Posts tagged "Hef"

Rachel Pomplun: Playboy picks its first Mexican-American Playmate of the Year (VIDEO!)

PMOY 2013 Rachel Pomplun
Congrats to Rachel Pomplun for winning the Playboy Playmate of the Year title as the first Mexican American centerfold!  Fellow Playmate Dianne Chandler, attended this year’s PMOY party at the Mansion in LA on May 16 and shared the story with me. For many of the guests, the day began with a trolley ride from... Read more »

The Naked Truth: Partying with Playboy can be FUN!

With the holiday invitations starting to arrive, it gave me pause to think back about some of my favorite parties.  Obviously, with my rich Playboy history, thoughts turned to Hugh Hefner ( Hef).  And even though he’s not as young as he used to be, his parties continue to be legendary.  From the recent reports... Read more »

Playboy Playmates (Past and Present), Cyber Models and Pinups Featured at Glamourcon 53

Playmate Jessa Hinton (7/11) poses for amateur photogs during the Playboy Photo Session offered by former Playboy legends Jeff Cohen and Gary Cole at Glamourcon 53.
Glamourcon 53 featured Playboy Playmates (past and present), Playboy cyber girls and special edition models plus pin-ups at this weekend’s convention at Crowne Plaza O’Hare.  It was great seeing some of my fellow Playmates like Janis Schmitt, who I was also a bunny with at the St. Louis Playboy Club.  Patti McGuire, Janis and I... Read more »
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Glamourcon Returns to Chicago with Playboy Playmates and Pinups

Glamourcon Returns to Chicago with Playboy Playmates and Pinups
Mark your calendars now for Glamourcon 53 coming to Crowne Plaza O’Hare on August 4th and 5th.  This lively  marketplace of the glamour arts features dozens of Playboy Playmates from FIVE decades as well as many other past and present glamour and pin up models.  Vendors sell autographs, trading cards, catalogs, magazines, books, photos, original... Read more »

Leroy Neiman: Playboy, St. Tropez and Me

Leroy Neiman: Playboy, St. Tropez and Me
Leroy Neiman was a favorite artist of Hef and Playboy.  He was a frequent guest at the Mansion in Chicago when I lived there as a Bunny.  With his handlebar mustache, he was hard to miss……After hearing of his recent passing at 91, it made me stop and think how lucky I was to have... Read more »

Hef and Crystal, Together Again?

Hef and Crystal, Together Again?
In the “I can’t believe it file”, runaway bride Crystal Harris, the girl who dumped Hef at the altar, is moving back into the Mansion.  He tweeted on May 31st, “Getting back together with Crystal Harris shouldn’t be a big surprise, since I have a history of remaining close to former girlfriends.” And recently, on... Read more »
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Candid Candace Defends Playboy and Hef on WBEZ/NPR Radio

Candid Candace Defends Playboy and Hef on WBEZ/NPR Radio
I was thrilled to be interviewed on WBEZ/National Public Radio recently by Steven Edwards,  host of “Afternoon Shift.”  I shared the airwaves with Professor Steven Watts, Professor of History at University of Missouri  and author of Mr. Playboy, Hugh Hefner and the American Dream and DePaul Professor Carolyn Bronstein, author of  Battling Pornography: The American Feminist... Read more »

Where Did the Love Go for 2011 Playboy Playmate of the Year Claire Sinclair and Hef's Son Marston?

Where Did the Love Go for 2011 Playboy Playmate of the Year Claire Sinclair and Hef's Son Marston?
After an apparently tumultuous two year relationship, it looks like the end of the affair for 2011 Playmate of the Year, Clair Sinclair, and Marston Hefner, Playboy’s heir apparent.   Sinclair opened up to E! News today, beginning with her account of Sunday night’s altercation:  “We had just freshly moved into the apartment, and I... Read more »

Candid Candace Discusses Playboy's Move with CBS 2's Pam Jones

Candid Candace Discusses Playboy's Move with CBS 2's Pam Jones
I am saddened to learn that Playboy will be moving their offices to LA.  Sad but not surprised.  This move has been in the works, albeit on the QT, for quite a while.  Actually, I was surprised that they didn’t move when Hef did many years ago, so I guess they’ve been on borrowed time... Read more »
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World's Largest Online Dating Site Signs Notorious Playmate, Dasha Astafieva, Spokeswoman

She is breathtakingly gorgeous, she is Playboy Magazine’s 55th Anniversary Playmate, she was rumored to have been the reason for the break-up of “The Girl’s Next Door” when she caught Hef’s eye and now Dasha Astafieva  is the spokeswoman for AnastasiaDate.com, the world’s largest online dating community! The stunning brunette, who is also the second... Read more »