By Jacob Shamsian - October 19, Within days the site became so popular that his web provider thought it was a porn site. Written with a distanced, anthropological style, its matter-of-factness and insightful details are consistently funny. In six months, Christian Lander went from unknown blogger to bestselling author. The book has gained world-wide success, having been translated into dozens of languages. The book was an instant success, becoming an NYTimes bestseller in just two weeks. Writers that make fun of white people, specifically liberals, are hard to find.
Dear White Guys: Your Asian Fetish Is Showing | HuffPost
Does the Asian fetish seem to be targeted toward Asian women who fit a certain "type"? In my experience, you're more likely to find White guys salivating over "Geisha Girl " than Margaret Cho. Then again, I've met more Asian women in the US and abroad, particularly China who make me scratch my head at that "submissive Asian woman" stereotype than those who fit it. Do Asian women feel pressured to fit into that stereotype fantasy?
Finding humor in 'Stuff White People Like'
Like the tagline, it is basically about what stuff white people like, according to the author s. Some of my favorites are "Threatening to Move to Canada" 75 , "Expensive Sandwiches" 63 , , and "Coffee" 1 I appreciate the fact that they know Asian people like iced coffee. More interesting than the subject lines is the writing.
CNN -- The blog "Stuff White People Like" is wildly popular with fans who've embraced the hilarious, satirical sendup of the white middle class that -- according to the list -- have an ongoing love affair with things such as coffee No. Filled with photos and some content from the blog , the guide includes new entries exclusive to the book. Lander also worked with a designer to create things such as flow charts on "How to Name a White Child" and "White Career Trajectories" as well as a test of the reader's "whiteness. As befitting the genius behind such a site and book, Lander is a bit of a ham actually, make that Canadian bacon since he hails from Toronto, Ontario.