LOL Funny! – 2008 Winner
Let’s skip the corny, canned jokes and the awkward moments at the podium and just open the envelope, shall we? Ladies and gentlemen, the winner of the 2008 SEMMY Award in the LOL Funny! category is … drum-roll, please …
9 Ways To Bore The Audience at SES New York
Lisa Barone, Bruce Clay Blog | 4/6/07
Congratulations to our winner! Here’s a choice bit from the winning post:
Never look at any one individual in the eyes. Doing so may cause them to ask questions or engage with you. Your best course of action is to concentrate on your notes, scan the crowd as a whole, or stare at your PowerPoint presentation like you’ve never seen it and are amazed by its beauty, and frankly, your own awesomeness. It’s okay to look at the other speakers, but not for too long. You don’t want them to cut in on your presentation. This is about you.
The top two runners-up in public voting were:
- What if that nice clean UI of Googles had to be designed for Google?
Gene McKenna | 10/16/07
- The Latest Google Flatline
Ask.com Blog | 2/2/07
The winner and runners-up are welcome to grab the appropriate badge — we have a badge for both winners and runners-up.
How the Voting Ended
Here’s a look at how each finalist fared in the public voting:
Thanks to all who voted, and congrats again to the winner, runners-up, finalists, and all nominees. We look forward to reading your acceptance speech soon!
Judged by Vanessa Fox and Chris Winfield.