The February 1978 issue of Playboy Magazine presents a compelling array of articles, interviews, and features sure to engage and intrigue its readers.
In "The New Body Snatchers," Nat Hentoff examines the contentious issue of cult deprogrammers. As anguish over children's affiliation to unconventional cults rises, parents resort to deprogrammers who attempt to reverse the cult indoctrination. In the process, however, the concept of religious freedom faces jeopardy.
"Dirty Little Secrets" by David Butler takes a humorous and candid look at the capsule biographies of authors usually found at the end of magazine articles, imagining how they'd sound if they told the absolute truth.
The issue continues with the recurring Playboy Advisor and Sex Poll sections. This month's poll probes into whether lovers are aroused by being talked to during lovemaking.
The Playboy Forum provides a platform for readers to express their thoughts on various topics, ensuring an engaging dialogue.
This issue's Playboy Interview features Don Meredith, the ex-quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys and television sports commentator. Meredith discusses his life both on and off the field in an intimate conversation.
Neil Amdur contributes "Wired to the Teeth," a revealing article on drug use in both professional and amateur sports. From cocaine to steroids, it explores how athletes are increasingly relying on substances to enhance their performance.
Finally, the pictorial "Close Encounters of the Fourth Kind" fuels the imagination with its depiction of intergalactic sex, potentially changing readers' perspective on night drives in the desert.
The February 1978 issue of Playboy is filled with compelling, diverse content that caters to a wide range of reader interests.
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