The May 2004 issue of Playboy is brimming with a mixture of intriguing articles, candid interviews, and captivating pictorials.
"Remembering Helmut Newton" is a tribute to the master of nude photography. The feature includes a retrospective look at some of his most remarkable Playboy photos.
The Playmate of the month is Nicole Whitehead, a stunning pilot sure to elevate your pulse.
Pam Anderson, known for her role in Stripperella, presents an exclusive pictorial.
"Gunning for the Big Guy" by Jonathan Littman delves into the details of the BALCO steroids bust. Playboy had unprecedented access to the investigation's key undercover narcotics cop, revealing the IRS agent's intent on implicating Barry Bonds, the insider details gained by the narcotics officer, and how the investigation nearly failed due to a near-death experience.
"Raising the Bar" by Jaime Wolf introduces the world's top five mixologists, showcasing how these professionals are transforming bartending into a blend of art and science. The feature also shares their secret cocktail recipes, updated for the contemporary generation.
"Sex Pistols" by Anna David welcomes readers to the golden age of vibrators, detailing the advancements and popularity of these intimate devices. In the spirit of thorough journalism, the author and her friends test a variety of buzzing toys on the market.
In "See You in Paradise," a fiction piece by J. Robert Lennon, a well-meaning man gets entangled with a wealthy man's daughter and ends up working for the family business in the Caribbean.
The Playboy Interview of the month features Johnny Depp. The acclaimed actor, fresh off an Oscar nomination and a $300 million hit, opens up about his life as an exile, a father, and a former boozehound.
From the tribute to Helmut Newton to the candid discussion with Johnny Depp, the May 2004 issue of Playboy continues the magazine's commitment to providing stimulating and entertaining content.