Pretty much outside of Outkast, the only other good performance was Alicia Keys, and her encore with Stevie Wonder & Lenny Kravitz.
There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened. - The Restaurant at the End of the Universe
Every year I think the MTV Awards can't be any more boring and pointless than the previous year. And every year I am proved wrong.
It was nice to see a concious effort to making voting seem cool. I wish they could've dropped the fake bipartisan stuff and flat-out explained to people why they need to vote for John Kerry, but whatever.
"Upon the subjects of which I have treated, I have spoken as I thought. So soon as I discover my opinions to be erroneous, I shall be ready to renounce them." ---Abraham Lincoln, flip-flopper
The VMA's are kinda like RAW to me. Back in the day, it really used to be an "ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN HERE" type of show. I never ever cared about who won what, I was all about watching cool performances, checking out the wacky outfits, and waiting for someone to do or say something crazy.
Not so much of any of that anymore for either show really.
I thought the opposite, it started pretty slow. The episodes with Tony in the hospital made me feel like I was in the waiting room of a real hospital. They had chances to have another character like Sid or Paulie step up, but they didn't follow up.