Stuff White People Like: The Definitive Guide to the


    Free Unlimited eBook who they are They re white people And they re White People Like: Kindle Ø here, and you re gonna have to deal Fortunately, here 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."/>
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  • Stuff White People Like: The Definitive Guide to the Unique Taste of Millions
  • Christian Lander
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  • 03 September 2019

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  1. Manny Manny says:

    94 GoodreadsGoodreads combines many of the things white people like They can hang out on the internet, talk to people who have similar views on Sarah Palin and climate change, feel their liberal arts degree is useful for something and put down other white people while pretending to have pleasant conversations with them The very best part, though, is being able to show everyone the books they ve read If a white person has read a book, they really want all the other white people to know they v 94 GoodreadsGoodreads combines many of the things white people like They can hang out on the internet, talk to people who have similar views on Sarah Palin and climate change, feel their liberal arts degree is useful for something and put down other white people while pretending to have pleasant conversations with them The very best part, though, is being able to show everyone the books they ve read If a white person has read a book, they really want all the other white people to know they ve read it, but if they make a habit of saying Oh, I ve read The Brothers Karamazov every time there s a break in the conversation they run the risk of looking like pretentious idiots On Goodreads, they can list every book they ve ever even opened, from Sally, Dick and Jane to Ulysses, without anyone saying a word against them Sweet In fact, they can do even better than this If a white person is willing to spend an hour paraphrasing something they skimmed last week in the New York Times, they can call it a review , post it, and collect votes from other white people For some reason, white people think these votes are valuable, especially when the person who voted leaves a comment You can turn this to your advantage If you want to progress your relationship with a white person who posts on Goodreads, all you need to do is vote for one of their reviews Leave a comment saying that the review is very beautiful and reminded you so much of a novel in your own language, but unfortunately it s not available in English translation By the third time you do this, you will be one of the white person s best friends and be able to ask them for small favors Be careful however not to let them give you any books You may think you are getting a good deal since they are free, but they will be extremely boring and you are also going to get tested on their contents


  2. Kat Kennedy Kat Kennedy says:

    Stuff White People Like may be misleading to some because, from the title, they ll expect this book to be about stuff that white people like image error Various white demographics weren t hurt in the making of this book.This is not necessarily the fact In Lander s own words pulled indiscreetly from wikipedia , this book is rather a stereotype of affluent, environmentally and socially conscious, anti corporate white North Americans, who typically hold a degree in the liberal arts In other w Stuff White People Like may be misleading to some because, from the title, they ll expect this book to be about stuff that white people like image error Various white demographics weren t hurt in the making of this book.This is not necessarily the fact In Lander s own words pulled indiscreetly from wikipedia , this book is rather a stereotype of affluent, environmentally and socially conscious, anti corporate white North Americans, who typically hold a degree in the liberal arts In other words Hipsters.And we all know that hipsters aren t technically people There are really only four responses that a white person could have to this book 1 This book is so racist I don t get my free trade, tall, double venti, nonfat, soy frappacino extra hot from my local coffee shop while I read poetry because I m WHITE but because it makes me a better person than you 2 Yeah, I kind of do some of this stuff Sorry I don t mean to be so white I guess society has just impacted me that way until I subconsciously strive to be whiter through diversification.3 This book is fantastic I m SOOOOO white You never met someone as white as me I do pretty much EVERYTHING in this book It s hilarious This one time, I was being white, at band camp4 Mavis Gone get me my boomstick Stuff White People Like is part of an internet trend by popular blogs websites in writing books based on some of the older content and integrating newer content This tidbit will be especially useful to hipsters because they can go back and pretend that they followed the blog before it became so popular and sold out Like most books based on a gimmick, it gets very tiring I read a good two thirds of this book and fell asleep While I was napping, a continuous stream of, White people are happiest when girbersnooberwhacking together This makes them feel superior to other people who don t know as much about girbersnooberwhacking A way to exploit this is to read the first paragraph of the hypogrumpustootlebudge and insist your an expert on the details and that it is, indeed, superior and better for the environment When I still found that as interesting as the book, I realized that this book was just a little too long But if you look deeper, there is a poignant I get extra white people points for using that word and for looking for a deeper meaning in a gimmick book and eerily accurate portrayal of upper middle class white culture and not JUST hipsters My parents are NOT hipsters My mother is hard core Christian and my father is a right wing just not politically professionally successful businessman They are your upper middle class Australians living in a very nice, refurbished home in the middle of one of those desirable locales Yet they still fit a great deal of this book They drove Priuses at the time that this book was published They want to beenvironmentally conscious, they have a nice house with a lot of cultural focus points , they drink expensive wines and overseas liquors They eat obscure cheese and they buy their vegetables, fruit and honey from the farmer s market and have their groceries delivered by Farmer s Direct They go away to their holiday town and bring back lots of folksie oiled feta, quaint bottles of sundried tomatoes etc and high quality cooking oils that they bought to support the small, local community Then they are immensely proud of it all and boast about it while trying to appear not to boast about it.In fact, the only white people who wouldn t find something kindred in these pages are the wrong type of white people Pictured The Wrong Type of White PeopleI ve heard the term cultural currency coined before and this book is all about that How do you impress other white people, as long as they aren t the wrong type of white people Well, actually, this book is a pretty good guide on how to do that If you don t look hard at all, you can see it right here on GoodReads.The ONLY reason I m reading Madame Bovary is because a It s got sex.b It s a classic and I feel insecure for not having readof these.c Manny told me to.The guy has a beard, he speaks several languages, reads books in those languages that I can t even effectively impersonate because I don t know enough about them and he s married to a lovely European woman And that s only as much as I know about him For all I know he could be drinking free trade coffee right now and then I could be REALLY screwed If his profile pic had an image of him wearing glasses then I d be forced to elevate him to the status of White God I have to give him the props because he has the cultural currency He s out whited me right from the start because it s PHYSCIALLY IMPOSSIBLE for me to grow a beard Okay, technically not true but I don t want to go into that The one thing this book doesn t do is provide an answer to all of this other than to understand it well enough to exploit it Unless I m considering opening up a co op market or a specialized barkery then I really don t see that as an option Don t even start me on the beard option that we ve already dismissed So what s the answer to our lives, white people Do we keep reading the Madame Bovarys of this world, pretending to understand them or hate them because we understand them better than all those fools who like them because they don t understand them ENOUGH Do we listen to obscure music, drink water out of twist top metal bottles and sneer at those who buy bottled water Do we do all this all the while ignoring the fact that maybe we don t even LIKE obscure music but not knowing why we get the satisfaction out of listening to it Should we all examine ourselves a little better to try to be a littlenonconformist Actually that was a trick question because that would be useless since cultural currency is all about being different and nonconformist in a better way I strongly feel the answer lies in a trashy Paranormal Romance and so I m off to go read that.Don t judge me


  3. unknown unknown says:

    Hey Brian, Do you guys want play Cranium tomorrow night Otherwise you could come over at like 10 30 and we could go to the farmer s market I have been trying to buy local and it is actually the cheapest place to get organic apples Anyway, you guys could come if you want There is a new brunch place I want to try You could also go to the thrift store with us We want to get tacky wedding decorations.OMG, have you ever seen that movie Flirting We watched it last night on Netflix streaming dur Hey Brian, Do you guys want play Cranium tomorrow night Otherwise you could come over at like 10 30 and we could go to the farmer s market I have been trying to buy local and it is actually the cheapest place to get organic apples Anyway, you guys could come if you want There is a new brunch place I want to try You could also go to the thrift store with us We want to get tacky wedding decorations.OMG, have you ever seen that movie Flirting We watched it last night on Netflix streaming during dinner we had these new veggie burgers from Whole Foods, and put hummus on them awesome Like every famous Australian actress is in it So like Nicole Kidman and Naomi Watts Oh and Thandie Newton Is she famous It has an awesome soundtrack and is basically like Rush in 1960 s Australia Speaking of which, did I tell you that we wanted to go to Australia after the wedding It s technically a honeymoon but I hate that word But the flights are sooo expensive It is like 1,400 to go to Paris, so we might as well pay 1,800 to go to New Zealand We totally got spoiled with those 550 tickets to Japan I would so go back there So instead we are going to Montreal and Quebec City for a few days, and then my friend Alex has offered her apartment in Manhattan for ten days, free The only bad part is if I go there for that long I ll want to move there I wish I could get a job for a non profit in NYC and it would somehow pay enough and I wouldn t have to mumble real estate PR when people ask what my job is Either that or I could get my MLIS I want to live somewhere I don t need my car.It seems weird to me that poor people can afford to live in New York It seems like it would be tough to live there making 45,000, let alone minimum wage Speaking of which, did you hear that idiotic thing I posted on Facebook about what Michele Bachmann said about abolishing minimum wage Good lord Every time one of the candidates speaks, I feel like I am reading The Onion Dear Mitt Romney, you are not looking for a job like the rest of the umemployed if you ownhouses than you can remember at a moment s notice Seriously, if Obama isn t re elected, this time I am totally moving to Canada I mean, it isn t like there will be universal healthcare in the U.S any time soon We could live in Montreal and I could start French lessons again.God I wish I had lived on the Rome campus in college Or I had gone to South America like Donna OK I will call you tomorrow We are going to finish this movie and then watch Arrested Development See you Joel Facebook 30 Day Book Challenge Day 12 Book that is most like your life.


  4. Melki Melki says:

    Wow I m not nearly as white as I thought I only scored 25% when I took the How White Are You quiz in the back of the book.Some of my likes that are shared with other white people are coffee, tea, dogs, beards, glasses, expensive sandwiches, hardwood floors, T shirts, vintage, bakeries and making others feel bad for not going outdoors.On the other hand, I have no interest whatsoever in 800 strollers, rock climbing, music festivals, gifted children, microbreweries,Apple products, having two la Wow I m not nearly as white as I thought I only scored 25% when I took the How White Are You quiz in the back of the book.Some of my likes that are shared with other white people are coffee, tea, dogs, beards, glasses, expensive sandwiches, hardwood floors, T shirts, vintage, bakeries and making others feel bad for not going outdoors.On the other hand, I have no interest whatsoever in 800 strollers, rock climbing, music festivals, gifted children, microbreweries,Apple products, having two last names and not having a TV.One love that I and other white people share with Goodreads members of all colors BOOKS The role of books in white culture is perhaps as important as organic food essential for survival However, understand that this is not about literacy or reading, but about the physical object of a book.Try this out as an experiment Show a white person a photo of a living room that features an entire wall of floor to ceiling bookshelves They are guaranteed to respond by saying how much they would love that for their own home and that they are planning on having a living room just like that in the future.This is because white people need to show off the books that they have read Just as hunters will mount the heads of their kills, white people need to let people know that they have made their way through hundreds or even thousands of books After all, what s the point of reading a book if people don t know you ve read it It s like a tree falling in the forest.Yes, books They re not just for white people any


  5. MJ Nicholls MJ Nicholls says:

    Beneath the humour of this mostly hilarious book is an important statement about the homogeneity, pretence, and entitlement of the white middle classes in their movements as the luckiest bastards on this planet Chortle, white people for white people like Stuff White People Like it s so true , but peer long into the mirror, accept your inherent racism, the pathetic logic you use for defending selfish life choices, your shameless acceptance of white privilege as a right, your predilection for Beneath the humour of this mostly hilarious book is an important statement about the homogeneity, pretence, and entitlement of the white middle classes in their movements as the luckiest bastards on this planet Chortle, white people for white people like Stuff White People Like it s so true , but peer long into the mirror, accept your inherent racism, the pathetic logic you use for defending selfish life choices, your shameless acceptance of white privilege as a right, your predilection for ordering 18.99 pizzas when non white people are starving, your belief that you are unique in every way, and the fact that Parks Recreation is cloying and unfunny beyond Season 3 You suck, whitey My White Boy MixtapeThe Fall The N.W.R.ANick Cave Higgs Boson Blues The Long Blondes Autonomy BoyThe Au Pairs Come AgainJoy Division AtmosphereBob Dylan MoonshinerSusanne Vega Pornographer s DreamThe Beta Band Needles in My EyesLe Tigre Hot TopicPixies Space I Believe In Magentic Fields I Don t Want To Get Over YouGranddaddy A.M 180Morrissey Hold On to Your FriendsPJ Harvey Long Snake Moanetc etc etc


  6. Marcus Marcus says:

    What White People Will Learn That everything you do to be different makes you the same as everyone else Whether or not you re the right kind of white person What other white people are doing that you could be doing to become even whiter.What People of Color Will Learn How to become friends with manipulate white people How to make sure you only befriend manipulate the right kind of white person How to talk to white people and have them think that you are cool smart fun romanticAs funny as What White People Will Learn That everything you do to be different makes you the same as everyone else Whether or not you re the right kind of white person What other white people are doing that you could be doing to become even whiter.What People of Color Will Learn How to become friends with manipulate white people How to make sure you only befriend manipulate the right kind of white person How to talk to white people and have them think that you are cool smart fun romanticAs funny as the book is, it s also an eye opener It made me consider the motivation and value behind a lot of the things that I do without having ever thought twice about why I do them It helped me see how others might perceive me and white people in general.It s a great book about race and culture that isn t racist


  7. Nandakishore Varma Nandakishore Varma says:

    The white people mentioned here are basically left leaning white liberals If you leave out the white , it includes me I love satire, even if it is at my own expense Lander does a fair job of lampooning the pretentions of armchair socialists, who wear expensive clothing, sip expensive drinks and consider themselves to have done their mite for the society by avoiding plastic and participating in awareness drives Basically, they want to make a difference without letting go of their comfo The white people mentioned here are basically left leaning white liberals If you leave out the white , it includes me I love satire, even if it is at my own expense Lander does a fair job of lampooning the pretentions of armchair socialists, who wear expensive clothing, sip expensive drinks and consider themselves to have done their mite for the society by avoiding plastic and participating in awareness drives Basically, they want to make a difference without letting go of their comforts.However, his sketches became repetitive after a while, and none of them were laugh out loud funny They provided some mild amusement, and were quick and easy reads


  8. Becky Becky says:

    So, Umm Do white people like this book No, they don t They liked the idea of the website before it was created, and may have even laughed at one of the references when they were in on the joke before you But by the time the site hit the web, it was old news, and they d moved on to newer and or older, less mainstream entertainment Like reading blogs devoted to How to wear your multiple knotted scarves in ways different from everyone else And now that I ve just drawn attention to that, So, Umm Do white people like this book No, they don t They liked the idea of the website before it was created, and may have even laughed at one of the references when they were in on the joke before you But by the time the site hit the web, it was old news, and they d moved on to newer and or older, less mainstream entertainment Like reading blogs devoted to How to wear your multiple knotted scarves in ways different from everyone else And now that I ve just drawn attention to that, the search for the newest and or oldest obscurity is on again Seriously though This book sucked It wasn t funny, and it was extremely repetitive The only thing that changed was the item that was liked, and the rest of the chapter, every chapter, was pretty much exactly the same Or so it seemed to me as I zoned out while listening to this on audio It was like one big Find Replace exercise for Lander to write it, I bet.But, even so, there were things that I identified with in this book Just not the way he says I do, or should Or whatever I like coffee Fucking Folgers, with cream and sugar And I enjoy Starbucks coffee, but I don t soil myself and act like my purgatory on a desert island is finally, finally at an end when I see a store I don t order drinks that take longer to name than my wait in line to get to the counter took I like New York City It s a fun city with lots of shit to do and see and shit But I don t act like a douchebag about it and pretend like my having been there makes me some sort of expert I don t want to live there, like I m supposed to, apparently, as a white person And I m pretty sure that having a favorite place to eat is allowed, even if other people have heard of it Like, my friend and I went to this Irish Pub Diner that I m sure MILLIONS of other people have dined at, and it was awesome and I d love to go back This time I ll have the whiskey with my french toast.I like the environment, and I wish I d bought a Prius or something At least a hybrid I like sushi, public radio, Farmer s Markets, 80s music, having black friends having gay friends although in my life, it s just called having friends I like non profits, tea, The Daily Show, Netflix, diversity, The Simpsons, and hope that when I have kids, they are fucking gifted and multilingual because that would be awesome And I fucking love books, but , I love READING them And god, the White Annotated Bibliography section Seriously This dude is a douche He makes literacy look like something dirty and shameful The undercurrent in the book is that I should like these things because I feel like they make me better, quirkier orunique than other white people , when in fact the joke is on me, because it just makes me the same as them Har har har Derp Apparently, I should feel shame at liking the things I do And, one would guess, for disliking the things I do too, because what self respecting middle class white person doesn t love Oscar parties, expensive strollers, McSweeney s, the idea of soccer aka a reason to buy a scarf seriously , outdoor performance clothes, or Wes Anderson movies For shame For realsies though, I had to google who Wes Anderson even was 10 white points and then when I found out, I just laughed, because of the two I ve ever tried to watch, Rush and The Royal Tenenbaums, I made it about a combined 45 minutes before wishing I could suddenly be struck blind People actually LIKE those movies I ll just remove myself from the list of White People right now, because that shit isn t gonna happen I don t think I could bring myself to even FINISH one, let alone like it Snoozeville I was ready to read this and laugh, because I m into self deprecating humor as much as the next white person , a topic which is sadly missing from this book but I hear there s a sequel , but umm no When making people laugh, it generally helps if there s something funny Stuff White People Like Fail Except this one


  9. Paquita Maria Sanchez Paquita Maria Sanchez says:

    In one of myearth shattering moments of glorious word spinning, allow me to summarize the deepest oceans that are my thoughts on this book Ummhehthis book was pretty funny, dude Let me tell you something else I learnedAs you may have noticed, I am, in fact, white However, as far as these guys are concerned, I am, like, THE WHITEST PERSON IN THE ENTIRE WORLD I m like the daughter in that scene in The People Under the Stairs where the mom throws her in the boiling hot bath, onl In one of myearth shattering moments of glorious word spinning, allow me to summarize the deepest oceans that are my thoughts on this book Ummhehthis book was pretty funny, dude Let me tell you something else I learnedAs you may have noticed, I am, in fact, white However, as far as these guys are concerned, I am, like, THE WHITEST PERSON IN THE ENTIRE WORLD I m like the daughter in that scene in The People Under the Stairs where the mom throws her in the boiling hot bath, only if the tub was full of bleach water I eat a lot of sushi, I trust that the Criterion Collection will make wise decisions and therefore rent the movies they release even without prior knowledge about them, I have been promising to learn Japanese for the last several years learning for me being fits and starts that have in the end just translated to me being able to write out the hiragana syllabary and say hello, goodbye, happy birthday, I am an American, etc , and one of my very favorite rap albums ever is Deltron 3030a triple whammy dose of white due to the fact that it is a semi obscure, almost indie rap album by a rapper whose drug of choice is LSD, the album s lyrics all center around dystopian sci fi themes, and it features an appearance by Sean Lennon who is all at once an indie rock star, approximately 50% white, and probably the the biggest fucking hipster ever I mean, just look at him with his scenester top hat and jingle jangle bohemian jewelry and his how in the fuck is she so hot it s totally un fucking fair to the rest of the girl world super megahot white girl girlfriend and his oh, I come from probably one of the most amazing tantric lovemaking sessions of all time between my parents who you may have heard of since they re only JOHN LENNON and YOKO ONO These two lovebirds are so hip that they even get away with multiple, simultaneous faux passeriously, an Indian headdress All that fur Jesus, guysway to take a crap on both animals and the infinite, storied miseries of the Native Americans by boiling it all down to overpriced fashion accessories But I am getting off track here, so let me summarize 1 Stuff White People Like is kinda funny.2 Waaaait a second, that sounds like me 3 Buh buh I like RAP MUSIC 4 DAYUMN Sean Lennon is a hipster 5 Is this book saying that Sean Lennon iswhite than I am


  10. Lucy Lucy says:

    Smug condesention from a white guy, mostly about how his friends are and going under the assumption all white people of a certain income bracket are the exact same way Of course, I do some of the things in here, but just as many were totally unappealing or ridiculous It s just a hype book and I won t be reading the second book by Mr Lander It s a clear example of a blog with semi original material getting a book deal based on hits The blog has similar content for free This was part of my c Smug condesention from a white guy, mostly about how his friends are and going under the assumption all white people of a certain income bracket are the exact same way Of course, I do some of the things in here, but just as many were totally unappealing or ridiculous It s just a hype book and I won t be reading the second book by Mr Lander It s a clear example of a blog with semi original material getting a book deal based on hits The blog has similar content for free This was part of my clearing out of some of my Did Not Finish books Luckily, I was able to pick up from my bookmark since this book was only put aside in March


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Stuff White People Like: The Definitive Guide to the Unique Taste of Millions❮Reading❯ ➾ Stuff White People Like: The Definitive Guide to the Unique Taste of Millions Author Christian Lander – Thomashillier.co.uk 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 mus They love People Like: PDF ↠ 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 they re unique, yet somehow they re all exactly Stuff White eBook Î the same, talking about how they get Sarah Silverman s subversive comedy and Wes Anderson s droll films They re also down with diversity and up on all the best microbrews, breakfast spots, foreign cinema, and authentic sushi They re organic, ironic, and do not own TVs You know who they are They re white people And they re White People Like: Kindle Ø here, and you re gonna have to deal Fortunately, here 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.


About the Author: Christian Lander

Christian Lander People Like: PDF ↠ is the creator of the website Stuff White People Like He is a PhD dropout who was the public speaking instructor of the year at Indiana University He has lived in Toronto, Montreal, Copenhagen, Tucson, Indiana, and now Los Angeles, where he lives with his wife, Jess, a photographer who contributed many of the photos Stuff White eBook Î in the book.