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  1. Horror Portraits

    Watching a video the other day, I saw some pictures from the Butcher of Provincetown haunt in Scarborough, CN. On one of the walls was an old black and white portrait the face scratched out. I thought, "what a great way to tell a story"!

    I know we've all seen the lenticular photos for sale everywhere from Dollar Tree to Spirit Halloween.

    These pictures tell a story too, but I find a photo with
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  2. Haunting Conversations

    I found something interesting. If you try to do a search for conversational styles, you may find a list of 4, 5, 8 or more, depending on how conversational style is defined. "So WHAT?!?!", I can hear the virtual audience cry out. Is this about haunting or what?
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    Well, maybe we can think about scare acting in terms similar to conversation styles. For example, maybe you choose a list that says the 4 styles are push, pull, stop, and allow.
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  3. Serial Haunting


    There are probably few people out there who remember going to the Saturday morning matinees at the local cinema and watching the serials. Each week, moviegoers could enjoy a new chapter in an ongoing saga. These days, the closes thing we get are TV series with an overarching story arc, like Breaking Bad or The Walking Dead.

    What has this got to do with haunting? It has to do with keeping your guests intrigued
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  4. Holy Order of Screams

    I don't know why I love "generators". Put in some info and your Vampire name pops out or whatever.


    In 2017 I made an Excel based theme generator, which I shared again in 2019.

    For reasons I no longer remember, I created a "Halloween Haunt Name Generator", which I share here.

    Halloween Haunt Name Generator 20210216.xlsx

    It's also Excel based, mostly because that's the program I
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  5. A Scourge of Vampires

    Not to be confused with a malignity of goblins, a scourge of vampires is a bunch of the bloodsuckers. This entry is about a bunch of KINDS of vampire like monsters from Asia.

    If your idea of a vampire begins and ends with a Hungarian dressed like a head waiter, this might open up some new ideas for you! If your image of a vampire *sparkles*, you may have stumbled into the wrong forum.

    Vampire-like figures have a long history in the mythology of Asia.

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