I should really podcast these things. Even if I can’t come up with enough material to make a true Director’s Commentary type of thing, I think I could sustain a solid hour of material by just watching this thing and riffing on everything and everyone.
His name is “Diddy” now. I got it.
He gave Gwen Stefani the Best Dressed prize as a consolation. He saw how upset she was to lose an award first thing in the evening to Kelly Clarkson.
Kelly, Kelly, Kelly. VERY cute to bring your friend, Ashley, out on stage with you. Reminded me of your AI roots. On the other hand, the remix of “Since U Been Gone” was a mess. Blame live TV if you like. The audio was atrocious, but I don’t think it could have gone much better. That said, I would like to hear a studio recording of this version of the song.
IT’S HAMMER TIME! How do you top that? I have an idea, MTV: Why don’t we show Hammer dancing, instead of the dozen cuts to crowd reaction shots from the same six big names in the crowd you have the cameras constantly trained on?
Better question: Was MTV covering the big names in the audience with cameras so that they could cut to them at any time, or for later police investigations?
Ah, water. And fire. Great themes to have while the hurricane is destroying a city a couple of states over. Brilliant.
Eva Longoria is cute, but that bathing suit didn’t do much for her. If I want to see camel toe, I’ll go to the circus tents.
After Kelly Clarkson, the only white women on the stage were members of the parade of peroxide champions (with heavy black eyeliner, usually) as presenters. And Gwen Stefani.
The only one wearing more black eyeliner was the lead singer from Green Day.
This show has no entertainment value whatsoever from a musical point of view. It’s all spectacle.
Still, I could watch Shakira pop and lock her hips all day long.
I watched all of the above — and much more — inside of 30 minutes.
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