Stereotyping People By Their Favorite Author

Lauren Leto (creator and co-founder of the popular Texts From Last Night) wrote a hilarious post on stereotyping people by their favorite author. Here are some of my favorites:

J.D. Salinger

Kids who don’t fit in (duh).

Stephenie Meyer

People who type like this: OMG. Mah fAvvv <3 <3.

Lauren Weisberger

Girls who can’t read. Or think.

Christopher Hitchens

People I would love to hang out with.

Leo Tolstoy

Guys I want to date.

Fyodor Dostoevsky

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).

Ayn Rand

Workaholics seeking validation.

Jane Austen (or Bronte Sisters)

Girls who made out with other girls in college when they were going through a “phase”.

Charles Dickens

Ninth graders who think they’re going to be authors someday but end up in marketing.

William Shakespeare

People who like bondage.

Mark Twain


Thomas Aquinas

Premature ejaculators.

H.P. Lovecraft

People who can quote the Comic Book Guy from Simpsons.

C.S. Lewis

Youth group leaders who picked their nose in the 4th grade.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Men who can’t lie but will instead be silent if they know you don’t want to hear the truth.

Richard Dawkins

People who have their significant other grab them under the table in order to shut them up whenever someone else at a dinner says something absolutely ridiculous and wrong.

She missed an obvious one, though — people who say their favorite author is God…

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