Neil Strauss

Neil Strauss is an American author and journalist, also known as Style and Chris Powles, best known for his best-selling book The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists.

Neil Strauss

Strauss started working at The Village Voice, where he did everything from copy-editing to fact-checking before becoming a regular reporter and critic. From there he moved to The New York Times where he wrote the Pop Life column, and Rolling Stone where he won an award for his coverage of Kurt Cobain’s suicide.

After leaving The New York Times to ghostwrite Jenna Jameson‘s memoirs, Strauss joined a sub-culture of pick-up artists known as the seduction community, eventually writing The Game, a book about his transformation into “Style” under the tutelage of pickup artists like Mystery, Steve P, Rasputin (Hypnotica), Ross Jeffries, and numerous others.

The book spend a month in The New York Times bestsellers list, and reached the #1 position on Strauss appeared on various TV shows, and the book was optioned to be made into a film.

Since 2007 Strauss has continued to be involved with pickup artistry through his company Stylelife Academy. Where he makes appearances at yearly conferences and in some video products sold by the company.

On August 31, 2013, Strauss married the model Ingrid De La O. Before the wedding, he held a funeral-themed bachelor’s party, laying to rest his ‘Style’ persona.

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Neil Strauss

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