Tag Archives | Playboy

…Playboy wants you to read Cover to Cover?

Playboy Cover To Cover Archive

Since Marilyn Monroe appeared on the first cover in 1953, Playboy has published more than 650 issues containing more than 100,000 pages. You’d need to sacrifice a whole forest of trees to print each of those issues again though, so Playboy has kindly created the Cover to Cover Archive Hard Drive, a ‘travel-friendly’ 250GB drive that contains every issue ever printed from 1953 to 2010.

[Playboy Cover to Cover Archive Hard Drive]

…Audrina Patridge likes bikinis and burgers?

Audrina Patridge Bikini Burger

First there was Paris Hilton, then Padma Lakshmi, and now Audrina Patridge from The Hills, Playboy and, oddly enough, PETA, is the latest to put burger in her face for Carl’s Jr.

Sure, you probably can’t eat more than a bite of burger every year or so and still look like that in a bikini, but who’s worried about the details?

Edit: Here’s the final spot:

[Via: AdFreak]

…It’s Website Wednesday: Playboy Archive?

Playboy Archive

Believe it or not, Playboy has put 53 of their classic issues online for FREE for you to browse through.

The site uses Bondi’s new web viewer, so the whole experience is rather fluid, and the available magazines span the range from classic to current, so you can see how Playboy has changed over the years.

[Playboy Archive]

…Playboy’s playmates don’t have average BMIs?

Playboy Playmate BMI

Wired put together a rather interesting bit of ‘infoporn’ that compares the BMI (body-mass index) of Playboy playmate centerfolds to that of the typical American woman from December 1953 (Marilyn Monroe) to January 2009 (Dasha Astafieva).

The results are clear: While the typical American woman’s BMI has steadily climbed over the years, the typical playmate’s has slowly declined over that same period.

As Wired notes though, the facts and figures given by Playboy for each of their playmates probably have a fair dose of estimation, guessing and exaggeration built in, but even still, it’s telling of what they think the average American ‘wants’ vs. what the average American really is.

[Wired – Playboy Playmate BMI and Average BMI]

[Via: Flowing Data]

…It’s Things Thursday: Playboy: The Complete Centerfolds?

The Complete Centerfolds

Playboy’s The Complete Centerfolds is a coffee table book that features 720 pages of the over 600 Playmates that have graced the centerfold of every issue of Playboy. Ever.

Since each centerfold is printed exactly as it appeared in the magazine, this full-sized volume is huge, and it comes in its own velvet lined, combination locked leather briefcase.

And you said you read it for the articles…

[Via: Acquire]