In today’s news: The payroll tax cut and spending bill is stalled in the Senate. Ryan Gosling may not be the “Sexiest Man Alive,” but the man can act. And you may have some extra money you don’t know about.
We’ve been scrolling through our iPods to find music to pair with today’s headlines. Our picks are below, but we want to hear your suggestions. Tell us the songs you’d pair with today’s top news and we’ll add them to this post throughout the day.
Our pick: “Help on the way,” by Grateful Dead. The film about black maids in Mississippi during the Civil Rights Movement snagged a nod in the best motion picture — drama category. But bonus points if you can suggest a song that gives props to Gosling’s two Globe nominations, including a surprise nod for his work in “Ides of March.”
Our pick: “Bills, Bills, Bills,” by Destiny’s Child.. Did they really just say “automobills?”