ScareHouse Podcast 129: Fan Q&A with Scott Simmons and Katie "Dudders"

Episode 2486 · March 30th, 2018 · 55 mins 35 secs

About this Episode

This episode of the ScareHouse Podcast was recorded at the Sorgatron Media Studio.  Can we help with your Podcast? Contact us today!

Before Creative Director Scott Simmons and Director of Sales and Marketing Katie "Dudders" left for Transworld, they recorded a live Q&A podcast where they answered fan questions at Sorgatron Media Studios. Fans submitted questions beforehand on Facebook and live during the recording on Facebook and Instagram.

  • What's the most fun part of our jobs.

  • What the team does the rest of the year.

  • The boring paperwork behind running a haunted house.

  • How much of our budget is spent on marketing.

  • Whether our building is really haunted.

  • Other haunted houses we visited in 2017: Dent School House, Shocktoberfest, 13th Gate, Cutting Edge.

  • How we decide what haunts we're going build each year.

  • We can never have enough clowns.

  • Behind the scenes tour are ideal for customers that want to stop and see the details.

  • Whether it's harder to scare people now.

  • What we think is the future of haunted house technology.

  • What keeps it fresh for us and whether we'll get tired of doing what we're doing.

  • Sometimes we're terrible at naming characters.

  • The three smells we used during Valentine's Day in The Basement.

  • Do we create characters based on actors or cast actors based on characters.

  • The ages of the youngest and oldest actors at our haunt.

  • Scott and Dudders favorite haunts and scenes.

  • Seeking out advice from other haunted houses.

  • Any hints for The Basement 2018.

  • Does the return of Pittsburgh Zombies mean more Dudders and Donnie of the Dead videos?

  • Last time we were scared.

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