Playboy Magazine December 1970 vol.17, no.12
December 1970, Playboy cover image
Cover Shay Knuth photographed by Bill Arsenault
Playmate image
Carol Imhof
There'll Be Some Changes Made
and december's restless-spirited bunny-playmate carol imhof will take them all in stride
Carol Imhof photographed by Dwight Hooker, Gene Trindl, Alexas Urba
Robert Graves interviewed by Jim McKinley with photography by Alan Clifton
a candid conversation with the venerable poet, author, critic and mythologist
Pictorials New-Model Model photographed by J. Barry O'Rourke
haute-couture mannequin paula pritchett turns screen star in a most fashionable ensemble—her birthday suit
The Classic Woman text and photography by Jim Moran
with a polaroid camera, the legendary publicist proves a sensitive and skilled photographer in capturing the timeless beauty of his subjects
Sex Stars of 1970 by Arthur Knight and Hollis Alpert
in a year of erotic abandon filmdom's old guard—and a few of the avant-garde—gives way to a wave of fresh faces and figures
Raquel Welch photographed by Terry O'Niell, Paula Prentiss, Genevieve Waite, Linda Gaye Scott, Donald Sutherland, Ryan O'Neal, Dustin Hoffman, Peter Fonda, Jacqueline Bisset, Candice Bergen, Ali MacGraw, Jane Fonda, Katharine Ross, Raymond St. Jacques, Alan Bates, Oliver Reed, Catherine Deneuve, Susannah York, Elke Sommer, Faye Dunaway, Ursula Andress, Stella Stevens, Clint Eastwood, Warren Beatty, Sidney Poitier, Paul Newman, Steve McQueen,, Leigh Taylor-Young, Natalie Wood, Paula Prentiss, Brigitte Bardot, Calvin Lockhart, Beau Bridges, Ann-Margret, Daria Halprin, Mark Frechette, Mick Jagger, Anita Pollenbert, Lola Falana, Susanne Benton, Margot Kidder, Barbara McNair, Cynthia Myers, Sally Kellerman, Judy Pace, Dolly Read, Suzanne Charny, Carrie Snodgress, Edy Williams, Senta Berger and Julie Ege
Articles and Features Playbill
Dear Playboy
Playboy After Hours - a guy's guide to what's hip and what's happening
Books, Movies, Recordings, Theater
The Playboy Advisor
The Playboy Forum - a continuing dialogue on contemporary issues between playboy and its readers
Dealing (fiction) part 1 of 3 by Michael & Douglas Crichton writing as Michael Douglas
Ten Sex Myths Exploded (article) by William Masters & Virginia Johnson
Santa Claus In The Jungle (fiction) by Paul Theroux, illlustrated by Franz Altschuler
Hot And Cold Holiday Spirits (drink) by Thomas Mario with photography by Mario Casilli
Playboy's Christmas Cards (verse) by Judith Wax
Leisure In The Seventies, illlustrated by Ken Graning
a three-part projection of recreational pastimes that await you in the decade ahead
At Home by Alan Adelson On The Town by Fredric C. Appel Out Of Town by John Diebold
Wild And Woolly (attire) by Robert L. Green with photography by Bill Arsenault
Vargas Girl (pictorial) by Alberto Vargas
Rend Us Asunder (reportage)
Little Memoirs (fiction) three tales by Richard Brautigan
Corporal The Literary Life In California / 1964 Halloween In Denver

Playboy's Party Jokes (humor) with LeRoy Neiman's Femlin
Another Christmas Carol (fiction) by P.G. Wodehouse, illlustrated by Joe Isom
Playboy's Christmas Gift Guide (gifts) with photography by Dwight Hooker
The End (humor) by Shel Silverstein, illlustrated by Fred Berger
Our Vanishing Virgins (humor) by William Iversen, illlustrated by Bill Utterback
Cosa Nostra (article) by Murray Kempton
The International Comix Conspiracy (article) by Jacob Brackman, illlustrated by Skip Williamson
Humbuggery (humor) by Tomi Ungerer
Multiple-Choice Art (modern living) with photography by Pete Turner
Playboy's Do-It-Yourself Multiple Art See Below
The Best-Kept Secret (fiction) by Dan Blocker, illlustrated by Randall Enos
The Romance Of Josephine Cosnowski (humor) by Jean Sheperd, illustrated by Gordon Kibbee
Epigrams From The Greek Anthology (ribald classics) with illustrations by Brad Holland
The Wasteland Revisited (article) by Nicholas Johnson
Choice Cartoons Of Christmas Past (humor)
A Million And One Nights In Soviet Russia (article) by William F. Buckley, Jr., illlustrated by Rick Meyerowitz
Little Annie Fanny encounters aphrodisiacs (satire) by Harvey Kurtzman and Will Elder
Shay Knuth is the September 1969 Playmate and is also on the cover. of that issue
Carol Imhof appears in a pictorial in the March 1970 and August 1970 issues and is the 200th Playmate.
Dan Blocker proves to be a Hoss of a different color after leaving the Ponderosa, for a while, to write his first published short story.
This issue also has Shel Silverstein's first short story to be published.
March 1970 Playmate Chris Koren reminds Santa to renew his Playboy subscrption on pages 58-59.
This issue includes "Playboy's Do-It-Yourself Multiple" an exclusive reproduction of a work by St, Louis artist Ernest Trova. It can be popped out and strung up as an ornament for your tree.
A bumper gala Christmas issue with 344 pages of period adverts, pin ups and articles with lots of quality photographs and illustrations.
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