Playboy Magazine, January 2004

Aug. 2, 2023 in PlayBoy 2000s by Wyatt Earp

Playboy Magazine, January 2004

January 2004 marks the 50th anniversary of Playboy, a monumental issue celebrating the journey and impact of the iconic publication. Packed with meaningful retrospectives, groundbreaking features, and a special interview with Jack Nicholson, this issue is a collector's must-have.

In '50 Years: A Playboy Celebration', we look back at the inception of Playboy, tracing its path to becoming the world's premier men's magazine, celebrating 50 years of revolution and evolution.

David Mamet, in 'To My Son', shares heartfelt and candid truths about women, the art of handshaking, and even necrophilia.

Frank Gehry designs 'The New Playboy Bachelor Pad', visualizing the ultimate 21st-century haven for the single man.

Jonathan Safran Foer shares his unique passion for collecting blank sheets of paper from famous authors in 'Emptiness'.

'Fear and Justice in the Kingdom of Sex', by the legendary gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson, offers a tribute to Hefner and commentary on contemporary socio-political issues.

Lauren Weisberger proposes a reevaluation of sexual harassment in the workplace in 'Your Office or Mine?'.

'Demolition' by Chuck Palahniuk, paints a vivid picture of an annual gathering of adrenaline-fueled men in a tiny Washington town.

Dr. Alfred C. Kinsey's unique approach to studying sexuality is explored in 'Dr. Sex' by T.C. Boyle.

'50 Products That Changed The World' by Bob Sloan and A.J. Baime highlights the innovation and impact of products like the miniskirt, Big Mac, and Jacuzzi.

'My Life with Playboy', a posthumous piece by George Plimpton, recounts cherished memories from the Playboy Mansions.

In 20Q, Al Franken opens up about his life as a liberal satirist and discusses his book 'Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them'.

'Loyalty' by Scott Turow is a gripping short story about a man unraveling the truth behind an unsolved homicide.

'All Along the Watchtower' by Thom Jones tells a moving tale of a bridge tender's loss of perspective.

In the Playboy Interview, Jack Nicholson discusses his legendary career, his reputation as a rogue, and his personal definitions of desire.

The January 2004 issue of Playboy serves as a significant milestone, offering a blend of retrospection, introspection, and star-studded content. Available online and in select stores.

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