Playboy Magazine August 1997 vol.44, no.8
August 1997, Playboy cover image.
Weight ≈ 327g
CoverNikki Ziering aka Nikki Schieler photographed by Richard Fegley
Rev up for the ride of your life with PLAYBOY's biker babes. The art direction for our cover was done by Senior Art Director Len Willis; it was produced by Senior Photo Editor Jim Larson and shot by Contributing Photographer Richard Fegley. Thanks to Alexis Vogel for styling model Nikki Ziering's hair and makeup, and to Lane Coyle-Dunn and Nicole Liaigre for wardrobe styling. Nikki's corset-vest and jewelry are courtesy of Chrome Hearts in New York. Our Rabbit gets tanked.
PlaymateKalin's Hope
meet another overachiever from arkansas
Kalin Olson photographed by Arny Freytag and Stephen Wayda
InterviewBill Maher interviewed by David Sheff with photography by Mizuno
a candid conversation with the brash host of "politically incorrect" about the lost art of speaking your mind, his woody problem and why he likes seinfeld, clinton and god
20 QuestionsNorm MacDonald interviewed by Warren Kalbacker with photography by David Rose
snl's smart aleck on why he admires bob dole, why comedy is better than manual labor and how he discouraged his stalker
ProfileAlexander the Great by Bob Daily, illustrated by David Levine
as seinfeld's lovable loser, he lies, he cheats, he whines—and still get the girl and the great job. can jason alexander do the same thing in real life?
PictorialsDon't Touch That Dial - Ellen K. photographed by Stephen Wayda
in los angeles there's a dj who has put good curves on the radio waves
Playboy Gallery: Sophia Loren photographed by Gideon Bachmann
. . . in a still from the 1951 movie "Era lui . . . sì! sì!!" - first published (much smaller) in playboy in the november 1957 issue
Playmate Revisited: Helena Antonaccio photographed by Bunny Yeager
our memable bunny playmate is still the pride of new jersey
Biker Babes photographed by Richard Fegley and Ric Moore
what frames, what headlights, what padded seats! and hey, the bikes aren't bad, either
LeAndrea Rogers, Diane Sorrentino, Chris Archunde, Kim Shelton, Sherrie Rose, Vera Jane Kirby, Dina Severini, Emmanuelle Cyr, Sarah Uhrich, Cindy Sue Rich, Malysa Wyse, Tracy Ann Bancroft, Tylyn John
Articles and FeaturesPlaybill
Dear Playboy
Playboy After Hours - a guy's guide to what's hip and what's happening - illustrated by Gary Kelley
Raw Data, Music, Movies, Video, Wired, Style, Travel, Books, Health & Fitness
Men - Those Blue Car Days by Asa Baber
Women - Dog Is My Copilot by Cynthia Heimel
The Playboy Advisor, illustrated by Istvan Banyai
The Playboy Forum - the continuing dialogue between playboy and its readers
Dirty Pictures, Moral Outrage And The New Absexuality by Carol Queen
The Blameless Society V by Chip Rowe
Message In A Bottle by James R. Petersen
Houston, We Have Landed On Mars (article) by Mark Bowden, illustrated by Donato Giancola
London Cool (fashion) by Hollis Wayne with photography by Jon Moe
Deadly Morals (article) by Katherine Eban Finkelstein, illustrated by Guy Billout
Playboy Party Jokes (humor) with LeRoy Neiman's Femlin
London Calling (article) by Lisa Hamlin
Rubber Soul (sexploit) by Dean Kuipers
Hot Footin' (fashion) by Hollis Wayne with photography by Chuck Baker
Men's Help! (humor) by Robert S. Wieder
Night Class (going out) with photography by James Imbrogno
Beyond Dog (fiction) by Pat Jordan with a painting by Pat Andrea
Where & How To Buy
Playmate News: Smoke Gets in your Eyes, Official Centerfold Group, Playmate Gossip
Playboy On The Scene - what's happening, where it's happening . . .
Grapevine . . . and who's making it happen
Tracy Smith, Parker Posey, Salma Hayek, Waco Brothers, Ziggy Marley, Kymberlee Weil, Brooke Shields
Playboy Potpourri - people, places, objects and events of interest or amusement

Kalin Olson appears in a pictorial in the Febuary 2000 and takes a trip to the Borneo jungle—with two other Playmates—for the March 2001 issue..
Nikki Schieler is the September 1997 Playmate.
Helena Antonaccio is the June 1969 Playmate.
Tylyn John is the March 1992 Playmate.
Kalin's introduction refers to another overacheiver who was also born in Arkansas - in Hope, Bill Clinton.
Bill Maher is an American comedian, actor, writer, and producer.
Jason Alexander is an American actor, he played George Costanza in the award-winning television sitcom Seinfeld.
Full page advert for Farah Fawcett's video "All Of Me" on page 10.

172 pages of period adverts, pin ups and articles with lots of quality photographs and illustrations.