Playboy Magazine January 1968 vol.15, no.1
January 1968, Playboy cover image.
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Cover
Playmate Collage clockwise from upper right
Angela Dorian, Gwen Wong, Kim Farber, DeDe Lind photographer by Curt Gunther, Mario Casilli, Stan Malinowski, Mario Casilli collage photo by Pompeo Posar
Playmate
Moving Up In The World
our new year's playmate tests her wings from a nest all her own
Connie Kreski photographed by Larry Gordon
Playmate image
Connie Kreski
Interview
Norman Mailer interviewed by Paul Carroll
a candid conversation with the stormy playwright, poet, novelist, political polemicist, hippie hero, self-described existential theologian and grand old man of the new left
Pictorials
Playboy's 1967 Playmate Review:
a portfolio of the past delightful dozen
Surrey Marshe, Kim Farber, Fran Gerard, Gwen Wong, Anne Randall, Joey Gibson, Heather Ryan, DeDe Lind, Angela Dorian, Reagan Wilson, Kaya Christian, Lynn Winchell
Encore For Stella 10 pages
Stella Stevens photographed by Orlando
Articles and Features Playbill
Dear Playboy
Playboy After Hours - a guy's guide to what's hip and what's happening
The Playboy Advisor
Vargas Girl Playboy's International Datebook (travel) by Patrick Chase
The Playboy Forum - an interchange of ideas between reader and editor on subjects raised by "the playboy philosophy"
The Yellow Room (fiction) by John Cheever, illustrated by Tom Daly
God And The Hippies (article) by Harvey Cox, illustrated by Ron Bradford
Welcome To The Monkey House (fiction) by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., illustrated by Charles Slackman
Midnight Explosion & Breakfast In Bed (food and drink) by Thomas Mario
Death Warmed Over (opinion) by Ray Bradbury
A Latin From Killarney (fiction) by Budd Schulberg
Remember The Yavuz! (humor) by Marvin Kitman
When Earthman And Alien Meet (article) by Arthur C. Clarke
"Could an alien tell the difference between a man and, for example, a bear - or would he conclude that the automoble was our dominant life form?"
That Was The Year That Was (humor) by Judith Wax
Informally Formal (attire) by Robert L. Green
Two New Poems (verse) by Evgeny Evtushenko - "Dropping Out" and "Breaking Up"
Word Play (satire) by Robert Carola
Playboy's Party Jokes (humor) with LeRoy Neiman's Femlin
The Old System (fiction) by Saul Bellow, illustrated by Cliff Condak
Paper Plimpton (humor) by Art Buchwald
The Vargas Girl - From The Thirties To The Present (nostalgia) - Illustrations by Alberto Vargas
Double Page Vargas Girl on heavyweight paper with . . .
Leroy Neiman's "Piazza Del Popolo Pasticceria" on the reverse
Rosati (man at his leisure) by Leroy Neiman
The Mystique Of The Racing Driver (sports) by Stirling Moss
Saying No To The Yes Mentality (article) by J. Paul Getty
Out On A Limerick (humor) by Ogden Nash
The War Of The Tabloids (article) by Jim Bishop
The Case For Lobbies (article) by U.S. Senator Stephen M. Young
City Of The Future (article) by R. Buckminster Fuller, illustrated by Reed Shinn
The New Girl (opinion) by John Clellon Holmes with a double sided illustration on heavyweight paper by Kerig Pope
The Bloody Bey's Silver Cup (ribald classic) from the Algerian Adventures of Alexander Dumas
The Eleventh-Hour Santa (gifts) with photography by Stan Malinowski
Silverstein In Hollywood (humor) cartoons by Shel Silverstein
Little Annie Fanny visits the village (satire) by Harvey Kurtzman and Will Elder
Connie Kreski dated actor James Caan in the early 70s. She is PMOY 1969 and appears in a pictorial in the June issue. Connie died of lung cancer, a result of anorexia, on March 21st, 1995 in Beverly Hills, California aged 48.
Melinda Windsor, the February 1966 Playmate, appears in an advert for Playboy Subscriptions.
Stella Stevens is the January 1960 Playmate.
This issue sees the first contribution by Kurt Vonnegut.
Full page advert on page 21 for the Mercedes-Benz 250SL, which cost $6.897 at the time.
272 pages of period adverts, pin ups and articles with lots of quality photographs and illustrations.
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