Shamelessly stolen from here: http://laurenleto.wordpress.com/readers-by-author/
Stereotyping People by Their Favorite Author
by Lauren Leto
(by the way – I respect every author on here, kind of)
Kids who don’t fit in (duh).
People who type like this: OMG. Mah fAvvv <3 <3.
Umphrey’s McGee fans.
Girls who didn’t get enough drama when they were younger.
Girls who can’t read. Or think.
Jonathan Safran Foer
30somethings who were cool when they were 20something.
Your mom when she’s at her time of the month.
Boys who don’t read.
Boys who can’t read.
People I would love to hang out with.
Guys I want to date.
Guys I want to sleep with. (The difference between the two Russian
authors lies in the fact that I think the Underground Man is sexier
than Pierre Buzukhov).
Christopher Buckley (or William F. Buckley)
People who love excess verbiage.
Workaholics seeking validation.
David Foster Wallace
Confirmed 90’s literati.
Jane Austen (or Bronte Sisters)
Girls who made out with other girls in college when they were going through a “phase”.
People who like good music.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
People who can start a fire.
People who used to sleep so heavy that they would pee their pants.
Ninth graders who think they’re going to be authors someday but end up in marketing.
People who like bondage.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
People who drink scotch.
People who drink old fashioneds.
People who get their class from Vanity Fair.
People who don’t use conditioner in their hair.
Edgar Allan Poe
Men who live in their mother’s basements. Or goth seventh graders.
Doctors that went to third-tier medical schools.
Doctors that went to medical schools in the Dominican Republic.
People who used to get lost in supermarkets when they were kids.
Guys who are in the third coolest frat of a private college.
Women who give their boyfriend marriage ultimatums.
People whose favorite day in elementary school was “Grandparent’s Day”.
Women whose favorite color is hunter green.
People who are good at crosswords.
Your drunk stepmother.
Women who are usually constipated.
Men that score a 153 on their LSAT exam.
Girls who keep journals (too easy).
Conspiracy theorists (too easy).
People who are bigger conspiracy theorists than Orwell fans.
People that have read only one book in their life and it was To Kill
A Mockingbird (and it was their assigned reading in the ninth grade).
Guys who wear skinny jeans and the girls that love them.
Men who own cottages.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
People who get ARM mortgages.
Men who use words like ‘dubious’ and ‘tenacity’.
Bret Easton Ellis
Foo Fighters’ fans.
Hunter S Thompson
That kid in your philosophy class with the stupid tattoo.
Men that don’t eat cream cheese.
Pearl S. Buck
Women whose favorite president was Harry S. Truman.
Female high-school English professors that only have an undergraduate degree.
People that used to be fans of J.D. Salinger.
Women that liked the movie “Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood” but didn’t read the book.
Women on the East coast that wish they were from the South.
Cougars that went to an urban college in the 80s.
People that liked Gilmore Girls – even in the first season.
Men that argue that Neil Gaiman is overrated.
People who have never been dungeons master but still play D&D.
11th graders who peed their pants while watching the movie It.
People who can quote the Comic Book Guy from Simpsons.
Only children with Oedipal complexes.
People that move to Thailand after high school for the drug scene.
Youth group leaders that picked their nose in the 4th grade.
People that know how to perform a “Michigan left”.
Girls that can’t spell “leheim”.
People who bought the first generation Amazon Kindle.
Guys that haven’t convinced their girlfriends to try anal yet.
Alexis de Tocqueville
Political theory and constitutional democracy majors.
People that skipped school by hiding out in the gym.
People that own one straw chair in their house.
Women who have repressed their desire to go to Renaissance Festivals
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Men that can’t lie but will instead be silent if they know you don’t want to hear the truth.
Older women who are surprisingly loud during sex.
Girls that intern at Nylon but end up moving back to the Midwest for their real job.
People that didn’t go to college but do well on crossword puzzles.
Girls that are too frightened to go skydiving.
Women that have an @aol.com email address.
People that own a smart phone which requires a stylus to use it.
No one. Even the police say Clancy before they’ll say Baldacci.
The girl that just turned vegan to cover up her eating disorder.
Andrew Ross Sorkin
People who refer to themselves as “playing devil’s advocate”.
Men that have names like Earl or Cliff and were really close with their paternal grandfather.
Female high-school French teachers that have their master’s degree.