Playboy Magazine Back Issue - January 2007
Playboy January 2007 Magazine |
UPC: 03009535270801 | ISSN: 0032-1478
Volume 54 Issue # 1 FEATURES
56 THE GREATEST SHOW IN SPORTS
Since its 1979 launch ESPN's SportsCenter has been one of the most compelling
reasons to watch TV. We join key participants Keith Olbermann, Chris Berman,
Stuart Scott and others in reliving lively moments and vivid catchphrases ("Boo-yah!")
from sports journalism's most influential program. By KEVIN COOK
72 THE IMMIGRATION MESS
A day without illegals would spell disaster for a society in which hungry new-corners
perform essential, poorly paid tasks. A renowned Pulitzer Prize–winning
columnist takes an incisive look at the people desperate to come to the U.S.
and the forces hell-bent on stopping them—and why. By JIMMY BRESLIN
76 PARTY OF THE YEAR!
Cheney goes hunting, Mel Gibson goes driving, Borat offends, and Samuel L. Jackson
tends his favorite reptiles. What a crowd! What a party! ILLUSTRATION BY JANET
90 RINGING IN THE NEW YEAR
If your New Year's resolution is to party like it's 1999, here is a step-by-step
guide detailing bar essentials, who's coming to dinner, what's being served
and when to turn the lights down low.
108 MARRIAGE & MAGAZINE ST.
In 1960 New Orleans was an exotic city where people of different races, classes
and political attitudes lived in relative harmony. In this evocative episode
from his forthcoming memoir, the author of Dog Soldiers recalls a temptation
he faced in the French Quarter and how it changed his life. BY ROBERT STONE
2007 CARS OF THE YEAR
Our intrepid automotive team selects this year's best models, including a pack
of street-legal speedsters, a hyperquick hybrid and a blast from the past drive
circles around the competition. BY KEN GROSS
78 THE MYTH OF SISYPHA
The award-winning author of the Fearless Jones books—and Bill Clinton's
favorite writer—explores the erotic in a ta???? ?o????le that turns a
guy betrayed by his girl into a sexistential hero. BY WALTER MOSLEY
THE PLAYBOY FORUM
45WE'RE WATCHING YOU
Since 9/11 the line between public and private has become alarmingly blurred.
Are we being kept safe or being robbed of our privacy? BY JONATHAN RABAN
Pam Anderson has graced our cover more times than anyone else in history, and
it's easy to see why. Cultural historian Neal Gabler says, "She is a sex
symbol without apologies or complications or affectations, which means there
is no one else quite like her." Top glamour photographer Sante D'Orazio
captures pure Pam in neverbefore-published photos worthy of a goddess. Our Rabbit
gets tangled up in the moment.
130 ELLEN POMPEO
The porcelain-skinned actress who plays lovelorn Dr. Meredith Grey on Grey's
Anatomy discusses her bartending prowess, her awkward first encounter with Jake
Gyllenhaal and her infamous Punk'd prank. BY STEPHEN REBELLO
51 T. BOONE PICKENS
This legendary oil tycoon and corporate raider made a fortune from black gold.
Now the $2.7 billion man gives a gloomy forecast for oil, predicts a bright
future for water and talks candidly about his battle with depression. BY DAVID
67 THE PASSION OF PAM
Pamela Anderson is the quintessential PLAYBOY icon. Reacquaint yourself with
94 PLAYMATE: JAYDE NICOLE
Miss January gives you a reason to shout, "O Canada!"
122 THE YEAR IN SEX
All the memorable displays of flesh and notable sexcetera we fashion could fit
onto seven hot pages.
133 PLAYBOY'S PLAYMATE REVIEW
Study the 12 candidates' most persuasive positions, then vote for Playmate of
NOTES AND NEWS
11 THE WORLD OF PLAYBOY
The Bunny search begins at the Playboy Club in Las Vegas; Elvira scares them
stiff at the Mansion.
12 HANGIN' WITH HEF
The party goes on for Hef and his girlfriends as they rub elbows around town
with Oliver Stone, Dave Navarro, Cameron Diaz and others.
121 CENTERFOLDS ON SEX: TINA BOCKRATH
For Miss May 1990 it's all about paying lip service and a guy's comfort with
171 PLAYMATE NEWS
A look back at Kara Monaco's reign as Playmate of the Year; a glimpse behind
the scenes at an erotic website run by Miss June 1992 Angela Melini.
15 DEAR PLAYBOY
19 AFTER HOURS
43 THE PLAYBOY ADVISOR
106 PARTY JOKES
155 WHERE AND HOW TO BUY
175 ON THE SCENE
The scents of seduction.
Gels to keep you fresh faced.
Watches for prime-time viewing.
THIS MONTH ON PLAYBOY.COM
THE PLAYBOY.COM A-LIST
Where will you hear the next big band? We name the top 10 rock clubs.
PLAYMATE OF THE YEAR
Cast your vote for the sexiest Centerfold from the class of 2006.
CARS OF THE YEAR
Get revved up with exclusive coverage of the sweetest new rides.
THE BEST OF BUBBLY
As the holiday party season starts to pop, check out our guide to champagne
THE 21ST QUESTION
Get a final diagnosis from Grey's Anatomy babe Ellen Pompeo.
THE PLAYBOY BLOG
News, views and inside perspectives from PLAYBOY's editors