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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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)

77

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.

78

TranquilMammoth

@TranquilMammoth

I vote for @TranquilMammoth in the Shorty Awards Finals for #music because... he is the best bass player that ever bassed.

I vote for @TranquilMammoth in the Shorty Awards Finals for #music because he runs fast.

I vote for @TranquilMammoth in the Shorty Awards Finals for #music because he's legit.

79

THE_REAL_SHAQ

@THE_REAL_SHAQ

I vote for @THE_REAL_SHAQ in the Shorty Awards Finals for #sports because he is the Big Twitt and is very quotatious!

@shortyawards #humor @THE_REAL_SHAQ -- shacula? hillarious!

@shortyawards recommend @THE_REAL_SHAQ in the Shorty Award category #sports because he is by far the most SHAQulous of anyone in sports.

80

james_gunn

@james_gunn

I nominate @james_gunn for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because I do care when he's drinking coffee. :)

I nominate @james_gunn in category #humor because cantankerous is funny.

I nominate @james_gunn for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because...he entertains the $h!t out of me!

81

gordonshumway

@gordonshumway

I nominate @gordonshumway for a Shorty Award in #humor because she has cool hair. Oh yeah -- and she's really funny.

I nominate @gordonshumway for a Shorty Award in #humor because she makes me laugh.

I nominate @gordonshumway for a Shorty Award in #humor because her tweets are laugh-out loud funny!

82

rstevens

@rstevens

I nominate @rstevens for a Shorty Award in #humor because of the sheer unpredictable awesome bizarreness of his every tweet.

I nominate @rstevens for a Shorty Award in #webcomics because... Diesel Sweeties is my hero

I nominate @rstevens in #humour because he's as mad as a cat on a roomba

83

michael_bay

@michael_bay

I nominate @michael_bay for a Shorty Award in #humor because his awesome! BOOM!

I nominate @michael_bay for a Shorty Award in #humor because... BOOM! and fabulous hair.

@shortyawards @michael_bay for #kaboom

84

linc4justice

@linc4justice

I nominate @linc4justice for a Shorty Award in #humor because...he's funny

I nominate @linc4justice for a Shorty Award in #humor because... his satirical wit continually amazes me!

I nominate @linc4justice for a Shorty Award in #humor because he cracks my head right off!

85

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.

86

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.

87

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.

88

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

89

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!

90

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 =)

91

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

92

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

93

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!

94

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!!

95

DjFlush

@DjFlush

i nominate djflush - tweet @shortyawards with a @DjFlush and a #humor

I nominate @DjFlush for a Shorty Award in #tech because he is the Pakistani guru of technology

I nominate @DjFlush for a Shorty Award in #humor because...i think he IS funny ;)

96

apelad

@apelad

I nominate @apelad for a Shorty Award in #humor because his tweets are always weird and wonderful. Oh, and very funny.

@apelad Just tweet: @shortyawards I nominate @FLWBooks in #entertainment because XXX (Make sure to replace the XXX with a reason)

I nominate @apelad for a Shorty Award in #humor because of posts like this: http://twitter.com/apelad/status/986536157

97

prcog

@prcog

I nominate @prcog for a Shorty Award in #humor because his tweets abt PR are funny but true.

I nominate @prcog for a Shorty Award in #humor because... we PR peeps need more snarky on a daily basis.

I nominate @prcog for a Shorty Award in #humor: Their tweets say briefly, soberly, what many in PR have often wanted to shout.

98

loveheylola

@loveheylola

I nominate @loveheylola in #douchelord because there can be only one. and she is. the one.

Another shoutout for @loveheylola for one more nomination! If you're doing shortyawards, nominate her in #douchelord. Yes, I'm serious. :P

@shortyawards #douchelord @loveheylola should winnnnnnn! oh yes. cuz she's awesome. thats why.

99

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.

100

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.

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