Playboy Magazine August 1988 vol.35, no.8
August 1988, Playboy cover image.
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Kimberley Conrad photographed by Stephen Wayda
Canadian beauty Kimberley Conrad admitted to us in her January Playmate story that she had a soft spot in her heart for American men. She has certainly captured the attention of one such man: Kimberley has become the new woman in Hef's life. The cover was photographed by Contributing Photographer Stephen Wayda and produced by West Coast Photo Editor Marilyn Grabowski. You'll find a pocketful of miracles when you spot the hare.
Playmate
Helle
from chilly denmark comes someone as hot as helle
Helle Michaelsen photographed by Richard Fegley
Playmate image
Helle Michaelsen 
Interview
Harvey Fierstein interviewed by Harry Stein with photography Randy O'Rourke
a candid conversation with the outspoken homosexual playwright about gays and straights and life and death in the age of aids
20 Questions
Harry Edwards interviewed by Robert S. Wieder with photography by Tom Zimberoff
the angriest man in sports tackle n.f.l. racism, cries foul of college corruption and predicts olympic mayhem
Pictorials
The Sunshine Girls 10 pages of photos by Arny Freytag
five fantastic playmates in a lazy, hazy, crazy daze of summer
Lynne Austin, Anna Clark, Brandi Brandt , Sharry Konopski and Pamela Stein
Articles and Features Playbill
Dear Playboy
Photography 1988
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Playboy After Hours - a guy's guide to what's hip and what's happening
Raw Data, Movies, Music, Books
Sports - Building A Better Basball by Dan Jenkins
Men - Johnny Wadd Lives! by Asa Baber
Women - Cheat Street by Cynthia Heimel
The Playboy Advisor, illustrated by Harumi Yamaguchi
Dear Playmates - how do you keep an long-term relatinnship vital and fresh?
The Playboy Forum - a continuing dialogue on contemporary issues between playboy and its readers
Sorry, Planned Parenthood by Kate Nolan
Have Sex, Go To Jail by Martha A. Field
Justice In An "Obscenity" Case by Ralph Ginzburg
Walking The Plank - on the subject of abortion, our two major parties are sharply divided
The Dead Man's Eyes (fiction) by Robert Silverberg, illustrated by Pater Sato
The Great Palimony Caper
(article)
hef's former lover wanted $35m for her stay at the mansion
with photos of Carrie Leigh and Hef by Helmet Newton
Then Came Gorbachev (article) by Robert Scheer with a painting by Kinuko Y. Craft
Charlie Sheen Plays Ball (fashion) by Hollis Wayne with photography by Richard Fegley and James Imbrogno
Lords Of The Flies (fly-fishing) by Geoffrey Norman, Illustrated by Kinuko Y. Craft
with a full page photo of a suitably attired Ernest Hemingway and further photography by James Imbrogno
The Man Who Created Rambo (article) by David Morrell, Illustrated by Roy Pendleton
A Man's Guide To Women's Magazines (compendium), Illustrated by Olivia De Berardinis
Playboy's Party Jokes (humor) with LeRoy Neiman's Femlin
Girls of Summer
Girls of Summer
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  Aspen When It's Hot (travel) by Tom Passavan, Illustrated by Gordon Kibbee
Aspen When It Was Cool (memoir) Craig Vettert
The Girl Who Took Lessons (fiction) by Harry Turtledove with a painting by Dennis Mukai
Fast Forward - Ziggy Marley, Marlene Eddleman, Cindy Sherman, Jerry Seinfeld, Steve Pate
Playboy On The Scene - what's happening, where it's happening and who's making it happen
Super Shopping with photography by Steve Conway
Grapevine: Bruce Springsteen, Michelle Carlisle, Amy Habermel, Bruce Hornsby, Paul Stanley, Morrissey, Justine Bateman
Playboy Potpourri - people, places, objects and events of interest or amusement
Helle Michaelsen shares a birthday, 2nd November 1968 with fellow Playmates Brandi Brandt October 1987and Melissa Evridge August 1990. This is the only time three non-related playmates have shared the same birthday.
Kimberley Conrad is the January 1988 Playmate and Playmate of the Year 1989.
Carrie Leigh was replaced at the mansion by this month's cover girl, Kimberley Conrad. Carrie would withdraw her $35 million lawsuit for palimony. She is now retired from modeling. Carrie appeared in a pictorial and on the cover of the July 1986 issue.
Harvey Fierstein is an American actor and playwright.
Harry Edwards is an African-American sports sociologist. Harry was the organizer of the Black protest, which led to the Black Power Salute by Tommy Smith and John Carlos, at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City.
162 pages of period adverts, pin ups and articles with lots of quality photographs and illustrations.