Playboy Magazine, May-June 2018

Aug. 14, 2023 in PlayBoy 2000s by Wyatt Earp

Playboy Magazine, May-June 2018

The May-June 2018 edition of Playboy Magazine captures the pulse of contemporary culture with articles on music, politics, travel, and sensuality. Here's what's inside:


  • LET'S PLAY: Exploring the swift rise of Jorja Smith from online obscurity to a hit Black Panther song.
  • DRINKS: A guide to four beer-booze mash-ups perfect for spring celebrations.
  • TRAVEL: A do-it-like-a-local guide to Nashville's honky-tonk scene.
  • SEX: A master class on achieving orgasm, designed to enlighten and please.
  • TV: An appreciation of the wordsmith and performer Anna Deavere Smith.
  • POLITICS: A thought-provoking piece on how bean counters might shield democracy from Russian influence.


  • INTERVIEW with Cecile Richards: Insights from the outgoing president of Planned Parenthood.
  • THE ACCIDENTAL POP STARS: A behind-the-scenes look at Portugal. The Man and their unexpected success.
  • THE STATE OF JAZZ: An exploration of America's quintessential art form and its evolving landscape.
  • 20Q with Jim Jefferies: The comedian shares his strong feelings on bananas and The Last Jedi.
  • ON THE ROAD WITH G-EAZY: A backstage glimpse of the tireless rapper and producer.
  • FICTION - "Unlawful Entry" by Chuck Palahniuk: A heart-stealing story infused with love and larceny.
  • PROFILE: An encounter with Beats 1 guru Zane Lowe, away from his mixing board.
  • SURVIVING THE DARIÉN GAP: A gripping tale of man versus jungle in one of the world's most treacherous locales.
  • BETTER MAN: A springtime style feature with singer Leon Bridges.
  • HELLBOY: An exclusive Hellboy comic from creators Mike Mignola and Ben Stenbeck.
  • FICTION - "Between the Records" by Julian Tepper: A story set in Hollywood, 1987, exploring family harmony and the search for the perfect tune.
  • HERITAGE: Celebrating Jazz Fest at 40 and revisiting Hef's 1963 arrest and iconic Playmates.


  • PLAYMATE OF THE YEAR: Honoring Nina Daniele and her evocation of the iconic Femlin.
  • LET’S GET PHYSICAL: May Playmate Shauna Sexton challenges readers in a fitness-focused pictorial.
  • MEDITERRANEAN MORNING: A sun-kissed glimpse of Sicily with Elisa Meliani.
  • CALIFORNIA DREAMING: June Playmate Cassandra Dawn brings the Cali vibe.
  • UNDER THE MANGROVES: An exotic Indonesian excursion with Raluca Cojocaru.

The May-June 2018 issue combines stimulating conversations, eye-opening features, and captivating visual art. Whether it's the unique insights into Planned Parenthood's Cecile Richards, a reflective look at jazz, or the enticing pictorials, Playboy continues to be an emblem of culture, intelligence, and sensuality.

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