CRAZY: ‘Why the 1999 VMAs Were the Last Hurrah For Classic MTV’

We are diving deep into this story. A unique story submitted to reddit in the last day by the user actuallyidontknow titled Why the 1999 VMAs Were the Last Hurrah For Classic MTV is gaining some traction, having got 28 comments already at the time of writing. You can read the initial story (posted by billboard.com) at this link. This was posted at 2019-08-23 23:59:23 and has an ID of cuftsr. Here are some thoughts on this so far:

  • “I dunno 2000 had Britney in the flesh bikini and Blink 182 doing All The Small Things with little people.“, posted by the user klsi832 at 2019-08-24 08:03:15. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “I was never *huge* into the VMAs, even back when I was in their demo and MTV was still relevant… but [Jim Carrey’s moment in ’99](https://… (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user BrickGun at 2019-08-24 07:03:15. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is subjective.
  • “The whole entertainment industry changed dramatically in 1997.“, posted by the user CalicoShubunkin at 2019-08-24 06:35:56. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “There were a couple more good VMA’s after 99. I think the show fell off with the one they did from Miami with no host.“, posted by the user SnuggleMonster15 at 2019-08-24 05:53:59. We judge this to be a positive comment and one that is subjective.
  • “Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora invented Unplugged in 1999? Yeah, ok.“, posted by the user kevnmartin at 2019-08-24 04:45:17. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “I recorded that. Chris Rock was really funny, it had the infamous speech by Fiona Apple, and the Spice Girls were awesome.“, posted by the user Frankfusion at 2019-08-24 03:49:38. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is subjective.
  • “I still remember the commercials.

    9/9/99!“, posted by the user WhatSheDoInTheShadow at 2019-08-24 03:29:51. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.

  • “The Dreamcast killed the VMAs!“, posted by the user userwhat69 at 2019-08-24 03:06:49. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “Seeing Lil Kim’s titty hanging out like that had a fairly memorable effect on me at 13.“, posted by the user slardybartfast8 at 2019-08-24 02:39:01. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is subjective.
  • “Honestly that one was kinda iconic. I still remember it. Now it’s just a thing people sometimes watch“, posted by the user jaytrident at 2019-08-24 01:55:18. We judge this to be a positive comment and one that is subjective.

As this is something very close to me, we are frantically searching for more details and will let you know as soon as we have more information.

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