The August 1986 issue of Playboy Magazine brings to its readers a blend of stimulating interviews, captivating pictorials, insightful articles, and distinctive humor, encapsulating Playboy's tradition of delivering engaging content.
The issue kicks off with a candid Playboy Interview with Jackie Gleason, where he reveals insights into his life and career. This is followed by an investigative report 'Inside The Meese Commission' that delves into some intriguing aspects. The issue’s visual appeal is amplified by the 'Brigitte' pictorial and 'Dream Boats', a section focusing on modern living.
Essays and articles such as 'Yikes! Business Superstars!' and 'The Gospel According to Tom Peters' provide thought-provoking reads, while 'Travel Tips of The Rich and Famous' offers useful travel insights. The fiction section brings an unexpected twist with 'An Element of Surprise' and 'The Spanish Inquisition'.
The edition also highlights 'Ava Galore', the Playboy's Playmate of the Month and delivers humor in the form of 'Playboy's Party Jokes' and 'S.M.O.G.'. The '20 Questions' segment with Sigourney Weaver and 'Roger Maltbie Makes The Cut' add further depth to the issue, and 'Alexander Julian's Secrets of Successful Style' provides useful fashion advice. Lastly, the 'Reincarnation' pictorial brings this issue to a visually arresting conclusion.
This edition of Playboy Magazine is now available for purchase online and at select vintage magazine stores.