Playboy Magazine December 1965 vol.12, no.12
December 1965, Playboy cover image.
Cover Allison Parks photographed by J. Barry O'Rourke
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Dinah Willis
Letter Perfect
miss december's direct-mail approach made her a choice christmas playmate
Dinah Willis photographed by Pompeo Posar
Al Capp interviewed by Alvin Toffler
a candid conversation
The Lass Menagerie
a bountiful bestiary of fauna-guised females by eugenio hirsch
The Playboy Portfolio of Sex Stars
Elizabeth Taylor, Carroll Baker, Carol Lynley, Tina Louise, Jayne Mansfield, Susan Strasberg, Elsa Martinelli, Stella Stevens, Mamie van Doren, Arlene Dahl, Sophia Loren, Kim Novak, Brigitte Bardot and Ursula Andress
Articles and Features Playbill
Dear Playboy
Playboy After Hours - a guy's guide to what's hip and what's happening
The Playboy Advisor
Playboy's International Datebook (travel) by Patrick Chase
The Playboy Forum - an interchange of ideas between reader and editor on subjects raised by "the playboy philosophy"
The Playboy Philosophy, part 24 (editorial) by Hugh M. Hefner
Gifting The Girls Robert L. Green
Despair (fiction) by Vladimir Nabokov
Lincoln And Kennedy (article) by Jim Bishop
The Old Neighborhood (memoir) by Henry Miller
What Do They Mean, Coexistance? (opinion) by William Benton
Playboy's Christmas Cards (verse) by Judith Wax and Larry Siegel
Jeeves And The Greasy Bird (fiction) by P.G. Wodehouse
The Festive Fowl (food) by Thomas Mario
Jack Gelber KO's A Chinese Commie, Maybe (humor) by Jack Gelber
The Circle Of Sex (article) by Alan Watts
Red Ryder Nails The Hammond Kid (nostalgia) by Jean Sheperd
The Shel Silverstein Songbook (humor) by Shel Silverstein
Playboy'sParty Jokes (humor) with LeRoy Neiman's Femlin
Matzohball (parody) by Sol Weinstein
Three Yuletide Vacations (travel)
Symbolic Sex (humor) by Don Addis
The Birthday Party (fiction) by Evan Hunter
Project Sleigh (humor) by Jacob Hay
Nothing Works And Nobody Cares (article) by Robert Ruark
Bread On The Waters (fiction) by John Le Carre
Czar Nikita And His 40 Daughters (ribald classic) by Alexander Pushkin
Playboy's Christmas Gift Guide (gifts)
On The Scene (personalities)
The Advocate (satire) by Jules Feiffer
Little Annie Fanny meets The Beatles(satire) by Harvey Kutzman and Will Elder
Allison Parks is the October 1965 Playmate and PMOY of 1966.
Barry Manilow's letter to the "Playboy Advisor" appears in this issue. In it he asks if he should give up a good job and take a $75 a week piano playing job. The rest, as they say is history.
Al Capp is the cartoonist who drew the L'il Abner strip.
304 pages of period adverts, pin ups and articles with lots of quality photographs and illustrations.
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