The December 1996 issue of Playboy Magazine features a unique mix of in-depth interviews, engaging articles, special pictorials, and festive features.
This issue kicks off with the 'Playboy Interview', which offers a candid conversation with veteran journalist Mike Wallace. Next is the first part of 'Playboy's History of the Sexual Revolution', an article focusing on the years 1900-1910 titled 'The City Electric'.
A festive spirit pervades the magazine with 'When Jenny Met Santa', a special Christmas pictorial. Following this is 'Black Alley', a gripping fiction piece.
For holiday shoppers, 'Playboy's Christmas Gift Guide' offers a range of modern living suggestions. The issue features an article 'Hangin' with the Prez' and the 'Saturday Night Specials' pictorial.
Fashion and music come together in 'The Look of Lounge' and 'The Sounds of Lounge', while 'Hunters' Harvest' offers a satirical look at an undisclosed topic.
'Victor Victoria' introduces Playboy's Playmate of the Month, followed by the fun 'Party Jokes' section. 'Looking for Al', the Playboy profile, explores an undisclosed personality.
The Christmas theme continues with 'New St. Nick', a heartwarming fable. 'Playmate Revisited: Christa Speck' takes readers down memory lane, followed by 'The Burglar and The Whatsit', another piece of captivating fiction.
In '20 Questions', Lisa Kudrow takes the hot seat. The sports section features 'Playboy's College Basketball Preview', while 'The Spirits of Christmas' takes readers on a festive drink journey.
'Playboy Gallery: Raquel Welch' highlights the star's iconic looks, and 'Christmas Cards from the Rich & Famous' offers a humorous peek into the holiday traditions of celebrities.
The issue rounds off with 'Sex Stars 1996', a pictorial review of the year's most notable personalities in adult entertainment.