Posts tagged "jerks"

11 Favorite Sayings Of People Who Are Largely Terrible

If you can’t handle me at my worst, you don’t deserve me at my best. O RLY?

Robyn Pennacchia / July 30, 2015

Just Look At This Asshole: Gun-Toting Mom Lies To Other Parents About Owning Guns

Last month’s Indianapolis Monthly featured an article titled “My Gun Story: Suburban Mom” featuring essay from an anonymous “suburban mom” and teacher who decided to purchase a gun after the Sandy Hook shootings.
The woman’s sentiments were nothing particularly revelatory, for the most part. She was just another lady who liked guns and wanted to…

Robyn Pennacchia / March 11, 2015

8 Things Some Asshole Says In Every Debate About Sexism

Feminism! And with that one word, I’ve already set the world speed record for turning a comment section into a septic tank. As a guy writing on the Internet, I’m not the right demographic to tell you about feminism, but I’m absolutely the right demographic to tell you about the assholes reacting against it. Read more

Cracked / February 20, 2015

“Clever” Bros Create Terrible Video Sweeping Women Off Their Feet

Hey bros, you know what’s not cool? When you invade the personal space of women you don’t know by “sweeping them off their feet.” It is really, really not okay, Andrew Hales and Stuart Edge, to surprise a woman by grabbing her physically and immobilizing her. And yet, for some reason, so many of the…

Julie Gerstein / September 11, 2013

10 Good Guys Who Are Major-League Jerks

Sometimes good guys are actually “good” guys. They treat people well, they help old ladies across the street, their good intentions are matched by their positive (not necessarily chipper or anything, but at leastnice) personality.

And sometimes good guys are just jerks.

The Mary Sue / October 10, 2012

Frisky Rant: Rude Salespeople Can Really Ruin Your Day

Call it the “Pretty Woman” syndrome: When a salesperson at a store is too snotty or insolent for words. Whether we’re talking Urban Outfitters or Louis Vuitton, a snotty, bitchy, over-the-top entitled shop person can totally ruin your day. And while a good salesperson can convince you to buy something you don’t need or actually…

Julie Gerstein / August 10, 2012

Don’t Be “The A**hole In The Relationship”

Everybody’s got one: a friend who just won’t shut up about how awesome his or her partner is. If you’re single, there is no way you want to hear your friend prattle on about their special little flower of a relationship. Mikala Bierma and Emmy Blotnick know exactly what we’re talking about, which is why…

Julie Gerstein / June 25, 2012

The Real March Madness: Kirk Cameron Vs. Rush Limbaugh

In one corner we have Rush Limbaugh, the blowhardy conservative talk radio host who recently referred to law student Sandra Fluke as a “slut” because she wanted to testify on Capitol Hill about birth control. To wit, Rush said, “If we are going to pay for your contraceptives, and thus pay for you to have…

Julie Gerstein / March 20, 2012

Tucker Max “Retires,” Would Really Like Us To Believe He’s Changed

“I’ve found that, what I now want the most in a woman is—I want a partner. I want someone who is my partner in life. Who supports me, and I support her. I can share all my experiences in life with her, and she can share hers back with me. Not only do we love…

Julie Gerstein / January 19, 2012

Watch The Worst People In The World Do Yoga

Jessica and Hunter are a couple of LA airheads looking for spiritual guidance. So they’ve decided to sign up for an ashtanga yoga class — whatever, Gwyneth Paltrow’s doing it. But can they actually handle the intensity of an ashtanga yoga class? And can an ashtanga yoga class handle them? (Probably not.) [YouTube]…

The Frisky / July 6, 2011

Please Don’t Tell Me How Great You Are

A long time ago, right before I met the man who would become my husband, I dated a guy named Gary,* a new-age rocket scientist who excelled in many things, including the art of self-promotion.

I remember that cold February night, a week before Valentine’s Day, when we were driving in his car. He… / June 27, 2009

A Jerk-Loving Woman Explains Herself

Rich Santos, Marie Claire’s male dating columnist, wants to know why women love jerks. (This question is the male equivalent of us wondering why men are so drawn to high-maintenance bitches.) To find out, I IM’d my friend Katrina*, who has dated more jerks than I’ve dated fixer-uppers (another common guy type women are draw…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 18, 2009