March / April 2018

Table of Contents

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    Interview |

    Playboy Interview: John Krasinski

    A candid conversation with America’s favorite office drone on how he outlived his defining role and ended up directing himself (and his wife) in a stylish and highly allegorical horror film

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    Pictorial |

    She's A Rainbow

    Australian siren Elyse Taylor follows the sun to Buenos Aires, and the colors of nature erupt in prismatic applause. Sunglasses optional

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    Feature |

    The Gender Revolution

    A KALEIDOSCOPIC LOOK AT ONE OF THE MOST PROFOUND CULTURE UPHEAVALS IN MODERN AMERICAN HISTORY

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    Feature |

    The Playboy Philosophy

    Installment IV: Masculinity and Manhood

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    Feature |

    Sorry Not Sorry Sloane Grosley

    Wading through the wave of men’s apologies that continue to wash ashore in Weinstein’s wake

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    Feature |

    Pretty Hurts Julia Cooke

    Television has long upheld an unspoken rule: A female character may be beautjful or angry, but never both. A handful of new shows prove that rules were made to be broken

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    Feature |

    Help Wanted Mickey Rapkin

    How a growing network of men’s support groups is pushing back against the tide of toxic masculinity

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    Feature |

    Subject, Verb, Object Gregory Pardlo

    A poet considers masculinity in America via a dark family memory

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    Feature |

    You Better Work Jessica P. Ogilvie

    In Hollywood and Silicon Valley, statehouses and diners, women in the workforce are forming alliances to effect radical change from the inside out

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    Pictorial |

    The Woman Who Fell To Earth

    Glimpse a blindingly bright future with March Playmate Jenny Watwood

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    20Q |

    Jesse Plemons Stephie Grob Plante

    From Breaking Bad to Black Mirror, he has starred in at least one of your favorite shows. And in the new dark comedy film Game Night, the towheaded Texan once again marries creepiness and charisma

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    Pictorial |

    Eastern Promise

    The minute we laid eyes on Sandra Kubick's Playboy Poland cover, we knew we had to meet her in person. To our American readers, we say "Prosze bardzo"

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    Fiction |

    Killing Town By Mickey Spillane & Max Allan Collins

    Dames, dirty cops and one down-and-out dick: Private detective Mike Hammer is back in his first-ever adventure—lost, found and excerpted here exclusively

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    Pictorial |

    Bird Of Paradise

    Join April Playmate Nereyda Bird in the turquoise tides of St. Barts—it’s a match made in heaven

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    Feature |

    Powernap Maritza Campos

    IN THE FUTURE, DRUGS HAVE RENDERED SLEEP UNNECESSARY. BUT IN THE DREAMVERSE, WHERE OUR MINIMUM-WAGE HEROES WORK TO STOP DREAM BEINGS FROM BECOMING REAL, ONE OF THOSE CREATIONS—STAR—IS ON A RAMPAGE

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    Fiction |

    Go, Space Racer! Curtis C. Chen

    Unscripted! Raw! Rocketship rivalry! Reality TV takes to the cosmos

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    Pictorial |

    When In Rome

    At large in the cradle of Western civilization, Jesse Clarke and October 2014 Playmate Roxanna June take Leonardo-level beauty with them whenever they go