If you were ever curious if the people that make you laugh so much online are equally hilarious in real life, we've got good news: they are. If there was any takeaway from last night's 2013 Houston Web Awards, it's that funny people are funny even when they're not restricted to 140 characters or 6 seconds of video.
The Web Awards are a celebration of all the great things going on online, as well as a chance to get out from behind computer monitors for a few hours. But in the age of smart phones no one is ever really away from social media, and we've rounded up our favorite photos and tweets from a great night.
(We grabbed these photos from Instagram and Twitter, but if you decide you'd rather not have us share your photo just drop us a line.)
Two of our celebrity presenters, really excited to be there.
— Shea Serrano (@SheaSerrano) June 28, 2013
Tweets like this are why Shea won Funniest Twitter Account.
— Houstorian (@Houstorian) June 28, 2013
We wonder if winning the award will warrant a mention on Houstorian's twitter next June 27th.
I'd like to thank the @HoustonPress for this award. It's wonderful to know that, by the end of the year, I will have won something.
— Ben Hall (@benhall4mayor) June 28, 2013
Fake Ben Hall couldn't be there in person, but we appreciated the digital acceptance speech.
Another excited Houston Web Award winner.
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Thanks to everyone who came out and made the night a success. We leave you with a small part - six seconds, to be exact - of the #BestAcceptanceSpeech of the night: