Playgirl Inc.

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    Saigon Kick Are Better Than Ever, Say Saigon Kick

    When Florida foursome Saigon Kick first hit in 1991, they were post-metal, pre-grunge, and their approach--often epic and grandiose in the best possible ways--was in a category of its own. Their 1992 sophomore album, The Lizard, featured the group's MTV and Billboard hit, the ballad, "Love Is on the ... More >>

  • Film

    March 20, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 19, 2013

    Here Are Five Awesome/Crazy Theories About The Shining from Room 237

    Like the blood that gushes forth from the elevators of the Overlook Hotel, brilliant/ridiculous theories of what Stanley Kubrick's The Shining is really about have for years surged madly and memorably--especially online, where the Internet's dead ends, blind links, and back-where-you-started argumen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Calvin Klein's Beau Nick Gruber Wants To Be A Trainer/Nutritionist!

    ​This just came in from promoter Daniel Nardicio: "I've been meeting with Calvin Klein boyfriend Nick Gruber to discuss his future... and I like the kid. "He really wants to be in Playgirl, but since I quit the mag in June they've been floundering (this month's cover model is a mess) so I p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2011

    Levi Johnston Got A Lucrative Masturbation Offer

    ​In his new book, Levi Johnston reveals that on the heels of his Playgirl spread--which was shocking, mainly because he didn't go full frontal--his people got a letter from the Corbin Fisher porn studio offering $100,000 if he'd shoot three masturbation scenes. "I was trying to understand how ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    Levi Johnston and I Spent Quality Time In Times Square Last Night

    ​Last night's Times Square Social--a cash-bar networking event for LGBTs, held at Dave & Buster's--was extra surreal considering that two tables down from my book signing perch was none other than Levi Johnston. You know, Bristol Palin's former dancing partner, the guy who's currently competi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2011

    Ne-Yo Fancies Himself A Fantasy Object On His "Motivation" Flip

    ​Singer/songwriter/all-around smoothie Ne-Yo is spinning the success of the very-beneath-him-but-still-huge Pitbull "Give Me Everything" into the release of a mixtape sometime later this month. Last week to give people a taste he released his take on Jay-Z and Kanye West's "Try A Little Tender ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    Porn Star To Playgirl: I'm Not Fat! Use Me!

    ​Jeff Stryker is one of the all-time great gay porn stars, but that doesn't always help you cross over into things like nude spreads in Playgirl. In this heartfelt letter I've somehow gotten ahold of, Jeff (aka Charles Peyton) tells Playgirl's Daniel Nardicio why he's a viable candidate despi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2011

    Bristol Palin Goes Scorched Earth On Levi Johnston in New Memoir

    ​Bristol Palin's memoir, Not Afraid of Life: My Journey So Far, will hit stores next week. On the evidence so far, the thing seems to consist mainly of balls-out venom directed at baby daddy Levi Johnston. Johnston is "the gnat named Levi Johnston constantly spreading false accusations against our ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2011

    Mafia Disorganized; 17 Killed in Tornados; Radioactivity Rises Off Japan Coast

    ​The Mafia is out of commission. Rather, the Mafia Commission, the caucus of leaders of the five main crime families, apparently hasn't met in 25 years. Cue "disorganized crime" joke. [NYDN] A tornado warning has been issued for parts of Georgia as the death toll from recent twisters rises to 17. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    Jeff Stryker's Throbbing Comeback

    ​Jeff Stryker--the once-reigning star of gay porn films who always said he was "sexually universal"--has tried just about everything, artistically speaking. He tried singing, legit acting, a dildo, a lawsuit over the dildo, and a self-defense video. He even tried bottoming when the porn care ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    Playgirl Rep Apologizes To Calvin Klein's Boy Toy

    ​You read it right here that Playgirl's Daniel Nardicio was going back and forth with Calvin Klein's young beau Nick Gruber about the latter appearing clothesless in the magazine. When things hit a nasty impasse, Nardicio responded: "In three years, when Klein gets tired of blowing you, you' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    Disgraced Politico Chris Lee Gets a Hot Offer From Playgirl

    ​ You know, the guy who sent naked pics of himself to a woman on craigslist, and reportedly went after transsexuals as well. Says Playgirl's Daniel Nardicio:

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2011

    Jersey Shore Star Submits Semi Nude Photo!

    Playgirl​ Snooki's ex boyfriend, Jeff Miranda, is always semi-nude anyway as he prances down the boardwalk reeking of eau de Guido. But now he's more semi-nude. Jeff just submitted a shower photo to Playgirl--yes, them again--showing what he's sort of almost made of, and I guess it's his Mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Calvin Klein's Boy Toy Battled Playgirl Editor

    ​Hold onto your designer undies! Playgirl's Daniel Nardicio had a run-in with Nick Gruber, the 21-year-old lover of Mr. "Eternity," Calvin Klein. Says Nardicio:

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    Naked Pictures Surface of A List: New York Star!

    And they were provided by the guy himself! I'm hearing that promoter/editor Daniel Nardicio has been the recipient of nude shots of one of Logo's A List: New York hunks, the guy sending them over in hopes of getting his ass into Playgirl magazine. And it looks like it might happen. My source says ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Alex Alvarez Escapes MediaBistro for Abrams Gulag of Mediaite

    ​Who among New York City's media set has never read a single MediaBistro mailer or blog? Nobody. Which is strange, because it's not like they break crazy news or anything! But it is a clearing house for two things: (1) Everything That Happens in Media, Especially in New York City and (2) Good Tale ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    Beware the Wanging Chad: Levi Johnston Officially Registers for Wasilla Mayoral Election

    ​It's a great day in politics when the public is accepting of no better a revenge plot than the one Levi Johnston is clearly putting forth at the expense of the Palin family by running for Mayor of Wasilla, Alaska.

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    The Sick Saga of Levi and Bristol

    ​As you know, Alaska's sweethearts Levi Johnston and Bristol Palin have reunited and were sensible enough to tell Us Weekly about it before informing ma, Sarah Palin. If you're in need of a capsule summary of their wretched affair so far: Levi knocked Bristol up and Sarah had to spray air fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    In Memorium: Type O Negative Frontman Peter Steele

    Sad news in the realm of defiantly goofy goth-metal: Type O Negative frontman Peter Steele died of heart failure yesterday. He was 48. He was also more than six and a half feet tall, capable of playing an upright bass sideways, and named "Peter Steele." He was a badass, in other words, but not wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    Scott Brown to Pen His Amazing Story for HarperCollins

    Scott Brown has accomplished much in his short time on earth. He's fathered an American Idol contestant. He's been naked in Playgirl. He's served in the National Guard, as property assessor for Wrentham, Massachusetts, and in the Massachusetts state legislature. And a perfect storm of incompetent co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2009

    The 50 Worst Songs of the '00s, F2K No. 11: Darryl Worley, "Have You Forgotten?"

    F2K is a countdown of the 50 worst songs of the decade. Track our progress here. Just another schmo who hoped that 9/11 would change everything...for his career.

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Our 5-Point Plan to Save Tiger Woods from Ambulances, Porn Stars, Etc.

    ​Inc. magazine has a few PR pros advise (in absentia) Tiger Woods on how to "fix his image." Their advice is either too general ("Go through the short-term trauma and be done with it") or, given the world in which we live, out of the question ("I would recommend that he be real and authentic b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2009

    Levi Bares All in My Exclusive Interview!​Kindly CLICK HERE and read the new column, in which scandal star Levi Johnston sits down with me in his perfectly nice hotel lobby and talks about all kinds of genital-related things Sarah Palin can only dream about.

  • Columns

    November 17, 2009

    Levi Johnston Bares All in Exclusive Interview!

    Palin the 'big backstabber,' he says. Plus: Don't ask, do tell.

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    Sarah Palin Invites Levi Johnston Over for Thanksgiving Dinner

    ​She says his behavior is mean spirited, malicious, sickening and sad, and she doesn't like him getting naked for Playgirl. He says she's a greedy, dishonest hypocrite and a neglectful mother and he told People he's thinking of suing for custody. All the same, Sarah Palin told Oprah this wee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    Post Aroused By Yankee Win, Levi's Johnston, "Horse & Buggery"

    ​We certainly don't want to rain on our own Crazy Yankee Chick's parade, but we have to note how aroused the Yankees have gotten the New York Post. You have to scroll past bunting banners and pinstripe wallpaper to get to any non-Yankees news there today... but first, some Yankees news: Manag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    Levi Will Indeed Show Every Inch

    ​"Everything's gonna hang out. We're talking full johnson," Levi Johnston's manager told TMZ about the Playgirl shoot that Sarah Palin's worst nightmare is doing on November 16. Or maybe he meant full Johnston. In any case, that doesn't mean some shots might not include undies too, if just to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    Will Levi Be Hung Like a Moose in Playgirl?

    Sarah Palin's worst nightmare, Levi Johnston, is posing for Playgirl magazine, which is perfect for him--it's online and it's basically a bunch of pictures.

  • Voice Choices

    August 4, 2009


    Brooklyn celebrates a homegrown hip-hop icon

  • Voice Choices

    February 18, 2009


    Funniest Home Videos got nothing on these guys

  • Columns

    January 21, 2009

    Meet New York's Sex Bloggers

    The 12 months of the internet’s sultriest sharers

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2008

    Disco Stud Takes It Off For Playgirl (NSFW)

    Original Village People cowboy Randy Jones is more like a cowpoke in this outtake he sent me from the current Playgirl magazine 35th anniversary issue, which features him looking every bit the macho man. In this very special photo, Randy's man-goods are hanging (as it were) under his cowboy hat, whi ... More >>

  • Columns

    October 22, 2008

    The W Premiere and a Hustler Ball!

    There's no business like Gaynor's show business; under the big top at Hustlaball

  • Voice Choices

    April 22, 2008
  • Voice Choices

    April 22, 2008


    That exercise video you tossed is here

  • Voice Choices

    February 26, 2008


    A party full of phallacy

  • Columns

    August 21, 2007

    Who Put the Goth in Gotham?

    Unconventional swordplay and vamping, plus blind items that will make you go blind

  • Columns

    March 27, 2007

    Screw You

    Tina Tyler and Boots Boccaleone create new kinds of masturbation porn

  • Columns

    August 29, 2006
  • People

    January 24, 2006

    Cock Size Obsession

    Guys Reveal How Much Penis Length—and Race—Really Matter

  • People

    December 13, 2005

    Home for the Holidays

    'Tis the Season for Sneaking Around at Mom and Dad's

  • Columns

    March 1, 2005

    Unslick Dick

    Girl pornographers just want to have fun, and do, in Sweet Action

  • Art

    January 18, 2005

    Do Not Recycle

    The most stylish magazine photography of 2004

  • Film

    January 11, 2005
  • Columns

    March 2, 2004
  • Long Island Voice

    August 31, 1999
  • Long Island Voice

    August 31, 1999
  • Columns

    August 3, 1999

    NY Mirror

    My spies say that Playgirl is planning to run nude beach shots of Ricky Martin, presumably revealing la pinga loca.

  • Film

    July 27, 1999

    Porn Yesterday

    True Confessions of a Celebrity Skin Editor

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