Posts tagged "Hugh Hefner"

I took my Playboy memorabilia to the Antiques Roadshow

Taking my Playboy memorabilia to the Antiques Roadshow in Chicago.  The first time in ten years the show has been in the Windy City!
It’s been ten long years since Antiques Roadshow was in Chicago and it took less than an hour for it to sell out completely!  We were watching PBS when the offer came up during its fundraising segment.  Our fingers flew to the phone and, as luck would have it, we were able to purchase two... Read more »

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 »

My FAVORITE NEW Year's Eve Party Picks! Watch HERE!

My FAVORITE NEW Year's Eve Party Picks! Watch HERE!
I picked my top NYE parties in Chicago on today’s “You & Me This Morning” on WCIU!  Loved being on again with beautiful co-hosts Jeanne Sparrow and Melissa Forman!  These ladies make getting up at 6 am so worth it! I couldn’t squeeze ALL of my favs in so my apologies to the Lettuce Entertain... Read more »
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New Year's Eve at the Playboy Mansion will have a little something special this year! (PICS!)

With fellow Playmates Marcy Hanson, Hope Olson and Patti McGuire Connors at a NYE party past at the Mansion.
I’ve always quivered with excitement whenever I would receive an elegant, oversized party invitation from Hef (Hugh Hefner) at the Playboy Mansion in Holmby Hills.  But times have changed for all of us, even Hef!  Lately, his invites have been evites but received with no less excitement!  I love looking through all of  his past... Read more »

Playboy's Hugh Hefner Engaged to Crystal Harris, AGAIN!

Playboy's Hugh Hefner Engaged to Crystal Harris, AGAIN!
I guess it was bound to happen.  I figured since Crystal Harris, Hef’s runaway almost-bride, had moved back into the Mansion that he had forgiven her for the past, namely the highly publicized jilt at the altar in June 2012. And, sure enough,  around Christmas, Hef (89) popped the question again to Crystal (29) and... 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 »
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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 »

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 »
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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 »