The May 2006 issue of Playboy Magazine combines in-depth reporting, fascinating articles, and captivating interviews.
"To Baghdad and Back with Dick Cheney" by James Rosen takes readers behind the scenes on the Vice President's security-laden trip to Iraq, Oman, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. Playboy's 2006 Baseball Preview by Tracy Ringolsby discusses last season's surprises and potential unpredictabilities for the year ahead. In "It's Not Just How Fast You Move Your Legs," Nike's co-founder Phil Knight reminisces about his college track days and his relationship with legendary coach Bill Bowerman. "And Now for Something Completely Different..." by James R. Petersen, showcases unique and powerful motorcycles that will catch any enthusiast's eye.
The featured fiction, "Suicide Watch" by Joyce Carol Oates, is a taut, dark tale exploring the aftermath of a possible patricide. In "Unknown Knowns," Slavoj Žižek delves into the hidden ideological dangers of the Iraq war.
Rebecca Romijn, known for her role as Mystique in the X-Men series, chats about her career and her new comedy series, Pepper Dennis. In the interview section, Ozzie Guillen, the manager who led the Chicago White Sox to their first World Series title since 1917, shares his thoughts on his leadership style and addresses his critics.