Village Voice Web Awards: The Winners!
Did you miss our party last night? It was fun. More importantly, people won stuff, like giant foam fingers and real, live cans of Four Loko! Herewith, a recap of the deserving winners of the very first ever First Annual Village Voice Web Awards! Also, our apologies to Best Neighborhood Blog, which was somehow not actually announced last night. EV Grieve was the official winner in that category, as chosen by the very special people of Foursquare. Nonetheless, you all rock, and as Miss Heather of New York Shitty said to me last night, "It's great just to be a finalist." More winners after the jump...
Blog Post of the Year "Justice in Brooklyn" by Jami Attenberg
Video of the Year The Gregory Brothers, "Bed Intruder Song"
Tweets of the Year "Hey @aimeemann stop worrying bout my acting bitch, and worry about your WACK ass music. In the mean time...Eat a hot bowl of Dicks! ICE T" @FINALLEVEL
Best Twitterers Questo of the Roots
Best Sports Blog Deadspin, for all its contributions to the field of "athlete dong"
Best Local Celebrity Site Patrick McMullen
Best Food Blog SmittenKitchen.com
Best Photo Blog Joe's NYC
Best Local Music Site Oh My Rockness
Best Politics Blog Joe. My. God.
Best Neighborhood Blog EV Grieve
Best Use of Twitter to Promote a Business McNally Jackson Bookstore
Best Use of Twitter to Promote a Personal Brand @PatKiernan
Best Locally Built iPhone App All City
Best Local Activism Site Kickstarter
Best Designed Site Design Observer
Best Use of Facebook to Promote a Brand East Village Radio
Best Club Site Bowery Presents
Best Restaurant Site Dirt Candy, for its hilarious blog
Best Use of Video in Entertainment Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis
Best Arts Blog Art Fag City
Best Use of Video in Food Food Curated
Best Flickr Pool Guess Where NYC
Best Sex Blogger Awesome Slut
Most Compelling Evidence of Intelligent Human Life on the Internet @Longreads
Best Literary Twitter Account Colson Whitehead
Best Fashion Blogger Elizabeth Spiridakis
Lifetime Achievement Award Cats. (The animal.)
Congrats to all the winners and nominees, and thanks to Todd Barry, the Astronomical Kid, @1000TimesYes, Whole Foods, and THAT BARTENDER. We really do love you. Also, we may still be drunk. Loko happens.