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The Rise of the House of Torment
Austin's biggest home haunt is now a national phenomenon
"...the kids every October 31st. Now he leads one of the biggest Halloween haunt businesses in the nation. Its..."

Oct. 28, 2015 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

A Decade of Aggression at the House of Torment
Austin's top-rated Halloween haunt looks back on 10 years of scares
"..."Fresh meat!" Wham. The ingress slams shut at the House of Torment, and you're on your own...."

Oct. 31, 2012 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Return to the House of Torment
Heading back into the nation's number five Halloween attraction
"...Last year, the House of Torment haunted house by Highland Mall was voted..."

Oct. 24, 2009 Design Post by Richard Whittaker

Making the House of Torment a Home
After a shuttered year, Austin's oldest haunted attraction reunites the family
"...Normally, the warm scent of batter and thick syrup is the smell of home...."

Oct. 8, 2021 Arts Feature by Richard Whittaker

Behind the Scenes at the House of Torment
"...look at what makes Austin's award-winning haunted attraction one of the best in the nation...."

Oct. 7, 2021 Photo Gallery

This Old Haunted House
The House of Torment grows darker and across the nation
"...Daniel McCullough prowls the House of Torment as both its its master and guardian...."

Sept. 13, 2013 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

10 of Austin's Best Halloween and Día de los Muertos Parties and Events for 2019
These haunted listings won't be here long
"...is finally here, and with it comes a host of spooky and fun-filled experiences to fill up your October..."

Oct. 16, 2019 Events Post

Council: Still in Torment
Uber and Lyft up for discussion
"...already has 146 Items, though at least a few of them are member proposals in search of co­-spon­sors, so..."

Sept. 19, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

Austin Films For the First Wave of Austin Film Festival
Fugitive Dreams, Horton Foote doc in first wave
"...Film Festival promised that they'd stick to their mission of bringing the best of new cinema, even while making..."

Aug. 27, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Gift of Words
Corrido
"...Take all the lingering ghosts and graying sages out of the American desert, and what is left? Madness, answers..."

Dec. 11, 1998 Books Feature

Misery Business: The Cathartic and Unexpectedly Joyful Trend of Emo DJ Nights in Austin
Welcome to the Black Parade
"...a nightclub DJ booth comes armed with a clutch of "in case of emergency, break glass" songs they can..."

Sept. 3, 2021 Music Feature by Chad Swiatecki

To Ancient Troy (By Way of Denver)
Ancient Greece and modern Denver may seem an incongruous pairing, but in the new Greek epic Tantalus, produced by the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, they prove a striking fit, creating a work that's heroic.
"...incongruous that their pairing seems more like the opening of a joke ("So Agamemnon, Achilles, and Ajax are watching..."

Nov. 24, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

30 Years of Hot Sauce Festival Creates Many Memories
Reminisce with event staff, judges, and fans during this year’s break from the heat
"...In 1994, we officially proclaimed ourselves the largest hot sauce festival in the..."

Aug. 28, 2020 Food Feature

It Came From the Back Yard
House of Torment's yearlong scare tactics pay off in Halloween screams
"...For the six weeks leading up to Halloween, the House of Torment is a gore-drenched charnel house, an apocalyptic..."

Oct. 3, 2008 Features Feature by Richard Whittaker

A Very Krampus Christmas
Seasonal scares at the House of Torment
"...'Twas the week before Christmas, And all through the House of Torment, Not a creature was stirring … Except..."

Dec. 16, 2016 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

The Immortal Mansion
House of Torment remains the blood-stained king
"...If you think you've been to the House of Torment before, think again. Austin's nationally recognized Halloween..."

Oct. 22, 2010 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Every Day Is Halloween
Local haunted house attraction gets national award ahead of scaring season.
"...spine on edge and their teeth chattering: For owners of Halloween haunted house attractions it's not snakes or zombies..."

Aug. 15, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Halloween Is Serious Business
Behind the gates at Scream Hollow and the House of Torment
"...comes but once a year – but Austin's haunted house scene delivers twice the terrors, as the old evil..."

Oct. 31, 2017 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin’s Haunted Attractions Are Back With Safe Screams
After a year of shuttered scares, Halloween is home
"...hard to tell. With COVID-19 numbers rising, the season of spooks and ghouls took a backseat. Trick-or-treating was all..."

Oct. 8, 2021 Arts Feature by Richard Whittaker

October Is the Busiest Month for Events in Austin
There are just too many events to miss in the coming week, so On the Range takes over for 'Food-o-File' in order to spread the word
"...in the local economy. Add to that the promise of a good UT football season, and what's not to..."

Oct. 15, 2008 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

10 Things to Do This Halloween
Check out what's going on this weekend?
"...plans we got you covered. Here are 10 events of what's hot and happening around town this weekend...."

Oct. 28, 2015 Events Post by Allen Martinez

Global Fear is Here
Halloween icon Mr Creep is open for business
"...And, in Austin, Halloween and Mr. Creep, the Best of Austin-winning ghoul with a grin. Now Creep and his..."

Oct. 25, 2010 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Halloween in November
House of Torment reopens for extra frights
"...seems a bit peculiar for local Halloween attraction the House of Torment to plunge everything into darkness...."

Nov. 7, 2008 Design Post by Richard Whittaker

Who is Mr. Creep?
How an Austin horror icon began
"...What's so wonderful about Halloween? Well, it's the least off-the-peg holiday of all. It's the one time when anyone..."

Oct. 28, 2008 Design Post by Richard Whittaker

Gay Place
Brand New Key celebrate the release of their first full-length
"...strumming the bluegrass around town for the better part of four years. But this Friday night they're celebrating a..."

Oct. 7, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

Thirteen Things To Do in Austin on Halloween
Halloween 2014: All the events here, there, and in-between
"...once again! So we've compiled a conveniently numbered list of things to do around Austin...."

Oct. 23, 2014 Events Post by Derek Van Wagner

Laying Down the Lore
Aaron Mahnke takes smash hit folklore podcast to Amazon
"...Tall tales. That thing that happened to a "friend of a friend." Aaron Mahnke's award-winning Lore podcast has collected..."

Oct. 15, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Frights for Free
House of Torment opens its big, scary doors for free opening night event
"...Halloween, it seems, starts on Sept. 18. The House of Torment haunted attraction, situated in the parking lot..."

Sept. 18, 2008 Design Post by Richard Whittaker

Holiday Happenings
'Tis the season
"...Austin Trail of Lights Now- December 23 Zilker Park..."

Dec. 12, 2016 Events Post by Morgan Menendez

En Garde and Armed With Latex and Brushes
Three Austin special effects makeup artists compete on SyFy's 'Face Off'
"...When Michael Faust walked onto the set of Face Off, he was in for a surprise. The..."

Dec. 28, 2012 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

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