Because 2009 may have been tough as hell, but never was there a better time to see what we were more thankful for. Amongst the many, here are 15 suggestions to be thankful for.
1. Hot Sauce
Unexpected Constant To Be Thankful For
Because food trends come and go, but there are always a few constants. Like, hot sauce. Preferably of the habañero variety and high on the scoville count.
2. Tiger Woods Defeat By Y.E. Yang In the PGA Championship
Sports Moment To Be Thankful For
Because this is a sport where someone no one had ever heard of could trounce such a sports someone, and both accept it with grace and humbleness. Runner-up: LeBron James.
3. Made In America
Movement To Be Thankful For
Because the tag that says “Made In America” is suddenly cool, and justifably so.
4. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Game To Be Thankful For
Because the release of stress on a Wednesday night with no plans is suddenly the highlight of your week.
5. J.J. Abrams and The Bad Robot Production Team
People In Hollywood To Be Thankful For
Because TV and movies would be remiss without them. See: Lost, Fringe, Star Trek (the movie), and Transformers 2. Past credentials? Alias, Cloverfield, Mission: Impossible III. Coolifying geekery to the masses, one show/movie at a time.