The January 2011 edition of Playboy covers a diverse spectrum of topics, from cultural analysis to intimate interviews.
In "The Dynamics of Sexual Acceleration," Chris Sweeney takes a close look at Big Pharma's latest endeavors. "The Spy Who Loved Me" examines the mysterious Anna Chapman, and best-selling author Bret Easton Ellis shares his thoughts on the phenomenon of "Jersey Shore." Legalized sports gambling and its threat to the NFL are explored by Matthew Kredell in "Welcome to the No Fun League."
Steve Garbarino's "Wanderlust Colombia" takes readers on an adventure in Cartagena, while "Beer Wars" by Kevin Cook delves into the rise of Brooklyn Brewery. The changing nature of profanity is explored in Ruth Wajnryb's "A Short History of Swearing: Part Two," and Martin Deeson reflects on life as a "Middle-Aged Lothario."
The issue's "Cars of the Year 2011" section showcases the most exciting vehicles available, and Reza Aslan offers an insightful exploration of "Erotic Imagination in the Middle East."
In an engaging interview, renowned architect Frank Gehry talks to David Sheff about his career, creativity, and even death threats. The 20Q feature brings an in-depth conversation with "Big Love" actress Chloë Sevigny, discussing topics ranging from polygamy to fame.
The fiction section provides a quirky piece titled "Bomb Shelter Noel" by Thom Jones, a holiday tale from Doomgirl's perspective.
Visual delights include the poetic and visual tribute to Pamela Anderson, showcasing her as stunning as ever. Miss January, Anna Sophia Berglund, is featured as a Swedish angel aiming for Hollywood fame, and a Playmate review encourages readers to cast their votes for the 2011 Playmate of the Year.
Finally, "In Bed with Dedini" provides a collection of cheeky and amusing moments from the boudoir.
With this mix of insightful articles, revealing interviews, and sensual pictorials, the January 2011 issue of Playboy starts the new year with style, substance, and a touch of spice.