Playboy Magazine February 1983 vol.30, no.2
February 1983, Playboy cover image.
Weight ≈ 426g
Cover
Kim Basinger photographed by Richard Fegley
Valentine cover girl Kim Basinger is not yet a household word, but she's at the doorstep A Georgia peach who has made her way to the fruits of semistardom, she'll be getting into Bondage as Domino in the new 007 epic Never Say Never Again. The Domino theory has it that this is the role that'll make Kim a star. If you're intrigued by our cover view (shot by Contributing Photographer Arny Freytag and produced by West Coast Photo Editor Marilyn Grabowski), turn to page 82 for much, much more.
Playmate
Mays Craze
melinda's a nut about health and fitness and a hell of a lot more inspiring than richard simmons
Melinda Mays photographed by Arny Freytag
Playmate image
Melinda Mays
Interview
Gabriel Garcia Marquez interviewed by Claudia Dreifus with photography by Oscar Pugliese
a candid conversation with the nobel prize winner about his novels, his friend fidel castro and life, love and revolution in latin america
20 Questions
Yakov Smirnoff interviewed by David Rensin with photography by Kerry Morris
the real-life russian comic wants to tell the west about the funny conditions behind the iron curtain
Profile
Betting On Kim by Bruce Williamson, with photography by Richard Fegley
sean connery, bob fosse, george plimpton and other seasoned girl watchers have pledged allegiance to sexy miss basinger
Pictorials
The Women of Aspen photographed by Arny Freytag
talk about a peak experience. . . .
Kalla Brandt, Jennifer Busse, Fran Clayton, Holly Cook, Dorian Frankel, Cheryl Gustafson, Karen Isaacs, Eve Lubin, Kelly Marshall, Shawna Massey, Danielle McCann, Lanette Poe, Cynthia Ramstead, Catherine Swanson, Cynthia Thomsen, Anne Trucks, Helen Trucks and Sasha Vanderhoof
The Year In Sex
we had our doubts for a while but in 1982. the rich and famous proved once again that there's still monkey business going on out there
Angela Aames, Elvira, Olivia Newton-John, Marilyn Chambers, Lisa Vanasco, Samantha Fox, Jodie Foster, Koo Stark, Pia Zadora, Veronica Hart, Brenda Dee Burkhart, Carol Connors, Linda Lovelace
Playbill
The World Of Playboy - hef sightings, mansion frolics and nightlife notes
Dear Playboy
Playboy After Hours - a guy's guide to what's hip and what'
s happening

Movies, Music, Books, Coming Attractions, DiversionsThe Playboy Advisor
Dear Playmates
The Playboy Forum - a continuing dialogue on contemporary issues between playboy and its readers
On The Brink Of 1984 (article) by E. L. Doctorow
High Tech Goes High Country (modern living)
The Delta Star (fiction) by Joseph Wambaugh
Expeditionary Force (attire) by David Platt
The Decade Gap (humor) by Lenny Kleinfeld
Playboy's Party Jokes (humor) with LeRoy Neiman's Femlin
Why Wayne Newton's Is Bigger Than Yours (article) by Roy Blount Jr.
Hourly Wages: A Penny For Your Thoughts by David Harrop
Some Like It Cold (drink) by Emanuel Greenberg
The Education Of Jim Craig (article) by Pete Dexter
Personal Best (accouterments)
Le Roy Neiman Sketchbook (pictorial)
The Judgment Of Dick (ribald classic) by The Earl Of Harrington, illustrated by Brad Holland
Playboy Funnies (humor) four pages of comic strips
Playboy Potpourri - people, places, objects and events of interest or amusement
Articles and Features
 
On The Scene
what's happening, where it's happening and who's making it happen
Gear, point-'n'-shoot cameras - Fashion, rear views - Habitat, games for video dropouts - Grapevine and Sex News
Gabriel Garcia Marquez was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1982.
Kim Basinger answers 20 Questions for the May 1986 issue and appears in her own pictorial January 1988.
There is a Limerick pertaining to Koo Stark's relationship with Prince Andrew, son of Queen Elizabeth II, in the September 1983 issue.
214 pages of period adverts, pin ups and articles with lots of quality photographs and illustrations.