A Practical Guide to Racism
A look at the races of the world by a lovable bigot, capturing the proud history and bright future of racism in one handy, authoritative, and deeply offensive volume
Meet “C. H. Dalton,” a professor of racialist studies and an expert on inferior people of all ethnicities, genders, religions, and sexual preferences. Presenting evidence that everyone should be hated, A Prac...more
But the book does a great job of pointing out the absurdity of racial stereotypes by being so blatantly offensive and aloof. I read that the author of the book is ...more
Reading Level: Adult
Recommended for: people who enjoy satire and won't be offended by the language
Trigger Warnings: Very non-PC language
My Thoughts: Oh, myyyy. This book is so wrong, yet I laughed like a loon at a lot of it.
I'm going to state right away that if you are sensitive to non-PC language, this book will probably upset you. But keep in mind that this is satire, and designed to showcase the negativity of racism by exploiting the ideas for a laugh. And laugh ...more
My all-time favourite part of this book? The Asian section referencing H.P. Lovecraft's "Cthulhu and the Ching-Chong Chinabots" and the mentioning of Robert Longo beating out Adolph Hitler as the worst artist (because of Johnny Mnemonic). hope i didn't spoil that for you.
It's a book best used for its intended purpose; reference.
If you happen to need clarification on a particular group-- it's particularly useful. I especially like the notes in the back.
I read it and laughed. The author talks about the stereotypes of all races and no one is left out.
Physically, Italians are short -comically so- and even the women sport heavily waxed, oversized mustaches. For their...more
For those needing a gist, think of one of t ...more
"Ethnography professors are the nigger of the world."
Essential for the bookshelf of any considerate intellectual, this more than practical guide illumi ...more
**A hilarious look at the races of the world—capturing the proud history and bright future of racism in one handy, authoritative, and deeply offensive volume**
Meet “C. H. Dalton,” a professor of racialist studies and a leading authority on inferior people of all ethnicities, genders, religions, and sexual preferences. In the grand tradition of *The Protocols of the Elders of Zion* and *Birth of a Nation*, he is on a mission to clarify the truth about self-supremacy, drawin
There was this one joke that was constant call back to a joke in the first chapter. It started out funny, than got old through repetition than got EVEN funnier by the end.
There was a lot of pretty funny topical and pop culture references that were already feeling a bit dated by my reading, which sadd ...more
It had me literally laughing out from the beginning and warranting odd stares from the normal people around me. I think it accidentally educated me too!
Note: The only reason I can't give it a full rating is that I didn't quite understand some of the material either because 1. I'm not clever enough, 2. didn't understand cultural references or 3. am too young to understand some references