Posts tagged "playboy"

A short statement from Bette Davis, in anticipation of tonight's Presidential Debate (Part Deux)

A short statement from Bette Davis, in anticipation of tonight's Presidential Debate (Part Deux)
(Taking live notes and blogging about the debate immediately after almost gave me an aneurysm, so I will most certainly not be doing that tonight. Instead, I thought I’d share with you a very poignant, and surprisingly apt, little musing from famed actress Bette Davis, cobbled together from various sources. Enjoy!) “[Mr. Trump]… There is... Read more »

The Sizzle Went Out with the Steak: Finding a lesson in the decline of the Playboy image

The Sizzle Went Out with the Steak: Finding a lesson in the decline of the Playboy image
(The above is a facsimile of Hugh Hefner’s mission statement from the first issue of Playboy Magazine, published in December of 1953.) To a child growing up in a house that had a subscription to Playboy, like I did, the magazine represented the other side of life. It epitomized style, class, and the pages were... Read more »