The February 2009 issue of Playboy covers a wide range of intriguing subjects. Steve Salmerno gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at Super Bowl officiating, as referees reveal what really happens during the big game. Mal Miedzviecki explores the rise of "peep culture," examining how blogs, social networks, and reality TV have made everyone a star.
The automotive aficionado will enjoy a review of the Cars of the Year for 2009, featuring evaluations of the fastest, greenest, and meanest machines on the road, curated by Ken Gross and Playboy's editors. The issue's interviews spotlight two well-known actors: Hugh Laurie, the talented star of "House," speaks about his internal conflicts and perceptions of success, while Josh Holloway of "Lost" shares his insights on life and career.
The pictorials section celebrates European beauty with Polish model Marta Gut and provides a retrospective of the year in sex, highlighting notable moments and figures, including Sarah Palin's surprising new title and Hef's search for new companions. Miss February, Jessica Burciaga, makes a captivating appearance, and a farewell feature brings together Molly, Bridget, and Kendra for a final pictorial fantasy. Whether you're interested in pop culture, technology, or entertainment, this issue serves up a diverse menu of engaging content.