November 2013

Table of Contents

  • Page Numbers: 60 61

    Interview |

    Bernie Sanders Jonathan Tasini

    A candid conversation with Vermont's maverick U.S. senator about the end of the middle class, avoiding foreign wars and why he hates both political parties

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    Feature |

    The Battle For Picasso's Mind John Meroney

    It was probably the strangest stunt the CIA ever attempted. The United States needed to win the hearts and minds of pro-Soviet leftists in Europe during the Cold War. The agency's weapon of choice? Modern art. And amazingly, it worked.

  • Page Numbers: 72 73

    Pictorial |

    Afternoon Delight Wilfried Wulff

    Poolside and sunbaked with seductress Sarah Domke

  • Page Numbers: 78 79

    Feature |

    Wes Is More

    The artist Wes Lang has long mined the pages of Playboy to find inspiration for his maximalist paintings. It's our pleasure to return the favor

  • Page Numbers: 84 85

    Feature |

    The Fuck It List Zach Meyer

    Ditch the bucket list of things you want to do before you die. Our guide to 19 achievable aspirations will make you feel gloriously alive

  • Page Numbers: 90 91

    Pictorial |

    Bohemian Rhapsody Sasha Eisenman

    Hot and wild with free spirit Miss November

  • Page Numbers: 100 101

    20Q |

    Idris Elba Rob Tannenbaum

    The star of The Wire, Luther, and Mandela talks about fighting his way to the top, why DJs get the girls, how to modify your accent to fit any situation and why he refused to watch himself on the best show on TV

  • Page Numbers: 104 105

    Fiction |

    Zombie Chuck Palahniuk

    The way to happiness is simple. All you need to do is push a button

  • Page Numbers: 112 113

    Feature |

    Chasing Molly Frank Owen

    The capsules appear so enticing, filled with the promise of thrills, joy, human enlightenment. So what exactly in inside? The dark truth behind today's drug du jour, molly

  • Page Numbers: 116 117

    Feature |

    Clubland

    Playboy's guide to the best nightclubs in the world

  • Page Numbers: 122 123

    Pictorial |

    Iman Returns Peter Beard