Posts Tagged: playboy

Fidel Castro: The Playboy Comandante

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The comandante produced ideological fantasies on a mass scale within the context of the Cold War which led to an exotic, sexy, and happy vision of Cuba.

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President of Smut

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Our country has always been ruled by and for the privileged, but never has this glaring injustice in the system been made so shamelessly clear.

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Dreams, Manifestos, and What Times Are Best for Writing

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For Playboy, Alexandra Kleeman (You Too Can Have A Body Like Mine) interviews Colin Winnette. On writing his most recent novel Haints Stay, Winnette says his process was like “spending a year or so in my own private Western.” On his short story “Whereabouts,” also published in Playboy, Winnette tells Kleeman, “I’m always interested in the ways that […]

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Playboy to Focus on Writing

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Ray Bradbury, Joseph Heller, Margaret Atwood, Jack Kerouac, and Kurt Vonnegut all found homes for their stories in Playboy. Now the publication better known for the highly photoshopped pictures of naked women plans to focus on its articles—by March 2016, the magazine will do away with nude pictures. Playboy’s articles have always been a source of […]

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Majik Market

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The summer and early fall of 1974 replays like a gritty movie in my head, a 70s era Lumet or Scorsese, elements of cinema verite, but stylized, heightened.

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The Rock Icon Is Alive And Well

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Rumpus columnist Rick Moody knows that the idea of the music legend isn’t dead. While everyone seems to be lamenting about “the good ol’ days” he knows there is on icon on every corner. “It is not so unusual these days—especially in the media and especially among music writers of a certain age—to observe that […]

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Susie Bright Scraps With Playboy’s “55 Most Important People In Sex”

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Susie Bright gets into it with Playboy’s Senior Editor, Chip Rowe. Playboy’s new issue includes the “55 Most Important People In Sex” of the past 55 years. Chip wanted to know if Susie would respond to the list, which doesn’t include herself or Simone de Beauvoir but does include Ian Fleming, Pamela Anderson, and Farah […]

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