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Life Lesson: Don't Wear Rasta Hat

Friday, February 26, 2010 17:03 GMT

SEATTLE (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Navigating through life can be confusing, but one uptight, sensitive liberal is willing to guide you.

In A Sensitive Liberal’s Guide To Life: How To Banter With Your Barista, Hug Mindfully, And Relate To Friends Who Choose Kids Over Dogs (Gotham Books), Seattle Weekly columnist David Stoesz, known as “The Uptight Seattleite,” guides folks on becoming a tree hugging, granola breath hippie.

The “uber politically correct liberal” waxes philosophically on many topics and answers the queries of the Whole Foods-shopping set.

For example, for those who wonder if they can pull off a Rasta hat, Stoesz advises that they probably can’t unless they’re an actual Rastafarian.

After years of trying to figure out the proper things to chat about while getting a massage or how to hug a man in the most “hapless” way, Stoesz is happy to share his findings and save others from embarrassment.

The guide hits bookstores Tuesday (Mar. 2).