Stuff White People Like

Yes, there is a web site called Stuff White People Like. And I gotta give them credit, some of it is pretty perceptive:

#80 The Idea of Soccer

Many white people will tell you that they are very into soccer. But be careful, it’s a trap.

If you then attempt to engage them about your favorite soccer team or talk about famous moments in soccer history, you are likely to be met with blank stares. This is because white people don’t actually enjoy watching soccer, they just like telling their friends that they are into it.

However, I think it would be more correct to say the site is about “stuff white, upper-middle class, urban/suburban, liberal white people between 18 and 49 like.” Because they’ve made it all the way to #90 and there’s no sign of NASCAR or bass fishing in there yet. And believe me, plenty of white people like that stuff.

Plus they’ve listed lots of things that I know plenty of white people don’t like:

#15 Yoga
#28 Not Having a TV
#44 Public Radio

They’ve clearly got their finger on the pulse of the yuppie demographic, but like many commentaries on popular culture, there are large swaths of flyover country left untouched. And where’s Wal-Mart?!?!

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