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Hugh Hefner and Jean-Jacques Pauvert Celebrate Their 88th Birthdays

Mary Duncan | Posted 04.04.2014 | Books
Mary Duncan

From the beginning they wanted their publications to defend the rights of artists, freedom of the mind, freedom of the press and the right to publish sexually explicit content.

A Blogger's Pain, Aquatic and Massage Solutions, and a Tweet Victory for Long-Form Journalism in Playboy

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 02.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Ashley Jude Collie

If you've been blogging/writing a lot this year, sending out thousands of words and tweets into that overhead digital cloud, you've probably been hunc...

Jean Shepherd, A Man of Many Personas

Tania Grossinger | Posted 02.08.2014 | Arts
Tania Grossinger

All of my friends should be so idiosyncratic.

A Side Of Hugh Hefner We've NEVER Seen Before

Posted 11.14.2013 | Fifty

He's the envy of men half his age everywhere. He's married to a 27-year-old and lives in a mansion full of buxom blondes. But Hugh Hefner, or as t...

Rare Vintage Photos Recall The Golden Age Of Playboy

Posted 09.28.2013 | Arts

Hugh Hefner has always been more than willing to give the world a glimpse into his very personal -- and very polyamorous -- lifestyle. So it's no surp...

Playboy Releases New Top Party Schools Ranking

Posted 09.25.2013 | College

Playboy magazine released its latest top party school ranking Wednesday, about a week later than it originally planned. Playboy planned to release ...

What The First Issue Of Playboy Looked Like

Posted 08.23.2013 | Women

The cover of the first issue of Playboy magazine was decidedly more demure than its more modern incarnations. In December 1953, Hugh Hefner launch...

Twenty Feet From Stardom

Dwight Brown | Posted 08.12.2013 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

They can sing a joyful noise. In pitch-perfect harmony. Never missing a beat. Yet they rarely take center stage. Why? Background singers, are the unsung heroes of music.

LOOK: Playboy Ads From 1967

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.26.2013 | Women

Though Playboy might have been slightly more classy back in the day than it is now, the general premise of the magazine seems to have remained the sam...

Playboy Hits Israel With Hebrew Language Edition

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 03.07.2013 | Style

JERUSALEM -- Israelis can now read Playboy `for the articles' as a Hebrew language edition came to the holy land Tuesday. Playboy has been widely ava...

Hugh Hefner's 10 Dating Tips (NSFW, PHOTOS)

Bill Zehme | Posted 02.17.2013 | Books
Bill Zehme

The romantic whims of Hugh M. Hefner, I will tell you, are epic and not infrequent.

PHOTOS: Chefs Get Steamy In New 'Playboy'

Posted 12.17.2012 | Food

At this point, joking that you "read Playboy for the articles" is a bad cliche. But the Jan/Feb issue gives food fans reason to do just that with a ni...

Inside Playboy's Sexy Headquarters

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 12.06.2012 | HuffPost Home

In case you were curious.

12 Things Hugh Hefner And His 26-Year-Old Fiancee Couldn't Possibly Talk About

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 12.03.2012 | Fifty

Hugh Hefner was born on April 9, 1926 in Chicago. He served in the U.S. Army for two years during World War II before transforming the adult entertain...

New Playboy Clubs Are Missing 1 Crucial Element

Reuters | Posted 01.01.2013 | Small Business

MUMBAI, Nov 1 (Reuters) - The Playboy club is coming to India -- but with "bunnies" in non-revealing outfits. "The costumes of the bun...

WATCH: The Internet According To Playboy Circa 1996

Posted 10.02.2012 | Comedy

Remember the Internet? Did you know it was around all the way back in the '90s... and that people used it to watch porn? It's true. And Playboy Magazi...

Ex-Playboy Exec: Company Fired Me For Reporting Wrongdoing

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.01.2012 | Business

Apparently playboys don’t like it when the whistle gets blown. Catherine A. Zulfer, ex-senior vice president and corporate controller for Playboy...

Hugh Hefner: Gay Marriage Struggle Is 'A Fight For All Our Rights'

Posted 08.21.2012 | Gay Voices

Add Hugh Hefner to the list of celebrities and other high-profile figures speaking out in favor of same-sex marriage. The 86-year-old Playboy foun...

Breaking Down Barriers In Gratuitous Nudity: Bollywood Actress To Be Playboy's 1st Indian Model

Posted 08.02.2012 | Women

Sherlyn Chopra, a Bollywood film actor, will become the first woman from India to strip naked in Playboy. The 28-year-old knockout wrote to the mag...

LeRoy Neiman: Generous, Complex, Larger Than Life

Carol Becker | Posted 09.05.2012 | Arts
Carol Becker

We might say of LeRoy Neiman what they say about the Rocky Mountains: He was so big, so grand, so unpredictable that he made his own weather.

NSFW: Playboy Twitter Campaign Is A Strip Tease (Video)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.16.2012 | Business

To all the companies struggling to build their social media presence, here's a tip from Playboy: Men will tweet to see boobs. The famed men's maga...

PHOTOS: Hugh Hefner's Little Black Book On Display At CHM

Posted 06.15.2012 | Chicago

Although Playboy magazine officially uprooted its Chicago offices to head west for Los Angeles last month, the magazine has left behind several relics...

Paul Krugman: 'People Should Be In Jail' Because Of Financial Crisis

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.17.2012 | Business

We know, you just bought that copy of Playboy for the Paul Krugman interview. The Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist may n...

Jo Piazza

Lindsay Lohan In Playboy: Was The Investment Worth It?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jo Piazza | Posted 12.12.2011 | Celebrity

The big question media insiders were asking late last week after Lindsay Lohan's Playboy photoshoot was leaked online was whether or not the company's...

PHOTOS: How Sex Magazines Made America Free

Mike Edison | Posted 02.06.2012 | Books
Mike Edison

The first copy of Playboy I ever saw belonged to my grandfather. I thought he was pretty cool, and that to be a man meant to have a cache of this kind of contraband. And then I found myself actually writing for these magazines.