Comedian Patton Oswalt to Host Webby Awards

Comedian Patton Oswalt to Host Webby Awards
By Damon Berger
  • One of the world’s premier Internet award  shows, the Webby’s, has picked up a mainstream actor as host: Patton Oswalt (of The King of Queens fame). The 16th annual show will announce nominees next week and the winners will be announced around May 1st. The event will take place in the New York City Hammerstein Ballroom on May 21st.

    The awards are famous, among other things, for their 5-word limit on acceptance speeches. Check out some of the great speeches below:

    Best Navigation/Structure Award – People’s Voice: “Shoes, conveniently sold in pairs.

    Youth Award

    National Geographic Kids – People’s Voice: “Fun, facts, photos, animals, grrr!”

    Online Guerilla & Innovation Award

    The Google Job Experiment – Webby & People’s Voice: “Wait there’s no cash prize?”