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Five Words


One nice thing about winning a Webby Award is that you needn’t bother making a long list of everyone you should thank from the podium – nor do you have to suffer through anyone else’s odes to early mentors or monologues about climate change. Five words: That’s all you get, whether you’re Amy Poehler or Brooks Jackson. Here’s Brooks’ speech from the awards ceremony in New York last night:

In case you’re mystified, our post about whether President Barack Obama appeared in an early ’90s rap video might help.

And, in case you’re interested, here are the brief masterpieces of all the winners, including Poehler, Isabella Rossellini, OK Go, Vint Cerf, Roger Ebert, Buzz Aldrin, the PS 22 Chorus and so many more.