Kicking off 1965 with a bang, Playboy’s Holiday Anniversary Issue in January boasts a remarkable collection of contributors. With literary giants such as Vladimir Nabokov, Ray Bradbury, P.G. Wodehouse, and Jack Kerouac, this issue is a treasure trove for bibliophiles. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. makes an appearance, bringing gravitas to the pages. Hugh M. Hefner, the founder of Playboy, is also featured.
The visually inclined will appreciate the exotic ‘Harem Pictorial’ by Peter Ustinov and a nine-page Playmate portfolio. Mortimer Adler, Sir Julian Huxley, and Bennett Cerf are among the other esteemed contributors making this issue both intellectually stimulating and entertaining. Whether you’re in it for the literary content, the pictorials, or the cultural commentary, the January 1965 issue has something for everyone.
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.