Posts tagged "pick up artists"

These Misogynistic Asheville Coffee Shop Owners Will Probably Never Get Laid Again

Jared Rutledge and Jacob Owens secretly ran a misogynistic podcast, blog and Twitter account detailing their pick-up tactics and sex life. 

Robyn Pennacchia / September 21, 2015

The Majority Of Americans Support Enthusiastic Consent Policies

Most Americans support “yes means yes” campus consent policies. [Huffington Post]
In addition to today’s decision not to hear anti-gay marriage cases from five U.S. states, here are six other Supreme Court equality cases to watch this term. [RH Reality Check]
Charles Clymer, inspiration for the feminist #StopClymer hashtag, was awarded as

Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 6, 2014

True Story: I Dated An Ex-Pickup Artist

Rare is the woman whose adventures in dating — scratch that, in living — have kept her from a brush with a pickup artist. I guess I’ve got the equivalent of pickup artist herpes because I actually dated one. Well, a former one.

Jessica Wakeman / October 8, 2012

Bad “Cosmo” Advice: Become A Rock Band Groupie

We admit, we don’t hold Cosmopolitan magazine to a particularly high standard or anything — but sometimes even we are floored by how utterly ridiculous their advice can be. When they advised that it would be as easy as 1, 2, 3 — “Step one: go to this spot. Step two: Find man. Step three:…

Julie Gerstein / August 24, 2010

Meet The World’s Creepiest Pick-Up Artist

Do you need a reason to stay awake all night? Like, maybe you’re babysitting late, pulling an all-nighter at the University of Phoenix, or you’re trying to head off jetlag by staying up until you’re on Tokyo time?

Well, it’s your lucky day. Meet Alex McRae, the creepiest creeper ever to skulk the cree…

Lemondrop / April 27, 2010

What Do Female “Pickup Artists” Know About Flirting That You Don’t?

If you’ve been to bars in major metropolitan cities, chances are you’ve come into contact with a “pickup artist”: a dude who is trying to get your number by following a script. Whether he learned about pickup artistry from Neil Strauss’s book The Game or that VH1 show, “The Pickup Artist,” the guy macking o…

Jessica Wakeman / February 9, 2010

Things I’m Afraid Of: Paul Janka

Because I think it’s important to face your fears, I did something today that terrifies me. I signed up for Paul Janka’s website. In case you aren’t familiar with the Jank, he’s a notorious Brooklyn pick-up artist and compulsive dater. Here are a few gruesome facts about him…

Ami Angelowicz / August 7, 2009

How To Really Meet A Woman

Julieanne Smolinski over at Lemondrop had the pleasure of attending a “Pick-Up Artist” seminar, in which poor saps shelled out nearly $3,000 to be educated by Love Systems Inc. (formerly known as the Mystery Method). The advice was pretty pathetic, and I’m about to save some schmucks a lot of money.

Annika Harris / July 9, 2009

Commenters Ball: Our Favorite Comments Of The Week

We here at The Frisky live for celeb gossip, chocolate, and your comments. What can we say, you bitches crack us up! So in honor of you, our smart, sexy, and incisive readers, who aren’t afraid to talk smack on the Internet, we’re giving away prizes! Each week well award five of you an awesome…

Simcha / December 19, 2008