By Steve Weinstein
By Bryan Bierman
By Lindsey Rhoades
By Chaz Kangas
By Ben Westhoff and Sarah Purkrabek
By Jena Ardell
By Jesse Sendejas Jr.
By Katherine Turman
New Year's resolutions can be a way to start the year with a clean slateor they can be self-imposed guilt trips. But dreams can come true: Trinity's Aimee Phillips points out that last year's goal was to get a boyfriend, and "I did it!! I now have a cute, sweet boyfriend, which I believe is the only New Year's resolution I've ever kept." There's hope after allso I resolve to stop sulking. As for everyone else . . .
Lit co-owner Max Brennan: To get my teeth "Invisaligned."
Geoff Garlock of the Panthers: To finally sell all the junk in my apartment that I have been hoarding and stop driving my girlfriend nuts with it. Anyone want some old Earth Crisis shirts?
Dave Leto of Rye Coalition: Make scratch-and-sniff stickers all the rage again, bring back WPIX live video game "PIX PIX PIX PIX PIX!", make Saturday Night Live funny, sell more stuff on eBay, and stop buying stuff on eBay.
Xavier De Rosnay of Justice: To stop wasting our time watching Lost, and to release a good D.I.S.C.O. record.
APT booking agent Justin Carter: To stop dressing like I'm still in college, perhaps even buy a suit or something.
Ultragrrrl: To go out more. Monkey's New Year's resolution [that's her dog] will be to stop making "artwork" out of papers in Mommy and Daddy's bedroom. And to meet more people.
DJ Dirty Jean: Figured this out with Lady Miss Kier yesterday, actually. We decided to get over the whole "nothing is good anymore" thing and start going out againnot counting the things I "have to" go to. Find the good stuff that does still exist and stop complaining about all the crap that has flooded the city in the past couple years.
Chantal Claret of Morningwood: I will be in Los Angeles, because I was gentrified out of my own city and I can go swimming in my pool on New Year's morning. My New Year's resolution is to learn how to deal with my neurosesperhaps some therapy will do. Also, I resolve to have a radio show somewhere, 'cause I like to talk.
Roxy Cottontail: To become bicoastal in Miami and/or L.A. On New Year's Eve, I will be living it up in Miami.
DJ Seen of Direct Drive: Tour the world and launch a new clothing line.
Dego of 4Hero: To finish the Kaidi & DegoLP. I will spend New Year's Eve under the stinking gray skies of London with my miserable self!
Publicistdoor bitch Thomas Onorato: To grow my company, OW! (a/k/a Onorato Wixom) with my business partner, Max; also, to help our clients throw amazing parties and find long underwear that doesn't pinch my man berries.
Princess Superstar: To practice the sitar more. I am taking sitar lessons. Also, be nicer to people when I want to kill them, and write a song every day.
Au pairband manager Asif Ahmed: My New Year's resolution for 2007 is to never internally or expressly say, "This is going to be my year! Everything is going to be great! " Because it never has beenand it never fucking will be. And maybe a little more positive thinking.
Aaron LaCrate: Work in a soup kitchen again.
Steven Lewis: I resolved that there would be no more 18-year-olds following the breakup of my second 12-year relationship with an 18-year-old. My current 19-year-old girlfriend is really pleased that I'm a man of my word. My resolution this year is to not watch The Sopranosunless they bring Vito back.
DJ Jess: (1) Drink more. (2) Start smoking. (3) Put on weight. (4) Spend less time with family and friends. (5) Single-handedly stop global warming.
Jimmy Edgar: Start smoking.
Miss Guy: To start drinking and smoking again! I quit in July.
Singer Lizzy Yoder: To eat like I'm going to the chair, drink like the bar's running dry, and smoke like the tobacco crop is dwindling. No, wait, the opposite of that. Oh, and to sing my ass off all over town.
Greg Kurstin of Birds and the Bees: Do some sort of physical exercise.