What can you say about this thing? It's Playboy! It's a history of the first forty years of Playboy magazine. I'm not afraid to say that I can be your basic white trash and enjoy this one. It shows the stories, news, sports, cartoons, and the women that Playboy has had between it's covers.
My ex-girlfriend picked up this from some sale I think shortly after a flood wiped out my 'ahem' small collection of Playboys with my favorite female stars. What a nice woman.
What is neat about the book for me, were two things:
The history of Playboy. For example did you know that January 1958's Playmate Elizabeth Ann Roberts had to get a note from her mother to appear nude in Playboy? Hefner was then charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor and from then on demanded that all his model be 18.
The women. Not all Playmates became stars, but a lot were interesting like the above mentioned Playmate. There have been major stars like Betty Page, Marilyn Monroe, Sharon Stone, Pam Anderson, Vanna White, Madonna, Tanya Roberts, et cetera, et cetera, in the magazine as well.
Say all you want, I'm glad this one is on my bookshelf to peruse through....Continua