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Why Being Beautiful and Being a Jerk Seem to Go Hand in Hand

Science of Us | Posted 09.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

(Photo: Paramount Pictures) By Cari Romm The world is full of neatly drawn divisions: cat people and dog people, brooders and blurters, people whose...

One Night Standoff

Stacie Corliss | Posted 06.22.2016 | Women
Stacie Corliss

One Tuesday night, after a(n) (amazingly heart-piercing) show by the (amazingly heart-piercing) Amy Kuney at the Bootleg, my dear friend, ironysradioc...

Are You an Information Jerk?

Lydia Craig | Posted 03.17.2017 | Education
Lydia Craig

When it comes to knowledge, I'm torn. My librarian side wants everyone to read more, but my spiritual side believes moderation is key, and that too much of a good thing is just as unhealthy as nothing at all.

Cards Against Harassment For All Those Sexist Jerks Out There!

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.22.2014 | Women
Shira Lazar

The Cards Against Harassment YouTube channel has figured out a creative new way to put loudmouth guys in their place. What would YOUR card say?...

Quiz: Are You A Jerk?

The Huffington Post | Joanna Borns | Posted 08.25.2013 | Comedy

Some people are jerks. To find out if you are one, just take this quiz!...

A Judgmental Jerk

Misha Lyuve | Posted 12.22.2012 | Fifty
Misha Lyuve

The lake seemed so big and mysterious when I stood right in front of the water. But from the top of the mountain, it felt innocent and easy to embrace; tucked, like a child, between the woods.

Jason Linkins

NFL Owner Drops Lawsuit Against Newspaper | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.10.2011 | Media

The Washington City Paper reports tonight that Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder, who had been pursuing legal action against the paper for an artic...

Jason Linkins

Dan Snyder Has Never Read The Article He Is Suing Over | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.09.2011 | Media

As readers may be aware, Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder has, for the better part of the year, been in a legal brouhaha with the Washington City ...

Why All People Are Jerks Until Proven Otherwise

Daylle Deanna Schwartz | Posted 11.02.2011 | Women
Daylle Deanna Schwartz

The expression simply means take your time to get to know someone well -- male or female -- so they can earn your trust instead of giving it away. It's about protecting yourself from potential disappointment.

Why Doesn't A Spouse's Bad Behavior Matter To A Judge?

Lynn Toler | Posted 10.24.2011 | Divorce
Lynn Toler

You have heard the stories. You may have even lived it. A couple divorces and one side gets, not only injured, but insulted as well. No Fault Divor...

Why We Tolerate Jerks

Daylle Deanna Schwartz | Posted 10.17.2011 | Women
Daylle Deanna Schwartz

Years ago I was giving advice on a TV show about cheating and lying partners. When I got to the last woman, she began to vehemently defend her jerk. "You don't understand. If it wasn't for the lying and cheating he'd be perfect."

Jason Linkins

City Paper Publisher 'Confident We'll Triumph In Court' Over Redskins Owner Dan Snyder | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As you may have heard, Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder recently decided to take complete leave of his senses and sue the owners of the Washington...

Jason Linkins

A Letter To Daniel Snyder, From A 'Cranky' Fan | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Earlier Thursday, we took a look at the possibility that Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder's multimillion dollar lawsuit against the Washington ...

Jason Linkins

If Dan Snyder's Lawsuit Is A 'Publicity Stunt,' It Is The Worst Publicity Stunt Ever | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As you know, Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder has decided that he's had it up to here with a months-old article by Dave McKenna in the local al...

Jason Linkins

Washington City Paper Launches Legal Defense Fund | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder has been insisting today that all he wants from the Washington City Paper, an organization that neither he or his...

Jason Linkins

Dan Snyder Mounts Charm Offensive Many Years Too Late | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As you know, Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder has decided to file a lawsuit against Atalaya Capital Management, a hedge fund that owns Creative Lo...

Jason Linkins

Redskins Owner Makes Good On Threat, Sues Washington City Paper | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It will be indescribably awesome to hear lawyers for the owner of the Washington Redskins lecture a court about ethnic slurs, I can tell you!

Jason Linkins

Washington Redskins Owner Dan Snyder Seeks Dismissal Of Reporter Who Documented How Terrible He Was At Everything [UPDATE] | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Here in Washington, D.C., the local National Football League team is the Washington Redskins, and it is owned by Dan Snyder -- easily one of the most ...

The Spiritual Power Of Admitting Our Faults

Rabbi Alan Lurie | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Alan Lurie

It is not until we have admitted to ourselves that we are jerks that we can see how we too often act reflexively and thoughtlessly, and can be liberated from the need to reject so much of who we are.

Just Listen - 10 Ways to Recognize a Jerk

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

A jerk is a know-it-all who doesn't know what he is talking about. They are able to carve a wide path through the serenity in your lives because you are so aghast by their outrageous behavior.

Meet The Employed Banker Who Won The Lottery And Will Pay Almost No Taxes

NY Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If the first winner of the "$1 million a year for life" scratch-off game seemed less than ecstatic yesterday, it's because he wasn't exactly strugglin...

Rudeness Is As Rudeness Does

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

People who feel particularly comfortable yelling at others, but whose feelings are incredibly sensitive to any kind of slight is an executive trait.

Why Jerks Run The World

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

It was by demonstrating all the pushy, aggressive, ill-tempered and self-aggrandizing portions of my personality that I showed my qualification for proper treatment in that establishment.