Playboy Magazine, August 1989

July 18, 2023 in PlayBoy 80s by Wyatt Earp

Playboy Magazine, August 1989

The August 1989 edition of Playboy Magazine presents an exciting line-up of in-depth interviews, enlightening articles, captivating fiction, fashion guides, humor, and stunning pictorials.

Starting the issue is the 'Playboy Interview' with John Cougar Mellencamp. In this candid conversation, the rock singer-songwriter shares his personal and professional experiences.

Featured articles in this issue include 'Fire and Fear' by José Torres, a compelling piece on the dangers of boxing, and 'The Thinking Man's Guide to Living with Women' by Denis Boyles, a useful guide for those seeking to understand the female perspective. Further, 'A Time for Mickey Mouse' by David Mamet offers an intriguing essay, while 'In Praise of Patient Women' by Patrick Anderson delves into an appreciation of women's patience.

This issue's fiction entry is 'Too Many Crooks' by Donald E. Westlake, a thrilling story sure to engross fans of the genre. For those with a taste for fashion, 'Speaking Bespoke' by Hollis Wayne and Linda Dyett presents an informative guide on tailored clothing.

Playboy's Playmate of the Month, 'That's Amore', adds to the magazine's visual appeal, while the humor section 'Playboy's Party Jokes' provides light entertainment. Pictorial highlights include 'Off With Their Clothes', 'Women of Wall Street', and 'Licence to Thrill'.

The issue concludes with a revealing '20 Questions' segment with actor John Candy. The August 1989 issue of Playboy Magazine is available online and at selected vintage magazine stores.

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