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Christian Lander is the creator of the website Stuff White People Like. He is a Ph.D. dropout who was the 2006 public speaking instructor of the year at Indiana University. He has lived in Toronto, Montreal, Copenhagen, Tucson, Indiana, and now Los Angeles,...read more
Christian Lander is the creator of the website Stuff White People Like. He is a Ph.D. dropout who was the 2006 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 in the book.

From the Author, Christian Lander

STUFF WHITE PEOPLE LIKE CHECKLIST
How White Are You? Check off everything that you like. When you’re finished,
count everything up and determine your whiteness percentage.

1 Coffee

2 Religions Their Parents Don’t
Belong To

3 Film Festivals

4 Assists

5 Farmer’s Markets

6 Organic Food

7 Diversity

8 Barack Obama

9 Making You Feel Bad for Not
Going Outside

10 Wes Anderson Movies

11 Asian Girls

12 Nonprofit Organizations

13 Tea

14 Having Black Friends

15 Yoga

16 Gifted Children

17 Hating Their Parents

18 Awareness

19 International Travel

20 Being an Expert on Your Culture

21 Writer’s Workshops

22 Having Two Last Names

23 Microbreweries

24 Wine

25 David Sedaris

26 Manhattan (and Now Brooklyn,
Too!)

27 Marathons

28 Not Having a TV

29 ’80s Night

30 Wrigley Field

31 Snowboarding

32 Veganism/Vegetarianism

33 Marijuana

34 Architecture

35 The Daily Show with Jon Stewart /
The Colbert Report

36 Brunch

37 Renovations

38 Arrested Development

39 Netflix

40 Apple Products

41 Indie Music

42 Sushi

43 Plays

44 Public Radio

45 Asian Fusion Food

46 The Sunday New York Times

47 Liberal Arts Degrees

48 Whole Foods and Grocery Co-ops

49 Vintage

50 Irony

51 Living by the Water

52 Sarah Silverman

53 Dogs

54 Kitchen Gadgets

55 Apologies

56 Lawyers

57 Documentaries

58 Japan

59 Natural Medicine

60 Toyota Prius

61 Bicycles

62 Knowing What’s Best for Poor
People

63 Expensive Sandwiches

64 Recycling

65 Coed Sports

66 Divorce

67 Standing Still at Concerts

68 Michel Gondry

69 Mos Def

70 Difficult Breakups

71 Being the Only White Person
Around

72 Study Abroad

73 Gentrification

74 Oscar Parties

75 Threatening to Move to Canada

76 Bottles of Water

77 Musical Comedy

78 Multilingual Children

79 Modern Furniture

80 The Idea of Soccer

81 Graduate School

82 Hating Corporations

83 Bad Memories of High School

84 T-shirts

85 The Wire

86 Shorts

87 Outdoor Performance Clothes

88 Having Gay Friends

89 St. Patrick’s Day

90 Dinner Parties

91 San Francisco

92 Music Piracy

93 Rugby

94 New Balance Shoes

95 Beards

96 Having Children in Their Late
Thirties

97 Red Hair

98 Noam Chomsky

99 Non-Motorized Boating

100 The Boston Red Sox

101 Scarves

102 Cleanses

103 Self-Deprecating Humor

104 Integrity

105 Pretending to Be a Canadian
When Traveling Abroad

106 The Criterion collection

107 Natural Childbirth

108 High School English Teachers

109 Native Wisdom

110 Trying Too Hard

111 Portland, Oregon

112 Free Health Care

113 Che Guevera

114 The New Yorker

115 Non-American News Sources

116 Subtitles

117 Premium Juice

118 The ACLU

119 Plaid

120 Platonic Friendships

121 Reusable Shopping Bags

122 Acoustic Covers

123 Dave Chappelle

124 Tibet

125 Nintendo Wii

126 Conspiracies

127 The Simpsons

128 Avoiding Confrontation

129 DJs

130 Carbon Offsets

131 Following Their Dreams

132 Not Having Cash

133 Adopting Foreign Children

134 LEED Certification

135 Expensive Strollers

136 Singer-Songwriters

137 Eating Outside

138 Books

139 Music Festivals

140 Glasses

141 McSweeney’s

142 Hardwood Floors

143 Bakeries

144 Modern Art Museums

145 Cheese

146 Therapy

147 Public Transportation That Is
Not a Bus

148 Dive Bars

149 Self-Importance

150 Rock Climbing


___________ ÷ 150 = _________%
TOTAL


Guide
15 = 10% white
30 = 20% white
45 = 30% white
60 = 40% white
75 = 50% white
90 = 60% white
105 = 70% white
120 = 80% white
135 = 90% white
150 = 100% white

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