#1652: Your 2017 Survival Guide
Raquel Cepeda, Baratunde Thurston, and Tanner Colby bring you their best recommendations for preparing for 2017, from books, to podcasts, to literal survival gear. Happy New Year!

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The table below is by default in roughly the same order as featured in the episode (with additions not mentioned toward the end). The table can also be sorted by clicking on the headers.
# Medium Recommended By Link
1 BOOK Raquel

Hillbilly Elegy by JD Vance


J.D. Vance, the False Prophet of Blue America by Sarah Jones | The New Republic

3 BOOK Tanner

Strangers in Their Own Land by Arlie Russell Hochschild

4 BOOK Baratunde/Tanner

White Trash: The 400 Year Untold History of Class in America by Nancy Isenberg

5 BOOK Baratunde

Sapiens: A brief history of humankind by Yuval Noah Harari

6 BOOK Raquel

Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl

7 VIDEO Raquel

Atlanta | FX

8 VIDEO Raquel

Baskets | FX

9 VIDEO Baratunde

Insecure | HBO

10 VIDEO Baratunde

Grover Waiter | YouTube

11 VIDEO Baratunde

Carpool Karaoke | YouTube

12 VIDEO Raquel

Michael Che Matters | Netflix

13 BOOK Tanner

Reflections on the Revolution In Europe: Immigration, Islam and the West by Christopher Caldwell

14 BOOK Raquel

The Lost German Slave Girl: The Extraordinary True Story of Sally Miller and Her Fight for Freedom in Old New Orleans by John Bailey

15 VIDEO Baratunde

Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You | PBS

16 VIDEO Baratunde

Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You | Netflix

17 VIDEO Baratunde/Raquel

Queen Sugar | OWN

18 Self-Care Raquel Pop that Bubble: set out to make an acquaintance that is totally different from yourself.
19 Self-Care Raquel Renew, Refocus, Recommit: I do that by inviting people over to party. It's important to have fun and get together with people who share your intentions.
20 Self-Care Raquel Set one Intention Before Stepping Out of Bed Each Morning.
21 Self-Care Raquel De-clutter
22 Self-Care Raquel Media Fast: 3 weeks on, 1 week off
23 Self-Care Raquel Send handwritten notes to people you care about for absolutely no reason.
24 Self-Care Raquel Women, take self-defense classes and be aware, stay woke, The man who is going to run the country for the next 4 years is an advocate of "pussy grabbing."
25 Self-Care Baratunde Buy a fire extinguisher
26 Self-Care Baratunde Get outside and connect with nature
27 WEBSITE Raquel

De-escalation and Intervention Resources

28 ARTICLE Raquel

How to Help if Someone Is Being Harassed | The New York Times

29 PODCAST (Conservative) Tanner

The Ricochet Podcast

30 PODCAST (Conservative) Tanner

The Federalist Podcast

31 PODCAST (Conservative) Tanner

Party People | CNN

32 VIDEO Baratunde

The OA | Netflix

33 VIDEO Baratunde

Sense8 | Netflix

34 PODCAST Baratunde

Off Message Podcast | Politico

35 WEBSITE Baratunde

Sarah Jones Online

36 TWITTER Baratunde

Sarah Jones on Twitter

37 MUSIC Baratunde

Coloring Book by Chance the Rapper

38 VIDEO Baratunde

Trump vs. Bernie • Debate for America (Full Special) | YouTube


The Axefiles Podcast with David Axelrod


The Long Form Podcast


Xenogenesis by Octavia Butler

42 TWITTER Baratunde

Baratunde live tweeting his emergency landing

43 VIDEO Raquel

The 13th | Netflix

44 PODCAST Baratunde

Radio Ambulante | NPR

45 PODCAST Baratunde

Invisibilia | NPR

46 PODCAST Baratunde

Reply All | Gimlet

47 GAME Baratunde

SpaceTeam: a cooperative game played with 2-8 people in the same room

48 ARTICLE Baratunde

A post-election reading (and listening) list for religious progressives | Think Progress

49 ACTION/EVENT Baratunde

Movement To Oppose Trump

50 ACTION/EVENT Baratunde

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