Playboy Magazine Back Issue - December 1982
Playboy December 1982 Magazine |
Volume 29 Issue # 12
TABLE OF CONTENTSCOVER STORY
Art Director Tom Staebler had been toying with the idea of designing a cover that would pay homage to Norman Rockwell. While that notion was fermenting, Playmate Marcy Hanson—in an unrelated conversation—let it slip that
Rockwell was her favorite artist. "Her look was perfect for what I wanted to do;' Tom told us. The rest was easy.
13 THE WORLD OF PLAYBOY
15 DEAR PLAYBOY
23 VIEWPOINT: THAT OLD-TIME RELIGION JAMES R. PETERSEN
29 PLAYBOY AFTER HOURS
Computer-generated gags; Checking In with Joan Collins.
Will the real Bette Davis statue please stand up?
Detectives for the Eighties; a cool catalog; and Bech resurrected.
Hall and Oates explain themselves; jeans from James.
Voight and friends gambol in Vegas; Herzog's jungle fever is contagious.
52 COMING ATTRACTIONS
Hauer's cast in a Ludlum thriller; Pryor signed for an H. G. Wells story.
55 THE PLAYBOY ADVISOR
63 DEAR PLAYMATES
65 THE PLAYBOY FORUM
77 PLAYBOY INTERVIEW: JULIE ANDREWS AND BLAKE EDWARDS—candid conversation
Hollywood's renegade couple tells all: No, Julie did not get a boob job for
her last scene in S.O.B., and, yes, Blake did find Peter Sellers a pain in the
neck to work with.
118 WITH ENOUGH SHOVELS—article ROBERT SCHEER
Who's in charge of our awesome nuclear arsenal? A lot of hawks have come home
123 HOLIDAY, GO LIGHTLY—attire DAVID PLATT
When you head south this year, turn some heads along the way.
126 THE MOUTH THAT ROARED—personality DAVID HALBERSTAM
Who's responsible for the sorry state of broadcast sports journalism? Howard
be thy name, says America's pre-eminent journalist. Whether you hate Cosell
or just dislike him, there's something in this diagnosis for everyone.
131 BODY WARMERS—drink EMANUEL GREENBERG
What to drink on those long winter nights.
132 THE WOMEN PLAYBOY—pictorial
The grass is not necessarily greener on the other side of the fence. We've searched
high and low for beauty, and now we're taking a very close look at our own back
146 ADULTS—fiction GEORGE V. HIGGINS
A couple of boys conclude that grownups do some fairly crazy things. So who
wants to grow up to be crazy?
149 PLAYBOY'S CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE—gifts
Some stunning items for those who have been both naughty and nice.
156 2010: ODYSSEY TWO, PART II—fiction ARTHUR C. CLARKE
Spacecraft Leonov meets up with the hull of Discovery, and HAL is reactivated.
The story that launched a generation continues.
158 IN CHARLOTTE'S WEB—playboy's playmate of the month
Miss Kemp finds a lot to love in Chicago.
170 PLAYBOY'S PARTY JOKES—humor
172 SEX AND ITS SUBSTITUTES—fiction PAUL THEROUX
Since a lot of questions surround Miss Duboys at the U.S. Embassy in London,
the post's only eligible bachelor is commissioned to find the answers.
174 THE TWENTY COMMANDMENTS—humor SHEL SILVERSTEIN
Moses was one good editor!
179 PLAYBOY'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREVIEW—sports .. ANSON MOUNT
With some conferences experimenting with new rules, this could be round ball's
most confusing and exciting season in history. One thing is sure: Only a Delilah
will intimidate Virginia's Sampson.
184 THE PERFECT MAN—article ERICA JONG
How do you measure up? One of the most earnest observers of such things suggests
we should resist the fear of trying.
187 THE SPORTS BESTIARY—humor GEORGE PLIMPTON and ARNOLD ROTH
What are The Hanging Curve, The Busted Flush, The Service Break and The Gipper?
Well, sports fans, here's your own animal kingdom.
191 LOUISE AND ME—pictorial SYDNE ROME
In the multinational production of the John Reed /Louise Bryant story, Sydne
Rome portrays a woman ahead of her time. We sent Sydne to Provincetown to depict
Louise's fantasies and came up with seven pages that will shake the world.
198 PLAYBOY'S CHRISTMAS CARDS—verse TOM KOCH
Greetings for our brave new holidays.
201 ME AND MY SHADOW—memoir AL GOLDSTEIN
The Screw publisher's life changed the moment he drove his Rolls-Royce out of
202 LE ROY NEIMAN SKETCHBOOK—pictorial
Brooke Shields dances her way into the artist's studio.
205 THE BALLAD OF HOOKSHOP KATE—ribald classic
206 SEX STARS OF 1982—pictorial essay JIM HARWOOD
Our annual survey of the people who make it with style
225 ONE DAY IN THE LIFE OF LEONID BREZHNEV AND FAMILY—humor .. HENRY BEARD,
CHRISTOPHER CERF and TONY GEISS
The hero of the unfree world is one funny Commie cutup.
230 PLAYBOY VIDEO—article
There's more to Playboy than meets the page. We have a whole new way of channeling
237 PLAYBOY FUNNIES—humor
290 PLAYBOY POTPOURRI
321 LITTLE ANNIE FANNY—satire . . HARVEY KURTZMAN and WILL ELDER
325 PLAYBOY ON THE SCENE
Gifts for girlfriends; colored leather for men; things on the beam; Grapevine;