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. ...more

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. ...more

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 assuming you have the ‘best intentions’ can really fuck things up.”

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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. ...more

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 we don’t have icons like we did of old, we don’t have titans of popular music, we don’t have entertainers astride the stage like we once did, there’s no rock and roll, they just don’t make it like they used to, something terrible has happened to our art form and so on.

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

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Simone de Beauvoir gets dressed, from Susie Brights blog

Simone de Beauvoir gets dressed, from Susie Bright's blog

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 Fawcett.

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