MTV kinda makes too big a deal out of their Video Music Awards. As a cultural barometer, the annual kids fest has lost some urgency over the years, yet MTV continues to pretend--willfully deny, even--that they're just the same old kick-ass awards that they were when they started, 25 years ago. That said, they show can still be pretty darned entertaining. And on that front, last night's 25th-anniversary go-around did not disappoint. All of the studied hip-pomp was intact, musicians behaved like utter jackasses, and awkward jokes fell flat. Here are our picks for the five most interesting moments.