I received the first ever “double-issue” of Playboy Magazine today. This means–presumably–that instead of receiving twelve issues this year I’ll only receive eleven. They apparently tried to make this detail more palatable by including a 14-page pictorial of twins. Get it? Nothing in the magazine explains the reason they combined two issues into one. Hugh […]
How Twitter Will Change the Way We Live Steven Johnson, Time, June 4, 2009 The one thing you can say for certain about Twitter is that it makes a terrible first impression. You hear about this new service that lets you send 140-character updates to your “followers,” and you think, Why does the world need […]
Today I pulled out the older part of my Playboy magazine collection. Kirsten needed two specific articles from the 1970s for an essay she’s writing for her sociology course. Skye and I laid them out on the table in chronological order, took a few pictures, then boxed them back up.
Yesterday I downloaded all 657 Playboy covers (I wrote a PHP script to do all the busy work). After rating each cover on a five-scale there were twenty-three that made the highest mark. Winnowing those down to just ten was difficult. Playboy has always had creative, fun and sexy covers. The photography and concepts are […]
Playboy Magazine, June 1972 (Liv Lindeland) A few days ago I received several old Playboys I had purchased from an Ebay dealer. I got all three issues that feature Liv Lindeland (January 1971, June 1972 and December 1979), September 1973 (my birth month), January 1974 (20th Anniversary Issue) and several others for the authors and […]