Posts tagged "Playboy"

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 »

Tennis legend Jimmy Connors opens up about his favorite match, his centerfold wife and what he's doing now (VIDEO!)

Jimmy and Patti McGuire Connors (Love them!)
For the 3rd annual Primo Classico, tennis legend Jimmy Connors was honored as the Man of Vision at Lake Forest Sportscars before a crowd of more than 300.  Hosted by Quintin and Diane Primo, the event benefited the Primo Center for Women & Children that has been offering support and transitional services to the area’s... 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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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 »

50th Anniversary Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Covergirl Supports Chicago Charity

50th Anniversary Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Covergirl Supports Chicago Charity
The 50th anniversary of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition was unveiled online (it will be on stands February 18) and I was thrilled to see Victoria’s Secret supermodel Lily Aldridge, 28, smack dab in the middle with Chrissy Teigen,28, and Nina Agdal, 21!  You see, Lily is following in the footsteps of her equally beautiful,... Read more »
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A No-Holds Barred Memoir by Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors, "The Outsider", Coming May 14!

A No-Holds Barred Memoir by Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors, "The Outsider", Coming May 14!
I’m getting so excited about tennis great Jimmy Connors’ upcoming autobiography, “The Outsider”.  His wife Patti told me he’s looking forward to a book tour that sadly, for now, doesn’t include a stop in Chicago but I will keep working on them! Here’s Jimmy’s description of the book, “”A lot has been written about me,... 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 »

Color me Coral! Inside the CAMP Cosmetics Photo Shoot (Video)

When CAMP Cosmetics named a lipstick after me (Candid Candace), I thought I would faint!  Here is a video of the ad campaign shot by photographer Amie Hana, courtesy of Michigan Avenue Magazine!  I hope you enjoy it!!  (For more info, please click here!)
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CAMP Cosmetics Creates Candid Candace Lipstick!

CAMP Cosmetics Creates Candid Candace Lipstick!
I had never met CAMP Cosmetics founder Michael Perich before he contacted me in July and asked if I would be interested in having a lipstick named after me, Candid Candace.  Hello, HELL yes!  So, he sent me a jillion shades of my signature color, coral, and I chose my favorite.  Now, Candid Candace, is... Read more »