Playboy Magazine Back Issue - December 1999
Playboy December 1999 Magazine |
UPC: 0300956712 | ISSN: 0032-1478
Volume 46 Issue # 12 COVER STORY
"I work hard and I'm worth every cent," says British-born supermodel Naomi Campbell, whose worth is estimated at $29 million. We don't begrudge her a penny. Our cover was shot by photographer David LaChapelle, with set design
by Kristen Willow and fashion styling by CXA's Patti Wilson. Thanks to Ayako of
NARS for Naomi's makeup and to Danilo for hairstyling. Wardrobe credit goes to
Nicolas Verlaine and John Galliano. Our wintry Rabbit is in love fur-ever.
15 THE WORLD OF PLAYBOY
17 PLAYMATE REUNION
21 DEAR PLAYBOY
27 PLAYBOY AFTER HOURS
34 MOVIES LEONARD MALTIN
43 SEX AMANDA GREEN
48 MEN ASA BABER
55 THE PLAYBOY ADVISOR
57 THE PLAYBOY FORUM
67 PLAYBOY INTERVIEW: BEN AFFLECK—candid conversation
In flavor-of-the-month Hollywood, he's that rare commodity—a terrific new
talent with staying power. Find out about girls (especially Gwyneth), his bond
with Matt Damon and the perils of being rich, single and amiable.
82 A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS—fiction THOM JONES
Three-way sex—that's the way to celebrate the holidays. What a tangled Web
we weave when first we practice to deceive.
86 NAOMI CAMPBELL—pictorial
She has sashayed for Victoria's Secret and appeared in magazines and music videos.
Now Naomi steams up the lens of funky photographer David LaChapelle.
100 BILL CLINTON'S LIFE LESSONS—humor CHRISTOPHER BUCKLEY
The president has made a batch of chicken soup for the soul, and he wants you
to lap it up.
104 A DECADE OF SCREAM QUEENS—article ROBERT B. DESALVO
Neve, Courteney, Drew and Jennifer wesalute the big-lunged gals who've made horror
flicks a favorite guilty pleasure.
107 PLAYBOY'S CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE
112 CELEBRITY CHRISTMAS CAROLS—humor ROBERT S. WIEDER
What do Marilyn Manson, Charlton Heston, Boris Yeltsin and Rudy Giuliani have
in common? Pour an eggnog and help us grill this year's haughty, naughty headliners.
114 NOW WHAT?—fiction DONALD E. WESTLAKE
Our favorite burglar scouts a celebrity bash and walks off with a priceless double-emerald
brooch. That's when his trouble starts.
116 TRIBUTE TO SHEL SILVERSTEIN by JULES FEIFFER
A PLAYBOY colleague remembers the feverishly talented cartoonist and writer. We
show some of his zaniest works.
121 CITY GIRLS—article AMY SOHN
Sex and the City addicts may wonder what's real and what's TV. We went to the
source: four funky Manhattan careerists who talk the talk.
122 MELTING BROOKE—playboy's playmate of the month
134 PARTY JOKES—humor
137 PLAYBOY'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREVIEW—sports GARY COLE
Will it be Connecticut? Duke? Our annual roundup of the best teams and players
in college hoops is must reading for any serious fan.
142 THE DUKE—appreciation WYNTON MARSALIS
In honor of Ellington's 100th birthday, his devotee explains how Duke re-made
jazz and why he still rocks.
145 DAVE'S GARAGE—cars
We test-drive two of the most exciting new cars, the Honda S2000 and the Porsche
Boxster S, and get the scoop on the latest sport utility vehicle, the Land Rover
148 SEX STARS 1999—pictorial
Jennifer Lopez. Catherine Zeta-Jones. Ricky Martin. The luscious A-listers who
lived la vida loca and made this year sizzle.
154 THE AMBIGUOUSLY GAY DUO—humor ROBERT SMIGEL
Ace and Gary go undercover to stop mayhem at an NBA Championship game. Problem
is, their disguises fail.
158 HOW TO THROW A SPIRAL—sports TROY AIKMAN
Step-by-step instructions from the Dallas Cowboys' iron-armed QB.
162 PLAYBOY 2000 PLAYMATE SEARCH—pictorial
Thousands of ambitious women come out for our coast-to-coast search. Here's your
16-page backstage pass.
178 GULF WAR II—article SCOTT RITTER
The former UN arms inspector warns that Saddom Hussein could make life hell again—and
sooner than you think.
181 LEROY NEIMAN RINGSIDE—eyewitness
Classic sketches of Evander Holyfield and Lennox Lewis from their controversial
heavyweight championship bout.
182 20 QUESTIONS: GINA GERSHON
The sexpot from David E. Kelley's new show Snoops sounds off on surviving Showgirls,
the joys of eating and fucking and where she came up with that trademark snarl.
184 GAMES GALORE—electronics JOEL ENOS and JASON BUHRMESTER
Who has the edge? Sega Dreamcast? Sony Playstation? Nintendo 64? We name the winners,
steer you to the most exciting action on the web and scope the future.
202 WHERE & HOW TO BUY
247 PLAYMATE NEWS
251 PLAYBOY ON THE SCENE