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6 votes in humor
1 vote in egocentric
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1 vote in education
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Reduced Shakespeare (reduced on Twitter) was nominated for a Shorty Award(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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Wordpress Hosts I vote for @reduced for a #culturalinstitution Shorty Award because, through comedy, they're making Shakespeare + histo
Deborah
Deborah I recommend @reduced in the Shorty Award category #culturalinstitution because...
Nathan Huddleston
Nathan Huddleston I vote for @reduced for a #culturalinstitution Shorty Award because, through comedy, they're making Shakespeare + history relevant to youth.
Caleb Meek-Bradley
Caleb Meek-Bradley I vote for @reduced for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they look tight in tights.
Jenn Falls
Jenn Falls I vote for @reduced for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they are shameless in so many brilliant ways!
Lisa Jelliffe
Lisa Jelliffe I vote for @Reduced for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution for making sense of the nonsensical LOST.
Kirsten Rutherford
Kirsten Rutherford I vote for @reduced for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...they can reduce culture to cult status
Bookstorebabe21
Bookstorebabe21 I vote for @reduced for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because... they have Shakespearean brilliance.
Kadri
Kadri I vote for @reduced for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they both entertain and educate. (:
Lara Frazier
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A-man aka DoubleA
A-man aka DoubleA I vote for @reduced for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they say "Go with the feeling" when I feel dorky
Cancy Chu
Cancy Chu I vote for @reduced for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because there is no award for #awesome
Rebecca
Rebecca I vote for @reduced for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they don't do dry, boring, vomitless Shakespeare
Ian Bryant-Smith
Ian Bryant-Smith I vote for @reduced for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution
Bookstorebabe21
Bookstorebabe21 I vote for @reduced for a Shorty Award in #humor because... their brilliance is astounding.
Hayz Peachey
Hayz Peachey I vote for @Reduced for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they do great stuff & the Lost Reduced was epic!
Nicole Newchurch
Nicole Newchurch I vote for @reduced for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution b/c only the RSC tweets from under Matt Rippy's skirt
JMR
JMR I vote 4 @Reduced for Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution 'cause they give us a peak into their creative process daily
The Shorty Interview
with Reduced Shakespeare
What's your best tweet?
Brevity is the soul of Twit!
What are six things you could never do without?
Wife. Kids. (That's 3.) Internet. iPhone. Our lovely audiences and fans!!
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
WeTweet re: our podcasts/shows, etc., and spread the love about theatre/artists/comedians we love/admire/want to kill cuz they're so awesome.
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Tweetie.
Twitter or Facebook?
Twitter.
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
#characteractorrockbands
What feature should Twitter add?
The ability to tweet songs.
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
NPR's Bob Mondello.
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
People & Institution names.
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
Nope (Stephen Fry). I only want people to Follow me because they want to, not because (Simon Pegg) I begged.
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Too much mindless tweeting or uninformed opinionizing.
Why should we vote for you?
Because we've been producers of reduced real-time content for years. Who else should win a Shorty Award than a REDUCED Shakespeare Company?!
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
#reducedshakespeare #reducedbible #reduced sports #reducedhistory #reducedbooks #reduced movies
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
The many theaters we've played (or hope to play) around the world.
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
reducedshakes
How do you make your tweets unique?
They're unique by definition. Nobody else tweets like us.
What inspires you to tweet?
Other twits. Random absurdities. Anything that gets to the reductive gist of a topic.
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
Only by Facebook poops (my tweets also update my status).
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Be honest and positive. Don't be snarky. Follow Golden Rule: Tweet unto others as you'd have others Tweet unto you.
How long can you go without a tweet?
Depends on how busy we're pretending to be.
What question are we not asking here that we should?
How 'bout coming up here and accepting this Shorty Award?
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
Stephen Fry for his funny learned geeky advocacy.
Why'd you start tweeting?
We wanted to start a Reduced Blog. Twitter was (and remains) the absolutely perfect solution.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Yep! It's given me a fantastic new procrastination tool, and intro'd me to many new professional contacts and personal friends.
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
Dialogue.
How will the world change in 2010?
There will be both economic growth and global warming reduction, thx to recycled jokes in our new show Complete World of Sports (abridged).
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
Douchebaggery. Twitter seems to be a haven for pedants and scolds. Lighten up!
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
Perfect. Steve Jobs will have invented the iCar. It'll run on salt water and he'll rule the world.