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The Playboy Club

A fun history read on the first Playboy Club in Chicago: February 29, 1960 was a historic day for Chicago and the world. Playboy magazine owner Hugh Hefner decided that Leap Year would be an appropriate time for him to open up the world’s first Playboy Club on Walton Street in the Gold Coast. The [...]

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The Playboy Cartoon Album, Revisited

This post will be mostly safe for work. From an earlier post for reference – I had forgotten I had it until this weekend when I attempted to organize a few stacks of books I had lying around. Not all of the comics in the book are adult themed, and many focus on current events [...]

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The Playboy Cartoon Album, circa 1959

While browsing a local bookstore this afternoon, I came across an interesting book with a collection of cartoons found in early Playboy magazines.  It was published in 1959. Some excerpts from the forward written by Hugh Hefner: Peter Arno, of The New Yorker, has been mistakenly credited with the creation of the one-line cartoon caption [...]

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