Last night, Patton Oswalt hosted the 16th Annual Webby Awards at the Hammerstein Ballroom. The awards honor excellence on the internet, and have become renowned for their unique 5-word acceptance speech policy. This year's program also included a special performance by Passion Pit, who performed their new single "Take A Walk."
Guests included Mayor Bloomberg, Louis C.K., Spike Lee, Jeremy Lin, Bjork, John Hodgman, Jason Sudeikis, Justin Long, Marc Forgione, Pete Cashmore, Scumbag Steve, Chris Torres, Jim Gaffigan, Skip Bayless, Sonia Gil, Mike Krieger, Kevin Systrom, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Juliette Lewis, Illeana Douglas, Richard Dreyfuss, Dave Harrelson, Justin Hegelsen, Derek Waters, Mark Douglas, Graydon Shepherd, Svetlana Erokhin, Jose Simon, Roger Gell, and Neil Fogel.
Check out the Webby Awards website for a full list of this year's winners.
Wednesday, May 22
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.