Playboy December 1956 Issue - Festive Edition with Fiction, Travel, Satire, and Humor

June 28, 2023 in PlayBoy 50s by Wyatt Earp

Playboy December 1956 Issue

The December 1956 issue of Playboy magazine embraces the holiday spirit with an international flavor, music, fiction, satire, entertainment, and humor. "Playboy's International Datebook" offers travel insights, while the "Jazz Poll Report" presents an engaging article for jazz enthusiasts. The magazine features fiction like "The Dark Music" and "The Hundred Dollar Suicide."

Satirical pieces like "Confessions of an American Button Man" and "Conceiving Can Be Fun" entertain readers with wit. Broadway entertainment, reviews of the season past and previews of the season to come are covered. "Tallulah's Follies" offers a pictorial segment, and "Hot Holiday Cheer" offers drink recipes. More fiction with "The Bitch in Heat," and humorous segments like “Playboy’s Christmas Cards” and “Playboy’s Party Jokes” lighten the mood. “Miss December” is featured as Playboy’s Playmate of the Month. The issue also includes a ribald classic, “The Christmas Eve Supper,” and a festive gift gallery in “Playboy's Christmas Package.” "Hemingway" is presented as a pastiche, and “Etchings Revisited” adds more humor. Finally, “Playboy’s Bazaar” offers a buying guide for readers.

As with vintage issues, this may be available in PDF format or as a collectible.

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