That image provided an opening for male nudity to go mainstream. They just never wanted to accept that fantasy crosses racial lines. People were running around with vibrators, talking very openly about sex. They wanted a penis on every page. I very much gravitate towards cock. Nicole Caldwell: I was perpetually running into people who would say, " Playgirl still exists? After a brief experiment banning frontal nudity in , Playgirl pivoted back to sex and moved from Century City to Manhattan.
Fiona. Age: 21.
At first, the magazine didn't overtly market to gay men.
Estrella. Age: 20.
A Penis on Every Page: The Rise and Fall of Playgirl
Nicole Caldwell: I was perpetually running into people who would say, " Playgirl still exists? Law 's Blair Underwood July and Days of Our Lives actor Marcus Patrick September , black male models were usually consigned to small spreads inside the magazine. In , porn giant Magna Publishing Group acquired the print rights. Christopher Atkins: There was supposedly one shot where I was standing in the pool and it was something about a shadow at the bottom of the pool that made me look "massive" and… [the photographer] was offered lots of money for that slide. As long as you like dick, this is the magazine for you. Jessanne Collins managing editor, — 0 8 : Our boss would always be pushing for more dicks. While a small handful of black celebrities won covers, including L.