May 2014

Table of Contents

  • Page Numbers: 52 53

    Interview |

    Stan Lee David Hochman

    A candid conversation with the original genius behind Marvel Comics and most of the superheroes you've ever loved or watched on the big screen.

  • Page Numbers: 58 59

    Feature |

    How The Central Park Five Still Haunt America Toure

    In 1989 a brutal attack against a female jogger wrongfully put five young men in jail. No one doubts their innocence. And yet justice eludes them.

  • Page Numbers: 64 65

    Pictorial |

    The Secret Garden Henrik Purienne

    Had the poet Robert Frost lived next door to South African model Shane, he would never have penned the line "Good fences make good neighbors"

  • Page Numbers: 70 71

    Feature |

    Playboy's 2014 Music Guide Rob Tannenbaum

    There's a bold new world of music out there. Here's your cheat sheet to getting the most out of it.

  • Page Numbers: 76 77

    Feature |

    The Sound Of Revolution Daniel C. Britt

    Between the bombs and the gunfire, a music war is being waged in Syria. Underground radio station Fresh FM lived on the front lines until the real war showed up at its door.

  • Page Numbers: 90 91

    Fiction |

    Back Down Home Chris Offutt

    Tolliver wanted to return to Kentucky in style, with a new truck and a young wife. But things didn't go according to plan.

  • Page Numbers: 92 93

    20Q |

    Iggy Pop Rob Tannenbaum

    The protopunk isn't so mad anymore. He's making money and avoiding AARP.

  • Page Numbers: 96 97

    Feature |

    20 Greatest Songs With Swearing Craig Marks And Rob Tannenbaum

    In our search for all the best NSFW lyrics of all time, we listened to a lot of fucking music. Listen up, assholes. This is the real shit.

  • Page Numbers: 100 101

    Feature |

    To Live And Die In Chiraq Ethan Brown

    Chicago's hip-hop stars will redefine the game if the streets don't get them first. The violence, the music, and what it means to live & die in Chiraq.

  • Page Numbers: 110 111

    Feature |

    So You Think You Can Deejay? Dan Hyman

    Everybody's a DJ these days. Or so they say. A guide to making it (or at least faking it) in the world's coolest profession.

  • Page Numbers: 116 117

    Pictorial |

    Backstage Pass Tony Kelly

    We took a band of Playmates to the Sunset Strip's legendary Roxy Theatre. Undress rehearsal starts now.