Next to him was Neil Strauss, who had to be about 5’5″ and 130 pounds soaking wet.Although I hadn’t yet read I had to introduce myself.The someone said the word “cocky,” and we all said YES!That’s the magic mojo–a combination of cocky funny is the #1 thing that attracted us. I almost fell out of my chair when I watched the PUA and how one of their core techniques is to get really good and cocky funny. Slowly the room started filling up with young Hollywood types.Everyone was well-put-together and put a lot more thought into their wardrobe than I probably did.I’m somewhat dismayed to report that it’s useful information…. Eventually, he sees how inhuman being a pick-up artist is, and removes himself from the community that he has helped to create. I have no doubt that Strauss has seen the downside of treating women like objects.By the same token, he’s continuing to make a mint off it. Truth is, anything taken to the extreme can be dangerous.
These guys comprised the majority of the party’s population when we arrived.
It doesn't hurt at all anymore because why should someone who's a complete stranger have any control over your sense of selfworth?
” ― Neil Strauss, “There are certain bad habits we've groomed our whole life -- from personality flaws to fashion faux pas. And that's a tall order if you haven't found your best self yet.” ― Neil Strauss, “I've never trusted collaborations, because most people in this world are not closers.
He was telling me about the show “The Pick-Up Artist” on VH1, starring the aforementioned “Mystery.” My friend said it was thoroughly entertaining television and that it was amazing seeing this formerly awkward guys develop the confidence and social skills to be able to approach women.
As we were leaving the bar, we looked over and saw “Mystery,” all 6’5″ of him, adorned in an ostentatious hat and a big gold heart shaped locket, waiting at the valet.