Posts tagged "pick up artist"

The Soapbox: “I Always Felt As If White Girls Thought Less Of Me Because I Was Half-Asian”: There Should Be More Discussion About Elliot Rodger’s Racism

It feels like the entire Internet is having one big argument about Elliot Rodger, the 22-year-old who murdered six people near the UC Santa Barbara campus before killing himself last Friday. Did he mostly have a problem with misogyny? Did he mostly have a problem with mental illness? Did he mostly have a problem with…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 28, 2014

7 People Killed Near UC Santa Barbara, Including Gunman, Who Acted In “Retribution” For Women Rejecting His Advances [UPDATED]

Last night, six people were killed by a lone gunman, believed to be Elliot Rodger, 22, in the town of Isla Vista, California, near UC Santa Barbara. Seven more were injured and the shooter was shot and killed by police. While investigators have not officially confirmed that Rodger was the shooter, or released the name…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 24, 2014

Not Okay: Naked Guy With Boner Attempts To Pick Up Women In Deeply Uncomfy YouTube Video

It used to be that pick-up artists (PUAs for short) would just use the power of supremely douchey words in their attempts to "woo" women. But, oh, how I long for the days of good ol' fashioned negging now that PUAs have taken to straight up sexually harassing and/or physically touching their intended conquests and, o…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 30, 2013

Girl Talk: Let’s Talk About Negging

I was at the bar at the Mandarin Oriental in Las Vegas enjoying a glass of champagne and having an intense one-in-the-morning chat with a new friend about raising kids (she's a mom, I want to be one) when a young, casually-dressed guy came over and put his hand on both our backs. He wa…

By: Rachel Kramer Bussel / December 22, 2011

A Pick-Up Artist Pick-Me-Up

Ladies, there's nothing we love more than a good old-fashioned pick-up artist, am I right? Check this guy out and try not to swoon too much. [YouTube]…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 12, 2010

Japanese Dating Guru Owes It All To Wig

Move over Mystery, there’s a new dating guru -- but instead of a big furry hat over his bald spot, this guy’s got a spiky wig. And Satoshi Fujita claims it’s that very wig that boosted his confidence, like a woman with breast implants, making him a super stud with three self-help dating books, numerou…

By: Simcha / February 27, 2008