Playboy has Ditched Nudity

Iconic magazine Playboy has decided to ditch nudity in an attempt to rebrand itself for the internet age. Just last month, editor Cory Jones proposed the idea to founder Hugh Hefner, who agreed that the change would reach a wider audience. Instead, the revamped magazine will be PG-13 and safe for work, while still maintaining its editorial eye on the world of sex. When asked …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Joan Rivers' inimitable humor, Max Lamb's London home, a Sumatran rhino birth and more in our weekly look at the web

1. Joan Rivers’ 10 Best Jokes The world of comedy has lost yet another pioneer with this week’s passing of the beloved (and often controversial) Joan Rivers. The Brooklyn-born stand-up artist’s storied career spans over six decades and includes almost every title in the industry, from TV presenter to writer to performer and producer. While arguably paving the way for female comedians of a similar …

The Playboy Commission

Filmmaker David Gordon Green fills us in on curating the choicest T&A of the past 50 years

The Playboy Commission, a panel of cultural experts tasked with curating Playboy’s archives, launched at an event last night with an exhibit of Playboy Club memorabilia, centerfolds and magazine spreads chosen by the new team. Hailing from all facets of the creative world, charter members of the Commission include society jeweler Waris Ahluwalia, hotelier André Balazs, Vena Cava designers Sophie Buhai and Lisa Mayock, author …