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  • The Tilt of Sunday's New York Times: Polyamory, 'Woke' Playboy, and Abortion Pills

    08/07/2019 8:31:50 AM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    mrcNEWSBUSTERS ^ | AUG 7, 2019 | Tim Graham
    Many Americans think of Sunday at the day for church, but The New York Times encourages its subscribers to see Sunday in a much more sybaritic way. This seemed really obvious on August 4. Sunday Business had a big cover story titled "Can Millennials Save Playboy?" The Hefner family is no longer involved, and "gender editor" Jessica Bennett wrote "This is a newer, woke-er, more inclusive Playboy — if you believe what company executives tell you, and if you are inclined to give an aging brand yet another chance at reinvention." A new underwater cover photo is said to be...
  • Can the Millennials Save Playboy?

    08/02/2019 2:07:53 PM PDT · by Magnatron · 53 replies
    New York Times ^ | 2 August 2019 | Jessica Bennett
    “This is a full nude shoot to be conducted underwater,” a woman said into a phone, her voice carrying across a row of cubicles. “Right, that’s right,” she continued. The person on the other end didn’t seem to quite get it. “As in, it won’t be on land.” It was a Tuesday morning at the Westwood headquarters of Playboy Enterprises,, and editors were preparing to close their summer issue. Gathered between a velvet love seat and a view of Santa Monica, they discussed upcoming stories — a piece on B.D.S.M., a profile of Pete Buttigieg — while in the kitchen,...
  • Playboy gets 'woke': Millennial editors relaunch the infamous men's magazine w/inclusive tilt

    08/03/2019 7:12:11 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 46 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 8-2-19 | Erica Tempesta
    The summer issue contains articles on BDSM and gender-neutral sex toys as well as a profile of Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg and an interview with Tarana Burke, the activist who founded the #MeToo movement. Instead of having a staff writer to speak with Burke, Playboy enlisted Dream Hampton, the filmmaker behind 'Surviving R. Kelly,' the documentary that led to multiple charges against the singer.
  • Shut Down: CNN Contributor Gets His Press Pass Suspended

    08/03/2019 4:12:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 43 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 2, 2019 | Matt Vespa
    Well, remember Brian Karem? He’s the White House Correspondent for Playboy. He’s also a CNN contributor. Former Special Assistant to the President and current Salem Radio Host Dr. Sebastian Gorka confronted him at a presser in the Rose Garden. He’s been called one of the biggest pigs of the press corps, known for his combative style with the press secretaries of the Trump White House. He likened Trump voters to the Nazi Party. He said that the attendees of the White House’s social media summit were willing participants of demonic possession. Gorka said that he called the president a “f**king idiot” when...
  • Can the Millennials Save Playboy?

    08/02/2019 3:07:15 PM PDT · by RedMonqey · 37 replies
    MSN.Com ^ | 08/01/2019 | Jessica Bennett
    “The water is meant to represent gender and sexual fluidity,” Mr. Singh said, seated beneath a 1988 Herb Ritts portrait of Cindy Crawford. The women who would pose in that water — their limbs wrapped around one another in a balletlike pose — were not simply models but activists. One uses performance art and digital media to share stories about the H.I.V. epidemic. Another is an underwater dancer who promotes ocean conservation. The third, a Belgian artist, recently filmed herself walking naked through a Hasidic neighborhood of Brooklyn during a sacred holiday.
  • Sebastian Gorka and Playboy Reporter Get Into Shouting Match at White House: 'You're a Punk!'

    07/12/2019 10:02:41 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 07/12/2019 | BY NICHOLAS BALLASY
    WASHINGTON -- Former Deputy Assistant to the President Dr. Sebastian Gorka and Brian Karem, White House reporter for Playboy, got into a shouting match in the Rose Garden at the White House on Thursday. Trump had tweeted that the Rose Garden event would be a press conference but he did not take questions from reporters on-site. "The White House will be hosting a very big and very important Social Media Summit today. Would I have become President without Social Media? Yes (probably)! At its conclusion, we will all go to the beautiful Rose Garden for a News Conference on the...
  • Trump’s Social Media Summit nearly descends into brawl in Rose Garden

    07/11/2019 6:05:01 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 40 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 7/11/2019 | Nikki Schwab and Ben Feuerherd
    <p>President Trump’s Social Media Summit on Thursday almost descended into a brawl when Sebastian Gorka got into a brief shouting match with a White House reporter in the Rose Garden.</p> <p>Gorka, a former adviser to Trump, was sitting near the front row with several social media provocateurs during Trump’s announcement about the census.</p>
  • A match made in heaven: Gay-rights activists advanced radical aims by marrying them [tr]

    06/25/2019 5:56:32 AM PDT · by C19fan · 24 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 21, 2019 | Nathaniel Frank
    This month’s 50th anniversary of Stonewall, the Greenwich Village uprising that launched the modern LGBT movement, was always going to be complicated. What may seem like a straightforward chance to celebrate progress actually masks a fault line that has divided our movement since its start: whether our goal is equality or liberation, a fight for the right to be treated like everyone else or the freedom to be authentically ourselves. Do we seek belonging in the world as it is (including the military, marriage and parenting) or the chance to transform the world, by throwing off repressive norms, into a...
  • Outrage after John Wayne's old interview resurfaces

    05/22/2019 12:15:28 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 58 replies
    CNN ^ | 2/3/19
    Playboy Interview of 1972 discovered by Wokeys.
  • His Playboy Bunny Display Was Attacked. So He Made It Bigger

    04/16/2019 9:27:40 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 30 replies
    Newser ^ | 04/16/2019 | By Kate Seamons, Newser Staff
    (Newser) – A New Jersey woman who allegedly used garden shears to ruin her neighbor's Playboy bunny lawn display has been charged with criminal mischief—and she's forced to look at the mannequins once more. NJ.com reports dentist Wayne Gangi resurrected his lingerie-clad display outside his Clifton office over the weekend and beefed it up in the process, this time joining his five female mannequins with two male ones. Though the mannequins are wearing bunny ears, holding Easter baskets, and surrounded by eggs, he says his lawn ornaments aren't meant to celebrate Easter but the late Hugh Hefner's birthday, which was...
  • Playboy Model Charged With Murder After 71-Year-Old's Body Found in a Trunk

    03/29/2019 10:35:29 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 80 replies
    945wfla.iheart.com ^ | Mar 29, 2019 | R.J. Johnson
    Las Vegas Police say they've arrested a 25-year-old Playboy model in connection with the death of a 71-year-old doctor whose body was discovered inside the trunk of an abandoned car earlier this month. Kelsey Nichole Turner, 25, was arrested in Stockton, California on March 21 by detectives from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and members of a Stockton FBI task force, a press release from the department said. Detectives identified Turner as a suspect after an investigation revealed evidence that connected her to the death of Thomas Burchard, a 71-year-old child psychiatrist from Salinas, California. Social media accounts for...
  • Playboy Model Who Had ‘Evidence of Elite Pedophile Ring’ Found Dead

    02/28/2019 9:09:05 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 43 replies
    New York Post ^ | 02/26/2019 | Alexis Carey
    A former Playboy model and "Big Brother" star has died under mysterious circumstances shortly after making explosive claims linking a number of celebrities to pedophilia. Argentinian-born Natacha Jaitt’s naked body was found over the weekend following a house party in Buenos Aires. Local media report there was evidence of drug use found at the scene — but in an eerie twist, the socialite and former Playboy model seems to have predicted her own death just months earlier. In April last year, the 41-year-old took to Twitter to claim her life was at risk after receiving unspecified threats. "WARNING: I am...
  • Activists Vow John Wayne Will Never Work In Hollywood Again

    02/20/2019 3:27:44 AM PST · by DeplorablePaul · 51 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | 2/19/19 | NA
    HOLLYWOOD, CA—After a 1971 Playboy interview with John Wayne that was deemed offensive surfaced online, liberal activists took to the streets to boycott the actor, vowing that Wayne will never work in Hollywood again.
  • People Are Freaking Out Over An Old Playboy Interview Featuring John Wayne

    02/19/2019 8:08:09 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 90 replies
    Chicks on the Right ^ | February 19, 2019 | Hannah Bleau
    John Wayne was trending this morning, and it’s not his birthday. What gives? Apparently, some SJW dug up an old John Wayne Playboy interview from 1971, and this SJW was SHOCKED to find that the world has changed in terms of how people talk about race and sexuality. Language warning: [snip] Paul Joseph Watson @PrisonPlanet Question: What did leftist imbeciles find to be outraged about today? Answer: A 48-year-old Playboy interview with John Wayne in which he uses a slur against gays. Yes, really.
  • Blind Man Sues Playboy's Website for Not Being User-Friendly to Visually-Impaired: Report

    12/01/2018 6:12:22 AM PST · by Eddie01 · 49 replies
    Yahoo ^ | November 29, 2018 | Joelle Goldstein People
    A blind man says he wants to read Playboy for the articles but can’t. On Wednesday, Donald Nixon — who is legally blind — filed a lawsuit against the legendary company’s website, claiming that it was in violation of the American with Disabilities Act, TMZ reported. Both Playboy.com and Playboyshop.com are allegedly not compatible with Nixon’s screen-reading software, which allows blind or visually impaired users to read the text with a speech synthesizer or braille display, according to the American Foundation for the Blind. Based on court documents obtained by TMZ, Nixon argued that visually-impaired people could not “fully and...
  • Ben Affleck: 'Big Republican' Actors Are Hard to Watch

    01/30/2014 5:38:19 AM PST · by Kaslin · 94 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 30, 2014 | Larry Elder
    Democratic fundraiser/actor Ben Affleck -- and the next big-screen "Batman" -- recently gave an interview to Playboy. His own bias against Republicans, he admits, prevents him from fully enjoying a Republican actor's performance. "It's ... hard," said Affleck, "to get people to suspend disbelief." Affleck said: "When I watch a guy I know is a big Republican, part of me thinks, I probably wouldn't like this person if I met him, or we would have different opinions. That (bleep) fogs the mind when you should be paying attention and be swept into the illusion." Fair enough. But how do you...
  • CNN’s Karem Frantic Over Trump EPA: “Fearful, Frightening, Very Frightening”

    07/06/2018 4:20:14 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 28 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Xanax for patient Karem—stat! Make it a double. . . Brian Karem, then a Playboy reporter, made his liberal-media bones by haranguing Sarah Huckabee Sanders in the White House press room last year. CNN rewarded Karem for his outburst my naming him an “analyst.” This morning, Karem put on the kind of performance that CNN is paying him for, waxing apocalyptic about the future of the environment and the EPA under Scott Pruitt and his successor, Andrew Wheeler. Excerpts from Karem’s wery, wery scared statement: “[Pruitt] destroyed the EPA . . . People I’ve known in the EPA for 20...
  • “Playboy” Reporter on CNN: “Loathsome” Scott Pruitt Scaring Long-time EPA Bureaucrats

    06/08/2018 4:09:49 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 24 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    If Scott Pruitt is scaring deep state environmentalist wackos at the EPA, he must be doing something right . . . Remember Brian Karem, the reporter who harangued Sarah Huckabee Sanders last year over her criticism of CNN? What better way to win CNN’s heart, and sure enough, there was Karem on “New Day” this morning. Karem waxed apoplectic over Scott Pruitt and what he described as the Trump administration’s agenda “to tear down protections, it’s to destroy regulations, it’s to tear down the federal government.” Added Karem: “There are people in the EPA I’ve known for years who are...
  • This 1990 Trump quote in Playboy explains today perfectly

    06/01/2018 9:52:30 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 39 replies
    CNN ^ | 06/01/2018 | Chris Cillizza
    Almost three decades ago now, Donald Trump explained his life and worldview this way: "The show is Trump, and it is sold-out performances everywhere." Those words, uttered in a 1990 interview with Playboy magazine, are truer today than they were 28 years ago. And they provide a unique insight into how Trump approaches being President on a day-in-and-day-out basis. ~SNIP~ Trump's only concern at the moment is how to keep the show going. How can he avoid it getting stale -- as even the most popular things sometimes do? The answer is simple: Do more and more unpredictable things that...
  • Ex-Playboy Model Karen McDougal Sues to Break Silence on Trump

    03/20/2018 12:08:04 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 68 replies
    New York Times ^ | 03/20/2018 | By JIM RUTENBERG
    A former Playboy model who claimed she had an affair with Donald J. Trump sued on Tuesday to be released from a 2016 legal agreement requiring her silence, becoming the second woman this month to challenge Trump allies’ efforts during the presidential campaign to bury stories about extramarital relationships. The model, Karen McDougal, is suing the company that owns The National Enquirer, American Media Inc., which paid her $150,000 and whose chief executive is a friend of President Trump’s. The other woman, the adult entertainment star Stephanie Clifford, better known as Stormy Daniels, was paid $130,000 to stay quiet by...