Posts tagged "pickup artists"

The Soapbox: Let’s Cockblock Julien Blanc & The Other PUA Creeps From Real Social Dynamics

Hey losers, I know you have copied my look with the carefully groomed hipster beard and the t-shirt and manufactured rips in my jeans, but you’re not me. You don’t have the balls to be me. You also don’t have what it takes to get as much pussy as I do, so I am going…
By: Pamela Stewart / November 10, 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.
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 8, 2012

Dating Don’ts: Just Say No To Negging

His teeny little profile picture was cute. He was the right age range and city. But when I opened the online dating message from this random dude, this is what he said: Isn't feminism a little obsolete? Men and women are equal nowadays. In fact, the balance is tipped in your favor. Of all the…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 8, 2012

Woman Marries World-Renowned Pickup Artist, We Think She’s Crazy

I'm still feeling unsettled about this story. Twenty-three-year-old Amanda was studying in London when she met Adam Lyons, a pickup artist famous for his manifesto, Principles of Attraction. Specifically, he was hooking up with her friend at a nightclub. But still, the two had a "love at first sight" moment. Adam ditched her friend and…
By: Ami Angelowicz / July 9, 2010

Pickup Artist Paul Janka Charms Another One

A couple of months ago, we brought you into the world of Paul Janka, aka the World's Most Subtle Pickup Artist, a title he should clearly trademark soon. Today, one of his conquests shared her experience meeting Janka with Gawker, and we think you'll find it a truly beautiful story. This woman met Janka…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 13, 2009