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The 2006 Weblog Award Winners

Based on 526,974 votes cast in 45 categories over 8 days of voting in early December 2006, here are the winners of the of The 2006 Weblog Awards:

Categories 
Best BlogDaily Kos
Best New BlogLesbian Dad
Best Individual BlogThe Bleat (James Lileks)
Best Humor BlogSadly, No!
Best Comic StripLeast I Could Do
Best Online CommunityFARK
Best Liberal BlogThink Progress
Best Conservative BlogLittle Green Footballs
Best Centrist BlogThe Moderate Voice


Topic Area Categories 
Best Media BlogThe Raw Story
Best Technology BlogEngadget
Best Sports BlogKissing Suzy Kolber
Best Military BlogBlackfive
Best Law BlogThe Volokh Conspiracy
Best Business BlogClub for Growth
Best LGBT BlogPam's House Blend
Best Parenting BlogBreed 'Em And Weep
Best Educational BlogMichael Bérubé
Best Science BlogPharyngula
Best Medical/Health Issues BlogRespectful Insolence


Arts & Letters Categories 
Best Photo BlogCute Overload
Best Culture BlogPop Candy
Best DiaristRaymi The Minx (NSFW)
Best Gossip BlogD-Listed
Best Music Blogi guess i'm floating
Best PodcastSlate Magazine Daily Podcast
Best Video BlogCrooks & Liars
Video Of The YearDiet Coke and Mentos


International Categories 
Best Canadian BlogSmall Dead Animals
Best UK BlogEU Referendum
Best European Blog (Non UK)Retecool
Best Asian BlogOne Man Bandwidth
Best Middle East or Africa BlogRantings of a Sandmonkey
Best Australia or New Zealand BlogAll Men Are Liars
Best Latino, Caribbean, or South American BlogBabalu


TTLB Ecosystem Based Categories 
Best of the Top 250 BlogsTalk Left
Best of the Top 251 - 500 BlogsBetsy's Page
Best of the Top 501 - 1000 BlogsBlogs of War
Best of the Top 1001 - 1750 BlogsBoots and Sabers
Best of the Top 1751 - 2500 BlogsParkway Rest Stop
Best of the Top 2501 - 3500 BlogsmAss Backwards
Best of the Top 3501 - 5000 BlogsBlue Gal
Best of the Top 5001 - 6750 BlogsFile It Under
Best of the Top 6751 - 8750 BlogsGarfield Ridge
Best of the Rest of the Blogs (8751+)LizaWasHere


Nominations for The 2007 Weblog Awards will begin in September 2007, with voting at the end of October 2007, all leading up to the live presentation of The Weblog Awards at the Blog World & New Media Expo in Las Vegas in early November 2007.

Special thanks to all of the volunteers that help with The Weblog Awards. Notable among the many helpers:, Beth, Sadie, Phin, John, Jay, WBAustin, Charlie, Janette, CayuteKitt, Ang, Nathan, Matt, and Blue Star Chronicles. Thanks to all of you! We couldn't put on an event of this magnitude without their help.

Winners should send an e-mail to winners at weblogawards dot org to receive their customized winners logo (please indicate the size you require) and information on obtaining their free admission to the Blog World & New Media Expo. Please indicate the category you won and the name of your site.

Welcome to The 2006 Weblog Awards!

The Weblog Awards are the world's largest blog competition, with over 525,000 votes cast in the 2006 edition for finalists in 45 categories. Nominations ended November 24, and voting was conducted between December 7 and December 15. Final results will be announced Dec. 18, 2006.

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