THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

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

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From the 8th Annual Shorty Awards Best Parody Account

Although we know the various Twitter handles aren’t being run by their namesakes, we still love them for their dedication to the persona they envision themselves as and the way they connect through social.

Nominees

finalist
Bros Being Basic
Seeing a #OOTD (outfit of the day) post in her Instagram feed, blogger Ashley Hesseltine of Witty +…
winner
Emo Kylo Ren
Spoiler alert: Kylo Ren is the son of Han Solo and Princess Leia, turned dark lord in this year’s b…
Guy In Your MFA
@GuyInYourMFA is the pretentious young man in your writing workshop, quoting Vonnegut, throwing con…
finalist
Kanye Doing Things
Kanye does a lot of things. He produces platinum records, collects Grammys, designs his Yeezy cloth…
finalist
Millennials of New York
"Millennials of New York," from Elite Daily writers Connor Tole and Alec MacDonald, is a comic spin…
NYT Without Context
James Jewell shares New York Times articles with you. But only a few words from them. New York Time…
finalist
Rick Grimes
Rick Grimes isn’t just the broodingly handsome Sheriff leading the living through millions of zombi…
Satiregram
Touted as “the only Instagram account you need to follow" by Gizmodo in 2015, the @satiregram comed…
Socality Barbie
Socality Barbie is #blessed. The brainchild of Portlander Darby Cisneros, the fashionably dressed B…
finalist
Tina
Bob’s Burgers made a star out of its fictional hopeless romantic teenager Tina Belcher. With this p…
lmao jack
Memes are fodder for lmao jack’s creative reinterpretation. Sourcing material from TV shows, pop cu…
tldrwikipedia
@tldrwikipedia (Sorry Wikipedia. Too long; didn’t read.) is the internet encyclopedia’s compressed …