January / February 2010

Table of Contents

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    Interview |

    Playboy Interview: Sean Combs

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    Interview |

    Sean Combs Jermaine Hall

    A candid conversation with the self-proclaimed king of all media about how he conquered show business and fashion, and what really goes on in his private life

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    Feature |

    The Singularity Carl Zimmer

    Walking upright. The discovery of fire. Speech, are we on the verge of another step in the ascent of Man? Will we enhance our own minds and gain a peek at immortality? Or will we just find ourselves surrounded by a superintelligent army of machines?

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    Pictorial |

    The Notorious Tara Reid Steve Pond

    All grown up, Hollywood's wildest child is unapologetic and undressed

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    Fiction |

    Animal Rescue Dennis Lehane

    Survival of the fittest isn't pretty. Bob isn't pretty. But when it comes to defending the defenseless, a little ugly goes a long way

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    Pictorial |

    The Year In Sex

    Politicans, priests, talk-show hosts-everybody likes the public option

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    Feature |

    The Man Who Conned The Pentagon Abram Roston

    Dennis Montgomery claimed he could intercept satellite transmissions being sent to Al Qaeda agents. For a while he had the U.S. government believing he was right

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    Feature |

    The Kate Moss Effect Will Self

    She's more than pretty face. What is it about her that keeps us fascinated?

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    Pictorial |

    Playing Hard To Get

    Video games let us live out our fantasies. And we fantasize about more than just shooting big guns. From demon lovers to mob molls to arms dealers, these are the year's hottest interactive inamoratas

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    Feature |

    A Cut Above Steve Garbarino

    Playboy's ultimate real man's guide to grooming 2010. Enter the new decade with your best face forward

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    Feature |

    Giuseppe Petrosino And The Black Hand James Dalessandro

    The birth of the Mob pitted the first Godfather against New York's finest detective

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    Pictorial |

    Playmate: Jaime Faith Edmondson Stephen Wayda

    We'll always have Paris Following her success on The Amazing Race, Miss January hits the city of lights

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    Pictorial |

    Playmate: Heather Rae Young Arny Freytag

    Mountain Girl Apres-ski with amazing Miss February

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    Feature |

    Cars Of The Year 2010 Ken Gross

    With such heated competition among brands, there's tremendous value available to the consumer. Playboy will always look for style and high performance. We've traveled the globe, driving everything on wheels. Here are our picks for 2010

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    Feature |

    Future Of New York Luc Sante

    A centenarian looks back at all the changes his island city has gone through

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    20Q |

    Guy Fieri David Hochman

    The food network's storytelling bad boy whips up some specials: panfried meat crust, pickup-line Flambe and thinly sliced thumb au jus

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    Pictorial |

    Why We Love The 60S Bill Zehme

    Really? Do you actually need more reasons or reminders on this one?

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    Feature |

    Cuba Libre Aaron Sigmond

    If you want to experience Cuba in all its authentic brillance, you'd better go soon or Starbucks will get there first. Playboy's ultimate party guide to the forbidden island

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    Feature |

    Of Love And Money Toni Bentley

    She's a former professional ballet dancer, and an acclaimed writer. He's a hedge fund manager with a wallet as thick as a Henry James novel. At $300 a go, they get along just fine

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    Feature |

    The New Modern Art Dave Hickey

    There have been street artist as long as there have been streets. Traditionally they haven't had much choice. Playboy presents six artists, from Nara to Banksy, who take it outside

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    Pictorial |

    Playmate Review

    Reader, reader?who is the fairest of them all? Tell us who should be PMOY