Confession: I barely remember *NSYNC.
Through some quirk of demographics, the boy band craze almost entirely bypassed my school. Ask me tomorrow and I will once more be unable to remember if Justin Timberlake is a former Backstreet Boy or NSYNCerator. (Was he both? Maybe he was both. See, I already can't remember.)
But somehow, even I got a little excited about *NSYNC's reunion at last night's VMAs. I just love reunions. I love how hard they obviously worked on the dancing. I love how awkward the small talk must have been backstage. I love wondering whether the seething resentment was obvious when their big once-a-decade song was over, but it was only a small part of JT's performance in the show. I love the chilling glimpse of the future they're giving One Direction. Maybe they should wait 50 years for the next reunion. Then I'd really get into it.
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The 2013 MTV VMAs rolled into Brooklyn on Sunday night, bringing twerking teens, passive-aggressive behavior from Taylor Swift and a reunion more hotly anticipated than your high school’s 10-year.
Lady Gaga kicked off the night with a performance of her new single, “Applause,” Miley Cyrus scandalized pretty much everyone, and Macklemore raked in the Moonmen. Read Metro’s full recap for all the big moments.