Playboy's December 1959 issue captures the holiday spirit and serves a mix of entertainment, fiction, satire, and more. The issue begins with letters from readers in “Dear Playboy” followed by “Playboy After Hours” which discusses gifting for girls. “Before the Road” is a novelette that hooks readers with its engaging storyline.
Holiday food enthusiasts will enjoy “The Christmas Casserole”. “The Battler” brings a dose of satire, and “The Legend of Don Juan” provides a historical account through an article. For fashion aficionados, “The Hap” offers stylish attire ideas.
“Crime at the Tennis Club” is a fiction piece, and readers can also enjoy “Playboy’s Christmas Cards” in verse form. Sports lovers will get hooked on “Foul Ball” fiction, while “The Moore County Hounds” offers insights into men at leisure.
Meet “Legal Tender”, the playboy's playmate of the month. The humorous section, “Playboy’s Party Jokes” keeps the mood light.
“Invitation to a Playboy Christmas” shares gift ideas, and “A Fine Italian Hand” brings an intriguing article. Sherlock enthusiasts can look forward to “Sherlock” satire, while “And Now, A Word From The Sponsor” presents a reflective article.
“December 28th” is another fiction piece and “Building a Better Brigitte” is a captivating pictorial feature.
“Commuter Special” adds humor, and “False Pretenses” wraps up the issue as a ribald classic.
Collectors and enthusiasts can find this issue in vintage magazine shops or through online platforms specializing in vintage publications. Digital versions may also be available.