Playboy Magazine, January 1987

July 17, 2023 in PlayBoy 80s by Wyatt Earp

Playboy Magazine, January 1987

The January 1987 issue of Playboy Magazine presents a compelling blend of interviews, pictorials, articles, and fiction, capturing the quintessence of Playboy's unique style and content.

The issue begins with an insightful Playboy Interview with Don Johnson, revealing intimate details of his life and career. The article 'To Crush the Serpent' by James Baldwin offers thought-provoking content, and the Playboy Gallery serves as a visual feast for the eyes.

The compendium titled 'The Best' and Randy Newman's Guide to Life, as told to David Sheff, lend a distinct edge to the issue. The feature 'Marilyn', a pictorial with a text by Hugh M. Hefner, is a nod to classic Hollywood glamour.

Fiction entries include 'Questions' by Joyce Carol Oates and 'The Bookseller' by Roald Dahl, with a captivating article on 'Flacks' by Alexander Cockburn and Andrew Cockburn. The Playmate of the Month, 'Graceful Lee', adds to the edition's appeal, as does Playboy's iconic Party Jokes.

The fashion feature 'The New Man' and the pictorial 'Meet Missy, Republican Porn Star!' keep the readers engaged, while John Updike's 'Beautiful Husbands' deepens the literary experience. The 'Playboy's College Basketball Preview' by Anson Mount provides a sports angle, followed by a pictorial featuring enchantress Jane Seymour.

The Quarterly Reports on 'Compensation' by Andrew Tobias offers insightful analysis, followed by a light-hearted '20 Questions' feature with Max Headroom. The issue also includes a 'Winter Driving Smarts' guide for modern living and concludes with the enticing 'Playboy's Playmate Review' pictorial and a list of the 'Top 40 Party Colleges'.

This edition of Playboy Magazine is now available for purchase online and at select vintage magazine stores.

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