Late last week, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld the (misogynistic and racist) International Association of Athletics Federations(IAAF) rule about testosterone levels in women racing in middle-distance athletics events. While the ruling applies to all runners in that category, it’s clear that the ruling exists because Caster Semenya is a better athlete that… Continue reading Inductee Number Fifty-Eight: Those Supporting the IAAF Rule on Testosterone Levels in Women
It’s been a few weeks since I last inducted someone to the Asshole Hall of Fame (hey Jeff Bezos, you just got what you wanted — no responsibility for the impact your company has on the city of Seattle! You continue to be an asshole!). So far, none of the assholes have redeemed themselves (in fact,… Continue reading Inductees Fifty-Six and Fifty Seven: Jeff Sessions and ICE
Today’s inductee shouldn’t surprise anyone; he’s been on the list since the beginning. But recent comments — coupled with recent action — have him jumping the queue and shooting straight to the front of the line. I’m talking, of course, about Amazon founder, Washington Post owner, and newly HNTBAJW-certified asshole Jeff Bezos. First, full disclosure:… Continue reading Inductee Fifty-Five: Jeff Bezos
Up until this point, all members of our Asshole Hall of Fame have been people (or ‘people,’ depending on how you look at it). Today I’d like the offer up a new and different type of Asshole: The Asshole Holiday. Specifically, April Fool’s Day. April Fool’s Day is the worst holiday. Like, objectively. It generally… Continue reading Inductee Number 54: April Fool’s Day
Popping in here quickly to add a whopping FIFTY-ONE adult humans to the Asshole Hall of Fame. While you were sleeping last night, these folks chose to vote yes on a tax bill that hadn’t been fully written yet. A tax bill that, among other things, prevent teachers from deducting the cost of any school… Continue reading Inductees Number 3-53: The 51 Senators Who Voted Yes
There are a lot of assholes out there these days. Not just on the bus you ride every day, or in your office, but in positions of power. As we saw in the inaugural asshole hall of fame, Elon Musk has said and done some pretty major asshole shit, and he’s in a high position… Continue reading Inductee Number Two: Sarah Huckabee Sanders
Tonight I’d like to introduce a new feature on How Not To Be A Jerk When… Welcome to the Asshole Hall of Fame. Yes, this site is devoted to answering questions and sharing essays that help us all be a little bit better as we navigate this world. It is devoted to the idea that… Continue reading New Feature: Asshole Hall of Fame!