Sure, it features sexist вЂњpictorialsвЂќ of stunning nude ladies, including numerous a-listers, however the periodical that is monthly posts brief stories, articles, and cartoons by a few of the worldвЂ™s leading writers and performers. Playboy runs interviews of well-known, accomplished individuals, too.
Now confronted with Internet nudes available free at the click of a mouse key as well as changed social values and mores, the late Hugh HefnerвЂ™s mag has fallen on crisis. Its licensing costs can be worth more than its initial content. Nonetheless, Playboy mag firsts canвЂ™t be replicated. Such as the book it self, theyвЂ™re one of a sort.
A former promotional copywriter for Esquire magazine, spent $7,600 of his and investorsвЂ™ capital to launch Playboy magazine, not knowing whether a second issue would follow in December 1953, Hugh Hefner. At a cover price of 50 cents, the debut issue sold 50,000 copies.
AвЂњlifestyleвЂќ magazine, he admitted that sex would be вЂњone important ingredientвЂќ in its mix of contents although Hefner considered Playboy. Continue reading Although itвЂ™s been controversial since its debut, Playboy magazine is certainly an icon of American pop culture.