pick up artists

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
6.19.18
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
11.2.17
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
8.30.16
News

This Group of Anti-Feminist Men Is Banishing Women from Their Lives

They call themselves Men Going Their Own Way and they dislike feminism so much they are grabbing their balls and going home.
Mack Lamoureux
9.25.15
Stuff

Confessions of An Ex-Pickup Artist

Trying to pick up girls at "Pester Square" wasn't as glamorous as you'd think.
Nathan Thompson
7.25.14
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
5.30.14
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
shorties

The Showstopper - Trailer

Shawn Valentino is the self-styled international playboy who believes there is a ladykilling superhero inside of all of us.
VICE Staff
12.23.13
we are not men

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

A sightseeing trip through the pick-up artist netherworld.
John Saward
8.28.13
tips from a waiter

How to Pry Money Out of Pick-Up Artists

Just keep your mouth shut and soon you'll be drinking his expensive, leftover pre-fuck wine.
Max Halley
1.18.13
Pretty Girl Bullshit

Sex Pest 101

Our resident pretty girl has some words of advice for all you lotharios out there.
Bertie Brandes
4.20.12