I'm Judging You: The Do-Better Manual

I'm Judging You: The Do-Better Manual

by Luvvie Ajayi
I'm Judging You: The Do-Better Manual

I'm Judging You: The Do-Better Manual

by Luvvie Ajayi

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Overview

"A truth-riot of a book!"Shonda Rhimes

New York Times Bestseller
#1 Washington Post Bestseller
Redbook “20 Books By Women You Must Read this Fall”
GoodHousekeeping.com “17 New Best New Books to Read This Fall”
BookRiot “100 Must-Read Hilarious Books”
Goodreads Choice Awards Finalist

Comedian, activist, and hugely popular culture blogger at AwesomelyLuvvie.com, Luvvie Ajayi, serves up necessary advice for the masses in this hilarious book of essays

With over 500,000 readers a month at her enormously popular blog, AwesomelyLuvvie.com, Luvvie Ajayi is a go-to source for smart takes on pop culture. I'm Judging You is her debut book of humorous essays that dissects our cultural obsessions and calls out bad behavior in our increasingly digital, connected lives. It passes on lessons and side-eyes on life, social media, culture, and fame, from addressing those terrible friends we all have to serious discussions of race and media representation to what to do about your fool cousin sharing casket pictures from Grandma's wake on Facebook.

With a lighthearted, razor sharp wit and a unique perspective, I'm Judging You is the handbook the world needs, doling out the hard truths and a road map for bringing some "act right" into our lives, social media, and popular culture. It is the Do-Better Manual.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781627796064
Publisher: Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 09/13/2016
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 259,654
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.25(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Luvvie Ajayi is an award-winning writer, pop culture critic, and professional troublemaker who thrives at the intersection of comedy, technology and activism. She is the person who often says what you're thinking but dared not to because you have a filter and a job to protect. She is also a digital strategist, noted speaker and Executive Director of The Red Pump Project, a national HIV/AIDS organization.

Table of Contents

Introduction New Rules for a New World 1

Part I Life

1 Gosh, You're the Worst 7

2 Why Must You Suck at Friendship? 16

3 When Baehood Goes Bad 27

4 Under the Knife 38

5 Weight a Minute 49

6 Don't Be Pigpen 59

Part II Culture

7 Racism Is for Assholes 69

8 The Privilege Principle 82

9 Zamunda Is Not a Country. Neither Is Africa 92

10 Rape Culture Is Real and It Sucks 106

11 Nobody Wins at the Feminism Olympics 118

12 Homophobia Is Geigh 130

13 #FixltJesus#BindltBuddha#AmendltAllah 139

Part III Social Media

14 #Hashtag#l#Hate#Your#Hashtag#Abuse 155

15 Your Facebook Is My Favorite Soap Opera 161

16 For Shame: Get Some eBehavior 172

17 Dumbed-Down News 178

18 How to Succeed at Business Failure 187

19 Real Gs Move in Silence 195

Part IV Fame

20 About Microwave Fame 205

21 So You're Kind of a Big Deal on the Internet 211

22 On Sex Tapes 216

23 The Unreal World 221

Epilogue Do Something That Matters 229

Acknowledgments 239

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