If you're Xbox Live Gold membership is drying up like mine, it's time to make a decision: reup or start playing games online in some other capacity. I could always move on to my PS3 or maybe you've got a beefy PC you'd rather play multiplayer games on. Of course I'm hopelessly invested in my pathetic Halo 4 record, so I can't get away with that.
Thankfully, Amazon has decimated 42% of the list price for a year's worth of Xbox Live Gold, making a $59.99 subscription fee just $34.99. When you place your order, be sure to choose the subscription card, not code. The deal is currently only for the Xbox Live cards shipped directly to you.