Wednesday lunchtime linkage

Your annual “List of things not to do next year” [Gawker]
The Star Wars Christmas Special unpacked [AV Club]
Well OK, if ‘Melo says it’s a rivalry, now it can be one [ESPN NY]
Cory Booker gets off food stamps. Inspiring [Daily News]
Hospital opens food bank…for employees. Uninspiring [Pittsburgh City Paper]
The Times brings its food porn act to Barclays [NYT]
Cat Power sings to elementary school students, things go great [Pitchfork]
Jimmy Carter’s alright with you getting all potted up [ANIMAL]
Big baby can’t handle riding the Cyclone, sues [DNA Info]
The fiscal cliff and you(r city) [Runnin' Scared]