The June 2006 issue of Playboy Magazine continues its tradition of insightful reporting, engaging articles, and exclusive interviews.
"Don't Spy on Me" by Richard Ben-Veniste, a member of the 9/11 Commission, exposes the alarming trend of the Department of Defense gathering vast amounts of data on American citizens. In the celebrity realm, Jason Lee, the actor and skateboarder known for his role in NBC's "My Name Is Earl," talks about his career, fatherhood, and his fondness for Burt Reynolds in an intimate interview by Eric Spitznagel.
Fox News Channel's Shepard Smith discusses his experiences covering a wide range of news events and his rise to prominence in the post-Jennings, Brokaw and Rather era in an interview by David Sheff. "2006: A MySpace Odyssey" by Dave Itzkoff takes a deep dive into the controversial and widely popular online platform, MySpace.
"Fairway to Heaven" by Gary McCord provides a rundown of the world's top ten golf destinations, from Ireland to New Zealand. Heather Caldwell's "Rosebud" examines the latest trends in female cosmetic surgery, and "The Wit and Wisdom of John Kruk" shares candid stories from the beloved ESPN baseball commentator.
The fiction feature, "Proactive Keller" by Lawrence Block, spins a suspenseful tale of a professional hit man breaking protocol. The issue also features the nine sexiest girls of MySpace and introduces Stephanie Larimore, Miss June, and Kara Monaco, Playmate of the Year.