The ScareHouse Podcast: One of America’s Best Haunted Houses
ScareHouse is one of America's Best Haunted Houses! Join us for fun and informative conversations with our designers, cast, and crew - as well as extended interviews with other haunters, Pittsburgh icons, Ghost Hunters, and alternative artists and performers. ScareHouse, in Pittsburgh PA, is one of America's Scariest Halloween Haunted House Attractions (Travel Channel) - featured on Good Morning America, USA TODAY, Huffington Post, CBS news, Buzzfeed, Forbes, Geek & Sundry, and many other national media outlets. Tickets, dates, and more information about Pittsburgh's Ultimate Haunted House available from http://www.scarehouse.com
ScareHouse Acting with Steve and Tori

Veteran ScareHouse actors Tori Benacquista and Steve LaRussa have portrayed zombies, steampunk warriors, creepy Victorians, and ... a meteorologist?

Steve and Tori join hosts Rob Johnston and Laura Kelly to talk about working inside Pittsburgh's ultimate haunted house, interacting with thousands of local fright fans, and the variety of iconic characters they've portrayed in the haunt and in our videos and commercials. Plus, the secrets of being a good zombie!

ScareHouse, Pittsburgh's Ultimate Haunted House, has been ranked as one of “America’s Scariest Halloween Attractions” by Travel Channel and featured in multiple online and print publications including USA TODAY, Forbes, AOL News, Yahoo, Funworld, and Money magazine.

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Direct download: ScareHouse_Acting_with_Tori_and_Steve.mp3
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Social Marketing, Advertising, and PR with Jonathan Wander

Jonathan Wander is the Vice President of written communications and social marketing for Z Brand, one of Pittsburgh's newest and most successful design and marketing communications firms. He is an accomplished writer with more than 20 years of experience in advertising and public relations. His career is highlighted by successful campaigns in all media including websites, televison, radio, print, and outdoor for a variety of clients including those in technology, education, industry, retail, and non-profit. Jonathan also contributes regularly to Pittsburgh magazine, is a an active member of Pittsburgh's social media community, and is on the board of directors for Haitian Families First.

Jonathan joins host Rob Johnston and ScareHouse Creative Director Scott Simmons to talk about "old school" PR stunts from Pittsburgh's past, social marketing, viral videos, and the mistakes that many companies make when engaging with customers online. Plus: sugar packets!

ScareHouse, Pittsburgh's Ultimate Haunted House, has been ranked as one of “America’s Scariest Halloween Attractions” by Travel Channel and featured in multiple online and print publications including USA TODAY, Forbes, AOL News, Yahoo, Funworld, and Money magazine.

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Leonard Pickel - Hauntcon Haunted Attraction Convention

Leonard Pickel has amassed a lifetime of Haunted Attraction Design and operational experience, with October seasonal events to year round haunted attractions, museums and dark rides. He has designed over 100 successfully creative events since his first attraction in 1976 and has provided consultation for hundreds more. In 1994, Leonard co-founded Haunted Attraction Magazine, the premier publication for the dark amusement industry, striving to provide information vital to the success of the industry, with in-depth articles on the country’s major attractions.

Leonard joins Rob, Laura, and Scott to talk about his 35+ years of experience in the haunted attraction business and offers a preview of the 2012 HAuNTcon: The Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow and Convention that's coming to Pittsburgh this May! Visit www.hauntcon.com to find out more about the tours of Pittsburgh haunts and Halloween events, makeup demos, how-to workshops, business seminars, tradeshow floor, and social gatherings. HAuNTcon takes place May 3rd through the 7th, 2012 at the Monroeville Convention Center.

ScareHouse, Pittsburgh's Ultimate Haunted House, has been ranked as one of “America’s Scariest Halloween Attractions” by Travel Channel and featured in multiple online and print publications including USA TODAY, Forbes, AOL News, Yahoo, Funworld, and Money magazine.

Subscribe today for new episodes of our ScareHouse podcast. Help us reach new listeners when you leave positive reviews and feedback on iTunes. THANK YOU for your support!

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Direct download: Leonard_Pickel_-_Hauntcon_Haunted_Attraction_Convention.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:44pm EDT