Always use latex gloves from Sam's Club. One other thing I do is wrap my spice jars/bottles in Saran Wrap before I touch any of the meat. This way, once finished with the rubbing phase, I just take the Saran Wrap off and throw away - don't have to worry about cleaning up the spice jars.
Col. Sanders: It's a good thing you were wearing that helmet
Dark Helmet: Yeah - Well, are we stopped?
Col. Sanders: We're stopped, sir
Dark Helmet: Good. Why don't we take a five minute break - Smoke ' em if you got 'em