Tag: Haunted House

Haunted Attraction Review Websites

Haunted Attraction Walkthroughs

In the late 90’s, the only way to get a feel for what a haunted attraction was like was to either sort through photo galleries online or to read lengthy written descriptions with pictures. But as streaming video technology got better and the price of digital cameras went down as time went on, filmed tours …

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Hanson’s Haunted Farm and Hayride

Wow, I didn't know Johnny Legend was a haunted attraction employee...

Location: 20 Nixon Road, Framingham, MA 01701 (Directions) Dates/Times: Oct. 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29, 7:00 to 10:00 pm (Dates/Times and prices subject to change as years go by) Admission: $12 per child 12 and under, $14 per adult (Call ahead for groups of 10 or more) Phone: (508) 877-3058 Website: http://www.hansonsfarm.50webs.com Although I wasn’t able …

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No More Vintage Halloween Insanity?

Since when do ghosts have ear?

Last year, I had high hopes for the 2011 installment of my “Vintage Halloween Insanity” series. Not only had I found a walk-through description of a 1915 haunted attraction, but it was quite possibly the most ludicrously dangerous of the old Halloween articles I had ever found after it seeming like I had run out …

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Music to Haunt By: An Introduction

Having clearly not learned my lesson from doing the Freaky Tiki Surf-ari, I’ve decided to do another music-related review series for the site. However, unlike last time, this will be much shorter and won’t have the introduction and first review merged into a single post… Sound is an important part of any haunted attraction, be …

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High-Tech Haunted Houses

For the past two Halloween Countdowns, I’ve always had at least one haunted attraction review. Sadly, it’s looking more and more like that won’t be the case this year. Ironically, my busy schedule for the countdown leaves me with zero free time to check out any of the few haunted attractions that are within reasonable …

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Still More Vintage Halloween Insanity

For the last two years that I’ve do this, I always think I’ve found the most dangerous and foolhardy Halloween how-to and will never find anything that will top it…only to then find something that does so. This year was no exception. When I first read the “Mechanical Halloween Pranks” article from an October 1918 …

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How to Make a Monster

No, this isn’t a review of the classic AIP film of the same name. Instead, this blog entry is intended to point you in the direction of some handy how-tos in case you need something extra special for your Halloween display, haunted attraction or costume party. The online preview of Dan Reeder’s Papier-Māché Monsters: Turn …

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The “Ultimate Haunt”

Enter if you dare...

Chances are that you’ve heard stories about a haunted house with 13 floors somewhere in your state. You know, the one that nobody’s ever been able to complete since it’s so scary and has trapdoors that drop you out of the place? In fact, the management is so confident nobody can finish that they’ll give …

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