Category Archives: Competition

Having your Cake and Being Eaten By It, Too

If you think a  ’50s retro/parody film featuring a daikaiju-sized cake might be fun, watch the following faux trailer and you can help get it made. embedded by Embedded Videovimeo Direct Lobsterdance Productions, under the creative auspices of Jared P. … Continue reading

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Review: Sex and Insects

The Midge (UK-2010; short [11:22 min.]; dir. Rory Lowe) To quote Wikipedia: “Midges comprise many kinds of very small two-winged flies found world-wide. The term does not encapsulate a well-defined taxonomic group, but includes animals in several families of Nematoceran … Continue reading

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Announcement: Evangelion Competition

The Backbrain is happy to announcement that the randomly chosen winner of the Evangelion Competition (see here for details) is: Gitte Christensen Congratulations, Gitte. The new region-B Blu-ray of Evangelion 1.11: You Are [Not] Alone will be heading your way … Continue reading

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Evangelion Competition

Now you can win a copy of the Blu-ray release of the first film in Hideaki Anno’s rebuild of his influential anime series: Evangelion 1.11: You Are (Not) Alone — courtesy of Madman Entertainment. But before I give you the … Continue reading

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Help Boost Aussiecon 4’s Wattage

Undead Backbrain wants to help Canadian author Peter Watts get to this year’s World SF convention! Why? Read on. Peter Watts has written some of the best hardcore science fiction available today. On reading his first Rifters novel, Starfish, I … Continue reading

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Ninja Flash Competition Winner Announced

To celebrate the coming of Ninjaz With Attitude to Canberra — where they did irreparable damage to the minds, souls and virginity of attendees at Conflux 6, an annual speculative fiction convention held in Australia’s national capital, as well as … Continue reading

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Ramsey Campbell to judge the ‘Nameless’ competition

Streetlights flickered and coughed as she passed. For a while, hope was a euphoric drug that changed her subtly, slowly — the rhythms of breathing, the flow of blood in her veins falling into a pattern that was in harmony … Continue reading

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What Are You Waiting For?

  Our long-running series of articles on the Top 20 Craziest Kaiju — with titles chosen by Kaiju Search-Robot Avery — is about to end. This time tomorrow I’ll be posting Avery’s Number One choice. So you have approximately 24 … Continue reading

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Top 20 Craziest Kaiju Contest!

YOU could win an artist-approved, limited edition print of Todd Tennant’s King Komodo in action (see image below)! In the lead-up to the announcement of Kaiju Search-Robot Avery’s Top 20 Craziest Kaiju Countdown Number 1 spot, I thought we’d have … Continue reading

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Fights We’re Yet To See

Worth1000’s most recently completed Photoshopping contest was Versus 2 — “I’d Pay To See THAT Fight!” Some unusual contests resulted. Here’s some relevant to us: Check out all the entries here.

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