Posts tagged "Playboy Bunny"

Playboy's Hugh Hefner turns 89: A Grateful Playmate Reminisces

With Hef at Playboy Mansion West for a party honoring Bunnies of the Year from all the Clubs. (Circa 1976)
Yesterday was the 89th birthday of someone who was one of the most important influences in my life.  Playboy founder Hugh Marston Hefner turned 89 years old on April 9.  We all know about the magazine he created,  but I want to tell you about the impact he had on my life and so many... Read more »

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 »

Everyone deals with fear: This is how I made it work for me

Everyone deals with fear:  This is how I made it work for me
Every so often, we receive commandments from the Chicago Now Mount (Jimmy Greenfield, our much loved Content Manager) to publish a post in an hour and he provides the topic.  Tonight the topic was “Write about fear, or lack thereof, and the role it has played in any aspect of your life.”  Well, he hit... Read more »
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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 »

My FIVE Top Fashion Picks on Luxury Garage Sale: Fall is Fabulous! LOOK!

My FIVE Top Fashion Picks on Luxury Garage Sale:  Fall is Fabulous!  LOOK!
I was so honored to have been asked by Luxury Garage Sale to sift through their fabulous fashions and pick my top five!  It was no easy task with pages upon pages of beautiful couture offerings but it was a very fun challenge that I happily accepted.  Check out my choices and see what you... 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 »

Lily Aldridge: Daughter of Playboy Playmate is Top Victoria's Secret Model!

Supermodel Lily Aldridge at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Viewing Party at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts on November 29th, in Costa Mesa, Calif.
Supermodel Lily Aldridge was destined for fame from the start.  Born in LA in 1985 to famed British fashion photographer, Alan Aldridge, and  Playboy Playmate Laura Lyons, she hails from a fashion oriented family.  Her dream was always to be a model and this dream came true at age 8 when she was discovered at... Read more »

Candid Candace and Time Out Chicago Talk Playboy on Windy City Live!

I had a great time on Windy City Live this week talking about Playboy with TimeOut Chicago’s Features Editor Laura Braginski and Val Warner.  Check out TimeOut Chicago magazine, on stands now,  for the low-down on Playboy’s plans.  In the meantime, enjoy our segment!  (For extended coverage, please visit www.CandidCandace.com or watch my internet show,... Read more »
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Candid Candace Coming to Windy City Live: The REAL Playboy Bunny Life

Candid Candace Coming to Windy City Live:  The REAL Playboy Bunny Life
With all of the hoopla concerning the upcoming “The Playboy Club” show and now news that there might be a Playboy Club at the spot that currently houses Il Mulino Restaurant, Windy City Live  has asked me to come on to talk about my experiences as a Playboy Bunny. I hope you can check out... Read more »