Playboy Magazine September 1983 vol.30, no.9
September 1983, Playboy cover image.
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Kym Herrin photographed by Stephen Wayda
Many of us spend time sweating it out at the health club, where we have become accustomed to seeing women in stretchy fabrics and those most peculiar of accessories—leg warmers. None of which necessarily prepares you for Playmate Kym Herrin (photographed by Stephen Wayda) wearing a tantalizing scoop du jour. Bodybuilders who are straining their eyes in search of our ubiquitous hare are advised to take a look at the belt buckle.
Portrait Of The Artist
introducing barbara edwards, our inventive miss september
Barbara L. Edwards photographed by Kerry Morris and Arny Freytag
Playmate image
Barbara L. Edwards
The Sandinistas interviewed by Claudia Dreifus
a candid an lively conversation with nicaragua's marxist leaders about their soviet-cuban connection, reagan's hostility and "bedtime for bonzo"
and with photos of Sergio Ramierez Mercado, Father Ernesto Cardenal and Tomas Borge Martinez by Marcelo Montecino
Daniel Ortega interviewed by Claudia Dreifus
a candid conversation with nicaragua's revolutionary head of state
20 Questions
Randy Newman interviewed by David Sheff with photography by Penny Wolin
america's best songwriter wonders why europeans take reagan seriously, why his 15-year-old son cut off his hair and why he doesn't sell more records
Eye To Eye With Mr. T by D. Keith Mano, illustrated by Brad Holland
we went after america's latest cultural phenom with a simple question - what's going on here, anyway?
Wonder Of The World photographed by Dick Zimmerman
in her posters and in life dorit stevens is a marvel
Girls of the Atlantic Coast Conference, 10 pages of photographs by David Chan
from u.n.c. to u.v.a., these are the a.c.c.'s initial attractions
Shannon Hallowell, Debra Jean Richards, Cara Lee MacDonald, Cynthia Ellington, Lisa Smith, Michele Nelson, Debra Delise, Nancy Charlton, Lisa Winsor, Brandy Brandenburg, Lynell Lowren, Anne Ballance, Tina Lovings, Terry Lynn Richardson, Deborah bell Moore, Kelly Parker, Sandra Wilson, Kerry McClurg and Lorena Brooks
Articles and Features Playbill
The World Of Playboy - in which we offer an insider's look at what's doing and who's doing it
Dear Playboy
Playboy After Hours - a guy's guide to what's hip and what's happening
Men by Asa Baber
Women by Cynthia Heimel
The Playboy Advisor
Dear Playmates
The Playboy Forum - a continuing dialogue on contemporary issues between playboy and its readers
Liberty And Safe Streets (article) by Richard Sharvy, PH.D.
Technodarlings (article) by Craig Vetter, illustrated by Sandra Hendler
Back To Campus (attire) by Hollis Wayne with photography by Francis Giacobetti
Armand In A Sea Of Skin: A Sexual Memoir (article) by Bill Barich, illustrated by Phillippe Weisbecker

Since the crowned heads of Europe are few
It's not strange that they got in a stew
When their coup-conscious courts
Heard disturbing reports
That a prince might be mounting a Koo!  
Playboy's Party Jokes (humor) with LeRoy Neiman's Femlin
No Trade (fiction) by James Howard Kunstler, illustrated by Wilson McLean
Home Video - Take One! (modern living) with photography by Richard Izui
Luminous Animals And Other Drawings (humor) by B. Kliban
Quarterly Reports: Financial Foreplay (article) by Andrew Tobias
Playboy's Pigskin Preview (sports) by Anson Mount
Bernard And Huey (satire) by Jules Feiffer
Three French Spices (ribald classic) by Jean De La Fontaine illustrated by Brad Holland
Playboy Funnies
Playboy On The Scene - what's happening, where it's happening and who's making it happen
Grapevine Patty Smyth, Stacy Nelkin, Lois Hamilton
Barbara L. Edwards went on to be the1984 Playmate of the Year and her pictorial appears in the June issue. Barbara also appears, with three other PMOYs, in a pictorial in the March 1985 issue and a photo by Helmut Newton, for the September 1987 issue, is published again in the November 1995 issue.
Kym Herrin is the March 1981 Playmate.
Dorit Stevens, a Polish model would also find some roles in a few US TV shows.
* Koo Stark appears in "The Year In Sex" in both the February 1983 and February 1985 issues.
214 pages of period adverts, pin ups and articles with lots of quality photographs and illustrations.