The year's best producers of short* humor content

*140 characters or less, on Twitter

The Shorty Awards honors the year's best content producers on Twitter.

The first annual Shorty Awards Ceremony was held on February 11, 2009. Read what the press had to say about it and watch video from the night. Get news about next year's awards and who to follow on Twitter by joining the email list, subscribing to the blog, or following @ShortyNews on Twitter.

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Shorty Awards Humor Winners and Finalists

There were 5 finalists in this category.

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Top nominees in humor

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chumworth

@chumworth

I recommend @chumworth in the Shorty Award category #humor because he's really incredibly funny when sober

@shortyawards: I nominate @chumworth for a Shorty Award in #humor because his check cleared.

I nominate @chumworth for #humor

77

roberthruzek

@roberthruzek

@roberthruzek Good morning Robert!!! Just got finished reading a recent blog post of yours.... @shortyawards #religion

@shortyawards @roberthruzek deserves a Shorty Award in #humor for good natured ribbing.

I nominate @roberthruzek for a Shorty Award in #humor because he is a gifted witty storyteller

78

drtobiasfunke

@drtobiasfunke

I recommend @drtobiasfunke in the Shorty Award category #humor because... he gives me tight pants and lotsa laughs

I nominate @drtobiasfunke for a Shorty Award in #humor since he is able to give spot on psychoanalysis's with wonderful flare

I nominate @drtobiasfunke for a Shorty Award in #humor because his posts are like having a banger in the mouth

79

JuliaAllison

@JuliaAllison

I nominate @JuliaAllison for a Shorty Award in #life because she doesn't want to miss a minute of it. Not a single minute.

I nominate @JuliaAllison for a Shorty Award in #personal because she is unapologetically herself.

I nominate @JuliaAllison for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because her stuff helps take a break from my own life

80

mcawilliams

@mcawilliams

I vote for @mcawilliams in the Shorty Awards Finals for #personal because he brings some fun to twitter

I vote for @mcawilliams in the Shorty Awards Finals for #personal because he brings some fun to twitter

I vote for @mcawilliams in the Shorty Awards Finals for #personal because he brings some fun to twitter

81

TheOnion

@TheOnion

I nominate @TheOnion for a Shorty Award in #humor because...in these times we all need a really good laugh, right?

I nominate @TheOnion for a Shorty Award in #humor because i am twitter's arbitrator of humor and i deem it funny.

I nominate @TheOnion for a Shorty Award in #humor because they come up with the funniest stories!

82

perrybelcher

@perrybelcher

I nominate @perrybelcher for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because he's an animal... so much so, FB couldn't handle him ;-)

I nominate @perrybelcher for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because he is friendly and has good information.

I nominate @perrybelcher for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because he's the coolest guy on Twitter & a Social Marketing Guru

83

doc_rob

@doc_rob

I nominate @doc_rob for a Shorty Award in #humor because he can find humor in places I never thought to look. (You go, doc!)

I nominate @doc_rob for a Shorty Award in #humor because no one else does the PCP-EMR-blogging-llama-goat-monkey mix better :)

I nominate @doc_rob for a Shorty Award in #humor because... :o)

84

jillhanner

@jillhanner

I nominate @jillhanner for a Shorty Award in #humor because she doesn't have far to go to get her award, and she is funny

I nominate @jillhanner for a Shorty Award in #humor because she tickles my funny bone 8-)

I nominate @jillhanner for a Shorty Award in #humor because...she is the funniest girl on twitter.

85

lileks

@lileks

I nominate @lileks for a Shorty Award in regrettable #food

I nominate @lileks for a Shorty in the #humor category. 140 characters can barely contain his humor, but it consistently does.

I nominate @lileks for a Shorty Award in #humor because... no one celebrates life's minutiae with such passion and dedication.

86

scharpling

@scharpling

I nominate @scharpling for #humor because "Fuel Dump" is a masterpiece in progress and Tom is the greatest.

I nominate @scharpling for #humor for his TWITTER TITTERS!

I nominate @scharpling for a Shorty Award in #humor because I know he'll HATE being nominated.

87

mikedoe

@mikedoe

I nominate @mikedoe in category #personal because I got him in humor last week and he's just so darn nice.

I nominate @mikedoe in #humor category because of his doenuts.

I nominate @mikedoe for a Shorty Award in #humor because... he's not a one way comedy machine - he @'s back!

88

austingirl

@austingirl

@shortyaward I nominate @austingirl for a shorty award in #humor because LOL LOL LOL!

I nominate @austingirl in category #writer Screenwriter & Co-Producer soon-to-be film "Souled." Humorist. Fat Bastard's mommy

I nominate @austingirl for a Shorty Award in #humor because she tweets the funny!

89

the_J0KER

@the_J0KER

I nominate @the_J0KER for a Shorty Award in #personal because... it is never just business with him it is personal

I nominate @the_J0KER for a Shorty Award in #humor because...he is a clown and clowns are funny.

I nominate @the_J0KER for a Shorty Award in #humor because he's as funny as a cyanide pie.

90

dooce

@dooce

I nominate @dooce for a Shorty Award in #humor because she rocks!

I nominate @dooce for a Shorty Award in #humor because she continually cracks me up.

I nominate @dooce for a Shorty Award in #humor because...she kicks major polygamist buttock.

91

sloganeerist

@sloganeerist

@shortyawards We, too, nominate the sick genius @sloganeerist for a #humor shorty.

I nominate @sloganeerist for a #humor shorty award because he's sick genius.

I nominate @sloganeerist for a Shorty Award in #humor because s/he makes me laugh out loud fairly regularly.

92

caltort

@caltort

I vote for @caltort in the Shorty Awards Finals for #food because they make it so I only need to walk a block to get a bur ...

I vote for @caltort in the Shorty Awards Finals for #food because food is great and so are they!

I vote for @caltort in the Shorty Awards Finals for #food because...its always my first stop after the bus.

93

texburgher

@texburgher

I nominate @texburgher for a Shorty Award in #humor because favrd seems to think he's hilarious. And I am a lawyer.

I nominate @texburgher for a Shorty Award in #humor because I'm no naysayer. Also, he's funny.

I nominate @texburgher for a Shorty Award in #humor because...of his huge vocab and constant witty banter.

94

ijustine

@ijustine

I vote for @ijustine in the Shorty Awards Finals for #socialmedia because...she is great with youtube and twitter, and geeky!

I nominate @ijustine for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because she is the internet.

I nominate @ijustine in category #socialmedia and #tech ...she's an amazing geek who uses Twitter and Youtube like nobody else

95

bradmantv

@bradmantv

I nominate @bradmantv for a Shorty Award in #humor because I've met the man personally and he is a funny, funny guy.

I nominate @bradmantv for a Shorty Award in #egocentric because he is one, and he is still awesome

I nominate @bradmantv for a Shorty Award in #egocentric because he should win =)

96

adbert

@adbert

I vote for @adbert in the Shorty Awards Finals for #music because...his knowledge, ability and flair is unsurpassed

I vote for @adbert in the Shorty Awards Finals for #music cause this guy never found a song he won't play, just like the bunny

I vote for @adbert in the Shorty Awards Finals for #music because...his tweets are the best!

97

skydiver

@skydiver

I recommend @skydiver in the Shorty Award category #business because his HARO rocks!

I nominate @skydiver for a Shorty Award in #news because HARO is changing the news and PR worlds.

I nominate @skydiver for a Shorty Award in #business - HARO has been a game changer for ordinary folks wanting PR

98

monicahamburg

@monicahamburg

I nominate @monicahamburg for a Shorty Award in #humor because you make me laugh so hard I nearly pee my pants.

@shortyawards #humor @monicahamburg. Monica is an hilarious storyteller who supplements her web scouring with her own hysterical anecdotes.

I nominate @monicahamburg for a Shorty Award in #humor because she eschews TV as a source of idiocy but always makes me laugh

99

Mia

@Mia

I nominate @Mia and @sh3n3rd for an award in #requestingtwitterstonominatethemforawards.

I nominate @Mia for a Shorty Award in #evil because... she rocks ;o)

I nominate @Mia for a Shorty Award in #evil because...Grrrr She is so evil!!

100

michaelBay

@michaelBay

I nominate @michaelBay for a Shorty Award in #humor because real Michael is pissed.

I nominate @michaelBay for a Shorty Award in #douche because he ruined transformers.

I nominate @michaelBay for a Shorty Award in #humor because Shia in footie pajamas cracks me up! And explosions!

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