Funny or Die Takes Home Top Honor at Webby Awards
Funny or Die was the big winner at Monday night's Webby Awards where it was honored as Webby Film and Person of the Year.
Accepting the award were co-founders Adam McKay and Chris Henchy with Will Ferrell joining via video. Together the group went way beyond the five-word acceptance speech limit with Ferrell adding a haiku.
"Thanks for this award. I will put it in my house next to my instructional poetry textbooks. Thank you," he said.
Among the other winners: IBM supercomputer Watson — which took on humans on Jeopardy! — as Person of the Year. The five-word acceptance speech: "Person of the Year. Ironic."
And Dan Savage's "It Gets Better" project won for Special Achievement.
The Webby Awards, established in 1996, honor excellence on the Internet.
See the full list of winners here.
Watch the Funny or Die acceptance speech: