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21 Mystery Movie Recommendations for your Self-Quarantine or Social Distancing

Whether you’re Self-Quarantining or practicing preventative Social Distancing, there’s no doubt that right now, with the spread of COVID-19, the newest Coronavirus to satiate its wanderlust with an around-the-world trip, we all already, or may have shortly, a bit of time at home to enjoy! Mystery lovers get it. There’s nothing more satisfying than a [...]

2020-03-25T22:26:36+00:00

21 Mystery Series to Binge Watch While in Self-Quarantine or Social Distancing

Whether your Self-Quarantine and Social Distancing is out of necessity or choice, there’s no doubt that mystery fans will be looking for the next thing to keep them gripped mentally while waiting out the pandemic, COVID-19. Take your mind off coronavirus, pour a cup of your favourite drink and hunker down to binge-watch some seriously [...]

2020-03-25T22:26:28+00:00

Murder at the Bourbon Club

Welcome to the SHOT blog! Today we are going to slide back in time a little bit, and reminisce about a past event. As you’re probably aware, Shot in the Dark Mysteries can be thrown anywhere, by anyone. That is the beauty of our easy, interactive format. Occasionally however, we have the opportunity to be [...]

2020-01-24T14:45:49+00:00

How to Campaign for the Guests You Want

Shot in the Dark Creative Director, Leigh, sat down with her marketing team from C+P Digital to talk about how to hype up your party. You can listen to their full conversation here. As the marketers they are, their answer is to essentially create a campaign. Which means, just like a campaign, your target audience [...]

2019-12-10T18:31:31+00:00

A Murder Mystery Party Event in Copenhagen, Denmark!

In 2017, Shot in the Dark Mysteries premiered A Gangster Murder at a 1920s Speakeasy in Copenhagen, Denmark. It was a wild ride to get there! SHOT Creative Director Leigh had her on-the-ground point of contact, Lisbeth Damkjaer They plotted and planned from half a world apart to ensure a party to remember. To hear Leigh’s [...]

2019-12-04T16:25:24+00:00

Top Christmas and Holiday Murder Mystery Party Recommendations

Merry Christmas! We are coming at you this week on the blog with a discussion about Christmas parties, specifically Christmas murder mystery parties, and our creative director Leigh’s top recommendations for your Christmas and holiday murder mystery parties from our holiday catalogue – AND some that really AREN’T from our holiday [...]

2020-03-07T00:05:55+00:00

How To Party Like Gatsby

How to Party Like Gatsby The New Roaring 20s are just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate 100 years of this transformational era than to throw a Roaring Twenties party? Murder mystery parties are a great excuse to get all “dolled” up and dance the Charleston, and we have plenty of 20s [...]

2019-11-12T18:39:15+00:00

How to Throw a Murder Mystery at Your Establishment

The Shot in the Dark Mysteries investigative format can translate into an interactive event at any local establishment. One of the places that SHOT throws local events is at a 1920s wine and cheese lounge, The Speakcheasy. Our CEO and chief story teller, Leigh, sat down with the two proprietresses of this prohibition bar. They [...]

2019-11-05T22:05:33+00:00