October 10th, 2019 | 41 mins 32 secs
haunted attraction, haunted house, pittsburgh, pittsburgh permits, scream district, stalked by a killer, the basement, the scarehouse, zombies
Scott Simmons and Katie Dudas from The ScareHouse Scream District are taking about the new The Basement and Stalked by a Killer attractions in the Strip District, moving away from Etna and their recent ordeal with permits in the city that have kept them from opening.
April 21st, 2019 | 1 hr 14 mins
dudders, haunted attraction, haunted house, immersive theater, into the dark, lgbtq, peaches christ, pittsburgh, queer, san francisco, scarehouse, terror vault
Katie "Dudders" caught up with former ScareHouse Director of Operations, Crystal Wright and her new co-workers from Into the Dark's Terror Vault in San Francisco, David Flowers, Ric Ray, and Joshua Grannell (Peaches Christ) at Transworld. They chat about Into the Dark's Terror Vault, east coast v. west coast haunted attractions, and working to make everyone feel welcome.
ScareHouse Podcast 134: Design Manager Nicole & Operations Manager Nino Discuss Spreadsheets & Show Flow
February 8th, 2019 | 30 mins 55 secs
design, dudders, haunt, haunted house, katie dudas, katie dudders, nicole, nino, pittsburgh, podcast, scare house, scarehouse, scarehouse scott, scenic design, scott simmons, spreadsheets, tech, the scarehouse
Dudders sits down with her haunt siblings, Design Manager Nicole and Operations Manager Nino, to discuss spreadsheets, show flow documents, misconceptions of working at a haunted house, and more spreadsheets.
ScareHouse Podcast 133: 2018 ScareHouse Season Recap with Scott Simmons, Katie “Dudders”, and Nino Balistrieri
December 20th, 2018 | 57 mins 56 secs
a creepy christmas, dudders, haunt, haunted house, katie dudas, katie dudders, krampus, night of the living dead, pittsburgh, podcast, popup bar, romero lives, scare house, scarehouse, scarehouse scott, scott simmons, the scarehouse, zombie den, zombies
Scott, Nino, and Dudders look back on the craziness that was the 2018 ScareHouse season. From creating a zombie themed pop up bar, appearing all over the season, and super fun season, this has been an amazing haunt season!
October 29th, 2018 | 56 mins 53 secs
dressed to kill, halloween, haunted house, horror film, mindhunter, movie props, parking sign, poltergeist, spooky voices, the crazies, thrifting, thrifty, vhs
This is the series finale for our spooky episodes. It's been an awesome October, filled with pretty cool hauls. This week we found a VHS haul from a strange connection.
October 17th, 2018 | 1 hr 6 mins
analog, beer, brian mendelson, comedy, dudders, haunt, haunted house, horror, jack black, katie dudas, katie dudders, movies, pittsburgh, podcast, row house cinema, row house of horrors week, scare house, scarehouse, scarehouse scott, scott simmons, the scarehouse, vcr, witches week
Molly and Travis sit down with Scott Simmons and Katie “Dudders” Dudas to discuss Row House Cinema.
July 20th, 2018 | 44 mins 6 secs
deadnecks, dudders, faceoff, fx, haunt, haunted house, jordan patton, katie dudas, katie dudders, monsterpalooza, pittsburgh, podcast, scare house, scarehouse, scarehouse scott, scott simmons, special effects, the scarehouse
Jordan Patton, a well-liked competitor from Syfy’s FaceOff, sits down with Scott Simmons and Katie “Dudders” Dudas to discuss FaceOff, his early beginnings at ScareHouse, and DeadNecks.
April 5th, 2018 | 1 hr 12 mins
assistant director, behind the scenes, concussion, downward dog, dudders, fear the walking dead, foxcatcher, george romero, gone, haunt, haunted house, katie dudas, katie dudders, location scout, outsiders, pa film tax credit, pittsburgh, pittsburgh movies, podcast, scare house, scarehouse, scarehouse scott, scott simmons, silence of the lambs, steve parys, the scarehouse
Creative Director Scott Simmons and Katie "Dudders" chat with Assistant Director and Pittsburgh native Steve Parys. Steve has worked on television shows and movies filmed in Pittsburgh and around the world including Silence of the Lambs, Fear the Walking Dead, and Outsiders. Steve discusses his diverse background and experiences and even shares an incredible story from the set of Silence of the Lambs.
March 30th, 2018 | 55 mins 35 secs
behind the scenes, chainsaws, clowns, dudders, haunt, haunted house, katie dudas, katie dudders, pittsburgh, podcast, scare house, scarehouse, scarehouse scott, scott simmons, the scarehouse, zombies
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.
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.