The April 1971 issue of Playboy Magazine offers a mix of fiction, opinion, pictorials, humor, and lifestyle content. The issue opens with a Playboy Panel discussion on homosexuality, offering various perspectives and insights on the topic.
In the fiction category, “Duel” by Richard Matheson is a thrilling short story that captures the reader's attention. The magazine also features an opinion piece by Jack Newfield titled "The Death of Liberalism," which reflects on the political climate of the era.
Another highlight is a pictorial featuring Lana Wood, who is well-versed in poetry. For readers seeking a dose of humor, "True or False?" by David Standish and Craig Vetter is a fun read. Fashion enthusiasts can get insights from Playboy's Spring & Summer Fashion Forecast by Robert L. Green.
In the travel section, “Baja-The Other California” by Ang Potterton takes readers on an exploratory journey to Baja California, while David Stevens offers a humorous perspective in “Baja’s Queasy Rider.”
For music fans, “Zubin and The Mothers” by F.P. Tuilius is an intriguing article. The issue also includes a pictorial essay by Roger Vadim titled “Vadim’s Pretty Maids” and a Vargas Girl pictorial by Alberto Vargas.
This issue might be of interest to collectors and those curious about pop culture and societal perspectives during the early 1970s. Vintage magazine stores or online platforms may have copies of this issue for purchase.