NOT long after Nicole Caldwell became editor in chief of Playgirl magazine, she realized that looking at photos of naked men all day was not everything she had imagined it would be. When she would meet them, there was often a curious vapidity to the men, who Ms. They aspired to bring Playgirl back to its roots, back to a time when the magazine covered issues like abortion and equal rights, interspersing sexy shots of men with work from writers like Raymond Carver and Joyce Carol Oates. All the while, the editors juggled the demands of the publisher, Blue Horizon Media, which they said pushed to fill Playgirl with even more nudes and fewer words.
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Caldwell decided, deserved more. Caldwell said Playgirl magazine suffered from the twin malaises of rising costs and declining. Caldwell was a New Jersey girl who had helped run a community. Playgirl is an American magazine that features general interest articles, lifestyle and celebrity. This move helped launch Playgirl into the new millennium with a significant increase in online female. It might. Yeah, I read it - and honestly felt that much of the writing was top notch. When I was 14, I had a huge crush on Leonardo Dicaprio. I know, when my eyes scan that cover the only thing I read is 'John Travolta.
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Douglas Lambert wanted to give Playboy a run for its money. It was , and Hugh Hefner's magazine had created a new mainstream market for soft-core porn. Lambert, a nightclub owner in Garden Grove, California, decided to get in on the action. Lambert's wife Jenny saw a bigger opportunity: a magazine with nude male centerfolds. Lambert wasn't sold. What woman wanted to ogle photos of nude men, much less buy a magazine full of them? But he slowly realized Jenny might be on to something.
The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. This article was published more than 10 years ago. Some information in it may no longer be current. I have to admit that my first thought upon hearing that the current issue of Playgirl magazine will be its last was: "Is it still around? This admission was then almost universally followed by nostalgia for the "witty," "hairy," "iconic seventies" centrefold of a cigarillo-smoking Burt Reynolds naked on a bearskin rug - a cheering image to be sure, although it never appeared in Playgirl. Burt bared all but the family jewels for Helen Gurley Brown's Cosmopolitan in April, , a full year before Playgirl's debut. None of us could recall anybody who ever became famous after posing in Playgirl, the way Playboy centrefolds did.