Webby Award Winners Announced

Entertainment Editor
05.05.10

The winners of the 14th Annual Webby Awards have been announced.  I assume winning one of these means Tay Zonday, Chris Crocker, and Star Wars kid surround you, singing “Gooble gobble, we accept you, we accept you. One of us.  One of us.”  You can catch teh ghey from that.  It happened to me.

Co-inventor of the internet Vinton Cerf won the Webby Lifetime Achievement Award, and the respect of porn enthusiasts everywhere.  Roger Ebert won Webby Person of the Year for his blog (and for being Roger f-cking Ebert).  OK Go won Webby Film & Video Artist of the Year for videos like thisAmy Poehler won Best Actress for online series Smart Girls at the Party.

College Humor and the New York Times won five Webbys each. The Muppets Studio, National Geographic, CBS Interactive, Sundance Channel, and HBO each won four.   Twitter, Next New Networks, TED.com, VBS.tv, AOL, and Mashable won three apiece.  GammaSquad won zero because we were too busy downloading pictures of pets wearing sombreros to submit our entry along with the required pint of blood from the last unicorn.

Below is a list of nominees in notable categories, with the Webby and People’s Voice winners designated:

Best Viral Video

Auto-Tune the News

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n12eKIQN1AU

David After Dentist

http://www.youtube.com/booba1234

Lindsay Lohan’s eHarmony Profile

http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/0d646e2edb/lindsay-lohan-s-eharmony-profile

Love Project Music Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nh7D2g5v-Sg

*WEBBY WINNER* *PEOPLE’S VOICE WINNER* The Muppets: Bohemian Rhapsody

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgbNymZ7vqY

*****

Best Individual Performance

Lisa Kudrow in Web Therapy II

http://www.lstudio.com

Ed O’Neil in Star-Ving

http://crackle.com/c/Star-ving

*PEOPLE’S VOICE WINNER*Amir Blumenfeld in Jake and Amir

http://www.collegehumor.com/jakeandamir.

Illeana Douglas in Easy to Assemble

http://www.mydamnchannel.com/Easy_to_Assemble/Season_2/EasyToAssemble1WhatsinStore_2978.aspx

*WEBBY WINNER* Isabella Rossellini in Green Porno

http://www.sundancechannel.com/greenporno

*****

Comedy: Individual Short or Episode

Protect Insurance Companies PSA

http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/041b5acaf5/protect-insurance-companies-psa

*PEOPLE’S VOICE WINNER* WebSite Story

http://www.collegehumor.com/video:1913584

*WEBBY WINNER* The Onion (Comedy: Individual Short or Episode, for The Onion News Network)

http://www.theonion.com/content/video/sony_releases_new_stupid_piece_of

Wainy Days #27, “Jill”

http://www.mydamnchannel.com/Wainy_Days/Season_4/27Jill_1431.aspx

The Ed Hardy Boyz

http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/cd14a180a2/ed-hardy-boyz

*****

Comedy: Long Form or Series

*PEOPLE’S VOICE WINNER* Jake and Amir

http://www.collegehumor.com/jakeandamir

Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis

http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/5ef1adb57b/between-two-ferns-with-zach-galifianakis

*WEBBY WINNER* Web Therapy II

http://www.lstudio.com

Green Porno – Seasons 2 and 3

http://www.sundancechannel.com/greenporno

The Onion (Comedy: Long Form or Series, for The Onion News Network’s Today Now)

http://www.theonion.com/content/onn/playlist/Today+Now

*****

Best Video Remixes/Mashups

*WEBBY WINNER* *PEOPLE’S VOICE WINNER* Auto-Tune the News

http://www.barelypolitical.com/remix/episode/BP_20090903/auto-tune-the-news-8-with-t-pain

Bale Out: RevoLucian’s Christian Bale Remix

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTihsJQHt48

Buffy vs Edward: Twilight Remixed

http://www.rebelliouspixels.com/2009/buffy-vs-edward-twilight-remixed

Carl Sagan – A Glorious Dawn (ft. Stephen Hawking) – Cosmos Remixed

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSgiXGELjbc

YouTube Symphony Orchestra

http://www.youtube.com/symphony

*****

Best Social Networking

*WEBBY WINNER* *PEOPLE’S VOICE WINNER* Twitter

http://twitter.com

BakeSpace.com

http://www.bakespace.com

Cute as Hell

http://www.cuteashell.com

Digg.com

http://digg.com/

Goodreads

http://www.goodreads.com

*****

Best Mobile Social Networking

*WEBBY WINNER* *PEOPLE’S VOICE WINNER* Foursquare

http://foursquare.com

meetMoi

http://www.meetmoi.com

iCrossing’s Say what? iPhone application

http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewArtist?id=330893554

NISSAN Ski Challenge PROVE IT

http://demo.bisystem.com/Skichallenge

Yelp

http://www.yelp.com/yelpmobile

*****

Best Weird

Awkward Family Photos

http://awkwardfamilyphotos.com

*WEBBY WINNER* Selleck Waterfall Sandwich

http://www.selleckwaterfallsandwich.tumblr.com

Cute Overload

http://www.cuteoverload.com

*PEOPLE’S VOICE WINNER* FAIL Blog

http://www.failblog.org

I Can Has Cheezburger?

http://www.icanhascheezburger.com

*****

Best Personal Blog/Website

*PEOPLE’S VOICE WINNER* Broken Secrets – Some of The Best Kept Secrets on Earth

http://brokensecrets.com/

But You’re Like Really Pretty: A Webcomic

http://www.ButYoureLikeReallyPretty.com

Clouds 365 Project

http://www.clouds365.com

*WEBBY WINNER* Indexed

http://www.thisisindexed.com

Jason Nelson’s Digital Oddities

http://www.secrettechnology.com/

*****

Best Humor

Awkward Family Photos

http://awkwardfamilyphotos.com

CollegeHumor.com

http://www.collegehumor.com/

FAIL Blog

http://www.failblog.org

GraphJam

http://www.graphjam.com

*WEBBY WINNER* *PEOPLE’S VOICE WINNER* The Onion (Humor)

http://www.theonion.com

*****

Best Mobile Entertainment

*WEBBY WINNER* *PEOPLE’S VOICE WINNER* Texts From Last Night

http://www.textsfromlastnight.com

MLB.com

http://wap.mlb.com

Television Without Pity Mobile

http://m.twop.com

KCRW Radio iPhone App

http://www.kcrw.com/about/kcrw-iphone-applications

The GQ iPhone App

http://www.gq.com/downloadiphoneapp

*****

Best Broadband

*WEBBY WINNER* *PEOPLE’S VOICE WINNER* Hulu

http://www.hulu.com

Barbara’s Garden

http://www.barbarasgarden.org

CBBC iPlayer

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/

Fancast

http://www.fancast.com

Walmart Soundcheck

http://soundcheck.walmart.com

*****

Best Television

*WEBBY WINNER* *PEOPLE’S VOICE WINNER* Colbert Nation

http://www.colbertnation.com

Current.com

http://current.com/

Discovery.com

http://www.discovery.com

Project Runway Designer Portfolio

http://www.mylifetime.com/shows/project-runway/project-runway-season-6-portfolios

Sundance Channel

http://www.sundancechannel.com

*****

Best Web Service and Application

Dropbox

http://www.dropbox.com

Notable

http://www.notableapp.com

Fonolo

http://www.fonolo.com

*WEBBY WINNER* Tumblr

http://tumblr.com

*PEOPLE’S VOICE WINNER* 99designs.com

http://99designs.com

*****

*****

FULL LIST OF NOMINEES AND WINNERS AVAILABLE HERE.

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