Playboy Magazine August 1981 vol.28, no.8
August 1981, Playboy cover image.
Weight ≈ 486g
Valerie Perrine photographed by Tom Staebler
The flashing lady on the cover is definitely no Superman. It's Valerie Perrine, superstar, who's appearing in the upcoming Superman Check out PLAYBOY'S exclusive shots of the super Miss Perrine on page 152 and see why she attracts audiences faster than a speeding bullet. Executive Art Director Tom Staebler designed and photographed the cover. And if you cant find the Rabbit Head this month, guys, better borrow Valerie's specs.
Beauty and the Beach
any part of the u.s.a. is just fine with debbie boostrom, as long as it's by the ocean. yesterday, florida; today, california
Debbie Boostrom photographed by Mario Casilli
Playmate image
George F. Gilder interviewed by Michael Laurence, with photography by Richard Klein.
a candid conversation with the intellectual guru of the reagan regime about his provocative ideas on taxes, capitalism and women in the home
20 Questions
Joan Rivers interviewed by Robert Crane, with photography by Harry Langdon
the bashful comedienne defends her role as sex symbol and social commentator and explains why she isn't liz taylor's best friend
Pictorials The Girls of Summer *lots of "candid" photos by Stan Malinowski
Viva Valerie! photographed by Stan Malinowski
an intimate visit with miss perrine, one of hollywood's finest spirits
Articles and Features Playbill
The World Of Playboy
Dear Playboy
by Sex Posseessed (viewpoint) by Christie Hefner
  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
Inside the New Right War Machine (article) by Peter Ross Range, Illustrated by John Craig
Freedom Fighters (article) by Edward Roeder
Summer: A Celebration* with illustrations by Dennis Magdich
New Wave Beach Party Oogle Oogle Weekend (comic strip) by Craig Schwab and Tim Beauereau
Reinhart's Women (fiction) by Thomas Berger, Illustrated by Kinuko Y. Craft
The Sparky Lyle....And Other Great Relief Pitchers (drink) by Emmanuel Greenberg
LeRoy Neiman Sketchbook - Roman Polanski
Playboy's Party Jokes (humor) with LeRoy Neiman's Femlin
Sportin' Life (attire) by David Platt with illustrations by Martin Hoffman
Roll Over, Beethoven (article) by Norman Eisenberg, with photography by David Deahl 
Playboy's Pro Football Preview (sports) by Anson Mount, Illustrated by Ed Pashke
A Fistful of Fig Newtons (humour) by Jean Shepherd, Illustrated by Gordon Kibee
English Sailor Songs (ribald classic), illustrated by Brad Holland
The Vanishing-Suitcase Caper (article) by Peter S. Greenberg 
The Bombayment Method (memoir) by Reg Potterton
Playboy Funnies (humour) 4 pages of comic strips
Playboy Potpourri - people, places, objects and events of interest or amusement
Playboy Puzzle - Shoe-In, Illustrated by Kinuko Y. Craft
On The Scene - what's happening, where it's happening and who's making it happen
Gear - Fashion - Wheels, japanese sports cars - Sex News
Grapvine - Bernadette Peters, Pat Benatar, Marthe Keller, Joyce Dewitt
Debbie Boostrom first appears in the January 1979 issue on page 192 in the pictorial “The Great Playmate Hunt” and also in pictorials in the January 1982 and March 1983 issues.
Valerie Perrine also appeared in her own pictorials in the May 1972 and April 1975 issues.
George F. Gilder is an American writer, and Republican Party activist. His 1981 bestseller Wealth and Poverty advanced a practical and moral case for capitalism during the early months of the Reagan Administration.
Joan Rivers is an American comedienne, actress and talk show host.
Double page advert for the Porsche 924.
Elizabeth Ashley talks about her "first time" . . . in an advert for Campari.
258 pages of period adverts, pin ups and articles with lots of quality photographs and illustrations.