59 minutes | Apr 12, 2021

Haunt Weekly - Episode 280 - March/April News

This week on Haunt Weekly we're doing the news and covering all the haunted attraction news that's fit to print, or talk about, from the last four weeks.

To that end, it's been a surprisingly busy month for haunted attraction and adjacent news. We have an update on the shooting at Erebus, news about COVID spikes following Halloween and much, much more.

So, sit back and relax as we take you through all the haunted attraction news you need to know!

This Week's Episode Includes:

  1. Intro
  2. Question of the Week
  3. Updates on the Store (https://www.hauntweeklystore.com)
  4. Teen Charges in Erebus Shooting to Get Psych Evaluation (https://www.theoaklandpress.com/news/copscourts/teen-charged-in-slaying-outside-erebus-to-get-psych-evaluation/article_38790e8a-8e4e-11eb-a033-4b1f9a50fa9d.html)
  5. Major COVID-19 Spike Seen After Halloween (https://mustangnews.net/major-covid-19-spikes-occurred-after-halloween-and-new-years-eve-now-students-are-concerned-about-cases-after-st-patricks-day-celebrations/)
  6. University of Southern Alabama Faculty Put on Leave Over Racist Halloween Photos (https://www.al.com/news/2021/04/usa-faculty-graduates-want-university-to-denounce-racism-after-halloween-photo-controversy.html)
  7. Haunted Attraction Opening New Escape Room (https://www.post-gazette.com/life/recreation/2021/03/15/Escape-Room-Pittsburgh-Escape-FearScapes-Breakout-pandemic-2021/stories/202103080130)
  8. Scream n' Stream Returns to Osceola (https://www.aroundosceola.com/news/scream-n-stream-returns-osceola)
  9. Japanese Drive-Thru Haunts Return for Summer (http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/13581435 )
  10. Haunts Opening for "Scream Break" (https://www.timesfreepress.com/news/chattanooganow/outabout/story/2019/mar/20/scream-break-dread-hollow/490925/)
  11. Universal Orland HHN Seeking Dancers (https://www.mynews13.com/fl/orlando/attractions/2021/04/05/universal-orlando-seeking-dancers-for-halloween-horror-nights)
  12. Baton Rogue's Black and Orange Bash Returns May 1 (https://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/entertainment_life/festivals/article_d8d7f802-9630-11eb-9dab-4b77260f2a38.html)
  13. Midsummer Scream to Return in 2022 (https://www.nbclosangeles.com/the-scene/midsummer-scream-to-haunt-2022-and-the-upcoming-holidays-too/2568934/)
  14. Immersive Halloween Bar Minutes from Disney and Universal (https://insidethemagic.net/2021/03/halloween-bar-disney-universal-ad1/)
  15. Revisit Question of the Week
  16. Conclusions

All in all, this is one episode you do NOT want to miss!

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