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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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!

77

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!

78

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

79

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

80

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!

81

iptib

@iptib

I nominate @iptib for a Shorty Award in #news because...always keeps me up to date on Apple news

I nominate @iptib for a Shorty Award in #tech because...iPhone rules and Scott knows it best

I nominate @iptib for a Shorty Award in #tech because he consistently has great iPhone info and reviews.

82

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

83

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

84

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

85

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 =)

86

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!

87

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

88

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

89

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!!

90

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!

91

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 ;)

92

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

93

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.

94

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.

95

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.

96

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.

97

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!

98

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!

99

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.

100

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.

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