There are a lot of things going on out there in the infosphere, and we're here to confuse the situation some more. After the jump we have a list of contests and projects you should probably take a gander at. But first up, let's talk about free movie screenings!
Epix, in conjunction with Vios, is having a "Movie Free-for-All" this summer. Tonight at Coney Island, they'll be screening Iron Man 2 for free. They are also running a Twitter contest called Sweet Seats. Fans can enter to win VIP seats to select screenings by following @EpixHD on Twitter. EPIX will announce on their Twitter handle when the contest begins for each movie, then all you have to do is tweet to @EpixHD with the hashtag #EPIXFFA as instructed to become eligible to win. All the rules and details are here. The prizes for the Iron Man 2 screening are free Iron Man 2 DVDs.
There are a ton of things on Kickstarter you could throw your support behind this week, not least of which is Jimmy Palmiotti's comic book project Queen Crab. $5 gets you a digital copy of the comic.
There's also Womanthology, which I'm a part of. $50 will pre-order you the book, and will provide money for the next Womanthology collection. (Or you could buy the book when it comes out in December, and support the Global Giving Foundation.)
One of my favorite comedians, Eugene Mirman, is asking for help with his Comedy Festival this year. It's in New York, so if you can't get there, I can understand not donating. However, he HAS promised to mail me my Eugene Marshall's badge, so I can Eugene Arrest any hipsters I find not laughing at my jokes.
If you missed the post last week, Halloween Costumes dot com is having a Darth Vader Helmet Challenge. From now until October 1st, you can submit your artwork to possibly become one of the 25 artists selected to decorate a Darth Vader helmet for charity.
From now until August 14th, Samantha Newark (the voice of Jem) is taking submissions to create the cover to her next album. Submissions are open to everyone and the prize is not only getting to be the cover artist, but $150.
Girls Read Comics is going to be judging the Wonder Woman Contest over at Superhero of the Month. (It's a redesign Wonder Woman contest.) Submissions end August 24th.
Good luck and Good donating! I hope everyone finds something fun to do this August. Carry on, Monday, do your worst!