Episode 224 preps you for political battle at the Thanksgiving table. Drew Angerer / Getty Images


Dan Savage, Eli Sanders, and Rich Smith give you all the ammunition you’ll need for your Thanksgiving table political arguments, plus a Twitter-launched image you won’t be able to get out of your mind: a bare-chested, boxing-glove-clad Donald Trump. (You’re welcome.)

After that, an investigation into why the president’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, is such a bad texter.

And finally, Nathalie Graham offers some solid recommendations for books you can be “reading” (or actually reading) in your former childhood bedroom before, during, and after the turkey carving.

Plus, as always, the music of Ahamefule J. Oluo.