Alan Roger Currie, also known as ARC or Mode One, was a renowned author, speaker, dating coach, and comedian who passed away unexpectedly on November 28, 2022, at the age of 59. He was best known for his Mode One philosophy, which emphasizes the importance of being authentic, direct, and honest in one’s communication with others, especially in the context of dating and relationships. He also wrote several books, such as Mode One: Let the Women Know What You’re REALLY Thinking, The Possibility of Sex: How Naïve and Lustful Men are Manipulated by Women Regularly, and The Beta Male Revolution: Why Many Men Have Totally Lost Interest in Marriage in Today’s Society. He also hosted a popular podcast called The Mode One Show, where he interviewed various guests and shared his insights on various topics related to dating, sex, and relationships.
Early Life and Education
Alan Roger Currie was born on March 3, 1963, in Gary, Indiana, to Dr. Clarence R. Currie and Mrs. Mildred R. Currie. He had a brother named Stephen Clarence Currie. He grew up in a family that valued faith, family, friends, character, and education. He graduated from William A. Wirt High School in 1981 and then attended Indiana University, where he earned a B.A. in Economics in 1985. He also pledged Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity like his father.
Career and Achievements
Alan Roger Currie started his career as an actor and comedian in the late 1980s and early 1990s. He appeared in several TV shows and movies, such as Family Matters, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Martin, Moesha, The Jamie Foxx Show, The Nutty Professor, and Boogie Nights. He also performed stand-up comedy at various venues across the country.
However, his passion was to help men improve their dating and social skills and to empower them to express their true desires and intentions with women without fear of rejection or manipulation. He developed his Mode One philosophy based on his own experiences and observations of human behavior and psychology. He defined four modes of verbal communication that men use with women: Mode One (direct), Mode Two (indirect), Mode Three (manipulative), and Mode Four (bitter). He advocated for men to use Mode One as the most effective and respectful way to communicate with women.
He published his first book, Mode One: Let the Women Know What You’re REALLY Thinking, in 2006. The book was well-received by many readers and critics who praised his honesty, clarity, and humor. He also received endorsements from other prominent figures in the dating industry, such as David X, Steve “The Dean” Williams, Rollo Tomassi, Donovan Sharpe, and Roosh V.
He went on to write three more books: The Possibility of Sex: How Naïve and Lustful Men are Manipulated by Women Regularly (2012), Oooooh . . . Say it Again: Mastering the Fine Art of Verbal Seduction and Aural Sex (2014), and The Beta Male Revolution: Why Many Men Have Totally Lost Interest in Marriage in Today’s Society (2016). He also created several audio books and online courses based on his books and philosophy.
He also launched his podcast, The Mode One Show, in 2014. He hosted hundreds of episodes where he interviewed various guests from different backgrounds and fields of expertise. He discussed various topics related to dating, sex, relationships, masculinity, feminism, culture, politics, entertainment, and more. He also answered questions from his listeners and gave them advice on how to improve their dating and social skills.
He also traveled around the world to conduct seminars and workshops where he taught men how to apply his Mode One philosophy in their interactions with women. He also coached men individually or in groups on how to overcome their fears, insecurities, and challenges in dating and relationships.
He was widely regarded as one of the most influential figures in the dating industry and one of the pioneers of the manosphere movement. He was respected by many for his honesty, integrity, charisma, humor, wisdom, and generosity. He was also loved by many for his personality, style, voice, smile, and spirit.
Cause of Death
Alan Roger Currie died on November 28th 2022 due to a heart attack according to IMDb. He was living in Texas at the time of his death according to Venture Jolt. His death was announced by his wife Jameelah Currie on social media. She wrote:
“It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of my husband Alan Roger Currie aka ARC aka Mode One. He was a loving husband , father , brother , son , friend , mentor , and inspiration to many. He touched the lives of countless people around the world with his books, podcasts, seminars, coaching, and comedy. He was a man of faith, passion, purpose, and vision. He lived his life to the fullest and left a lasting legacy. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Please keep our family in your prayers as we go through this difficult time. Thank you for your love and support.”
His death was also mourned by many of his fans, followers, friends, colleagues, and peers who expressed their condolences and tributes on social media and other platforms. Many of them shared their memories of him and how he impacted their lives positively.
He is survived by his wife Jameelah Currie and his son Cayden Walker Currie. He also leaves behind his brother Stephen Clarence Currie, his aunts Lorraine Nichols and Iris Currie, his cousins, friends, and the worldwide followers of the Mode One philosophy according to his obituary.
Alan Roger Currie was a legend in the dating industry and the manosphere movement. He was a pioneer of the Mode One philosophy, which teaches men how to be authentic, direct, and honest in their communication with women. He was also an author, speaker, dating coach, comedian, actor, and podcaster who influenced and inspired many people around the world with his books, podcasts, seminars, coaching, and comedy. He was a man of faith, family, friends, character, and education. He was a man of passion, purpose, vision, and legacy. He was a man who lived his life to the fullest and left a lasting impression on everyone who knew him. He was Alan Roger Currie aka ARC aka Mode One. Rest in peace and power.