Playboy Magazine, September 2009

Aug. 8, 2023 in PlayBoy 2000s by Wyatt Earp

Playboy Magazine, September 2009

The September 2009 installment of Playboy continues James Ellroy's intriguing memoir, "The Hilliker Curse," wherein he finds love in an unexpected place.

In "Lounge Acts," Scott Alexander explores the world of classic chair knockoffs and stylish accessories. A tantalizing graphic-novel treatment of a Nazi-killing scene from Quentin Tarantino's new movie, "Inglorious Basterds," brings a visceral thrill to the pages. The "Pigskin Preview" by Gary Cole anticipates the college football season and speculates on the year's top quarterbacks.

Two insightful interviews reveal the minds of Hollywood's prominent figures: Seth MacFarlane, the genius behind "Family Guy," "American Dad," and "The Cleveland Show," shares his provocative opinions with Rob Tannenbaum; Diane Kruger, starlet of "Inglorious Basterds," opens up to Stephen Rebello about her role and more.

A never-before-published story from a young Kurt Vonnegut, "Confido," asks readers to question the voices in their heads, while "The Hills Are Alive" presents a candid interview with Heidi Montag along with a daring pictorial.

The Playmate spotlight shines on Kimberly Phillips, a Montessori schoolteacher whose spontaneous submission of photos landed her the opportunity of a lifetime. Her story and pictures add a real-life fairy tale dimension to this issue.

From behind-the-scenes insights into the worlds of television and cinema to the exploration of furniture design and candid celebrity profiles, the September 2009 issue of Playboy provides an eclectic and engaging blend of culture, art, entertainment, and sensuality.

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