Playboy's September 1979 issue is a blend of engaging interviews, insightful articles, and captivating pictorials.
Opening with an interview of "Charlie Hustle" himself, Pete Rose, the issue delves into the life and thoughts of one of baseball's most prominent figures. Rose discusses his career, the role of drugs in professional sports, and why he believes his paychecks are well-deserved.
In an intriguing article titled "Fire for Hire," James McKinley exposes the alarming rise of professional arsonists and the attempts by Federal task forces to combat this dangerous underground industry.
In "Sex in America: New Orleans," Peter Ross Range explores the unique erotic culture of one of America's most vibrant cities, likening its spiciness to Louisiana hot sauce.
A pictorial essay on Claudia Jennings, who has been thriving in Hollywood since being discovered by Playboy in 1969 and named Playmate of the Year in 1970, shows how her beauty and talent have only intensified over the years.
Nick Nolte, Hollywood's latest tough guy, is profiled in an article that looks at his unique approach to maintaining an edge in the entertainment industry.
Finally, the issue closes with a modern living piece by William Wilson on the benefits of combining skin- and hair-care products with saunas for optimal grooming results. This September issue of Playboy is a feast of diverse content that is sure to keep readers entertained and informed.
Look for this issue in vintage magazine stores or on online platforms specializing in old and collector's magazines.