BEST: Conan's Monologue
"Welcome to the Satanic Cult Awards, ladies and gentlemen! All hail the Dark Lord!" Most people thought MTV would have gone with somebody younger and more hip for the host this year; instead, they opted for funny and irreverent, and it paid off. After opening with a series of one-two zingers about the Showgirls-like set ("Kids, don't do drugs and go into set design"; "This stage doubles as a commercial for Adderall") and moaning about performing for Grumpy Cat (sporting a cat-sized Pharrell hat), he whizzed through a series of Vine-video versions of the Best Picture nominees and a "Best KissFight" sketch co-starring Will Arnett. Well-played, at least until….