The Week contest: Snail movie

This week’s question:  Florida has been invaded by the giant African land snail, a banana-sized gastropod that devours foliage, gnaws on buildings, and transmits diseases and parasites in its trail of slime. Come up with the title of a creature-feature horror film about this slow-moving menace.

Click here to see the results of last week’s contest: Beatles song 

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THE WINNER: “Glide of Frankenslime”

Chuck Gaston, Lititz, Pa.

SECOND PLACE: “Gastropodzilla”

Laurel Rose, Pittsburgh

THIRD PLACE: “Something Wicked This Way Eventually Comes”

Beth Simon, Oakland



Hunter Burgan, Los Angeles

“Shell on Earth”

Norm Carrier, Flat Rock, N.C.

“A Nightmare on Elm Leaf”

Kenneth Burgan, Grass Valley, Calif.

“The Sliming”

Patty Oberhausen, Fort Wayne, Ind.

“Slimes Against Humanity”

Robert Muller, Walnut Creek, Calif.

“Creature from the Backyard Goo”

Tina Flynn, Chico, Calif.

“The Biggest Slow on Earth”

Ken Kellam III, Dallas

“Nine Inch Snails”

Bill Levine, Belmont, Mass.

“Walk for Your Lives!”

Mike Blauer, Burley, Idaho

“The Big Creep”

Michael Grossman, San Dimas, Calif.

“Apocmollusk Now”

Ed Raymond, Pittsburgh


Michael Silvia, Barrington, R.I.

“I Know Where You Slid Last Summer”

Rebecca Ganzel Thompson, St. Paul, Minn.

“World War Zzz”

Tim Mistele, Coral Gables, Fla.

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