March 15th, 2018 | 35 mins 16 secs
adam johnston, convention, dudders, fabrication, haunt, haunted house, katie dudas, katie dudders, pittsburgh, podcast, poison props, props, scare house, scarehouse, scarehouse scott, scott simmons, special fx, the scarehouse, transworld
Creative Director Scott Simmons and Katie "Dudders" chat with Adam Johnston from Poison Props. Adam has been preying on customer fears and creating haunted house animatronics for 11 years. They discuss how Adam got his start, prepping for a major trade show, and sound design in haunts. Poison Props will be at Transworld later this month.
September 27th, 2017 | 34 mins 28 secs
dudders, escape rooms, halloween, haunt, haunted house, katie dudas, katie dudders, kip polley, pale night productions, pittsburgh, podcast, props, ravens curse, scare house, scarehouse, scarehouse scott, scott simmons, the scarehouse, zombies
A few weeks before opening night, Creative Director Scott Simmons and Katie “Dudders” traveled to Beechview to Sorgatron Media Studios to record a long distance podcast with Kip Polley from Pale Night Productions. Kip was visiting the Southern Illinois Fair with one of his zombie puppets. They chatted with Kip about kids love of zombies, designing haunted attractions for guests of all ages, and being one of the leading innovators in the haunted attraction industry
June 14th, 2017 | 1 hr 27 mins
allen hopps, dark hour, dudders, haunt, haunt dawgs, haunted house, haunters hangout, katie dudas, katie dudders, pittsburgh, plano, podcast, props, scare house, scarehouse, scarehouse scott, scott simmons, shannon hopps, stiltbeast studios, texas, the scarehouse
Allen Hopps is the "Forrest Gump of the Haunted Attraction Industry" having contributed to several of America's iconic haunted attractions over the last 20 years. Days after high school graduation he drove a moped from Baltimore to Orlando to perform as an actor in a haunted house, and he's never regretted it for a moment since. Allen and his wife Shannon join ScareHouse Creative Director Scott Simmons and ScareHouse actress Jennifer Dallas for an inspiring and entertaining look back at the early days of the haunted attraction industry and a look forward to the new era of highly themed and immersive experiences.
June 5th, 2017 | 1 hr 3 mins
clowns, creepy, creepy collection, demons, dolls, dudders, haunt, haunted house, katie dudas, katie dudders, midwest haunters convention, pittsburgh, podcast, props, puppets, scare house, scarehouse, scarehouse scott, scott simmons, the scarehouse, zombie
Throwing it back to the 2015 Midwest Haunters Convention. Our former Director of Operations Crystal caught up with Jerry Dalessandro from Creepy Collection on the show floor.