pick up artists
Love/Hate Reads: 'Rules of the Game,' Revisited
Neil Strauss's 2007 pick-up artist guide is less a dating book and more an RPG, pro-magician propaganda document, and catalyst of the incel community.
Roosh V Shuttering His Godawful Misogynist Website After Successful Boycotts
Good fucking riddance.
Men Are Still Spending Obscene Amounts of Money to Become Pick-Up Artists
For "Seduction," the first book-length study of PUAs, Dr. Rachel O'Neill trailed coaches and their clients to illuminate an industry that has fallen out of the public eye.
Putting This PUA Game On PlayStation and Steam Normalizes Stalker Behavior
'Super Seducer,' a game about stalking and harassing women using pick-up artist tactics, is set to release next month on Steam and PlayStation.
What It's Like to Be Hit on By a Pick-Up Artist
Artist Angela Washko took a deep dive into the pick-up artist community to create an immersive video game that allows its players to interact with "seduction gurus"—from a safe distance.
The Bizarre, Lonely Story of the World's Best Soap Shoe Pro
The forgotten sport's most vocal proponent just made a movie, and it's absolutely astounding.
How Pick Up Artists Migrated from Malls to Dating Apps
Where have all the pickup artists gone? Have they stopped harassing women? Or are they underground plotting their next big disruption of a shopping mall near you?
Talking Video Game Sex with the Creator of ‘Leisure Suit Larry’
It’s been 30 years since Al Lowe proved a creepy, pathetic pick-up artist could be a popular game protagonist.
Pick-Up Artists Don't Understand What 'Alpha' Even Means—As Evidenced by Wolves
MRAs and pick-up artists love using animal-related tactics to hit on women. We met up with some actual wolves and animal experts to find out exactly how men are wrong about everything, including this.
How Not to Talk to a Woman Wearing Headphones
First up: maybe don't! Second point: no the second point is the same as the first, maybe don't.
Roosh V Canceled His Male Pride Meetup But Still Got What He Wanted
Attention. Lots of attention.
This Group of Straight Men Is Swearing Off Women
They call themselves Men Going Their Own Way and they dislike feminism so much they are grabbing their balls and going home.