Eat: Black beans. So nutritious and simple. When I'm feeling lazy and want a nutritious meal, I'll just microwave some black beans and frozen brown rice from Trader Joe's. The Trader Joe's cookbook suggested throwing in some peach salsa. I'm looking forward to trying that.
News: Sen. Chris Dodd's retirement = good news for Democrats. The seat is now safer than it was before. Sen. Byron Dorgan's retirement, on the other hand, is pretty bad news for the Democrats.
Read: List of Gen X Classics
Answer: Why do Conservative's Hate Avatar? (LAT)
Watch: Top 10 Criterion Collection movies
Listen: The Top Songs of 2009 according to Hypem users. Download a podcast of the songs or listen here:
#014 Hype Machine Radio Show - Music Blog Zeitgeist 2009 Top Tracks (01.02.10) by hypem
Laugh: G-spot webcomic and New Yorker therapist comic
Read & Laugh: Vampire Weekend interviews Tom DeLonge (Blink 182), New Yorker excerpt
Watch: NCIS on the internet