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 in 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 snappers who... are just so darn weird you can’t help but love them!

Nominees

finalist
Amy Sedaris
Amy Sedaris has been a staple of the weird comedy scene since her cult show Strangers With Candy. S…
Baby's names
Twitter feed Baby’s Names is exactly what you think, but exaggerated to the highest degree. With an…
winner
Bill Wurtz
Bill Wurtz writes catchy six-second jingles with ‘80s-inspired animations designed to get stuck in …
finalist
Carrot Facts
Parody Twitter accounts full of false facts about mundane objects are a dime a dozen these days, bu…
Cole Hersch
Cole Hersch is known for his weird Vines, both from his personal account and from his character Cor…
finalist
How To Basic
The unseen and unspeaking Australian YouTube creator responsible for the channel How To Basic could…
finalist
Megan Amram
First a denizen of Twitter, then a staff writer for NBC’s Parks and Recreation, Megan Amram continu…
Samir Mezrahi
The social media director of BuzzFeed, Samir Mezrahi will show the 11 best times Steve Buscemi had …
Simply Sylvio
The Vine work of Simply Sylvio, who says he’s “just an ordinary gorilla trying to live a simple lif…
Tig Notaro
Tig Notaro is a comedian and actor who appeared on shows like The Sarah Silverman Program before br…
Valium Village
Valium Village is a Vine account from reality TV editor Michael Bellizzi. Michael takes snippets of…
finalist
wolf pupy
Imagine if Mitch Hedburg were reincarnated as a cave-dwelling, baby wolf that had Twitter. With 160…