Episode 79: Halloween Shlock-a-thon

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HAUNTING GURU INTERVIEW

There is more to see in Arizona than the Grand Canyon and Sedona as Chris Birkett gives us a tour of his breathtaking landmark … the Haunted Graveyard.

BONE PHONE

Amanda Ravange of Amanda Reevenge Haunting prank dials Baker with some tips on character creation and haunt acting.

THEATER OF THE MIND

Everyone wants to make sure they build the best haunt and put on the best show possible, but remember -- Halloween is for US to enjoy, too.

SHOCKTAILS

Johnny Thunder rolls out the barrels along with reviews of horror comics, books, AHS 1984, as well as movies Haunt, IT Chapter 2, Clownado, Killer Sofa, Banana Splits Movie and 3 From Hell.

NEWS FROM BEYOND

Anchorman Jeff Doan jumps up on tabletops and gets giggy on his jazz flute while bringing you the latest breaking haunt news.

SOMETHING WICKED

The Swiss-Army Knife of Haunting that is Wick-Ed Gannon.

GHOULIE GROOVES

Ghoulies and ghosties, jack o’ lanterns & things that go bump in the night. Kristen Lawrence goes house to house singing Hallowe’en Carols from her latest album Hallowe’en: Night of Spirits.

THE DARKEST WEB

From Netflix to YouTube, pumpkin carving to Beistle products, Morbid Mariah has a plethora of Halloween treats in store.

Happy Halloween, Cryptlickers… Until next time — Stay Scary!

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FEATURED LINKS

SHOCKTAILS:

Creepy Florida

Svengoolie Meets the DC Universe

Spookhouse Halloween Special

Choke Gasp

Joe Hill Horror Comics

THE DARKEST WEB:

Pumpkin carving master, Ray Villafane

Carefree AZ Pumpkin Garden

Winchester Mystery House Halloween Event

Gingerbread Winchester House by Christine McConnell

CreepyCo Beistle Products

Johanna Parker website, Spoonflower, Instagram

Marianne on Netflix

2 Sentence Horror Stories on Netflix

In The Tall Grass on Netflix

Sculpture artist Sarah Sitkin: Instagram, web articles: human form toys, bodysuit sculptures, horror sculptures

Lindsay Holiday YouTube Channel

Episode 78: Upside Down, Inside Out

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HAUNTING GURU INTERVIEW

Riding in from the wild wild west, winner of the Arizona Haunter’s 2018 best walk-through haunt, Chad Jensen of Hauntstreet haunt in Mesa, AZ will heat up the dungeon.

BONE PHONE

Chris Gay from Haunt Tech Tips and Ocean View Trail of Terror will dial up Baker to discuss projectors, GoPros and line lazers.

SHOCKTAILS

It’s all Thunder and Baker can do to stay right-side up in the Last Bar on the Left as they serve up reviews of The Velocipastor, Scrawl, The Mummy Rebirth, Wicked Witches, and Midsommar.

NEWS FROM BEYOND

Jeff Doan interrupts our regular scheduled programming to bring your the latest developments in the world of Halloween, Haunting and the Haunted Attraction industry.

SOMETHING WICKED

Professor Wick-Ed Gannon schools you on how to refurbish, repurpose and reprogram your old animatronics to give them new life in your haunt.

THE BLACK MARKET

Baker slips his decaying digits into Gary Fay Creations’ custom finger extenders.

GHOULIE GROOVES

German psychobilly rockers, The Retarded Rats escape INTO the dungeon maze.

THE DARKEST WEB

Our Phoebe Cates stunt double Morbid Mariah will forage the world weird web to unearth all the newest Halloween goodies being offered up from all the major retailers this season.

THEATER OF THE MIND

Revenant is out with a nasty throat infection, but will return next episode.

Until next time — Stay Scary!

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FEATURED LINKS

SHOCKTAILS:

The Nosferatu Story: The Seminal Horror Film, Its Predecessors and Its Enduring Legacy by Rolf Giesen

Halloween Fiend by C.V. Hunt

Dead Leaves: 9 Tales From the Witching Season by Kealan Patrick Burke

THE DARKEST WEB:

Target: Animated LED Skull Plasma Ball, Animated Crystal Eyeball, Animated DJ Skeleton

Cost Plus World Market: Tabletop figures, Morticia Napkins, Gomez & Morticia Napkins

Grandin Road: Cracking mirror prop

Spirit Halloween: Trick R Treat Sam, Ghostbusters Dog, Tug-of-War animatronic, Crouching Bones animatronic

Beastcraft: Crouching Ghoul

Oriental Trading: Mermaid skeleton, Two-headed skeleton

Michael’s: Palmistry signs, Fortune Teller signs, LED canvas picture, Wheel of Fortune game sign

Big Lots: Zombie Wolf

Home Depot: Pirate skellies, Pirate ship, Beetlejuice Sandworm, Beetlejuice tombstone & projector

Stranger Things party Pinterest ideas

Costume and Prop Making Forum

Christine McConnell: YouTube, Instagram, Book

Joshua Hoffine: Website, Blog, Instagram, Twitter, Book 1, Book 2

Episode 77: Bat Guano Loco

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HAUNTING GURU INTERVIEW

Out of the mist and into the Hauntcast Dungeon comes our haunting guru guest, Michael ‘MJ’ Jonathan of Legends of the Fog haunted attraction.

THE BESTIARY

"Excuse me sir, can you direct me to the afterlife?" Revenant soldiers his way through wicked seasonal allergies to bring wisdom from the Bestiary concerning psychopomps -- the spirit guides of the dead.

SHOCKTAILS

Johnny Thunder rolls out the barrel and taps into a keg load of movies reviews for The Wind, Headhunter, I Trapped The Devil, I Spit On Your Grave Deja Vu and Brightburn.

NEWS FROM BEYOND

Jeff Doan drops info on upcoming cons/events, Hollywood rumors, and Universal Halloween Horror Nights confirmations and rumors.

SOMETHING WICKED

Wick-Ed Gannon presses the shiny red button to reveal how you can add do-it-yourself automation to your haunt.

THE BLACK MARKET

Baker chops it up with prop-maker Nathan Fronczak of Slaughterhouse Studios.

GHOULIE GROOVES

Who are these masked men? They’re BAT!, here to fight crime and play rock ‘n’ roll!

THE DARKEST WEB

Morbid Mariah shovels up more steaming piles of links to horror shows, books & poetry, haunts & effects, halloween websites, artists, masks, and sundry items.

Until next time — Stay Scary!

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FEATURED LINKS

SHOCKTAILS:

Terror in the Desert: Dark  Cinema of the American Southwest by Brad Sykes

Thrills Untapped: Neglected Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Films, 1928 to 1936 by Michael R. Pitts

Comics: Punk Mambo, and DCeased.

Artists: Jason Limon, Rob Birchfield, and Lance Inkwell.

THE DARKEST WEB:

What We Do In The Shadows on FX Network

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina on Netflix

Scary Stories documentary

Ghosts by Seymour Simon

Halloween Poems by Myra Cohn Livingston

Gammell article: amberrosehammond.com

Mark Powell sculptures

Ravenhearse Family Classic Haunt

TheScareFactor.com

SpookyLittleHalloween.com

SenorScary.com / MyScaryHalloween.com

Eerie Acres Cemetery on YouTube

Halloween Animated Creature Tombstone video

Halloween Hearse with Infinity Illusion video

Halloween Infinity Illusion Guide Video

Eerie Acres Cemetery Halloween Night 2016 Video

Jacen Sievers website, Instagram, article

Trick or Treat Studios

Bedlam Supply Co.

Episode 76: Home Brewed

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HAUNTING GURU INTERVIEW

Baker takes a bite out of the Rotten Apple 907 haunt as Melissa Thompson, Preston & Diane Meyer peel off the outer skin to reveal the inner core of their 29 year old home haunt. 

THEATER OF THE MIND

Monsters may come from just about anywhere, but Rev thinks that some of the scariest come from those foolish mortals who think they're qualified to create life.

SHOCKTAILS

More stone cold shenanigans as Baker and Thunder review movies Piercing, The Man Who Killed Hitler & The Big Foot and Us.

NEWS FROM BEYOND

Scream Team Noobie and entrepid newsman, Jeff Doan, takes over the reins to bring you the latest in Halloween and haunting news.

SOMETHING WICKED

Wick-Ed Gannon schools you on some tools of the trade and secret weapons that monsters hold in their claw to scare you with props, sound, light and motion.

THE BLACK MARKET

Creature creator Kyle Thompson of Midnight Studios FX.

GHOULIE GROOVES

Tapping the keg and cranking it to 11 with Gainesville punk rock icons, Radon.

THE DARKEST WEB

Morbid Mariah pub crawls her way across the interwebz to serve up her latest batch of things to see, and do, and buy.

Until next time — Stay Scary!

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FEATURED LINKS

THE DARKEST WEB:

Horror Homeroom’s Top 10 Easter Horror Movies

Haunted Miniatures: Article 1, Article 2

Juli Steel Twisted Copper Forest, haunted dollhouses article

Square to Spare Miniatures: haunted house, abandoned car, terrain, Winchester House

Gregg’s Miniature Cardboard Haunted Mansion

Grimwood Hollow: Facebook, YouTube

What We Do In The Shadows on FX Network

The Backwoods Maze: YouTube, Facebook, Instagram

Sweet Midnight Halloween clothing and accessories