The October 2000 issue of Playboy Magazine offers an assortment of intriguing stories, insightful interviews, and gripping fiction.
'Casualty in the War on Drugs' by Sim Dwyer takes an in-depth look at the intensity of the drug wars in New York, telling the tragic story of an innocent man caught in the crossfire.
'Eleven Things You Didn't Want to Know About Spinal Tap' by Chip Rowe spills some lesser-known trivia about England's loudest band, suggesting they might not be as retired as we think.
'It's All Hype' discusses how the signature styles of hip-hop music video directors have created a unique fusion between the world of rap and fashion.
'Playboy's Pigskin Preview' by Cary Coll offers insights and predictions about the college football season, arguing that Nebraska's success is not solely due to Tom Osborne.
'Toon In!' highlights the winners of the Playboy Animation Contest, celebrating the vibrant and diverse art of cartooning.
'200 Michael Johnson' by Kent Stephens is an intimate interview with the 33-year-old king of the 200m and 400m races, as he aims for Olympic gold and seeks to reform American track and field.
'Dave's Garage: Round 2' by David Stevens provides an exclusive look into the world of supercars, featuring a test drive of the Lotus Elise S2, the Chrysler PT Cruiser, and a hangar full of speedsters.
'Diggin' The Buddha' talks about the Red Hot Chili Peppers' frontman Anthony Kiedis' spiritual journey with the Tibetan Lama.
'The Collection Treatment' by Tael Schonfeld is a mesmerizing fiction piece centered around the protagonist's stay at the Merithvics Hotel, promising a mix of mystery and intrigue.
The Playboy Interview for this issue features Bob Costas, exploring his illustrious career in sports broadcasting.