Dr. NerdLove examines the notion that you have to look like Brad Pitt for women to like you.
Science Daily has an interesting press release from new research about pick-up artistry. Turns out that pick-up techniques do work… on sexist women. Hall and Canterberry set out to understand the characteristics of men who use aggressive court-ship strategies, based on speed seduction techniques described in the US bestseller “The Game” by Neil Strauss and the popular […]
Should “Hot Chicks With Douchebags” Really Be Called “Straight Men Shooting Themselves in the Foot?”
Like some of the rest of us I’ve been up to my neck in other stuff. But over at my blog I recently posted about three items that in retrospect are pretty related. Here’s the first. One was about the semi-moronic but quite popular “Hot Chicks With Douchebags” website, which is basically just a compendium […]
This post complements some stuff that came up in comments to Ozy’s post about objectification. The theme there was between the reception of catcalls vs. face-to-face conversation initiation. The theme here is about the difference between strong or repeated compliments and conversation initiation. –fl Personal anecdote: When I was in fast-food management training many years […]