In case you think the Stereotype Guru is just some random person with a blog who knows a lot about stereotypes, let me provide some evidence for my credibility. I am happy to announce the publication of my new book: Inter/Cultural Communication: Representation And Construction Of Culture. The book is available for purchase from Amazon [...]
Last Media Monday I spotlighted Eric Arriola of Hood Ratchedness. Today, he strikes again with Im Not Black Im GOLDEN (Moments of Honesty).
We might all agree that ethnic slurs are inappropriate in the workplace. However, what exactly constitutes an ethnic slur is perhaps less concrete. Cultural variations in political correctness also make ethnic slurs more difficult to identify. So I was fascinated when a friend told me about a phrase used in Hong Kong. After reading The [...]
Today, Jen Muroff of SmartThingz provides smart insights about her experience with stereotypes of people with grey hair. Fifty Shades of Grey Curly Hair! by Jen Muroff I am not brave. I am scared of bugs, loud noises, heights and am constantly afraid that I am going to have a heart attack. So why have [...]
Words of Wisdom from a former student of mine Eric Arriola and his Hoodratchedness TV channel
Who knew that markers could be politically correct?
In the following guest blog, the writer (who wishes to remain anonymous) narrates her experience with a situation in which a Russian stereotype is communicated. Her narrative provides some insights into what it is like on the other end of a communicated stereotype. When a stereotype is communicated, the conversation can still be pleasant and [...]
For today’s Thing Thursday at The Communicated Stereotype the stereotype guru wanted to share with you the gift of love (and stereotypes) in dice form (technically in dice package form).
For today’s WEblog Wednesday Ian Reifowitz author of Obama’s America: A Transformative Vision of Our National Identity (Potomac Books, 2012) shares his insights about stereotypes communicated byDdisney, a topic not unfamiliar to The communicated Stereotype. We have to give credit where credit is due. Last Tuesday’s New York Times contained a lengthy profile of a [...]
Jon Stewart of The Daily Show never ceases to entertain. In his recent July 31st ‘Old Man Fight’ segment, Stewart shows how ‘old people’ stereotypes can be used for political commentary in a hilarious way. The Daily ShowGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook Stewart’s segment does beg [...]