Now that Christmas is just around the corner, many of you may be planning to spend time with your family. That’s noble.

The hardest part of spending time with your extended family is keeping conversation going. You don’t need pregnant pauses at times like these. The goal here is to keep conversation lively and interesting while avoiding the subjects of politics, sex, religion and SNL at all costs.

So to help you fill those awkward moments, here are a few links that should supply you with ample subject matter.