The August 2003 Playboy edition offers a tantalizing mix of scandalous accounts, unique personal insights, and gripping interviews.
'Jailbait' by Mark Boal is a true-life account of a controversial undercover operation where a new transfer student was used as bait to arrest high school boys involved in drug-related activities.
'The Playboy Casual Sex Survey 2003' uncovers the secrets of one-night stands, drawing insights from an online poll of 10,000 respondents. The article investigates the status of promiscuity in a time of conservatism and AIDS.
In 'What's in Your Bag?', Tony Hawk, Dan Donegan, and Sunrise Adams open up about the items they carry around that boost their superstar lifestyles - featuring an eclectic collection of items including iPods, digital cameras, and portable DVD players.
'The Greatest Damn Sports Moments of the New Millennium' by Kevin Cook in collaboration with The Best Damn Sports Show Around selects unforgettable moments from the past three years, featuring everything from attempted Pacific crossings to boxing scandals.
'CSC: Crime Scene Cleanup' by Pat Jordan takes readers into one of America's burgeoning industries - the grim task of cleaning up after death.
The 'Centerfolds on Sex' segment features Shauna Sand, who discusses her preference for guys with facial hair.
Warren Kalbacker's '20Q' presents a detailed interview with Charles Rangel, one of the most influential Democrats in Congress, to understand more about his work in Harlem.
'I. Coraghessan Boyle's 'Jubilation' is a humorous exploration of an old-fashioned planned community created by a giant amusement park corporation.
In the 'Playboy Interview', David Sheff has a candid conversation with Tobey Maguire, the star of Spider-Man, who discusses his career journey from earnest young actor to top Hollywood pay scale, and his current interests and vices.