Playboy Magazine September 1979 vol.26, no.9
September 1979, Playboy cover image.
(top) Girls Women of the Ivy League; photographed by Tom Staebler (bottom) Vicki McCarty photographed by Arny Freytag
We'd dominate the newspaper business if we could do this every day. Fortunately for the daily press, we can't. How could it compete with our ear-reddening interview with Pete Rose, our controversial pictorial of Ivy League coeds or our visit with brainy and beautiful Playmate Vicki McCarty? But though this cover by Executive Art Director Tom Staebler and Senior Art Director Len Willis is appealing, you might not want a daily Playboy; you wouldn't have time to savor one issue before the next landed at your door.
Beauty And The Bench
one look at phi betta kappa, summa cum laude, soon-to-be lawyer vicki mccarty and you'll bring in a verdict of beautiful
Vicki McCarty photographed by Arny Freytag
Vicki McCarty
Pete Rose interviewed by Maury Z. Levy and Samantha Stevenson with photography by Wide World Photos
a candid conversation with baseball's "charlie hustle" about managers, fans, hitting, sliding, money, drugs and sex—and his own aver-all terrificness
Nick Nolte HangsTough by O'Connell Driscoll, illustrated by Robert Goldstrom
in the star business sometime you have to be a little berserk— to keep from going berserk
Claudia Recaptured by Bruce Williamson photographed by Mario Casilli
since we first uncovered her in 1969, playmate of the year claudia jennings has gone on to be queen of the b movies. here she is a decade later still looking sensational. hail to the queen
Girls Women of the Ivy League by Jesse Kornbluth photographed by David Chan
defying demonstrations, censorship and feminist flak, coeds from america's most prestigious schools help playboy prove that beauty and brains are not mutually exclusive
Barbara and Charlotte Bauer, Deborah Chan, Eliana Lobo, Suzanne Baldwin, Angela Ray, Wendy Brewer, Carrie Margolin, Lisa Cobb, Anne Donelson, Amy Petronis, Anne Helsley, Vita Shusterova, Elisa Fitzgerald, Robyn Ewing, Lana Avedan , Olivia Ortiz, Sue and Helen Hunt (twins), Donna Kennedy, Lisa Jackson, Gail Hoffman, Kathryn Kamper, Jennifer Rosenberg, Lindsey Palmer, Lisa Bennett Fedors and Jeni Powell
Articles and Features 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
The Playboy Advisor
Playboy Forum - a continuing dialogue on contemporary issues between playboy and its readers
Some Tough Questions About Airline Safety (editorial)
Fire For Hire (article) by James McKinley
Sex In America: New Orleans (article) by Peter Ross Range
Grooming Hot Lines (modern living)
Playboy's Party Jokes (humor) with LeRoy Neiman's Femlin
The Top Of The Hill - Part 2 (fiction) by Irwin Shaw
Back To Campus (attire) by David Platt
Numbers (humor) by Shel Silverstein
Oil: Who Needs It? (opinion) by Richard Rhodes
The Goldsmith's Wife (ribald classic), illustrated by Brad Holland
City Stick-ers (food) by Emanuel Greenberg
Playboy's Pigskin Preview (sports) by Anson Mount
Playboy's China Parody (humor) by John Blumenthal
Playboy Funnies (humor)
Playboy's Pipeline - tips on keeping your lifestyle in high gear
Playboy Potpourri - people, places, objects and events of interest or amusement
On The Scene
what's happening, where it's happening and who's making it happen
Sports - Fashion - Wheels - Grapevine and Sex News
In Memoriam :
A tribute to Playboy staff, killed in the crash of American Airlines Flight 191 on May 25, 1979
Sheldon and Judith Wax, Victoria Chen Haider and Mary Tierney Sheridan
*Claudia Jennings is the November 1969 Playmate and PMOY 1970.
Nick Nolte is interviewed in th April 1999 issue.
Margaret Thatcher appears in Playboy? Strange but true, on page 282, thankfully she's conservatively clothed.
If you look at the cover of this issue you will see that there are 2 stars next to the P in Playboy. Sometimes they appeared within the P itself but anyway this is the last issue to have them. From 1955 up until this issue (except for a six-month period in 1976) they indicated the different advertising regions of which there were 13 at it's peak. These were, Chicago Metropolitan, New York Metropolitan, Southern California, Northern California, Central, Eastern, Western, Southeastern, Southwestern, Canada, International, United Kingdom and Military.
286 pages of period adverts, pin ups and articles with lots of quality photographs and illustrations.
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