The April 2006 issue of Playboy Magazine is a feast of stimulating articles and alluring pictorials.
In "Faith & Reason," various authors, including Michael Ruse and Kurt Vonnegut, discuss the long-standing clash between religion and scientific thought. "Of Maus and Supermen" by Robert Levine and Scott Alexander dives into the influence of graphic novels, a distinctly American art form, on popular culture. In "Eating: A Love Story," Andy Murray recounts his most memorable dining experiences from around the country. "Crashing Augusta" by Jonathan Littman shares a thrilling tale of sneaking into the prestigious and exclusive Augusta National Golf Club.
The fiction piece "Sex with Esther" by Michel Houellebecq paints a fiery picture of a passionate yet complex affair between a film producer and a young actress. The Playboy Forum presents "Greens with Guns" by Dean Kuipers, focusing on the unexpected alliances forming to combat the government's radical deregulation damaging the outdoors.
This issue features a candid chat with the multifaceted Scotsman and host of The Late Late Show, Craig Ferguson, and a rare lengthy interview with the Matrix trilogy's enigmatic star, Keanu Reeves.