The 2014 VMAs Didn’t Suck; It’s 2014 Pop Music That Does

It’s easy to blame last night’s banal VMAs on MTV and their production crew. I mean, no offensive twerking? Surely the network has lost its touch. But that would be too easy, and misses the entire point of the VMAs. What makes the MTV Video Music Awards important is not its celebration of music videos (and…

Let’s Give Dylan O’Brien an Emmy Nomination, Please

Last night’s episode of Teen Wolf was all about Stiles, the wise-cracking, sarcastic best friend of lead character Scott. We finally (somewhat) figured out what’s been wrong with him and what could happen to him by the end of the season (I won’t spoil it, just head to MTV.com and watch it and prepare for the tidal…

Has Madonna Finally Become Irrelevant?

Wednesday night, to the surprise of no one, Madonna popped out of the audience to perform with Miley Cyrus at her MTV Unplugged concert. It surprised no one, not because it was spoiled earlier in the week, but because Madonna has made it a habit of late to shoehorn herself into the pop culture conversation, no…