Enter the 14th Annual Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. See categories below. The early entry deadline is on December 9th, 2021.

From the 7th Annual Shorty Awards Weird

What can we say about the illustrious “weird" Shorty award. No, really what can we say? This Shorty is for those out there who are the best Tweeters, Instagrammers, bloggers, Facebook posters, and Pinners who... are just so darn weird you can’t help but love them! Now, let’s all go out wearing pants on our heads and Instagram each other while we nominate our favorite for the #Weird Shorty Award.

This category will have 7 finalists. These include 3 with the most nominations from the public, 3 chosen by the Shorty Awards Nominating Board made up of professional journalists from around the world, and 1 Wildcard Finalist. See our rules page for more info.

Finalists

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GISHWHES
I was spawned into the world in 2011 when @mishacollins’s eye https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhNtnZUaZm0 arranged a hot date in which a floating 6-foot decorated Christmas tree https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Wb0K7lJCuQ inspired a cabbage patch doll https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8BsVoCsDRk to strip tease. There may also have been a young man …
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Los Angeles Rain
Hi it's me @losangelesrain
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PONCHO
For centuries human beings have been trying to predict the weather, or more precisely what will fall from the sky today. But this is the 21st century, and it's time for cats to take over. Specifically, me. I am also one of the rare weather cats who work for free. You're welcome in advance.
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Sam Bashor
According to LinkedIn, Sam has been a member of the Illuminati for 3 years. He is the first known human to name himself, unfortunately he picked Sam. Most notably, Samuel coined the phrases, 'You go girl,' and, 'Whoops!' He has the body of a 21-year-old, the mind of an 89-year-old, the looks of a certain silver fox (George Clooney), and the legs o…
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darth™
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david moye
David Moye is a 25-year media professional who specializes in weird news and dumb crime for The Huffington Post. In his younger days, he worked as a professional psychic in order to get material for country songs. He also holds a world record as the fastest palm reader ever. In 2009, Moye got national attention when he created a PR agency where…

Nominees