It’s Buy Nothing Day. So I hope all y’all are out there … buying nothing.

Looks like I’m going to get away with buying nothing except a couple of second-run movie tickets ($3/each) and some take-out. Sorry, Earth! But my wife and I finally have a date with no kids. A guy’s gotta have his priorities.

If you’re looking for a way to spend all your money, read this devastating Matt Taibbi piece in Rolling Stone on the survivors of the Pakistan earthquake and their precarious situation, and then write a check to the relief organization of your choice. Check here for some ideas.

Or, per Treehugger’s suggestion, buy something at GoodGifts.org.

(Speaking of Treehugger, they’ve got more thoughts on Buy Nothing day here, here, and here.)

Update [2005-11-27 11:36:6 by David Roberts]: See also Worldchanging on voluntary simplicity.