Yes, we's in a recession, and yes, Demonoid is down, and yes, Mininova just fell on its sword, but that doesn't mean you can't still download Dexter on a Monday (Sunday, if you;re source-culture Americana.) No, the hydra is real. Here (thanks to Lifehacker) are ten alternatives to Mininova.
BONUS: There's a great place on the interwebs where you can stream movies and TV shows in flash, DIVx and now HD. That place is Ninjavideo.net, and it is awesome. Throw that TV away right now.