What's the difference between an MRA and a MGTOW? Should you even care? Probably not, but we'll tell you anyway. Join the guys for a weird and occasionally uncomfortable journey through the confused, incestuous network of online communities collectively known as the manosphere.
*TW: There is discussion of sensitive topics in this episode, including brief references to sexual assault.*
In this episode:
- The history of PUAs
- Ovid and the Ars Amatoria ("Art of Love")
- Don Juan (Don Giovanni)
- Giacomo Casanova
- Jack Hanley and Being a Gentlemen's Guide to Guide to Scientific Seduction in 8 Easy Steps
- Norton Hughes Johnathan's Guide Book for the Young Man About Town
- Eric Weber and How to Pick Up Girls!
- Neil Strauss and The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists
- Mystery (Erik Von Markovik)
- PUA Techniques and Terminology:
- Approach Anxiety
- Targets, Sets
- Last Minute Resistance
- Assuming Familiarity
- Keno Escalation/Compliance Test
- HBs and the hotness scale
- Template of a pickup
- Dr. Bianca Fileborn
- VH1 and The Pickup Artist
- The Manoshpere:
- Men's Rights Activists
- Red Pill
- The appeal of PUA
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