Big Scary Show

by Big Scary Show

Something has unearthed itself to bring you a frightfully exciting podcast, reaching out across the dark and fearsome landscape of the haunt and horror community

Podcast episodes

  • Season 11

  • BIG SCARY SHOW - Episode 297 - RIGHT ON THE EDGE OF HAUNT SEASON!

    BIG SCARY SHOW - Episode 297 - RIGHT ON THE EDGE OF HAUNT SEASON!

    Even though it’s finally September, it's still hot out there, but don’t let that deter from the fact that many haunts open their doors in about a week. Some may already be open! Be sure to get out there, support those haunts, and let them know how happy you are that they’re back and scaring people.Storm is ranting about Skeletons on a Plane in a Haunt Minute. Meathook Jim discusses military punishments in another installment of Between the Corpses. Badger reads the latest in Deadline news, and the Old Crone interviews the organizer of the Eureka Springs Witches Escape in her ‘Ask The Old Crone’ segment. Vysther returns with part 1 of his 20 years as a home haunter, there’s a new September Gruesome Giveaway, and we’re spinning you some spooky tunes to celebrate the unofficial opening of haunt season.The Roundtable of Terror discusses hiring actors and retaining actors at your haunt. Many haunts are still hiring so this is still a timely subject. Where do you find them? How do you keep them? And how do you know that everyone you hire is reputable? We bring in a haunt owner and an expert in background checks to discuss ways they’ve handled this very important issue. Also, if you belong to the HAA, there may be something extra special just for you so be sure to tune in. All this, and so much more.We hid the body, but you’ll become an accomplice just by listening to........the BIG SCARY SHOW. (And please support your local haunts)Featured music: Chris Thomas (Music for Haunts) - Creepy Town Jerry Vayne - Cirque Du Macabre Sam Haynes - All Hallows Mystary - Room No 07#bigscaryshow #roundtableofterror

  • Big Scary Show - Episode 296. Midsummer Scream Part 2

    Big Scary Show - Episode 296. Midsummer Scream Part 2

    As we continue to edge closer to the 2023 halloween season, the (g)hosts at the Big Scary Show are busy getting ready. Badger is bringing you part 2 of his coverage at Midsummer Scream in Long Beach, California before he starts traveling and training actors at haunts around the country. The Old Crone is no doubt setting up Banshee Manor for the season. Meathook Jim and Storm are also anxiously awaiting the cooler weather and the opening of haunts.Storm is ranting about haunted drive-thrus in a Haunt Minute. Meathook Jim discusses slave punishments in yet another installment of Between the Corpses. Badger reads the latest in Deadline news, and the Old Crone discusses how fear is subjective in ‘Ask The Old Crone’. There may be a winner of the August Gruesome Giveaway. We’re also playing you some rockin’ tunes to keep you going as you try and finish those projects and scenes before October.The Roundtable of Terror brings in the one and only David Bertolino from Spooky World Haunted Theme Park in Massachusetts. He’s the subject of a new documentary that’s coming out soon called 'Spooktacular,' and he and his producer sit down and talk about the history of the haunt and a whole lot more. It’s a discussion from one of the true legends in this industry and you don’t want to miss this conversation. All this, and so much more on Episode 296 of the Big Scary show.We hid the body, but you’ll become an accomplice just by listening to........the BIG SCARY SHOW. (And please stay hydrated)Featured music: Halloween - Her Ghost Comes Out to Play 13 Pagan Holiday 13 - Long Shadows Fall on Halloween Razing Hell - Terror Television Silent Horror - Evil Dead#bigscaryshow #roundtableofterror

  • Big Scary Show - Episode 295 - Midsummer Scream Part 1

    Big Scary Show - Episode 295 - Midsummer Scream Part 1

    It’s August and that means the haunt season starts next month. The (g)hosts at the Big Scary Show are getting excited for all the upcoming spooky and scary stuff the 2023 season has to offer. Badger has already begun his season with a trip to the west coast to attend Midsummer Scream in Long Beach, California. While we bring you a LOT of interviews from the show floor this episode, there was just too much to cram into one show, so consider episode 295 to be part one of our coverage.Storm is ranting about Stuffies, in a Haunt Minute. Meathook Jim discusses slavery in yet another installment of Between the Corpses. Badger reads the latest in Deadline news, and the Old Crone discusses sales tax in ‘Ask The Old Crone’. We’re also playing you some spooky tunes to keep you going as well as bringing you a new Gruesome Giveaway for August. Be sure to listen carefully for your chance to win. Dick Terhune is back with another slab from the Marketing Morgue, and as a bonus, we bring you the first ever edition of Tater’s Hot Take. What can that be about? Stay tuned.The Roundtable of Terror invites two of our favorite guests, Ed Douglas and Gavin Goszka from Midnight Syndicate to have a seat at the table and discuss their upcoming NEW album and other things. If you love all things Midnight Syndicate, you do NOT want to miss this Roundtable. All this, and so much more on Episode 295 of the Big Scary show.We hid the body, but you’ll become an accomplice just by listening to........the BIG SCARY SHOW. (And please stay hydrated)Featured music: (Midnight Syndicate) Fortune’s Folly (Selected by Ed Douglas) Slight Miscalculation, Fellowship of the House (Selected by Gavin Goszka), Noctem Aeternus#bigscaryshow #roundtableofterror

  • Big Scary Show - Episode 294 - Douglas Tait

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    Big Scary Show - Episode 294 - Douglas Tait

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    As July begins to wind down, we are one more month closer to October and the Big Scary Show Episode 294 continues to bring you all the latest news, information, and music you need as you kick things into high gear. After all, it’s less than 100 days until Halloween.Storm is ranting about lighting accessories for your 12-foot skeleton in a Haunt Minute. Meathook Jim talks about the Penalties for Piracy in yet another installment of Between the Corpses. Badger reads the latest in Deadline news, and the Old Crone discusses beating the heat this time of year. We’re also playing you some rockin’ tunes to keep you going as we head into August.The Roundtable of Terror invites actor and director Douglas Tait to join us and talk about his 30-year career in the film industry. Who else do you know has appeared on-screen as Jason Voorhees AND Michael Myers? He’s also been in the Hellboy, Annabelle, Star Trek, and Star Wars franchises, and more. And as a bonus, he’s a HUGE fan of haunted houses. Be sure to catch him and buy an autograph at a convention or haunted attraction this year. All this, and so much more on Episode 294 of the Big Scary show.We hid the body, but you’ll become an accomplice just by listening to........the BIG SCARY SHOW. (And please stay hydrated)Featured music: (The Rhythm Coffin) Yeah Yeah. Tombstoned The Monster Mash Coffin Creep #bigscaryshow #roundtableofterror

  • Big Scary Show - Episode 293 - Haunted Attraction Assocation

    Big Scary Show - Episode 293 - Haunted Attraction Assocation

    As July settles in and brings the heat with it, the Big Scary Show Episode 293 is keeping things tolerable with all the cool news, information, and music you need as you get into building and hiring season. We can all get through this together, just hang on for a couple more months until Fall gets here.Storm is ranting about the invasion of the rock snakes in a Haunt Minute. Meathook Jim talks about Hangings (behind closed doors) in another installment of Between the Corpses. Badger reads the latest in Deadline news, and the Old Crone discusses making lists and remembering to write things down. Do we have a brand new Gruesome Giveaway winner for the month of July? Tune in to find out.The Roundtable of Terror invites Brent Wilson, Vice President of the Haunted Attraction Association to have a seat and discuss all things concerning the HAA and the implementation of their new 3-year plan. They have a new survey going on that can help determine the future of the industry. If you want to have a say in what direction the Haunted Attraction Association goes, fill out the new survey and let your voice be heard. If you’ve also wondered what the HAA can do for you, you’ll want to tune in. All this, and so much more on Episode 293 of the Big Scary show.We hid the body, but you’ll become an accomplice just by listening to........the BIG SCARY SHOW. (And please stay hydrated)Featured music: Here Come the Mummies - Creepin’ The Zombie Surfers - Transylvania Surf I Kept Her Heart - The Pine box Boys Neal Zaza - Danse Macabre#bigscaryshow #roundtableofterror