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VMAs Non-Exciting Even by VMA Standards

So, what did you miss by not tuning into last night's 25th annual, cheapest-ever MTV Video Music Awards, the first ones, as far as we know, to be held in a high-school gymnasium? Practically nothing! Lil Wayne performed with his pants around his ankles, wacky Christian American Idol winner Jordin Sparks made teenage America giggle by branding all non-virgins "sluts," and Britney Spears won three awards, ostensibly for the quality of her art. Also, Kanye West closed the show by singing (yes, singing) a not-bad new song, "Love Lockdown," purportedly the first single from his upcoming album (see it here). Hope you enjoyed Mad Men!

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