What with the threat of thermonuclear war, the slow, steady baking of the planet, assaults on human rights, and that fucking Emoji Movie, it seems as though we’ve been in a persistent state of panic for the past seven months. But art and pop culture can be a powerful ally in times like these, and comedian Margaret Cho knows this. Cho, who has lived through her fair share of chaotic presidencies, knows what it takes to stay sane in troubling times. In the video above, Cho gives us a mini-guide to surviving the next couple years, telling us how to use art and protest to make our voices heard.