In the July 2005 issue of Playboy Magazine, a variety of thought-provoking articles, interviews, and features take center stage.
"Seven Deadly Disasters" by William Speed Weed paints a chilling scenario of potential global catastrophes, ranging from killer lakes to an erupting Yellowstone. The future of technology is explored in "25 Easy Pieces" by Steve Morgenstern, presenting transformed tech toys as our new best companions.
The issue takes a dangerous turn in "High in the Canadian Rockies" by Robert Sabbag, diving into the thrilling operations of a Canadian smuggling operation. "The Fall of the House of Brando" by Peter Manso explores the tragic life and surprising events following the death of screen legend Marlon Brando.
In the forum section, Charles C. Mann debates the looming oil crisis in "The End of Oil", presenting conflicting predictions about the world's oil supply.
For the 20Q section, Scarlet Johansson holds nothing back, discussing her experiences and preferences in a candid interview by David Rensin.
In the interview section, Jerry Stahl brings out the uncategorizable Owen Wilson. Known for his laid-back slacker roles, the Oscar-nominated actor-writer shares his unique perspectives on various topics, from the creepiness of gyms to the art of picking up women at weddings.