This article was originally published in The Daily Dot
By Ramon Ramirez
Comedian Rachel Dratch hosted the seventh-annual Shorty Awards Monday night — a ceremony honoring the “best producers of short content.” Across platforms like Vine, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and Tumblr, hardware was dished out to the leading voices, activists, marketers, and creatives.
“It’s great to be amongst fellow narcissists,” Buress said, before calling his award “some cool shit to hold, hopefully when I’m in the club later.”
The ceremony was tightly executed and distractions kept to a minimum. Very little of the content actually being honored was even on display, a fact not lost on Buress: “Show some of the stuff… get a juggler or something.” He also called Twitter an avenue with which to “have sex with strangers in different cities.”
In a hotly contested duel, Bill Nye once-again bested his real-life friend Neil deGrasse Tyson, this time for social media’s best science. Nye took an on-stage selfie, told the room to “embrace the process of science,” and walked out to “Bill!” chants as the night’s most unanimous, exuberant people’s champ.
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