September 2014

Table of Contents

  • Page Numbers: 58 59

    Interview |

    Gary Oldman David Hochman

    A candid conversation with one of Hollywood's best actors about acting, political correctness and his defense of Mel Gibson and Alec Baldwin.

  • Page Numbers: 64 65

    Feature |

    Chronic Insecurity William Wheeler

    Colorado in in the middle of a marijuana-induced banking cirsis, as the cash and drugs pile up, those on the front lines worry that legalized pot is about to experience an epic comedown

  • Page Numbers: 70 71

    Pictorial |

    California Dreamin' Terry Richardson

    Join us as we take a scintillating sneak peek at our upcoming special edition with the legendary fashion photographer

  • Page Numbers: 76 77

    Feature |

    Phil Ivey's New House Of Cards Michael Kaplan

    The man they call the best poker player in history is back in the public eye. But now it's not just about winning money. It's about building an empire.

  • Page Numbers: 80 81

    Feature |

    Sex In The Forbidden City Vivienne Chow

    A mysterious writer published the most popular erotica book in Hong Kong and pulled back the covers on China's sexual underground. The author remains hidden, but the questions he raised about sex in China do not.

  • Page Numbers: 86 87

    Feature |

    Om Sweet Om Tony Kelly

    The centuries-old practice of yoga has never been more popular- nor has it ever looked so beautiful.

  • Page Numbers: 90 91

    Feature |

    Birds Of The West Indies Taryn Simon. Kevin West

    In her latest project, acclaimed conceptual artist and photographer Taryn Simon trains her lens on the James Bond franchise.

  • Page Numbers: 96 97

    Feature |

    Rave New World Rachel R White

    Fueled by the internet, the rave scene in being reborn in a mind altering collision of electronic music, digital art, and designer drugs. But will anyone log off long enough to show up?

  • Page Numbers: 100 101

    Feature |

    Surviving Hunter S. Thompson Craig Vetter

    Looking back at 35 years of a drug-fueled, dangerous friendship with the gonzo legend.

  • Page Numbers: 114 115

    20Q |

    Marc Maron Eric Spitznagel

    The edgiest comic working doesn't like Mom, dates Moon Zappa, and remembers Sam Kinison

  • Page Numbers: 118 119

    Feature |

    Jubilee City David Lapham

    Artist Joe Andoe's autobiography, Jubilee City, traces his journey from hell-raising in 1970's Tulsa to having his work displayed in the Whitney and the Met. Cartoonist David Lapham presents an illustrated snapshot of Andoe's wild ride?

  • Page Numbers: 134 135

    Fiction |

    Extreme (Part Iii) Don Winslow

    It's one thing to have a billion dollars. It's another to be able to live with it.

  • Page Numbers: 138 139

    Feature |

    The Apology Epidemic Gilbert Gottfried

    In a world patrolled by sensitive Twitterati, it's easy to offend and easier to apologize. Our expert has another idea: Just tell everyone to fuck off.

  • Page Numbers: 150 151

    Feature |

    Best Bars 2014 Editors Of Playboy

    Our favorite bars in America like to play hard to get. Here are the top clandestine watering holes, neo-speakeasies and stealth gin mills