Playboy Magazine, November 2008

Aug. 7, 2023 in PlayBoy 2000s by Wyatt Earp

Playboy Magazine, November 2008

Playboy's November 2008 issue presents a rich array of content, reflecting on politics, pop culture, masculinity, and entertainment:

  • "THE CAMPAIGN OF HIS LIFE" by Will Blythe spotlights the influence of Barack Obama's campaign on young voters, following the story of 24-year-old Lamont Carolina, who found purpose and direction after hearing Obama speak.
  • "FACTS. BOND FACTS" celebrates James Bond's anniversaries by exploring 007's history, impact, and relationship with Playboy.
  • "I, GAMER" examines the shifting focus in video gaming towards the players and their creativity, along with a preview of the hottest games for fall.
  • "THE SEXUAL MALE, PART FIVE: THE HARD FACTS" by Chip Rowe delves into the science, symbolism, and societal conceptions surrounding the penis.
  • "THE WRAITH" by J. Robert Lennon is a fiction piece centered around an unhappily married woman who finds empowerment and transformation through an otherworldly force.
  • "WELCOME TO POST-RACIAL AMERICA" by Tavis Smiley challenges the notion that Barack Obama's nomination alone signifies the end of racism in the U.S.
  • Exclusive interview with "CHELSEA HANDLER" captures the humorous insights of the Chelsea Lately host, including her thoughts on drinking, comedy, and sexuality.
  • An in-depth "interview with DANIEL CRAIG" conducted by David Sheff, discussing Craig's portrayal of James Bond, the evolution of Bond girls, and his views on adventure and character.

Pictorials include:

  • "BOND GIRLS," honoring the iconic women of 007.
  • "PLAYMATE: GRACE KIM," featuring the November Playmate who seamlessly combines rock and allure.
  • "THE ULTIMATE FIGHT CHICK," showcasing the beauty and strength of UFC's Rachelle Leah.

Whether readers are drawn to political insights, the allure of Bond, the dynamic world of gaming, or a fresh look at masculinity, the November 2008 issue offers an array of intriguing perspectives, thought-provoking interviews, and captivating visual content. It's an issue designed to reflect on cultural milestones, explore societal questions, and indulge in the world of entertainment.

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