“Thursday’s big make-out scene [at the MTV Video Music Awards] between Madonna and Britney Spears (and Christina Aguilera, which, tragically, didn’t get the same coverage) lasted only about a half-second. In that short time, men all over America lurched from their chairs. Mothers moved to shield the eyes of youngsters. Frat boys high-fived. Fathers reached for their TiVo remotes.” Tony Hicks in the Contra Costa Times.