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I'm an LA-based producer of animation and The Halloween Experience DVD series. I can't swim, but at least "I ain't afraid of no ghost". Btw, Sid Haig is closer than he appears in my profile pic. Follow me on twitter @chipdanger

Black Market Escape Rooms’ ‘MurderCo’ is literally killing it

The buzz around Black Market Escape Rooms has been high since it opened earlier in 2018. Touted as the “nation’s first R-rated escape room” and created by Knott’s Scary Farm vet, Jon Cooke, the new immersive horror experience is poised to become a blood-soaked destination for fans of the thrills of a haunted attraction and ...

The nation’s first R-rated horror escape room experience poised to make a killing in Upland, California

Part escape room, part immersive theater and part haunted attraction, Black Market Escape Rooms' Murder Co. is the latest attraction created by haunt designer, Jon Cooke of Knott's Scary Farm.

Unearth The Mummy Escape Game this Summer in Hollywood!

The ScarePop crew had a chance to check out 'The Mummy' Escape Room at Hollywood & Highland through the summer. Check out our review!

Countdown to Halloween 2017: a guide to LA’s best horror-themed summertime events

If LA’s sunny spring weather is cramping your vampire-like lifestyle, take a dive into these blood-soaked events that will be sure to warm your ghoulish heart through the summertime.

Escape Room Review: DeadZone 805-Operation: Search and Survive

This new zombie-themed escape room in Ventura is part haunted attraction, part scavenger hunt.

‘Tis The Season For Screams: A guide to the L.A. area’s best horror-themed holiday events!

If you thought Black Friday was the scariest thing about this holiday season…you’d be dead wrong!

Haunt Review: San Diego is Creepier Than You Think This Halloween Season

San Diego is known for its beautiful beaches, night life and Comic Con, but once October rolls around it transforms into a damn fine Halloween town! Check out our reviews of Savage House, The Haunt Hotel and The Haunted Trail at Balboa Park. and The Halloween Experience Presents: The So-Cal Haunt List 2016

Halloween doesn’t just happen on October 31st  - for some of us, it happens every day. Now that all the major Halloween events are open, countless monsters, ghouls and creatures of the dark have been unleashed upon a rabid fan base of scare-addicted freaks. Halloween 2016 is proving to be a haunt season full of ...


Widely regarded as the red headed stepchild of Knotts Scary Farm and Halloween Horror Nights, SIX FLAGS FRIGHT FEST has vastly improved in recent years to become a true contender in the LA haunt marketplace.


Hollywood’s premier Halloween Attraction event opened Sept 18th to unleash six mazes (3 returning and 3 new), the Purge Terror Tram and the live Jabbawockeez show. If you’re a longtime fan of Halloween Horror Nights, you know the drill and will have a good time. The mazes are mostly solid and stick to the HHN “scare” ...