Playboy Magazine Back Issue - July 1979
Playboy July 1979 Magazine |
Volume 26 Issue # 7 COVER STORY
Looking at New York model Denise Gauthier, we feel a sudden fondness for Homburg hats. It's the gun that makes us nervous. It's a mint-condition Walther P38, a spy-film favorite. Executive Art Director Tom Staebler designed and photographed the cover and our resident gun freak, Senior Editor William Helmer, provided the Walther.
11 THE WORLD OF PLAYBOY
19 DEAR PLAYBOY
25 PLAYBOY AFTER HOURS
32 DINING & DRINKING
51 COMING ATTRACTIONS
53 THE PLAYBOY ADVISOR
59 THE PLAYBOY FORUM
69 PLAYBOY INTERVIEW: JOSEPH WAMBAUGH—candid conversation
The former cop, best-selling author and budding movie mogul talks about his wars
with major Hollywood studios, his special brand of film making and what it's been
like to go from the beat to the big time.
88 THE MAKING OF A POPE—article ANDREW M. GREELEY
Maverick priest—syndicated columnist Greeley takes us inside the Vatican
for a behind-the-scenes look at a papal election.
93 THE PERFECT HIGH OR THE QUEST OF GIMMESOME ROY—humor SHEL SILVERSTEIN
Baba Fats was so high Roy couldn't get over him and so wide he couldn't get around
97 WELL MATCHED—pictorial
Love doesn't mean the same thing on the court that it does in courtship. Newlyweds
Jimmy Connors and Patti McGuire know the difference.
102 THE LEASER OF TWO EVILS—fiction PHILIP JOSE FARMER
There are beautiful women and there are dogs, and there are always those who,
after a few drinks, cant tell the difference.
107 LOOKING SHIPSHAPE!—attire DAVID PLATT
On deck with the perfect fashion gear to sail through summer.
114 BLOOD SISTERS—fiction JOE HALDEMAN
They were the two most beautiful women he'd ever seen, except that one of them
had a phony navel.
116 SHEAR WONDER—playboy's playmate of the month
If all barbers looked like Baltimore's Dorothy Mays, this would be a better-groomed
128 PLAYBOY'S PARTY JOKES—humor
130 GOOD NEWS FOR THE PRACTICING PARANOID—article DAVID BLACK
The evidence is overwhelming that this planet is a piece of real estate that,
in a very short time, will be for rent.
133 CATFISH CATCHES ON—food EMANUEL GREENBERG
If you think you couldn't enjoy having something with whiskers for dinner, you
haven't tasted this increasingly popular fish.
134 WHERE SEX IS CONCERNED, THE DOCTOR IS OUT—article MORTON HUNT
Out to lunch, that is, because he probably knows less about it than you do.
138 THE SECOND ANNUAL BASEBALL MANAGERS' CASH-ON-THE-LINE, CLUTCH-PLAYER ALL-STAR
Once again, the major-league honchos are asked who the top guys are when the chips
140 "MOONRAKER": NEW PERILS FOR 007—pictorial
A sneak preview of the newest James Bond epic and a spy's-eye look at the master
agent's newest ladies.
153 THE BAKER OF YESILKOY—ribald classic
157 THE SECRET LIFE OF BASEBALL—sports MAURY Z. LEVY and SAMANTHA STEVENSON
It's a good thing these guys are playing ball: There are some of them you wouldn't
want running loose on the street.
163 PLAYBIKES—modern living JAMES PETERSEN
On the road or off, these motorcycles are pure pleasure.
168 PLAYBOY FUNNIES—humor
177 PLAYBOY'S PIPELINE
Man & woman, Europe by train, home security, the Hamptons.
212 PLAYBOY POTPOURRI
241 PLAYBOY ON THE SCENE
Coolers, lighters,and dancin' shoes