Stuff White People Like

Stuff White People Like

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They love nothing better than sipping free-trade gourmet coffee, leafing through the Sunday New York Times, and listening to David Sedaris on NPR (ideally all at the same time). Apple products, indie music, food co-ops, and vintage T-shirts make them weak in the knees. They believe theya€™re unique, yet somehow theya€™re all exactly the same, talking about how they a€œgeta€ Sarah Silvermana€™s a€œsubversivea€ comedy and Wes Andersona€™s a€œdrolla€ films. Theya€™re also down with diversity and up on all the best microbrews, breakfast spots, foreign cinema, and authentic sushi. Theya€™re organic, ironic, and do not own TVs. You know who they are: Theya€™re white people. And theya€™re here, and youa€™re gonna have to deal. Fortunately, herea€™s a book that investigates, explains, and offers advice for finding social success with the Caucasian persuasion. So kick back on your IKEA couch and lose yourself in the ultimate guide to the unbearable whiteness of being. Praise for STUFF WHITE PEOPLE LIKE: a€œThe best of a hilarious Web site: an uncannily accurate catalog of dead-on predilections. The Criterion Collection of classic films? Haircuts with bangs? Expensive fruit juice? a€˜Blonde on Blondea€™ on the iPod? The author knows who reads The New Yorker and who wears plaid.a€ a€“Janet Maslina€™s summer picks, a€œThe author of qStuff White People Likeq skewers the sacred cows of lefty Caucasian culture, from the Prius to David Sedaris. . . . It gently mocks the habits and pretensions of urbane, educated, left-leaning whites, skewering their passion for Barack Obama and public transportation (as long as it's not a bus), their idle threats to move to Canada, and joy in playing children's games as adults. Kickball, anyone?a€ a€“ a€œA handy reference guide with which you can check just how white you are. Hint: If you like only documentaries and think your child is gifted, you glow in the dark, buddy.a€ a€“NY Daily News From the Trade Paperback edition.A Definitive Guide to the Unique Taste of Millions Christian Lander ... But in order to truly enter into whitedom they need to own the holy grail of white kitchensa€”the KitchenAid stand mixer. They will match this mixer to their kitchena#39;s coloranbsp;...

Title:Stuff White People Like
Author:Christian Lander
Publisher:Random House - 2008-08-06


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