Posts tagged "Playboy Playmates"

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 »

Behind the scenes at my New York Magazine Playboy photo shoot

My NY Mag image.
We shot the feature in February!  I was sure it was trashed and would never see the light of day.  Six former Playboy Playmates were flown to New York to shoot with world famous photographer Nadav Kander for a New York Magazine shoot.  The article would revisit six Playmates:  Dolores Del Monte, Miss March 1954... Read more »

Glamourcon 57: Playboy Playmates, pin-ups and a visit with Hef

With Monique St. Pierre (PMOY 1976), Hef, Patti McGuire Connors (PMOY 1977).
Glamourcon is described as a “celebration and marketplace of the glamour arts.”  It features dozens of Playboy Playmates from 6 decades as well as many other past and present glamour and pin-up models.  As Playboy’s December 1979 centerfold, I’ve attended quite a few of these get-togethers which, for me, is not only a chance to... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

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 »
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Playboy Playmates Headline Glamourcon 51

2011 Playmate of the Year, Claire Sinclair, makes dealer John O'Neill's day!  (Photo by Tom Testolin, www.KramerPhotographers.com)
Over 20 Playboy Playmates, past and present, participated in the 51st Glamourcon at Crowne Plaza O’Hare recently.  Playful Playmate of the Year 2011, Claire Sinclair, was a standout with the fans as she posed for photos and signed autographs.  She gave dealer John O’Neill a thrill donning a cheese hat and bra in honor of... Read more »

The Top Playboy Playmate Convention, GLAMOURCON, is Coming to Town this Weekend!

The Top Playboy Playmate Convention, GLAMOURCON, is Coming to Town this Weekend!
Glamourcon is a celebration and marketplace of the glamour arts. The event is celebrity driven and features dozens of Playboy Playmates from 5 decades as well as many other past and present glamour and pin up models.  Vendors sell autographs, trading cards, catalogs, magazines, books, photos, original pin up art, videos and much more. There... Read more »

Playboy's Playmate Casting Call Draws Hundreds (PICS!)

Playboy's Playmate Casting Call Draws Hundreds (PICS!)
  Playboy Magazine’s recent casting call found some sure winners, in my opinion, when almost 300 hopefuls attended the recent auditions at the W Lake Shore.  It was a long process but the girls happily filled out necessary forms, had their waists measured, slipped into silk robes and then took the long walk to the four... Read more »
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DO YOU WANT TO BE A PLAYBOY PLAYMATE?

With Bridget Marquardt, and fellow Playmates Crystal McCahill and Ida Lundquist. Great news for Chicago-area women who might be interested in becoming a Playboy Playmate!   Playboy will be hosting a “Girls Night Out” party on Tuesday, April 5th, from 5:30-7:30 PM, at the luxurious ROOF at theWit to let women know more about Playboy and its upcoming... Read more »