Playboy Magazine December 1968 vol.15, no.12
December 1968, Playboy cover image.
Cover Cynthia Myers photographed by Pompeo Posar with other photography by Knut Andreassen
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Cynthia Myers
Wholly Toledo!
adept at the occult and a spellbinder in her own right, bewitching buckeye cynthia myers "knew" there was a playmate feature in her future
Cynthia Myers photographed by Pompeo Posar
Eldridge Cleaver interviewed by Nat Hentoff with photography by Charles Moore
a candid conversation with the revolutionary leader of the black panthers
On Creativity, illustrated by William Utterback
a bakers's-dozen writers of widely varied talents strive to pinpoint the basic ingredient of creative success
Abe Burrows, Truman Capote, Lawrence Durrell, James T. Farrell, Allen Ginsberg, Le Roi Jones, Arthur Miller, Henry Miller, Norman Podhoretz, Georges Simenon, Isaac Bashevis Singer, William Styron, John Updike
Omar Acts Up photographed by Mario Casilli


versatile screen idol sharif, case as "funny girl's" nicky arnstein, has a go at the role in half a dozen of his favorite film guises
Omar Sharif with naked models in re-imagined scenes from "Lawrence of Arabia", "Genghis Khan", "Dr. Zhivago", "Night of the Generals", "More Than a Miracle", "MacKenna's Gold" and "Funny Girl"
The Girls of the Orient photographed by J. Barry O'Rourke, Ken Williams, Jerry Yulsman
a words-and-pictures bow to the temptingly exotic subtly sensuous lovelies of the far east
Naomi Tani, Philomena Tan, Dinti Barredo, Yuki Kuwabara, Ai Li King, Grace Gao, Yukimi Shioya, Marissa Delgado, Kiyomi Kabayashi, Yvette Popov, Pat Tail, See-Foon Chan, Yawa Pene, Lin Shun Chaiao, Kim Mija, Kiev Chinh, Li'Mei, Setsuko Kitase, Kay Shimuzu, Maureen Harrodine, Sook Chin Tan, Linda Chou, Metta Roungrat, Nad-Nada, Lin Ssu Tuan, Moran We, Chizuko Arai, Lee McKay, Shia Moen
Articles and Features Playbill
Dear Playboy
Playboy After Hours - a guy's guide to what's hip and what's happening
  The Playboy Advisor
The Playboy Forum - an interchange of ideas between reader and editor on subjects raised by "the playboy philosophy"
Another Way Of Dying (fiction) by Francis Clifford
The Regular Way (humor) by Bill Cosby
the Mind Of The Machine (article) by Arthur C. Clarke
Playboy's Christmas Cards (verse) by Judith Wax
Dark Eye (fiction) by Harry Mark Petrakis
snow Ball! (modern living)
The Reversal Of The Overheated Image (article) by Marshall Mc Luhan
The Great Girl Nut Contest (humor) by Roger Price
Big Daddy Says Yes, Big Daddy Says No (fiction) by Ken W. Purdy
Banjo Butt Meets Julia Child (humor) by Jean Shepherd
Pacifism In America (article) by Norman Thomas
Playboy's Party Jokes (humor) with LeRoy Neiman's Femlin
The Madhouse Of Change (opinion) by Eric Hoffer
In Defense Of Indolence (article) by Robert Morley
The Circumcision Of James Buttonwood (fiction) by Ben Maddow
Roman Quartet (fiction) by Alberto Moravia
My Papa, Papa (nostalgia) by Patrick Hemingway
A Portfolio of Erotica (pictorial essay) by Dr. Phyllis and Dr. Eberhard Kronhausen
Wealth Versus Money (opinion) by Alan Watts
The Diary (ribald Classic) by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Playboy's Catalog Of Christmas Gifts
Academic Irresponsibility (opinion) by Leslie Fiedler
Sardinia: Italy's Alabaster Isle (travel ) by Len Deighton
Word Play (satire) by Robert Carola
Little Annie Fanny visits Vegas (satire) by Harvey Kurtzman And Will Elder
A picture from Cynthia's Playmate Shoot made it into space aboard Apollo 12 alongside those of Reagan Wilson, Leslie Bianchini and Angela Dorian. Source
Cynthia appears in a pictorial in the December 1976 issue.
Eldridge Cleaver was an American civil rights leader serving as the Minister of Information for the Black Panther Party.
A bumper 326 pages of period adverts, pin ups and articles with lots of quality photographs and illustrations.
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