Chris Adrian and Eli Horowitz, winners of the Webby & SXSW Interactive Awards for their digital novel The Silent History, have a new digital novel out from Atavist Books that pushes the boundaries of the published word. The story and the user experience of The New World reflect the digital experience. Show More Summary
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… They'll be Brief Late late late late late, that's me. Right on cue, I missed the Webby Award speeches this year. But I love 'em because they only get five words to say what they need to say (I think the orchestra starts playing 'em off after word three). Show More Summary
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, they’re going to have to add a special “Yoga Parody” category to the Webby Awards pretty soon, due to their sheer ubiquity on the internets. While there’s no drought of silly yoga spoofs,Show More Summary
Tiffany Shlain, filmmaker, founder of the Webby Awards and host of AOL On original series "The Future Starts Here," stopped by AOL's New York office for a conversation with AOLers about how she unplugs and recharges and juggles workShow More Summary
The Webby Awards bill themselves as “the Web’s highest honour”, and while that’s a pretty bold statement to make; few others try to distill a year of Internet into a fairly short award ceremony. This year’s big winners included Banksy, Kickstarter, and De La Soul, and as ever there were a lot of honours for video content too. Show More Summary
Sponsored Post: Actor and comedian Patton Oswalt kicked off The 18th Annual Webby Awards with an opening monologue that simultaneously honored and spared no barbs for the weird and wonderful world of the Web.
YouTube Link Instead of appearing in person to accept a Webby Award for Person of the Year, camera-shy street artist Banksy submitted this acceptance video to be played at the ceremony of their 18th annual awards. The UK-based artist's...Show More Summary
Banksy has issued a video response to being named Person of the Year at the Webby Awards ceremony last week. The YouTube clip summarizes the anonymous street artist's hyped month-long residence in New York last October, with Banksy congratulating himself on works such as the meatpacking truck filled with stuffed animals... More »
Last week the Webby Awards declared Banksy to be "Person of the Year," a Thing that, unsurprisingly, wasn't enough to get the elusive street artist out in the spotlight. Instead, host Patton Oswalt accepted the Thing for him, joking as he looked down at the prepared speech: “Somebody painted over it.” [ more › ]
In lieu of showing up in person to accept his 2014 Webby Award for Person of the Year, street artist Banksy submitted this acceptance video about his 2013 artist’s residency in New York City. The full 18th Annual Webby Awards cememony can be viewed online.
In lieu of an acceptance speech for winning the 2014 Webby Awards Person of the Year, graffiti and urban artist Banksy made this video summarizing the spectacle that won him the award, his “residency” in New York.
This post is sponsored by The Webby Awards. A scotch-swigging Patton Oswalt set the tone for the 18th Annual Webby Awards with an opening monologue that pulled no punches when it came to the sometimes bizarre world of the web. "Webby Award winners are some of the most popular people on the internet... Show More Summary
To accept his Webby for Person of the Year, Banksy created a video summarizing his recent residency in New York City. Just under three minutes, the video features the English artist’s signature tongue-in-cheek humor and takes a look at the… Watch Banksy’s “Artist in Residence” Video for the 18th Annual Webby Awards is a post by Brock Cardiner on Highsnobiety.
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We covered "Orange Is the New Black" star Taylor Schilling's Webby Award victory for best actress, but there was a slightly more downer moment during the awards ceremony: a memorial for the selfie. The award show played a video memorializing the selfie, tracked by somber music as it showed less than classy selfies. Show More Summary
Comedian Patton Oswalt opened last night's Webby Awards with a monologue that contained plenty of jokes, but also an impassioned defense of net neutrality in the face of new FCC regulations that could create a two-tiered system for internet speeds.
"Selfie." It's a word that's gone from amusing and/or silly to dear God shut the ever-loving hell up about selfies already. And the selfie entered the global mainstream in a big way over the last year, which means, yes, "selfie" is officially dead. And the Webby Awards this week featured an In Memoriam highlighting some of the absolute worst selfie ideas ever.
The full awards ceremony of the 18th Annual Webby Awards, hosted by comedian Patton Oswalt, is now available via the Webby Awards’ YouTube channel. The ceremony was held on May 19th in New York City. The full list of winners, including the Special Achievement Award winners, is available on the Webby Awards’ website.
Mysterious British graffiti superstar Banksy -- who has never been publicly identified -- was predictably a no-show at the annual Webby awards, despite being named "person of the year." The awards have carved a niche as one of the most followed measures of online greatness, and many other Internet heroes attended Monday's celebration in New York. Show More Summary