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The Resource How to make white people laugh, by Negin Farsad

How to make white people laugh, by Negin Farsad

Label
How to make white people laugh
Title
How to make white people laugh
Statement of responsibility
by Negin Farsad
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Negin Farsad is an Iranian-American-Muslim female stand-up comedian who believes she can change the world, one joke at a time. In HOW TO MAKE WHITE PEOPLE LAUGH, Farsad shares her personal experiences growing up as the "Other" in an American culture that has no time for nuance. Writing bluntly and hilariously about the elements of race we are often too politically correct to discuss, Farsad takes a long hard look at the iconography that still shapes our concepts of "black," "white," and "Muslim" in America today and examines what it means when white culture defines the culture. Here she asks, what does it mean to have a hyphenated identity and how can we combat the racism, stereotyping, and exclusion that happens every day? HOW TO MAKE WHITE PEOPLE LAUGH tackles these questions and more with wit, humor, and incisive intellect"--
Summary
Negin Farsad is an Iranian-American-Muslim female stand-up comedian who believes she can change the world, one joke at a time. In How To Make White People Laugh, Farsad shares her personal experiences growing up as the "Other" in an American culture that has no time for nuance. Writing bluntly and hilariously about the elements of race we are often too politically correct to discuss, Farsad takes a long hard look at the iconography that still shapes our concepts of "black," "white," and "Muslim" in America today and examines what it means when white culture defines the culture. Here she asks, what does it mean to have a hyphenated identity and how can we combat the racism, stereotyping, and exclusion that happens every day?
Storyline
Tone
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10492344
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Farsad, Negin
Dewey number
  • 792.702/8092
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Farsad, Negin
  • Women comedians
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Target audience
adult
Label
How to make white people laugh, by Negin Farsad
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Iranians have no gay-dar & other things I learned growing up in Palm Springs -- Hairy legs, short shorts: the Mexification of Negin Farsad -- Negin and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day a.k.a. high school -- When fig newtons are the last straw: on leaving Palm Springs -- A protestor is born: Dave Matthews, pleated khakis & the Reverend Al Sharpton -- My lady parts and my comedy parts -- Bootleg Islam -- Where my staplers at? -- My own people don't like me very much -- A taxonomy of haters -- White people love conferences -- My boyfriend is black and my parents are a touch racist -- Do immigrants spit out more patriotic babies?
Control code
ocn923793103
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9781455558223
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016001565
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)923793103
Label
How to make white people laugh, by Negin Farsad
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Iranians have no gay-dar & other things I learned growing up in Palm Springs -- Hairy legs, short shorts: the Mexification of Negin Farsad -- Negin and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day a.k.a. high school -- When fig newtons are the last straw: on leaving Palm Springs -- A protestor is born: Dave Matthews, pleated khakis & the Reverend Al Sharpton -- My lady parts and my comedy parts -- Bootleg Islam -- Where my staplers at? -- My own people don't like me very much -- A taxonomy of haters -- White people love conferences -- My boyfriend is black and my parents are a touch racist -- Do immigrants spit out more patriotic babies?
Control code
ocn923793103
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9781455558223
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016001565
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)923793103

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