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Neil Strauss (2015)

Neil Darrow Strauss, also known by the pen names Style and Chris Powles, is an American author, journalist and ghostwriter, with both American and Kittitian citizenship. He is best known for his best-selling book The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists, where he describes his experiences in the seduction community in an effort to become a "pick-up artist". He is a contributing editor at Rolling Stone and also writes regularly for The New York Times.

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About the Neil Strauss Interview

First off, here's verification (and my friend Rico's stomach).

Secondly, here are some things we can discuss:

  • Big relationship questions: a. Monogamy and consensual non-monogamy? b. Can I really be with someone forever? c. Is there such a thing as the one, and how do I know? d. How do you keep passion and love from fading? e. Why do people cheat?

  • Writing, and any questions about writing books and journalism, or my work at The New York Times or Rolling Stone.

  • Any of my books, from the first (Marilyn Manson: The Long Hard Road Out of Hell) to the most recent (The Truth: An Uncomfortable Book About Relationships)

  • And of course, the one book that I wrote ten years ago and won't go away, in all the best and worst ways: The Game

  • Anything

UPDATE 3:50 PM: Hopping off now. Great questions. Will check back in later. Will also jump into a certain subreddit afterward to answer some of the questions I saw there about these subjects. Thanks to all who participated.

Neil Strauss Oct 19, 2015