pick up artists

Internet

Roosh V Shuttering His Godawful Misogynist Website After Successful Boycotts

Good fucking riddance.
Mack Lamoureux
10.2.18
Culture

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.
Zing Tsjeng
6.18.18
90S

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.
Allie Conti
11.3.17
SEXISM

I Tried to Find Out if Pick Up Artists Are Still Influential in 2017

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?
Sarah Ratchford
8.25.17
Stuff

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.
Emily Reynolds
8.31.16
News

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.
Mack Lamoureux
9.24.15
Stuff

I Employed a Team of 'Virtual Dating Assistants' to Manage My Online Love Life

Scott Valdez, 30, the CEO of VirtualDatingAssistants.com, charges anywhere from $380 to $1,320 a month for this service, depending on which package and how many "guaranteed dates" his clients buy.
Matt Saincome
11.14.14
Stuff

Confessions of an Ex-Pickup Artist

Trying to pick up girls at "Pester Square" wasn't as glamorous as you'd think. At least I got out at the right time. Some take it too far and become embittered and alienated.
Nathan Thompson
7.28.14
Stuff

Elliot Rodger and the Toxic Weight of Virginity

The California shooter's rage at not having sex isn't uncommon among awkward young men who were raised on the internet.
Harry Cheadle
5.29.14
shorties

The Showstopper

Shawn Valentino is the self-styled international playboy who believes there is a ladykilling superhero inside of all of us.
Clive Martin
12.27.13
we are not men

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

The title of one of Richard La Ruina's e-books is How to Make Your Move With Zero Chance of Rejection. I haven’t read it, though I assume it just contains a list of the trunk dimensions in every car manufactured since 1974.
John Saward
8.27.13