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The Halloween Half Hour

The Halloween Half Hour

By HHN Unofficial
The podcast that celebrates the Halloween holiday all year round by discussing your favorite horror franchises, interviewing special guests and talking all things spooky that might just go bump in the night!

The podcast is brought to you by award-winning author Christopher Ripley of HHN Unofficial and social media superstar Amanda aka Boston White.

This podcast is a part of the After Dark Podcast Network and is fabulously produced by Aaron Z. Adams.
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#17 - Michael Berryman & The Hills Have Eyes Part Two
Join us for more spooky fun as we welcome  Michael Berryman back to the podcast! Michael is a veteran of the horror and  sci-fi genres with over 100 performances to his name from his breakthrough The Hills Have Eyes to The Devil’s Rejects, Tales from the  Crypt and even Star Trek.  We chat about his many achievements and even bust another Hollywood myth, this time about the dog in The Hills Have Eyes.  Amanda and Chris discuss a great topic on whether classic horror films if made today - would they be classic?  We also have our usual news and rumors! Download the whole show from www.patreon.com/thehalloweenhalfhour Starring Christopher Ripley, Boston White aka Amanda and The Spooky Voice Guy Producer: The Amazing Aaron Adams This podcast is a part of the After Dark Podcast Network and HHNUnofficial.com Visit us at thehalloweenhalfhour.com or on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram or email us at podcast@thehalloweenhalfhour.com
24:51
August 28, 2020
#16 - Michael Berryman & The Hills Have Eyes Part One
Join us for more spooky fun as we welcome Michael Berryman to the podcast! Michael is a veteran of the horror and sci-fi genres with over 100 performances to his name from his breakthrough The Hills Have Eyes to The Devil’s Rejects, Tales from the Crypt and even Star Trek. We chat about his career to date and as it’s such a bumper interview part two will be available next time. We have your regular news and reviews, we chat Halloween Horror Nights cancellation, new spooky additions to your home and Amanda takes us on a haunted tour of some of the most strikingly haunted castles in the North of England! All this and more on your favourite spooky podcast! We also announce our move to patreon, so please join us at www.patreon.com/thehalloweenhalfhour Starring Christopher Ripley, Boston White aka Amanda and The Spooky Voice Guy Producer: The Amazing Aaron Adams This podcast is a part of the After Dark Podcast Network and HHNUnofficial.com Visit us at thehalloweenhalfhour.com or on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram or email us at podcast@thehalloweenhalfhour.com This episode is brought to you by Halloweencostumes.com. If you are looking for the best Halloween costume ideas for this year’s festivities, or decorate your house, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you are searching for a costume idea or finding that must have decoration, Halloweencostumes.com has it all! Signup to their email and get 20% off your first order! Special link: https://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-9287851-12684099
01:43:28
August 14, 2020
#15 - Ernie Hudson & The Ghostbusters
Join us for more spooky fun as we welcome an actual Ghostbuster to the Podcast, Mr. Ernie Hudson. He gives us a fascinating account of his career, his time as a Ghostbuster, and his experiences on the set of The Crow. He also gives us an exclusive tidbit of info regarding the upcoming Ghostbusters 3! And the exclusivity doesn’t stop there as we take a sneaky tour of an upcoming HHN30 house, we provide the usually industry news and rumors, announce the winner of our strange noise contest, and we also review some recent horror releases: The Lighthouse, Truth or Dare, Midsommar and The Hunt! And we even have a singalong! All this and more on your favourite spooky podcast! Starring Christopher Ripley, Boston White aka Amanda and The Spooky Voice Guy Producer: The Amazing Aaron Adams This podcast is a part of the After Dark Podcast Network and HHNUnofficial.com Visit us at thehalloweenhalfhour.com or on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram or email us at podcast@thehalloweenhalfhour.com This episode is brought to you by Halloweencostumes.com. If you are looking for the best Halloween costume ideas for this year’s festivities, or decorate your house, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you are searching for a costume idea or finding that must have decoration, Halloweencostumes.com has it all! Signup to their email and get 20% off your first order! Special link: https://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-9287851-12684099
01:11:02
June 28, 2020
#14 - Cassandra Peterson aka Elvira
Join us for more spooky fun as we welcome Cassandra Peterson aka Elvira aka the Mistress of the Dark onto the show!  We find out what off the shelf soda keeps her looking so young, how she sold a haunted house to Brad Pitt, why Mark Hamill is petrified of her bedroom closet and more!  We also discuss all the latest news and rumors for horror genre and we have a competition for you that you can enter by emailing us at our shiny new address at podcast@thehalloweenhalfhour.com! Starring Christopher Ripley, Boston White aka Amanda and The Spooky Voice Guy Producer: The Amazing Aaron Adams This podcast is a part of the After Dark Podcast Network and HHNUnofficial.com Visit us at thehalloweenhalfhour.com or on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram This episode is brought to you by Halloweencostumes.com. If you are looking for the best Halloween costume ideas for this year’s festivities, or decorate your house, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you are searching for a costume idea or finding that must have decoration, Halloweencostumes.com has it all! Signup to their email and get 20% off your first order! Special link: https://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-9287851-12684099
01:12:36
June 11, 2020
#13 - Creepshow TV Show Co-Writers Stephen Langford and Paul Dini
Join us for more spooky fun as we chat with Creepshow co-scriptwriters Stephen Langford and Paul Dini. As well as diving deep into the story that they co-wrote ‘Skincrawlers’ we also ask Stephen about his long career in sit-com writing, and speak to Paul about his time writing for the ‘Renaissance’ of Saturday morning cartoons while at Warner Bros. and how he created Harley Quinn for the animated series of Batman. We also find out why Clint Eastwood always carries a baseball bat! Plus, we have our usual spooky news, we talk a few rumors and discuss our favorite episodes of Creepshow! Starring Christopher Ripley, Boston White aka Amanda and The Spooky Voice Guy Producer: The Amazing Aaron Adams This podcast is a part of the After Dark Podcast Network and HHNUnofficial.com Visit us at thehalloweenhalfhour.com or on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram This episode is brought to you by Halloweencostumes.com. If you are looking for the best Halloween costume ideas for this year’s festivities, or decorate your house, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you are searching for a costume idea or finding that must have decoration, Halloweencostumes.com has it all! Signup to their email and get 20% off your first order! Special link: https://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-9287851-12684099
01:24:07
May 15, 2020
#12 - JAWS Actor Robert Shaw with Actor and Son Ian Shaw
Join us for more spooky fun as we chat to actor and writer Ian Shaw about his new play 'The Shark is Broken' which debuts in London's West End after a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe.  We also chat with him about his famous father and how he is now destined to return to the character of Quint which his father is most fondly remembered for.  Tickets will be available here: https://www.atgtickets.com/shows/the-shark-is-broken/ambassadors-theatre/ Plus we have our usual spooky news, we talk a few HHN rumors and discuss our favorite shows right now on Shudder including a deep-dive into the Cursed Film series.  Starring Christopher Ripley, Boston White aka Amanda and The Spooky Voice Guy Producer: The Amazing Aaron Adams This podcast is a part of the After Dark Podcast Network and HHNUnofficial.com Visit us at thehalloweenhalfhour.com or on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram This episode is brought to you by Skyscanner UK. Click the link below to see all their current flights, car hire, and hotel - deals and offers. There’s no hidden fees, no hidden charges, and no funny business! Travel your way today at Skyscanner UK. Link: https://www.tkqlhce.com/click-9287851-13073934
01:13:46
April 29, 2020
#11 - John Kassir the Voice of the Cryptkeeper
Join us for more spooky fun as we welcome John Kassir to the podcast to discuss his life and career.  John tells us some amazing stories of how he became the Cryptkeeper, working on Halloween Horror Nights, doing stand-up with Robin Williams and how he saved Jack Nicholson’s life!  Be careful what you axe-for as you won’t wanna miss this kiddies! Plus we have our usual spooky news, we talk a few HHN rumors and discuss what you creeps at home are watching during this lock-down! Starring Christopher Ripley, Boston White aka Amanda and The Spooky Voice Guy. Producer: The Amazing Aaron Adams. This podcast is a part of the After Dark Podcast Network and HHNUnofficial.com
53:57
April 10, 2020
#10 - Leigh Whannell and The Invisible Man
Join us for more spooky fun as we go all out on the latest Universal blockbuster ‘The Invisible Man’ with legendary film director Leigh Whannell who we chat to about his creations Saw, Insidious and Dead Silence. Plus he tells us about an hilarious incident he caused at Halloween Horror Nights! We also have Amanda’s trip report to Comic-Con, our non-spoiler review of ‘The Invisible Man’ and a Spooky Story! Starring Christopher Ripley, Boston White aka Amanda and The Spooky Voice Guy. Producer: The Amazing Aaron Adams. This podcast is apart of the After Dark Podcast Network and HHNUnofficial.com --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
01:13:12
March 12, 2020
#9 - Alfred Hitchcock WORLD EXCLUSIVE Interview Footage plus interview with Expert Sandra Shevey
Join us for more spooky fun as we go all Hitchcockian with some exclusive audio footage never heard before of Alfred Hitchcock, plus we interview Sandra Shevey a renown expert on the good man and possibly the last person to interview him 1-2-1. She also discusses her time with John Lennon and her amazing London tours which can be booked here: sandra_shevey@yahoo.com Starring Christopher Ripley, Boston White aka Amanda and The Spooky Voice Guy. Producer: The Amazing Aaron Adams. This podcast is apart of the After Dark Podcast Network and HHNUnofficial.com --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
01:12:09
February 22, 2020
#8 - JAWS Designer Joe Alves & Author of Designing JAWS Dennis L Prince
Join us for more spooky fun as we chat to legendary production designer Joe Alves on his extensive Hollywood career of working for both Walt Disney and Alfred Hitchcock, and how these early engagements informed his work to design JAWS! We also bust the myth that the shark didn’t work! Plus author of Designing JAWS Dennis L Prince joins us to discuss how the book came together. Get your copy here: https://amzn.to/2Uhm4tK Starring Christopher Ripley, Boston White aka Amanda and The Spooky Voice Guy. Producer: The Amazing Aaron Adams. This podcast is apart of the After Dark Podcast Network and HHNUnofficial.com --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
01:09:32
February 2, 2020
#7 - BBC/Netflix’s Dracula Series with the show’s actor Tim Ingall
Join us for more spooky fun as we get all blood thirsty and deep dive into the brand new adaptation of Dracula with actor Tim Ingall who plays Krasnaya Rubashka in episode 2! We also have our spooky news roundup and discuss what horror filled Christmas presents we received. Starring Christopher Ripley, Boston White aka Amanda and The Spooky Voice Guy. Producer: The Amazing Aaron Adams. This podcast is apart of the After Dark Podcast Network and HHNUnofficial.com This episode is also sponsored by Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast today at https://anchor.fm/app
01:21:15
January 13, 2020
Episode 6: Scream Queen Linnea Quigley
Join us for more spooky fun as we welcome horror icon and the original Queen of Scream Linnea Quigley. We also have our spooky news roundup and a deep dive into the horror movies we’ve enjoyed this year. Starring Christopher Ripley, Boston White aka Amanda and The Spooky Voice Guy. Producer: The Amazing Aaron Adams. This podcast is apart of the After Dark Podcast Network and HHNUnofficial.com This episode is also sponsored by Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast today at https://anchor.fm/app
01:20:02
December 26, 2019
Episode 5: Friday the 13th with Jason Voorhees - Kane Hodder
Join us for more spooky fun as we celebrate Friday the 13th on the actual Friday 13th with special guest, Jason Voorhees himself - Kane Hodder! We also have our spooky news roundup and the top Christmas presents for all horror fans! Starring Christopher Ripley, Boston White aka Amanda and The Spooky Voice Guy. Producer: The Amazing Aaron Adams. This podcast is apart of the After Dark Podcast Network and HHNUnofficial.com This episode is also sponsored by Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast today at https://anchor.fm/app
01:07:26
December 14, 2019
Episode 4: Neil from For The Love of Horror and behind the scenes at Pinewood Studios!
Join us for more spooky fun as we interview Neil from For the Love of Horror! Check out his awesome convention here: https://www.fortheloveofhorroruk.com We also go behind the scenes at Pinewood Studios to see what’s filming in London and we have an exclusive special announcement about Netflix’s Stranger Things! Starring Christopher Ripley, Boston White aka Amanda and The Spooky Voice Guy. Producer: The Amazing Aaron Adams This podcast is apart of the After Dark Podcast Network and HHNUnofficial.com This episode is sponsored by Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast today at https://anchor.fm/app
57:26
December 3, 2019
Episode 3: Doctor Sleep Special with the movie’s Production Designer Maher Ahmad
Join us for more spooky fun as we dedicate a whole show to Warner Bros’ brand new modern masterpiece Doctor Sleep. Mike Flanagan and Stephen King’s chilling new movie is discussed at length with the movie’s Production Designer Maher Ahmad, giving us all the scary information on just now he recreated the Overlook Hotel! Special thanks to Warner Bros. Starring Christopher Ripley, Boston White aka Amanda and The Spooky Voice Guy. Producer: The Amazing Aaron Adams This podcast is apart of the After Dark Podcast Network and HHNUnofficial.com
52:57
November 24, 2019
Episode 2: Clue with Jonathan Lynn and a spooky trip report to a real haunted hotel
On the second episode of ‘The Halloween Half Hour’ we celebrate the greatest ever murder mystery comedy, Clue with its writer and director Jonathan Lynn. We have a chat about some spooky news before discussing a recent trip that Amanda took to the Adelphi Hotel in Liverpool, a real life haunted hotel! All this and more in your favorite spoopy podcast ‘The Halloween Half Hour’. Starring Christopher Ripley, Boston White aka Amanda and The Spooky Voice Guy. Special Guest: Jonathan Lynn Producer: The Amazimg Aaron Adams This podcast is apart of the After Dark Podcast Network and HHNUnofficial.com
01:12:36
November 17, 2019
Episode One: Vincent Price with Victoria Price
On the very first inaugural episode of ‘The Halloween Half Hour’ we pay homage to the greatest genre actor and all round legend that is Vincent Price with his acclaimed author and daughter Victoria Price. We have a chat about some spooky news before discussing a recent trip that Amanda took to see the cast reunion of everyone’s favorite teenage vampire movie ‘The Lost Boys’. All this and more in your soon to be favorite spoopy podcast ‘The Halloween Half Hour’. Starring Christopher Ripley, Boston White aka Amanda and The Spooky Voice Guy. Special Guest: Victoria Price Producer: The Amazimg Aaron Adams This podcast is apart of the After Dark Podcast Network and HHNUnofficial.com
01:09:37
October 25, 2019