Reading
Crafting Villains with We Are The Monsters Mary Imagination has the unique perspective of being both a scare actor and a debut novelist. In this episode you’ll hear an excerpt from her new young adult fantasy horror novel ‘We Are The Monsters.’ Then, Mary joins to discuss crafting villains for both the page and the […]Continue Reading
What you Need to know to get your Tiktok up and running Josh Sumsion from Dead City Haunted House comes on to discuss the process behind their TikTok videos, some of which are going viral. Listen Now Watch now Subscribe Subscribe via on your favorite podcast platform or via iTunes, Google, Spotify, Stitcher, Soundcloud, iHeartRadio, […]Continue Reading
We stopped in at A Petrified Forest in Altamonte Springs, Florida to discuss takeaways from their 2020 season. Kaia Gondron said although 2020 was challenging, there are some takeaways that might bleed into 2021 including a focus on Online Ticket Sales. Listen Now Image Credit: A Petrified Forest Moving to Online Ticket Sales for 2020 […]Continue Reading
Timothy Sedillo of Scary Good Marketing discusses what you should be doing now to prepare your haunt marketing for 2021 It’s almost Halloween and, guess what. You should be thinking about marketing next year’s haunt right now. There are a number of quick, simple things you can do to promote your event using the wonders […]Continue Reading
For this year’s Halloween season, Fort Edmonton Park in Alberta offers four virtual events—ranging from quiz nights to a dance party—and an on-site, learn-as-you-go paranormal investigation. Fort Edmonton Park’s DARK Halloween event has made some changes this year to accommodate the guidelines around the pandemic and the limitations imposed by the park’s construction Continue Reading
by Emily Louise Rua Home haunters face unprecedented challenges this year while preparing their yard displays. With rapidly-changing public health updates, and communities urging residents to reimagine traditional Halloween activities, haunters have a lot of information to keep track of and have a greater need to coordinate with their neighbors and community members than Continue Reading