A Practical Guide to Racism
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 Pr...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
In discussing the races subjectively, Dalton runs the spectrum, even discussing stereotypes held about certain races.
Dalton also does something other writers are often unable to do, ma...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.
**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
For those needing a gist, think of one of t...more
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
i enjoyed how nearly all of the stereotypes which were portrayed as truths come directly from popular culture (particularly the video games of my youth; e.g. street fighter).
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
It also would have been better had it been about a hundred pages shorter.