The Foggiest Idea: The Fog Machine Turns 75

Check out this new Halloween Every Night infographic to help clear the mist about the fog machine's 75th anniversary. / Illustration by Dominic Ho

If you’ve ever been to a haunt event or rock concert, you’ve probably experienced a fog machine.

What you can now buy at plenty of stores around Halloween time, has had a long evolution. And its usage hasn’t always been purely theatrical. But the fog machine’s place in human fun is now firmly sealed, and to celebrate the 75th anniversary of William Besler’s invention Nov. 13, Halloween Every Night’s Dominic Ho put together this clickable infographic to help readers clear the mist on a few points about the fog machine.