June 15, 2011
15th Annual Webby Awards: “Internet’s Highest Honor”
The 15th Annual Webby Awards proved to be a big night for the Internet!
The exclusive event, held on Monday night (Jun 13) at Hammerstein Ballroom in NYC, and hosted by Lisa Kudrow, and brought out big-named attendees including Anna Wintour, Daniel Radcliffe, Adrian Grenier, John Mayer, Will Ferrell (via a special surprise video speech), Brooke Shields, Lisa Lampanelli, Marlon Wayans, Norah Jones, James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem, YouTube celebrity Antoine Dodson, Damian Kulash of OK Go, Darrell Hammond, and many others.
One of the highlights of the evening came in the form of a speech given by Dan Savage of the It Gets Better Project, who said “Tracy Morgan can suck my…” in response to the comedian’s recent controversial remarks.
In a lighter speech, Vogue Editor-In-Chief Anna Wintour said, “Sometimes geek can be chic,” clearly addressing her audience.
The star-studded event honored the hard work and innovation of those who work to develop websites, interactive advertising & media, online film & video, and mobile & apps! Congratulations to all who won Webby Awards!Read More