THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

From the 12th Annual Shorty Awards Best in Weird

We can all agree on one thing, and that’s that a lot of channels out there are truly bizarre. Entertaining and amazing, but bizarre. Sometimes, it’s those creators that deserve the biggest celebrations for pushing the boundaries in directions we didn’t even realize. These are the oddest, the strangest, the best weirdest accounts of the year.

Nominees

Antonio Mele
Antonio Mele is a 3D artist who uploads oddly satisfying, yet highly captivating videos of objects …
finalist
Buttered Side Down
Buttered Side Down presents a whole new take on comedy by producing skits that create reality-bendi…
finalist
Caitlin Doughty
Influencers are beloved for giving their fans exclusive and unique behind the scenes look into trav…
finalist
Jan Erichsen
Sometimes, the most unexpected things can be the most entertaining and satisfying. Case in point be…
Joseph's Machines
Joseph Herscher is here to answer the all-important question, "Who says machines must be useful? Th…
ParryGrip
A longtime lover of parody television jingles and novelty songs, Parry Gripp has brought his unique…
finalist
Pro Bird Rights
You know who’s got it rough in this world? Bird. Well, thankfully the account @probirdrights on Twi…
SERIOUSLY STRANGE
You know what’s seriously strange? This account, bringing their 3M+ YouTube Subscribers and 920K+ T…
Sandro Giordano
By distorting bodies into splayed forms in his photo compositions, Sandro Giordano creates visuals …
Scoragami
Calling all statistics and analytics fans, this is the account for you! The term "Scorigami" was fi…
finalist
The Nekci Menij Show
By parodying pop culture in intentionally crude MS Paint-crafted animation, The Nekci Menji Show ch…
winner
jackstauber
If obscure, vanguard synth pop is your thing, then musician and comedian Jack Stauber has just what…