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Melissa McCarthy Is A Terrible Pick-Up Artist In SNL Sketch

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 02.14.2016 | Comedy

Saturday Night Live flipped the script on pick-up artist culture last night by giving us a glimpse into a world in which women use cheesy (read: creep...

A Petition Hopes To Ban Pickup Artist Julien Blanc From Brazil

BrasilPost | Andréa Martinelli | Posted 11.17.2014 | Women

“These step-by-step techniques will get her eyes brighter for you than a little dog’s.” “Get her to like you even if you’re boring.” ...

Stranger Observation

Marcia Liss | Posted 11.29.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Dangerous Games: a Studio Visit With Molly Jo Shea

Virginia Broersma | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Virginia Broersma

Molly Jo Shea's art straddles the boundary between satire and an admiring embrace of those things she may or may not be critiquing and invites the viewer to laugh affectionately and be disgusted right along with her.

6 Reasons Not To Marry A Pickup Artist

Posted 10.10.2013 | Women

The pickup artist (PUA) community is notorious for treating women like prey to be caught, using a form of calculated verbal manipulation. But YourTang...

Uh, My Eyes Are Up Here

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.30.2013 | Comedy

Here's one prank that we DEFINITELY don't recommend trying out for yourself. That said, watch Norwegian prankster, Freddy Fairhair, take to the str...

The Cheesier The Pickup Line, The Better... Sometimes

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.18.2013 | Comedy

Is this video a parking ticket? Because it's got fine written all over it. Watch SimplePickup test the age-old question: Do pickup lines actually ...

Being a Weenie: Food for Thought on Peacock Theory

Tony Endelman | Posted 07.31.2013 | Weird News
Tony Endelman

As long as you have some semblance of a personality, the situation is yours to embrace and enjoy. Believe it or not, wearing a wiener suit doesn't automatically make women think that you've got a screw loose.

My Interview With a Professional Pick Up Artist (and Why Some Men Can't Make It Past the 'Chase')

Holly Sidell | Posted 09.18.2013 | Los Angeles
Holly Sidell

What if a man does want to pursue something and try to build a relationship? What if he thinks he's not supposed to want more, even though he does? Or, what if, point blank, he just has no clue what to do next?

"Call Me Maybe" Business Cards Enter The Pick-Up Scene

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 05.22.2012 | Women

So, you meet a guy at the bar. You talk for a while. As the night comes to an end, instead of asking for your number, he makes the now somewhat dated ...

D.C. Blogger Makes Misogyny Watch List

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.12.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- When Washington City Paper caught up with Roosh Vörek -- Roosh V on the Internet -- in 2008, he was 29 years old, living in his dad's b...

Why I Refuse to Fall for 'The Game'

Holly Sidell | Posted 12.25.2011 | Women
Holly Sidell

Last night I opened to a few random pages of the book "The Game," a guide for pick-up artists by Neil Strauss. According to many guys I know, this is ...

WATCH: Pick-Up Artists Teaching Chinese Men To Seduce Women

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In China, a country where men vastly outnumber women, the art of dating has taken on a certain level of urgency not found in other nations. But as...

WOW! An Inspiring Road Trip To Pick Up Trash Across America | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

After just three months on the road, the Pick Up America project has already collected more than 37,000 pounds of garbage. And they're only 340 miles ...