Once upon a time, women were expected to get up in the morning and prepare coffee for their husbands. That’s bullshit, right? But you know what’s even worse bullshit? When the husbands were dicks about whether or not the coffee was good.

That’s right — back in the dark ages, men got to be gorilla-like assholes, and women had to take it.

Or at least, so some coffee commercials would have them believe. Here’s a montage of some of the most bullying scenes from vintage java ads, featuring forlorn husbands lamenting their wives’ subpar brewing skills:

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