Playboy Magazine, August 1984

July 15, 2023 in PlayBoy 80s by Wyatt Earp

Playboy Magazine, August 1984

The August 1984 edition of Playboy Magazine offers an array of engaging conversations, thought-provoking articles, captivating fiction, and an entertaining guide to the Olympics.

The Playboy Interview with Bobby Knight provides readers with a candid conversation with the legendary basketball coach. Known for his volatile personality and demanding coaching style, Knight's conversation is sure to intrigue readers.

In this issue, D. Keith Mano's essay, "Money, Sex, and the American Couple," explores the complicated intersection of finance and romance. "1994: A Prediction," an opinion piece by Richard D. Lamm, offers some speculation about the future, and "Long, Tall Coolers," a feature by Emanuel Greenberg, introduces readers to a variety of refreshing drink recipes.

Two pieces of fiction are included: "The Time Exchange" by Damon Knight and "By The Dawn's Early Light" by Lawrence Block, promising compelling narratives for those who appreciate short stories.

The magazine's visual appeal is enhanced by the "Success Stories" pictorial and a feature pictorial, "The Merriest Widow". In addition, the Playmate of the Month, "Sure Schott," adds a touch of classic Playboy allure.

The attire-focused "Walk on the Wilder Side" offers practical fashion advice. "Snap Decisions," a modern living article, and "The New Official Boy Scout Handbook," a humor piece, provide a mix of practical tips and laughs.

For sports fans, there's a preview of the professional football season, and an extensive guide to the Olympics. The humor section includes Playboy's Party Jokes and the Playboy Funnies.

Finally, the "20 Questions: Kurt Russell" feature offers a deep-dive into the life of the popular actor.

The August 1984 issue of Playboy Magazine is available for purchase on various online platforms and at select vintage magazine stores.

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