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All the Fine Pleasures of Life

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I liked Hubert Woroniecki’s documentary on Elite Modeling kingpin John Casablancas, particularly the subject’s reflections on life, beauty, sex, and leisure. It’s based on voice recordings Casablancas made prior to his death, so it’s a bit … Continue reading

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Today’s Lunchtime Reading: The Rise and Fall Playboy Magazine

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Author D.R. Haney traces the history of Playboy magazine, provides a character sketch of founder Hugh Hefner, and charts the fortunes of a number of Playmates in this 9,000-word essay. A fascinating bit of cultural history. At the same … Continue reading

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