Playboy Magazine May 1976 vol.23, no.5
May 1976, Playboy cover image.
Weight ≈ 439g
Cover
Nancy Cameron photographed by Bill Arsenault
believe it or not, the rabbit on this month's cover was not the product of a touch-up job by our art staff—it actually appears in seurat's grande jaffe. but don't take our word for it; the original painting, with rabbit intact, can be seen hanging majestically in the art institute of chicago, and reproductions abound
Playmate
The Single-Minded Miss McClain
no one has a claim on our free-spirited may playmate -- which is everyone's good fortune
Patricia M. McClain photographed by Ken Marcus
Playmate Image
Patricia McClain
Interview
Abbie Hoffman interviewed by Ken Kelley
a clandestine conversation with the former yippie leader. now an "absent-minded" fugitive from a life sentence for dealing cocaine
Pictorials
Parkins' Place by Bruce Williamson with photography by John Richardson, Richard Fegley, Dennis Scott
her five years on the super soap opera "peyton place" far behind her, the bright and talented barbara parkins knows exactly who she is and where she's going
The Best-Kept Secret In The Caribbean (pictorial travel essay) photographed by Dwight Hooker
until now, you had to be either a spy or a native to know the right times and places to have fun under the sun in the tropics. our very own staff of robinson crusoes has discovered when and where to go for maximum enjoyment
Picturing Herself photographed by Suze Randall
she's taken great picture of beautiful women for this magazine. this time around, suze has photographed the gorgeous . . . suze
Articles and Features Playbill
Dear Playboy
Playboy After Hours - a guy's guide to what's hip and what's happening
The Playboy Advisor
The Playboy Forum - a continuing dialogue on contemporary issues between playboy and its readers
Riding The Underground Range with Abbie (article) by Ken Kelly
The Demons Of Gerald Ford (article) by Richard Rhodes, illustrated by Alex Ebel
Tennis Con Amore (sports) by William Murray Illustrated by Ed Paschke
21st Century Flix (modern living with super 8 cine cameras) by Don Sutherland Illustrated by John Youssi
Goldilocks And The Three Beers by (fiction) by Danny Santiago, illustrated by John O'Leary
Playboy's Party Jokes (humor) with LeRoy Neiman's Femlin
The West End Horror (fiction) by Nicholas Meyer Illustrated by Bruce Wolfe
The Hauteburger (food) by Emanuel Greenberg with photography by Don Azuma
Weakness (parody) by John Hughes
Playboy's History Of Assassination, Part V (article) by James McKinley with an illustration of Dealey Plaza by Alan E. Cober
The End Of Camelot (part 2 of 2)
second of two parts, in which all the theories on the most controversial and mysterious of presidential assassinations are examined—that of John F. Kennedy.
Shower Power! (modern living) with photography by Pompeo Posar
The Hanged Man Watching (ribald classic) by Pietro Aretino, illustrated by Brad Holland
Jump Shots (attire) by David Platt with photo illustrations by Guy Fery
Never Eat Anything Bigger Than Your Head (humor) by Kliban
Playboy Potpourri - people, places, objects and events of interest or amusement
Patricia M. McClain first appearad on the cover of the November 1975 issue and in the June 1978 pictorial "Moons in June".
Members of the Youth International Party were commonly called Yippies, a term invented by Paul Krassner and Abbie Hoffman on New Year's Eve 1967.
Barbara Parkins starred in the US TV Soap, Peyton Place from 1964 to 1969.
Suze Randall photographed the August 1975 and April 1976 covers.
Telly Savalas advertises Gillette - full page B&W - on page 1.
Playboy subscription advert on page 33 includes a John Dempsey cartoon.
222 pages of period adverts, pin ups and articles with lots of quality photographs and illustrations.
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