Marketing & Building Fearfest Haunted House with Owner Greg Allen

Posted 13 Dec 2014 in PODCASTS
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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:16:48 — 105.5MB) As a seasoned Haunt Owner or a first time Haunt Manager, you know that it is difficult to increase attendance each season and also save money on marketing. What if there was a way to do both at the same time? Greg Allen, owner of Fearfest Haunted House in Columbia-MO, meets us in the dungeon for some secret tips and tactics to get more with your marketing dollar. He also shares the struggles he went through those first years as a new Haunt Owner. After 11 years of managing Fearfest, he is still fine tuning his skills but has learned a lot from experimentation and some failures along...

Creating ‘Wasted: A Stoner Zombie Comedy’ with Steve Kasan

Posted 30 Nov 2014 in PODCASTS
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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 38:10 — 52.4MB) In this episode of HaunTopic Radio, we discuss the making of ‘Wasted’ with Steve Kasan, actor and producer, and the journey the crew has been on as they try to make this TV Show a reality. Ideas to concept. Acting while working a day job. Film competitions. Producing on a budget. Marketing a Zombie comedy to the masses. And how to survive it all! Steve also gives you some tips on How To Produce Your Own Horror Movie, His Favorite Zombie Movies, & How To Mix Horror with Comedy.   The world is a big waste according to four friends who spend most of their time discussing zombies...

Managing a Haunted Attraction with Mario Garit from Haunted House Makers

Posted 14 Nov 2014 in PODCASTS
Haunted Hollywood Sports

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:05:36 — 90.1MB) Last year we sent our West Coast representative Mario Garit out to Haunted Hollywood Sports (Bellflower, California) to interview some of their staff, navigate through their highly-detailed Haunted Attractions, and check out the zombie paintball zones they call Kill Houses. A few months later they made him Haunt Manager. In this episode of HaunTopic Radio, we talk to Mario about his opportunity to work with an amazing staff of Haunters and how to handle all the moving parts of managing a multi-attraction scare event. We also announce the winners of the Gore-Galore digital giveaway and play a short track from the Halloween Music Galore download library. Mario Garit,...

Happy Halloween!! (One from the crypt & 4 other past shows to listen to.)

Posted 31 Oct 2014 in PODCASTS
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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:47 — 72.5MB) HAPPY HALLOWEEN!! We want to wish you a Happy Halloween and want to THANK YOU for being such great friends of HaunTopic Radio! We didn’t get around to making another episode but we included some links to a few of our favorites. We will release the winners of the Gore-Galore Giveaway in our next NEW podcast.   5 Past Podcasts to play tonight: Happy Halloween (Last year’s..a bunch of Halloween Music) Haunted House Tips 10 Horror & Haunt Soundtracks Interview with Eric Lowther from Haunted Overload Creepy Sounds from Prelude to a Nightmare   Hope you have a Scary Good Weekend!! Brian Foreman, Darryl Plunkie, & Friends.

How To Make Foam Weapons (plus 13 Halloween/Haunt Songs to Die For)

Posted 16 Oct 2014 in PODCASTS
How To Make a Foam Weapon

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:01:48 — 84.9MB) Happy Halloween!! It’s really Halloween all year long…isn’t it? If you’re anything like me, you are always planning & thinking about the next October before the current October ends. Well…after you grab your pen & paper to jot down these awesome tips from MadCity Haunt on How To Make Foam Weapons; we want you to RELAX to these creepy and eerie soundtracks from some great Halloween/Haunt/Horror Musicians (with a few surprises thrown in.) No interview this episode. Just an awesome way to make that Sledge Hammer in the pics included in this article and a new way to make any foam weapon. Plus a bunch of twisted tunes...

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