Stuff White People Like

Stuff White People Like

The Definitive Guide to the Unique Taste of Millions

eBook - 2008
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"The Preppy Handbook" meets "PostSecret," in this cultural manifesto for a new generation. Imagine Sarah Silverman sitting down in your living room describing what makes white people tick. That is Stuff White People Like. Christian Lander has the inside scoop, from coffee to farmers markets to bumper stickers. You will laugh out loud, and you just might, at times, think the joke is on you. Lander and his blog stuffwhitepeoplelike.com have already been profiled by NPR and "The Los Angeles Times," adding to the success of the Internet phenomenon.
Publisher: New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, c2008
ISBN: 9781588368379
1588368378
Branch Call Number: DOWNLOADABLE E-BOOK
Characteristics: 211 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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fiferboy
Feb 04, 2013

The title is way too broad. The author includes 150 entries of what he believes 'white' people like. In actuality about 75% of the entries describe things hipsters like. The other 25% could be more generally applied to things that middle to upper-middle class Americans like. This is much more about class and a certain sub-culture of white culture (ie. hipsters). For example, the author asserts that white people hate Republicans, hate corporations, like 'Knowing What's Best for Poor People', like 'Threatening to Move to Canada, like natural childbirth, and like Free Health Care.

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Bells
Dec 16, 2009

Ridiculously funny and scarily accurate. If you are white or know any white people, it will make you laugh. And no, it's not racist to make fun of white people...look at history, people. Fabulous!

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oliviay
Dec 14, 2009

Funny, yet has sparked many discussions between my family and I about whether or not this is blatant racism. Would it be ok if it were about any other race?

loonylovesgood Dec 02, 2009

One of the most hilarious books I've ever read. I definitely thought to myself "how true!" when reading several of the entries. I especially like the passage on rock-climbing...reminds me of someone I once knew!

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acarroll
Sep 24, 2009

really funny and scarily on point. Though the same effect would be achieved with a similar book about any culture.

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bookwurm
Sep 08, 2009

hilarious and spot-on!

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