Table of Contents

  • Page Numbers: 68 69

    Interview |

    Quentin Tarantino Michael Fleming

    A candid conversation with the maverick director about why bloodier is better, the fun of reinventing history and how he wants his career to end

  • Page Numbers: 74 75

    Feature |

    The Secret Life Of Whitey Bulger Richard Stratton

    Until the feds busted him in 2011, Boston gangster Whitey Bulger was the FBI's most wanted man, the greatest criminal mastermind of our time. On the eve of his trial, all his shocking secrets will soon come to light-even the one our Justice system is desperate to conceal

  • Page Numbers: 80 81

    Pictorial |

    2012 Sex In Cinema Stephen Rebello

    Hollywood finally discovers equal opportunity. This year men give women some competition in pushing the sensuality envelope-and everyone is having fun

  • Page Numbers: 86 87

    Feature |

    Inside The Head Of Football's Greatest Nerd Karl Taro Greenfeld

    At any given moment, there's only one thing on Jon Gruden's mind. It's the sport that's become his magnificent obsession

  • Page Numbers: 90 91

    Feature |

    Artist Leroy Neiman

    From 1958, when he visited Chicago's fabled Pump Room, to 1972, when he attended Super Bowl VI, artist LeRoy Neiman traveled the world to sketch and paint the good life for Playboy.

  • Page Numbers: 92 93

    Pictorial |

    Red Hot In Rio Sergio Kovacevick

    A weekend in Brazil with Dany Giehl

  • Page Numbers: 98 99

    Feature |

    Rebel Nation Kevin Cook

    Vegas never had a big-time sports team-until Jerry Tarkanian recruited a band of unproven nobodies for his UNLV Runnin' Rebels and challenged them to go all the way. A look back at the wildest, most controversial and arguably the best college hoops team of all time

  • Page Numbers: 100 101

    Feature |

    Playboy's College Hoops Preview '12-'13 John Gasaway

    The NCAA gets a front-end realignment

  • Page Numbers: 104 105

    20Q |

    Padma Lakshmi David Hochman

    The sexiest judge in cooking-show history talks about modeling, eating and how she's a truck driver caught in a woman's body

  • Page Numbers: 108 109

    Feature |

    Adopting Africa Paul Theroux

    The best way for us to help Africans is to stop interfering in the lives of Africans

  • Page Numbers: 110 111

    Pictorial |

    Playmate: Amanda Streich Arny Freytag

    Girl on Film From Poland to Playboy comes model Amanda Streich, Miss December

  • Page Numbers: 122 123

    Feature |

    How To Party Like A Gentleman F. Scott Schafer

    There are holiday parties, and then there are for-the-record-books, refined yet raucous, Playboy-level holiday parties. To make it an unforgettable night at your mansion, follow our 11 rules, including expert advice from jet-setting DJ Steve Aoki, world-renowned mixologist Jim Meehan, iconic party photographer Mark Hunter, soul singer John Legend and Top Chef Master Chris Cosentino.

  • Page Numbers: 128 129

    Feature |

    Law And Disorder Bob Drury

    Adam Reposa just might be the best damn legal mind in Texas. But can the courtroom outlaw pull himself together before he ends up either disbarred or behind bars?

  • Page Numbers: 132 133

    Fiction |

    Blind Call Michael Connelly

    After 20 years, LAPD detective Harry Bosch returns to the unsolved murder of a photojournalist shot in an alley during the Rodney King riots. In the surreal chaos of 1992, Bosch couldn't do the job right. Now he intends to.

  • Page Numbers: 140 141

    Feature |

    Playboy Classic: Jack Nicholson Richard Warren Lewis

    He's known as both a rebellious free spirit and one of the greatest American actors ever. Here, at the age of 34, he shows why he was destined to fill both roles

  • Page Numbers: 142 143

    Feature |

    All Wrapped Up Joseph Shin

    The best presents are the ones you'll use and savor forever. From a camera worthy of Avedon to a jacket worn by Steve McQueen, the gifts we've selected this year have a masculine, heirloom appeal-because sometimes timeless is more

  • Page Numbers: 146 147

    Feature |

    Sugar On Top John H. Richardson

    Money and sex are especially sweet in Sugar Land. The adventures of wealthy sugar daddies and their hot young girlfriends

  • Page Numbers: 150 151

    Pictorial |

    The Nude Marilyn Kim Morgan

    Fifty years after her death, one figure endures beyond all others

  • Centerfold |

    Amanda Streich Playmate of the Month

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