Playboy Magazine March 1962 Issue - Prophecy, New Orleans Club, Memoir, Fashion, and Satire

July 2, 2023 in PlayBoy 60s by Wyatt Earp

Playboy Magazine March 1962 Issue

The March 1962 issue of Playboy Magazine kicks off with "The Hazards of Prophecy" by Arthur C. Clarke, exploring the intrigue around predictions and their implications.

It takes readers on a pictorial tour of "The New Orleans Playboy Club" showcasing the lively atmosphere of this famous club.

Ben Hecht contributes with “Clara,” a memoir, reflecting on personal experiences and reflections.

"O Manahatta, Mother of Waters" is a fiction piece included in the issue, paired with opinion-based content like “The Love Cult”.

Playboy’s Playmate of the Month feature titled "Hail, Columbia!" is present as usual, along with humor in "Playboy’s Party Jokes."

"The Return of the Ascot" offers fashion tips on the classic attire.

"The Vanishing Americans" article by J. Paul Getty looks into cultural changes and the evolution of American society.

The issue adds a dose of satire with "How to Stop Worrying About the Bomb" by Chwast and Sorel.

"Solo for Violin" is another fictional story by Henry Siesar.

The issue also gives a glimpse into the personalities in "On the Scene" and offers entertainment options in "Paradisio".

"The Grand National Steeplechase" is featured for readers interested in leisure activities and sports.

The issue wraps up with the “No Lips But Mine” - a ribald classic, and a humorous take on teenage culture with “I Was a Teenage Teevee Jeebie”.

Collectors and enthusiasts can find this issue in vintage magazine shops or through online platforms specializing in vintage publications. Digital versions may also be available.

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