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Shel Silverstein Was Hugh Hefner's Sidekick

His first real job? 'Playboy' magazine cartoonist

(Newser) - Shel Silverstein was kicked out of one college and dropped out of another, and he described those days gloomily: "I didn't get laid much. I didn't learn much. Those are the two worst things that can happen to a guy." His trouble with the ladies didn'... More »

Playboy's New Owner? Hugh Hefner

Founder will buy company back, take it private

(Newser) - Can Hugh Hefner save Playboy by buying it back? That’s what the founder—and the company’s largest shareholder—has decided to do, Chicago Breaking Business reports. Hef’s Icon Acquisition Holdings LP will take Playboy Enterprises private . The price of $6.15 a share is an 18% premium... More »

Hugh Hefner: My Mansion's No Squalid Prison

But, uh, that thing about not wearing condoms...

(Newser) - Hugh Hefner would like you to know that he does not hand out Quaaludes, let his dog poop all over the carpets of the Playboy mansion, or refuse to wear condoms. Er, well, actually, that part about not wearing condoms might be true. But most of the dirt dished by... More »

'Happiest Christmas in Memory:' Hefner's Engaged

Old man pops the question to 24-year-old

(Newser) - It's the Christmas Eve every little girl dreams of: A guy roughly 680 times your age who rarely changes out of his pajamas gets down on one knee (if he's able) and pops the question. Hugh Hefner is hoping the third marriage is the charm, having proposed to 24-year-old girlfriend... More »

Hef: Women Are Sex Objects

'That's why they wear lipstick,' says elderly blade

(Newser) - Here's a news flash from Hugh Hefner: All women are "sex objects." That's why "women wear lipstick and short skirts," the desicated 84-year-old Don Juan explains. "The notion that Playboy turns women into sex objects is ridiculous. Women are sex objects. If women weren't sex... More »

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