Playboy Magazine, May 2007

Aug. 5, 2023 in PlayBoy 2000s by Wyatt Earp

Playboy Magazine, May 2007

The May 2007 issue of Playboy magazine provides a compelling mix of culture, sports, and personal profiles, all laced with its characteristic sensual photography.

"Sex in Iran" by Pari Esfandiari and Richard Buskin explores the impact of a bootleg sex tape on the modern Islamic society of Iran, highlighting the tensions between religious fundamentalism and the appeal of sexual freedom.

In "Worldwide Baseball: Playboy's 2007 Baseball Preview," Tracy Ringolsby offers predictions for the upcoming season, along with an overview of the talent source and reasons why the Dodgers might be celebrating their first title in 19 years.

"Obi-Wan Lives" celebrates the 30th anniversary of Star Wars with never-before-published storyboards from George Lucas's original script drafts that reveal surprising turns in the beloved franchise's lore.

Michelle Richmond's "To the Bad Girls Go the Spoils" is an uninhibited confessional by a would-be reality-TV star aiming to join the ranks of notorious TV bad girls.

"Winter Storms" is a moving fiction piece by Edward Falco, focusing on a retired investor whose peace is shattered by the return of his war correspondent daughter from Iraq.

In "The Truth About Al Franken," Curtis White challenges the perceptions around liberal hero Al Franken, highlighting the similarities between his assumptions and those of his conservative opponents.

20Q features a candid conversation with Fergie, the frontwoman of the Black Eyed Peas, where she discusses overcoming addiction, an encounter with Quentin Tarantino, and an embarrassing concert moment.

The Playboy Interview offers a rare insight into the mind of two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash, as he discusses sex on game day, reverse racism in NBA, and his thoughts on Mark Cuban, the owner of Dallas Mavericks.

The issue also includes a pictorial tribute to Anna Nicole Smith, featuring classic photos from 1992 to 1994. The Playmate of the month is Shannon James, a fresh-faced marketing major from outside Philadelphia. The "American Beauties" pictorial features the Southern belles of Conference USA.

This issue is available in both digital and vintage print formats.

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