Christian Lander




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.

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Adorn your wall with this really cool poster.

Since Whiter Shades of Pale came out back in November, a lot of people have voiced how much they love the book's scarily accurate line drawings, which call out the prototypical white denizens of cities from Austin to Atlanta and Seattle to Santa Fe. Now comes your chance to own them in poster form (18 x 24). Regrettably not all of the drawings could be featured here, but it's still quite possib...

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Published on February 03, 2011 09:50
Average rating: 3.75 · 18,267 ratings · 1,263 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
Stuff White People Like: A ...

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Whiter Shades of Pale: The ...

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“If you are able to introduce a white person to a new cheese, it's like introducing them to a future spouse.”
Christian Lander, Stuff White People Like: A Definitive Guide to the Unique Taste of Millions

“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.”
Christian Lander, Stuff White People Like: A Definitive Guide to the Unique Taste of Millions
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“If you look into the footnotes of the business model for Apple Computer you'll see that they actually give the computers away for free; they just charge for the inflated sense of self-worth.”
Christian Lander, Whiter Shades of Pale: The Stuff White People Like, Coast to Coast, from Seattle's Sweaters to Maine's Microbrews

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