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PLAYGIRL Celebrity Poll. Who was your favorite centerfold?

The Jim Brown thread got me to thinking about the various celebrities who showed us some skin in the magazine's hey day. Who was your favorite?

by Anonymousreply 302November 24, 2022 7:05 AM

Fabian and Jim Brown!

by Anonymousreply 1October 7, 2013 11:14 PM

Have to go with jim brown. Chris atkins a close second. Jim browns masculinity, body and cock were luscious. Chris is really hot too but he was pretty skinny with a small dick. Surprised dan pastorini not in the poll. He only showed his ass and body but i would have sucked and ate the hell out of him just like jim and chris. All three are beautiful men but only chris and jim only showed celebrity cock in playgirl.

by Anonymousreply 2October 8, 2013 12:03 AM

I loved seeing Waggoner's dick very clearly in his green speedo.

by Anonymousreply 3October 8, 2013 12:07 AM

Thanks for a poll long, long overdue. Somebody is skewing this poll away from Jim Brown, the greatest NFL player of all time. Everyone else dwarfs completely by comparison. Fabian contorted to hide it, and Chris Atkins was never a centerfold. What a pity that Jim Brown had to be a one in a billion, once in a lifetime occurrence. Even with sexual freedom, gay liberation, Obama, Huffington :Post, msnbc, etc.. it would never happen today.

by Anonymousreply 4October 8, 2013 12:10 AM

John Matuszak's beefy ass was the object of my fantasies:

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by Anonymousreply 5October 8, 2013 12:12 AM

John Matuszak looks to have had a Speedo tanline.

by Anonymousreply 6October 8, 2013 12:17 AM

R4, the Jim Brown spread isn't as spectacular as you're making it out to be.

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by Anonymousreply 7October 8, 2013 12:19 AM

Yes, r7, and Shakespeare was a lousy poet and the Macchu Pichu is just a place in the mountains.

by Anonymousreply 8October 8, 2013 12:22 AM

Bill (Stoner) Cable!

by Anonymousreply 9October 8, 2013 12:37 AM

R4- There is one photo of Fabian that was in a later issue where he shows his cock. He's sitting on a motorcycle and the picture is on balckdogue site of Playgirl pictures.

by Anonymousreply 10October 8, 2013 12:46 AM

R5 I liked Matuszak too. I would have added more men to the list but I wasn't aware that you could add more than 10 on the poll.

by Anonymousreply 11October 8, 2013 12:47 AM

But Matuszak didn't show it! But oh that butt! I fantasized about using it for a pillow at night. As long as he didn't have gas. For the record, did he die of AIDS?

by Anonymousreply 12October 8, 2013 1:20 AM

R12- No one has ever said for sure. I wondered about that too.

by Anonymousreply 13October 8, 2013 1:32 AM

Fred Williamson was the handsomest, but he didn't show the goods.

by Anonymousreply 14October 8, 2013 1:37 AM

according to imdb: He died of heart failure, which was probably caused by on by an overdose of pain medication and pneumonia. He also had cocaine in his system at the time of his death.

I do remember once doing a paper on Aids for school and I had some People magazine article or something like that about Hollywood's reaction to AIDS. Matuszak was quoted about how he was storing up his own blood in case he ever needed a transfusion. He sounded kind of homophobic to my young ear but I guess he could have been overcompensating.

by Anonymousreply 15October 8, 2013 1:39 AM

I don't recognize a single one of these names.

by Anonymousreply 16October 8, 2013 1:45 AM

Steve Bond.

by Anonymousreply 17October 8, 2013 1:48 AM

This is the number one of all time.

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by Anonymousreply 18October 8, 2013 1:51 AM

Sam Jones!!!

by Anonymousreply 19October 8, 2013 1:53 AM

Former Oakland Raider Bob Chandler did a "pictorial" in Playgirl showing as much as an eskimo on a whale hunt. He visited OJ in jail and then croaked. Was he too upset about OJ, or was that AIDS?

by Anonymousreply 20October 8, 2013 2:10 AM

Fro.m what I have read, Peter Lupus became all upset about his Playgirl spread and deeply regrets it.

by Anonymousreply 21October 8, 2013 3:04 AM

Speaking of Dan Pastorini, I remember a shot of him standing under a locker room shower wearing nothing but a jock strap. It was a hot picture. He posed a second time a few years later but they were all bush and ass shots... but nice.

by Anonymousreply 22October 8, 2013 12:09 PM

I think Lupus' wife convinced him to pose in the all together. The photos are pretty low grade with the lighting.

by Anonymousreply 23October 8, 2013 12:10 PM

Lupus also was Man of the Year.

by Anonymousreply 24October 8, 2013 7:46 PM

This was way before ugly tats and steroids.

by Anonymousreply 25October 8, 2013 9:00 PM

I almost vomited when they had a "celebrity" centerfold from the show "Escorts." He has tats covering his groin. It's gross- and green.

by Anonymousreply 26October 8, 2013 9:04 PM

Peter has spent his entire life with the name of a disease.

by Anonymousreply 27October 8, 2013 9:10 PM

Clever, r28.

by Anonymousreply 28October 8, 2013 10:43 PM

Which does bring up the subject, how do you feel about tattoos on centerfolds?

by Anonymousreply 29October 8, 2013 11:20 PM

Hate tats...

by Anonymousreply 30October 8, 2013 11:22 PM

r30, who could forget Ben Murphy in VIVA? Enough to have once and then die...

by Anonymousreply 31October 8, 2013 11:58 PM

Yup Murphy was something to see... hot pictorial.

by Anonymousreply 32October 9, 2013 12:07 AM

[quote]Which does bring up the subject, how do you feel about tattoos on centerfolds?

Don't like it, it's gone way out of control. No wonder we're being called the ugly tattoo America.

by Anonymousreply 33October 9, 2013 12:08 AM

Its been posted here before, but check what Lupus has done to his face. Makes Wildenstein/Catwoman's work seem like nothing.

by Anonymousreply 34October 9, 2013 12:18 AM

Maybe he got the plastic surgery because he was so ashamed of the centerfold that he didn't want people to recognize him. He looks like Leona Helmsley.

by Anonymousreply 35October 9, 2013 3:13 PM

Tony Dow should have done one when he was young

by Anonymousreply 36October 9, 2013 3:22 PM

bump for more Playgirl celeb memories.

by Anonymousreply 37October 28, 2013 12:54 AM

All the choices should have been cock out models.

by Anonymousreply 38October 28, 2013 1:05 AM

bump for vintage Playgirl cock

by Anonymousreply 39November 27, 2013 9:43 PM

Maharis did the centerfold because his friend Burt Reynolds was in Cosmo.

by Anonymousreply 40November 27, 2013 9:51 PM

My favorite wasn't a celebrity. It was Bryan Buzzini.

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by Anonymousreply 41November 27, 2013 10:08 PM

bump

by Anonymousreply 42January 21, 2014 7:19 PM

I can't find Tommy Chong's pictures. Can anyone help?

by Anonymousreply 43January 21, 2014 10:31 PM

Mark Maguire made my teenage body tremble with excitement!

by Anonymousreply 44January 22, 2014 12:07 AM

Morris the cat

by Anonymousreply 45January 22, 2014 12:14 AM

I don't remember their names but they had a centerfold of identical twins. They were hot and hairy!

by Anonymousreply 46January 22, 2014 12:28 AM

Former trapeze artist Jim Cavaretta.Smallish tits but there was something about that picture where he is sitting on the bed looking directly at the camera...... and also the one putting on his circus tights.

by Anonymousreply 47February 5, 2014 7:00 PM

Jim Cavaretta of the Flying Cavaretta trapeze Family

pictures NSFW

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by Anonymousreply 48February 5, 2014 7:02 PM

Maybe if Peter Lupus had seen Playgirl at that time, he would have realized that the celebrities posing either hid their cocks or only showed a sliver of them. His centerfold was unprecedented (and outstanding in my opinion). Not only did he show full frontal, he actually posed with a semi erection on the shot with his red bathrobe open. and these were the days when the centerfolds were four page spreads.

When Lupus was named Man of the Year, a special edition of Playgirl actually showcased his cock on one fully page. As I am writing this now, I am getting hard. Man...was that something.

by Anonymousreply 49March 7, 2014 2:51 PM

R49 There was also a Peter Lupus cock photo puzzle set that Playgirl sold.

by Anonymousreply 50March 10, 2014 2:14 PM

Peter Lupus was hot, but Jim Brown's centerford makes my legs go to jelly. If I were in the same room, my legs would reflexively spread and point to the heavens. Yummers!

by Anonymousreply 51March 10, 2014 2:20 PM

Yay for Jim Brown.. me too.

by Anonymousreply 52March 10, 2014 2:23 PM

Peter Lupus had muscles of steel.

by Anonymousreply 53March 10, 2014 3:20 PM

Lupus was also incredibly handsome. The MI producers knew he couldn't act worth a damn...he always looked like it was painful to get out the couple of lines of dialogue they tossed his way each week. Supposedly he got a ton of fan mail each week from admiring female fans.

by Anonymousreply 54March 10, 2014 3:42 PM

R49 Peter Lupus had a great body.. Massive and. I remember that semi erect photo in the red bathrobe. You didn't see that in Playgirl back then, certainly not with a celebrity

by Anonymousreply 55March 10, 2014 10:37 PM

You didn't include him, but I liked baseball player Steve Yeager. Very butch looking. I know there are better pics out there than the ones at the link. Love the rock solid ass and the chest hair.

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by Anonymousreply 56March 10, 2014 11:06 PM

old thread about Steve Yeager...

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by Anonymousreply 57March 10, 2014 11:12 PM

Back in 1974 who wouldn't have wanted to be encouraged by Lupus or Brown's dick? They were so hot.

by Anonymousreply 58March 11, 2014 8:46 PM

Umm.. meant engourged.

by Anonymousreply 59March 11, 2014 10:05 PM

I voted for Lyle Waggoner just because I always liked him, seemed like a nice guy.

by Anonymousreply 60March 11, 2014 10:11 PM

Tommy Chong didn't really show anything. Just a shot skinny dipping with his son.

Chris Atkins went full frontal.

by Anonymousreply 61March 25, 2014 1:58 AM

Bump for cock

by Anonymousreply 62April 24, 2014 6:01 PM

Jim Brown--perfect. Who wouldn't suck that cock all day long? What's he look like now?

Fred Williamson--prime and so do-able.

Sam Jones--maybe runner up to Brown.

Peter Lupus still alive?

by Anonymousreply 63April 26, 2014 4:57 AM

[quote]Chris Atkins went full frontal.

no. that photo online is photoshopped. He just showed butt.

by Anonymousreply 64April 26, 2014 5:00 AM

Nope the Chris Atkins frontals are real.Playgirl originally cropped them off at pube level.The cock shots plastered all over the Internet came out later.Anyway I didn't care-too busy "enjoying" that ass!

by Anonymousreply 65July 19, 2015 11:22 PM

Why isn't SAM JONES on your list, OP?

by Anonymousreply 66July 20, 2015 12:00 AM

As stated above, Atkins wasn't a centerfold.

by Anonymousreply 67July 20, 2015 12:05 AM

Why did Playgirl crop the original Atkins photos, R65?

by Anonymousreply 68July 20, 2015 12:07 AM

[quote]Nope the Chris Atkins frontals are real.

That's certainly possible.

Atkins has never had a problem with nudity -- he's done it throughout his life.

by Anonymousreply 69July 20, 2015 12:08 AM

I admit it - I'm a size queen.

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by Anonymousreply 70July 20, 2015 12:08 AM

Atkins posed naked again a few years ago when he was older, so that confirms he has no problem doing so and that the original naked photos are probably genuine.

by Anonymousreply 71July 20, 2015 12:12 AM

No love for Andy Gibb?

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by Anonymousreply 72July 20, 2015 12:15 AM

Jim Brown's full frontal photos remain hot to this day, roughly forty years later. The length, the girth and the fact that he was cut . . . sheer perfection.

by Anonymousreply 73July 20, 2015 12:24 AM

I still wish Fred Williamson had had the courage to go full frontal.

by Anonymousreply 74July 20, 2015 12:29 AM

Many years ago, I had read something about nude male modeling ............ Often models were semi erect when posing and string of some type was used to pull their dick down so it appeared soft and hanging.

by Anonymousreply 75July 20, 2015 1:33 AM

My vote goes for Fred Willimason!

by Anonymousreply 76July 20, 2015 1:55 AM

[68]My guess is that it was his management at the time.In those days(hell now!)a frontal shot would have been considered too controversial.Atkins himself sold the originals to a company called Baby Janes.He's also willing to autograph them at conventions,which I doubt he'd do that if they were fakes.

by Anonymousreply 77July 20, 2015 2:25 AM

George Maharis and Peter Lupis for me of those listed.

Steve Bond and Sam Jones were even hotter, but they weren't celebs when they first posted as centerfolds, but Playgirl reran their pics when they became famous years later.

by Anonymousreply 78July 20, 2015 4:45 AM

For me,unquestionably Chris Atkins,followed by Fabian.

by Anonymousreply 79July 20, 2015 4:53 AM

Posts like this remind me that the average age on DL is close to 60. Not saying that as a negative, just an observation.

by Anonymousreply 80July 20, 2015 5:01 AM

R9 Bill Cable was insanely hot but he wasn't really a celebrity, more a nude model who got a bit parts in a handful of movies (most notably Sharon Stone's first victim in Basic Instinct.)

And also he didn't have a typical solo centerfold in Playgirl but a boy/girl layout with a then unknown Cassandra Peterson (aka Elvira, Mistress of the Dark). He later had a part in her Mistress of the Dark movie from 1988. I wonder if they were friends or fuck buddies?

by Anonymousreply 81July 20, 2015 5:10 AM

Christopher Atkins wasn't in PLAYGIRL until the 80s.

by Anonymousreply 82July 20, 2015 5:31 AM

Bill Cable was very close friends with Marlon Brando's son.

by Anonymousreply 83July 20, 2015 5:37 AM

I just looked at Bill Cable's IMDb message board, and according to someone on it he did indeed date Cassandra/Elvira. She spoke and his funeral and said when there were dating (or at one point when they were) they lived in a tree house. Cool of her to give him a part in her movie all those years later.

by Anonymousreply 84July 20, 2015 5:52 AM

One of Bill Cable's biggest claims to fame was being one of the very most popular Colt models in the early decades. Wildly popular in the seventies. He was straight and never did anything but solo work, or group work where he wasn't physically touching the other models. I don't remember his doing any hardcore porn but I think he did some softcore straight work. I read an interview with Jim French (aka Rip Colt) in the eighties or early nineties where he was asked who he personally thought who was the most attractive of all the men he had photographed. He answered Stoner (aka Bill Cable).

by Anonymousreply 85July 20, 2015 6:31 AM

Bill Cable reminds me a bit of Jaxton Wheeler.

I know Elvira did a Playgirl layout with porn star/director/Travolta outer Paul Barresi -- did she also do one with Cable?

by Anonymousreply 86July 20, 2015 6:35 AM

I always assumed Bill Cable was gay, but apparently he was straight.

by Anonymousreply 87July 20, 2015 6:40 AM

All the men on the poll need to have pictures so that I can make an informed vote.

by Anonymousreply 88July 20, 2015 6:57 AM

R86 Yes she did one with Bill too. Think this was when they were dating. You can see a few pics of the layout at the link.

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by Anonymousreply 89July 20, 2015 6:57 AM

When "Flash Gordon" was released in 1980, they republished the naked photos of Sam Jones.

by Anonymousreply 90July 20, 2015 7:02 AM

In the interview I quoted above with Jim French (Rip Colt) he was asked whether he ever had any trouble getting his models to pose or to pose in the particular positions he wanted. This may not be exactlly verbatim but he replied "What you have to remember is that most of these guys are exhibitionists."

by Anonymousreply 91July 20, 2015 7:11 AM

Peter Lupus...what a cock on that man! Would have loved to see him turn around and show his ass too.

by Anonymousreply 92June 14, 2016 3:24 PM

I remember when I was 13, I heard that Michael Leon from Days of our Lives was going to be in Playgirl. I just had to get a copy. When it came out I went to the local Chinese owned magazine store and put the issue in the middle of a Starlog and Fangoria magazine. The guy just rang it up and it was mine. He didn't show much but he showed enough to make my 13 year old self very happy.

by Anonymousreply 93June 14, 2016 3:34 PM

Jim Brown was hot and Christopher George was a shocker. Not a large cock by any means, but he was bold enough to show it. But Peter Lupus was big and thick and he posed with a semi hard-on. This was 1974! And then I remember the special edition of Playgirl naming him Man of the Year with a 12-page blow-up. His cock took up one whole page!

by Anonymousreply 94June 14, 2016 4:51 PM

I would have voted for Fabian, but when I googled "Fabian Playgirl," there was no dong. So I voted for Chris Atkins.

by Anonymousreply 95June 14, 2016 4:57 PM

Chris Atkins. I shot so much cum over that guy when I was a teenager. All of that jizz was enough to populate the entire eastern seaboard.

by Anonymousreply 96June 14, 2016 7:15 PM

In the early days of Playgirl if one of the models was uncut, they'd make him retract his foreskin for the photoshoot.

by Anonymousreply 97June 14, 2016 8:35 PM

Makes sense to me, R97.

by Anonymousreply 98June 14, 2016 8:38 PM

Apparently there was a first set of nude photos taken with Peter Lupus outside in Palm Springs, but it was cold and his cock shriveled up. So, as legend has it, his wife either gave him a blow job or massaged his penis in the set the magazine used to make it rise to the occasion. Man...I wish I had that job!

by Anonymousreply 99September 2, 2016 1:29 PM

[quote] My favorite wasn't a celebrity. It was Bryan Buzzini.

He was certainly much better looking than his sister Ruth.

by Anonymousreply 100September 2, 2016 1:59 PM

James is my favorite, from 2007. Why didn't he become famous?

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by Anonymousreply 101September 2, 2016 6:01 PM

Brad Pitt is one dumb-lookin' broad

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by Anonymousreply 102September 2, 2016 6:40 PM

r101, who is he?

by Anonymousreply 103September 2, 2016 7:05 PM

Peter Lupus' body and cock are perfection.

by Anonymousreply 104September 2, 2016 7:10 PM

Marcus Patrick

by Anonymousreply 105September 2, 2016 7:25 PM

sexy studs

by Anonymousreply 106September 2, 2016 10:38 PM

[R96]Me too!Me too.Had to get a second copy.Atkins's ass was the best in the business at the time.

by Anonymousreply 107September 14, 2016 10:43 AM

Who was the first uncut celebrity to appear? Has there been one? Do you think Jim Brown was cut at birth or later?

by Anonymousreply 108September 14, 2016 12:21 PM

Again..no Flash Gordon--Sam Jones? Don't remember any of these dudes except Jim Brown. Oh yeah, Chris Atkins too. Bill Cable made my jaw drop. What a gorgeous man. And he knew it.

by Anonymousreply 109September 14, 2016 1:02 PM

R95 Blackdogue site has one picture of Fabian where you see his cock.

by Anonymousreply 110September 14, 2016 1:27 PM

Sam Jones was spectacular. I remember that old spread came out around the time the movie 10 was released.

by Anonymousreply 111September 14, 2016 1:29 PM

R85: I'm in my early thirties so I don't remember Bill Cable but he was one of the sexiest men. What a hunk!

by Anonymousreply 112September 14, 2016 2:43 PM

R33: People have definitely gone too far with the tattoos but I think such trends skip a generation, which means in ten years, most young people will not find them appealing.

R70: Good for you! Enjoy every inch. I know I do!

by Anonymousreply 113September 14, 2016 2:52 PM

Fabian had a smoking body back then.

by Anonymousreply 114September 14, 2016 11:38 PM

THIS was a big deal in the 70s?

Good lord, that's tinymeat on a muscleless twink.

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by Anonymousreply 115September 15, 2016 12:58 AM

When I was 14 I used to babysit for my mother's friend who subscribed to Playgirl. The kid was always asleep when I got there. Wasn't sure why I was so excited to thumb through Playgirl but I did. Came across a gorgeous guy naked standing in front of a sculpture. Started running my fingers over the head of my cock and all of a sudden, my whole body exploded. Didn't know what had happened but I think it was one of the best orgasms that I've ever had. My favorite was football player Lou Zivcovich.

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by Anonymousreply 116September 15, 2016 1:13 AM

[quote]which means in ten years, most young people will not find them appealing.

Especially when they're all wrinkly and saggy.

by Anonymousreply 117September 15, 2016 2:35 AM

Blanking on the name of one of the football player "celebrities" who peeled for Playgirl.John Matuzak?Something like that.He was in Caveman with Ringo Starr.Anywho, it was a hot layout.Jacked off to his ass a ton back in the day!

by Anonymousreply 118September 19, 2016 11:55 AM

Chris Atkins man!Hot little number.

by Anonymousreply 119September 19, 2016 11:58 AM

bump for 1970's nudies!

by Anonymousreply 120October 12, 2016 4:16 PM

R26 has inspired a new vocal exercise for my students in elocution.

"Gregory's groin grew gross and green."

Thanks!

by Anonymousreply 121October 12, 2016 11:23 PM

I still say Bill Cable was the hottest.

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by Anonymousreply 122October 12, 2016 11:48 PM

According to a Playgirl editor, Don Stroud contacted The magazine and offered to pose nude despite never receiving an invitation to do it. He insisted on posing full-frontal. At the link, there is a black and white full-frontal photo taken for the November 1973 issue which was used in a special issue instead. I wish more actors of that era posed full-frontal for the magazine. Who knows how many others said "yes" if contacted with the opportunity. Johnny Mathis posed full-frontal; the Playgirl photographer was caught off guard by his willingness to get naked, it was so out-of-character. The photos were taken, but never used by the magazine.

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by Anonymousreply 123December 7, 2016 9:42 AM

Revive this thread!There.Anyone shoplift their original copy of PG with any of these celebs?

by Anonymousreply 124April 11, 2017 9:58 AM

Christopher George was fine as fuck. He embodied 70's macho hotness.

by Anonymousreply 125April 11, 2017 11:46 AM

I'm old enough to remember Christopher George AND Susan Day George.Hot couple.

by Anonymousreply 126April 13, 2017 10:21 AM

No love for Don Stroud?I remember him in Bloody Mama with Shelley Winters.He was the hotness!

by Anonymousreply 127April 13, 2017 10:25 AM

Chris Atkins posed in 1982.

by Anonymousreply 128April 13, 2017 10:29 AM

No Sam Jones?!

Pitiful Earthlings ... hurling yourselves into the void!

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by Anonymousreply 129April 13, 2017 10:46 PM

R126 ,do you mean Lynda Day George?

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by Anonymousreply 130April 14, 2017 12:12 AM

I wish Gary Conway had gone full frontal.

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by Anonymousreply 131April 14, 2017 12:15 AM

Keep it up!

by Anonymousreply 132April 14, 2017 1:29 AM

R123, I would never have thought Johnny Mathis would be willing to do that. He was a star athlete, and had an athletic scholarship at San Francisco State University. He was invited to try out for the US Olympic Team, but had to choose between his first recording and the tryouts, and so did the recording. I've always loved the guy, and thought he was just so beautiful and classy, and I know he had a nice body back then, but somehow managed to never show it.

Of the celebrity centerfolds, I think I'd go with Christopher George.

Of any Playgirl photo (not necessarily a celebrity centerfold) it would be Bill Cable, followed by Brian Buzzini. At the time Brian posed, it was still rare for the models to pose with hard-ons (although there were some notable exceptions).

by Anonymousreply 133April 14, 2017 1:55 AM

When Christopher George did his layout,I must have gone through VATS of vaseline. Probably the most naturally masculine actor I ever remember.

by Anonymousreply 134April 14, 2017 2:11 AM

Well let's take a look.

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by Anonymousreply 135April 14, 2017 2:35 AM

R135, Look at that little itty-bitty tan-line!

by Anonymousreply 136April 14, 2017 2:50 AM

Is the Christopher Atkins photo real?

I have a copy I bought online and it isn't full frontal. It stops at the pubic hair.

Online there is full frontal with a blue bathing suit pulled down but is that photo shopped?

by Anonymousreply 137April 14, 2017 3:06 AM

Peter Lupus had not only a thick 'n meaty cock, but big, super-suckable nipples.

by Anonymousreply 138April 14, 2017 3:14 AM

Who was the silver daddy newscaster who posed? I've seldom seen daddyporn who had someone as hot.

by Anonymousreply 139April 14, 2017 3:18 AM

I remember as a teen reading that Lorenzo Lamas posed and Fernando Lamas bought the pictures back. Annoying.

by Anonymousreply 140April 14, 2017 3:18 AM

Sorry...it wasn't a newsman but Christopher George.

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by Anonymousreply 141April 14, 2017 3:24 AM

Lou Zivkovich should have been an option.

Even though he had no nipples.

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by Anonymousreply 142April 14, 2017 3:29 AM

was he a celebrity r142?

by Anonymousreply 143April 14, 2017 5:16 AM

He was a Football player, so that's some kind of celebrity I guess.

He's on Facebook looking like a haggard elderly troll doll complete with the sagging paunch and shoe-polish dye-job. Of course, he's a Trump supporter.

by Anonymousreply 144April 14, 2017 11:34 AM

[137]Yeah they're real.When Atkins originally posed in 1982,Playgirl cropped the photos to the pubes line,but these versions came out later on the web.Chris has been known to sign them at autograph conventions.

by Anonymousreply 145April 15, 2017 9:33 AM

[130]Yup sure did.Oops.

by Anonymousreply 146April 15, 2017 9:37 AM

R49 - You're getting a hard on from recalling a magazine image from 43 years ago? Since you're probably in your 70's now, I highly doubt that. I suspect you're engaging in some creative writing there. Your last hard on was when Ford was President.

And, most of these men are quite unattractive, but fit the DL mold of being what older gay men on here see as 'masculine'. The guy at R142 is fucking ugly, but gets idolized on here? Unbelievable.

by Anonymousreply 147April 15, 2017 10:09 AM

Atkins was it for me. I was young and like some others here came to his pics many times. Oh the fantasy...

by Anonymousreply 148April 15, 2017 10:15 AM

r147 got strangely triggered by this thread

Pills dear. Get some.

by Anonymousreply 149April 15, 2017 10:21 AM

Thanks R135-R141. Christopher George was a ruggedly handsome man. He held his own up against younger studs in this thread poll.

However.. I'd kick ^ C.G. out of bed in a nano second for Sam Jones !! Flash Gordon in the flesh was smoking hot.. He and Timothy Dalton made the campy 1980 classic Flash Gordon one of my favorite guilty pleasure flicks.

by Anonymousreply 150April 15, 2017 1:41 PM

I remember thinking Sam Jones was really blond and then he turns out to be almost a brunette in Playgirl. I was a tad let down. Jim Brown was very hot, I was so excited about seeing a studly black man nude, thanks Jim!. Atkins was a little too twinky for me.

by Anonymousreply 151April 15, 2017 1:54 PM

I've asked this before , and I'll ask again. What happened to Playgirl? the best vehicle ever for beautiful men went the way of South Vietnam. Why?

by Anonymousreply 152April 15, 2017 5:06 PM

Lou Zivkovich was coaching high school football in California when his spread in Playgirl appeared. Needless to say, he lost his coaching job

by Anonymousreply 153April 15, 2017 5:23 PM

I always remember this guy...my all-time favorite, so handsome and sexy: Antonio Contrelle (Playgirl - July 1981 and Man of the Year 1982)

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by Anonymousreply 154April 15, 2017 7:30 PM

Where is Tony Contrelle today, I wonder? He was very very hot but 1981 was almost 40 years ago.

Was he an actor?

by Anonymousreply 155April 15, 2017 9:43 PM

[148]]Agreed.Yeah Chris Atkins' ass was a young wankers dream!I'm sure many a dirty-old-man got off to him as well lol.

by Anonymousreply 156April 16, 2017 9:43 AM

I knew an old guy who had to have been 55 or 60 when the Christopher Atkins layout came out and all could talk about was how often he masturbated to those pics.It was a little unsettling!I was maybe 18 at the time.

by Anonymousreply 157April 17, 2017 7:33 AM

Always like Stephen Scott aka porn's Mark Davis.

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by Anonymousreply 158April 17, 2017 8:08 AM

Even if Playgirl were brought back to life, it would be ruined by the current fetish for hairlessness and baby faces. Give me these hot, mature, masculine and oh so HAIRY studs from the '70s! Grawr!!

by Anonymousreply 159April 17, 2017 9:02 AM

Bill McAnally, baby! One of the first stiff boners, glowing in the shaft of sun like a prize.

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by Anonymousreply 160April 17, 2017 9:05 AM

I like how Playgirl men are sort of worked out BUT not too muscular. I don't like it when you can see all the ligaments and muscle outlines. Too gross.

BTW I think Playgirl still publishes. It just is really cheap and trashy though nowadays.

by Anonymousreply 161April 17, 2017 9:05 AM

I was about 13 when I first saw the Chris Atkins nude pix. Up to that point, I had been so worried about my own size. When I saw Chris' pix, and realized I was bigger than him, it made me feel much better.

by Anonymousreply 162April 17, 2017 9:59 AM

As I have stated many times, Jim Brown was the ultimate. I'll always wonder what really possessed him to do it. Always fantasize about what football greats should have followed him.

by Anonymousreply 163April 17, 2017 8:25 PM

I can still occasionally rub one out to old Playgirls.It's nostalgia masturbation!Christopher Atkins,Fabian,George Maharis,all still work for me.

by Anonymousreply 164April 24, 2017 7:14 AM

Was PG the primary source of jack off material back in the day?

by Anonymousreply 165May 2, 2017 9:17 PM

You guys saying Chris Atkins has tiny meat should know better than to judge a flaccid penis. He's probably an average 6 inches or so when erect.

by Anonymousreply 166May 2, 2017 9:38 PM

Jim Brown's body is a work of art. He's a bit busted looking in the face however. Brown is definitely NOT a pretty boy. But the fact that he was an excellent athlete, a workable actor, and a sizzling centerfold model, all speak very highly of him. He's ruggedly handsome and probably threw down a most awesome fuck. His skin is like chocolate silk. Mmmm, chocolate melts in your mouth...and your hands too.

by Anonymousreply 167May 2, 2017 10:02 PM

Many, many thanks r167. The world owes him a debt of gratitude akin to, well let's say, Nelson Mandela?

by Anonymousreply 168May 2, 2017 10:44 PM

I do not care if Chris Atkins has tiny meat or not.He has a GREAT ass!

by Anonymousreply 169May 3, 2017 10:33 PM

Bill Douglas was utter perfection. i recall seeing other photos not published in Playgirl from the same shoot, in a hardback arty nudes book by the same photographer, where Big Bill was swinging a hard dick. It was years ago, and very expensive, so I didn't buy it and don't have the photos, nor can I find them online.

But he was the perfect stud.

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by Anonymousreply 170May 3, 2017 10:53 PM

The newer Playgirl photos were dominated by gay porn stars.

by Anonymousreply 171May 3, 2017 10:59 PM

Jim Brown was quite ruggedly handsome imho. When I first saw him in 100 Guns, a mere babe I was, I lusted for him.

by Anonymousreply 172May 6, 2017 2:12 PM

Shit, what a body on Bill Douglas!

by Anonymousreply 173May 6, 2017 3:38 PM

R170, Douglas actually sued the photographer when some of his photos were sold to BlueBoy and used in an ad. He said his original intent was to have some fun and meet some girls and after the ad, people assumed he was gay.

by Anonymousreply 174May 6, 2017 3:53 PM

Good story, r170. Pity more guys as gorgeous as he was didn't have the same idea.

by Anonymousreply 175May 6, 2017 5:30 PM

Yes, R174. I found a few links to an old syndicated article about that in newspapers of the day. Fireman Bill Cashman! I wonder whatever happened to him.

The Blueboy pics were innocuous. The arty book was called 'The Natural Man,' available on amazon and ebay for about $40.

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by Anonymousreply 176May 6, 2017 6:14 PM

also, it's disappointing to read that my fave stud didn't want to be associated with "aberrrant sexual behavior."

Mary!

by Anonymousreply 177May 6, 2017 6:17 PM

Thanks for the article, r176.

by Anonymousreply 178May 6, 2017 8:51 PM

[quote]it's disappointing to read that my fave stud didn't want to be associated with "aberrrant sexual behavior."

But that's the best kind!

by Anonymousreply 179May 7, 2017 1:17 AM

here's a semi-erect picture of Christopher Atkins where he doesn't look so small.

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by Anonymousreply 180May 7, 2017 3:48 AM

Did Bill Cashman the fireman pose under his own name? link?

by Anonymousreply 181May 7, 2017 3:52 AM

I loved Sam J. Jones. I saw his nudes when I was like in about 9th grade. Love his look.

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by Anonymousreply 182May 7, 2017 3:56 AM

This guy, Paul Anthony Crewe, was my favorite.

Looking at him now, there's a vague resemblance to Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter)

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by Anonymousreply 183May 7, 2017 4:05 AM

Sam Jones and Chris Atkins were the hottest.I love blondes!

by Anonymousreply 184May 8, 2017 9:54 AM

R183 He looks like Harry

by Anonymousreply 185May 8, 2017 9:58 AM

Is Sam Jones really blond?

by Anonymousreply 186May 8, 2017 3:48 PM

I don't remember Chris Atkins being an actual centerfold.

by Anonymousreply 187May 8, 2017 7:38 PM

You're right technically.Atkins wasn't a "centerfold" per se.His was a "celebrity nude" pictorial.Small difference.Sam Jones wasn't a blonde until Flash Gordon.

by Anonymousreply 188May 9, 2017 4:55 AM

Surprising how few of PG centerfolds ever went on to regular acting careers. Sam Jones, and Steve Bond are the only ones I can think of.

by Anonymousreply 189May 9, 2017 5:00 AM

It's true.The early centerfolds were already established in their careers.I can't think of any other later ones either.Granted it wasn't until the 90's with Pamela Anderson and Jenny McCarthy,that Playboy became a part of the star-making machinery either.And it started up in the 1950s.

by Anonymousreply 190May 9, 2017 5:11 AM

I found my original copy of Christopher Atkins Playgirl the other day while cleaning out my mother's garage.Held up pretty well all things considered-well considering all the "use" it got at the time😊A little embarassing knowing she said to find it and store it away.

by Anonymousreply 191May 23, 2017 4:06 AM

William Bumdriller

by Anonymousreply 192May 23, 2017 5:56 AM

James Waldrop. (his gay porn name was J.W.King)

by Anonymousreply 193May 23, 2017 7:54 AM

Now people are just listing non-celebrities.

by Anonymousreply 194May 23, 2017 8:00 AM

Peter Lupus all the way. His role as the "Mr. Galaxy" Adonis in Muscle Beach Party was mostly forgettable until the end when his daddy hauled him off screen to paddle him for his truculence. "You haven’t truly lived until you’ve seen Peter Lupus weep “Don’t spank me!” at the former star of M"... It is what fantasies are made of for those of us who crave nothing more than fantasizing about gorgeous bodybuilders getting dominated and treated like the bad little boys that they are.

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by Anonymousreply 195May 23, 2017 8:14 AM

If you ever saw J W King, youd know he was a celebrity

by Anonymousreply 196May 23, 2017 10:32 AM

He wa really fine. Dead at 31.

by Anonymousreply 197May 24, 2017 12:47 AM

I was so in love with Steve Bond

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by Anonymousreply 198May 24, 2017 1:01 AM

Steve Bond was gorgeous when he was young, but didn't age very well.

by Anonymousreply 199May 24, 2017 1:08 AM

I'd still hit it.

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by Anonymousreply 200May 24, 2017 1:12 AM

Were Playgirl centerfolds ever uncut? Asking for a friend, I prefer cut.

by Anonymousreply 201May 24, 2017 1:19 AM

A lot of them are at

blackdogue.net

by Anonymousreply 202May 24, 2017 1:29 AM

Anyone ever encounter JW King?

by Anonymousreply 203May 24, 2017 1:32 AM

Am I the only one that prefers old Steve Bond to young Steve Bond?

by Anonymousreply 204May 24, 2017 3:05 AM

Probably. Not that I wouldn't roll with old Steve but I'd rather have a time machine and get a go at young Steve.

by Anonymousreply 205May 24, 2017 3:22 AM

Brian Buzzini.....mmmm

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by Anonymousreply 206May 24, 2017 3:42 AM

That fireman's hair looks better in the newspaper article.

by Anonymousreply 207May 24, 2017 3:43 AM

I'm constantly fascinated by the wide range of taste expressed in these kinds of threads.

Personally, I'm a big beefy Peter Lupus/Jim Brown fan and don't find much eroticism in Chris Atkins, Sam Jones or Brian Buzzini. But it takes all kinds.......

by Anonymousreply 208May 24, 2017 3:50 AM

I'm glad I find something in ALL of them.

by Anonymousreply 209May 24, 2017 3:55 AM

Yes, and that way,we don't have to fight over anyone.

by Anonymousreply 210May 24, 2017 3:55 AM

When. I saw those Chris Atkins pics I fantasized giving him a good,hard spanking.

by Anonymousreply 211June 6, 2017 10:09 AM

I love that these guys have full untrimmed bushes.

by Anonymousreply 212June 6, 2017 10:41 AM

Me too.So much hotter!

by Anonymousreply 213June 9, 2017 9:58 AM

Did Playgirl ever show butthole?By accident even?

by Anonymousreply 214June 29, 2017 5:05 AM

Funny, Chris fantasized about your giving him a good hard spanking.

by Anonymousreply 215June 29, 2017 7:19 AM

You have his phone?Huh?

by Anonymousreply 216June 29, 2017 8:29 AM

[R190] Marilyn Monroe was the first "Playboy" centerfold.

by Anonymousreply 217June 29, 2017 10:14 AM

Marilyn never posed for Playboy.Hefner bought her nude calendar to start the magazine.

by Anonymousreply 218July 2, 2017 7:08 AM

Sam was the bomb.

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by Anonymousreply 219July 2, 2017 7:29 PM

Love that bush!

by Anonymousreply 220July 2, 2017 7:32 PM

Jim Brown, not only for his assets, but his eyes are totally seductive...Fred Williamson is surely handsome enough to come in second, but his "I love me, don't YOU?' waters down his assets.

by Anonymousreply 221July 2, 2017 8:38 PM

r221, bravo. I sure would like to have seen Fred Williamson's assets.

by Anonymousreply 222July 2, 2017 8:47 PM

Which one had the nicest ass?

by Anonymousreply 223July 7, 2017 10:54 AM

Jim Brown was definitely the end all be all for sure. The man had a body on him.

by Anonymousreply 224July 7, 2017 11:13 AM

Christopher Atkins had the nicest ass for sure.

by Anonymousreply 225July 19, 2017 10:54 AM

A toss-up between two extremes. C. Atkins and P. Lupus.

by Anonymousreply 226July 19, 2017 2:29 PM

Did Lupus show his ass?I don't remember seeing it in PG.

by Anonymousreply 227July 19, 2017 4:43 PM

No r227, he didn't. Nor did Jim Brown. Must have been overly proud of their endowment. Apparently Lupus regretted what he did very deeply.

by Anonymousreply 228July 19, 2017 9:58 PM

R225 I was a young teenager and remember wanting to touch and kiss that lovely ass.

by Anonymousreply 229July 19, 2017 10:24 PM

[R229]You make it sound so nice and romantic!I wanted to fuck him ha ha!

by Anonymousreply 230July 20, 2017 6:57 AM

Sam J Jones had the nicest cock,Christopher Atkins the nicest butt,and Jim Brown the nicest overall body.

by Anonymousreply 231July 30, 2017 8:19 PM

No love for Lyle Waggoner?

by Anonymousreply 232August 5, 2017 3:23 AM

Here's a newspaper article from 1984 where George Maharis, Steve Bond and Don Stroud talk about their feelings about posing for Playgirls several years after they did.

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by Anonymousreply 233September 13, 2017 7:53 AM

Matthew Rettenmund(?) of BoyCulture fame has just written a really good article on the history of Playgirl for the online Esquire magazine site.

by Anonymousreply 234November 23, 2017 8:33 AM

I believe in the mid 90s there was some magazine doing husband/wife nude layouts. I want to say Ben Murphy and Robert Culp were two of the subjects.

Till they can be found, there is this.

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by Anonymousreply 235November 23, 2017 9:07 AM

I love how Christopher Atkins tromped the competition to win in a 70’s poll,even though he didn’t pose until 1982.A lot of blonde twink-lovers on DL clearly!

by Anonymousreply 236April 30, 2019 2:05 AM

Fabian!!

by Anonymousreply 237April 30, 2019 3:00 AM

Atkins for the win!

by Anonymousreply 238March 22, 2020 4:51 AM

Bump

Because I need the memories of the mag in it’s heyday to erase the WTF image of pregnant Chloë in the relaunch. Seriously, WTF!? And because I need something light and meaningless to stave off election anxiety.

I actually think it could work if they can get male “celebrities” to pose. That was the only reason for buying the magazine once gay porn became easily accessible. To see your favourite man-meat like Chris Atkins in the buff between the pages of a magazine. And I think they have a better shot of convincing B-listers in this InstaHo and gender-blurred age. (Trevor Donovan are you listening?) Not as much stigma involved when huge stars like Bieber are constantly flashing their cock and ass all over the internet.

So who was your favourite of this poll? Who can you see posing nowadays?

by Anonymousreply 239November 3, 2020 6:43 AM

I still have such a soft spot for Playgirl. If I hadn’t had it as a sexual outlet back in deeply conservative smalltown Canada, I don’t know what I would have done. Probably exploded!...Well I did explode, several times a week over the Christopher Atkins issue after I acquired it:)

by Anonymousreply 240May 23, 2021 9:49 AM

Peter. Lupus. Yum.

by Anonymousreply 241May 23, 2021 11:29 AM

Bump.

Loved Playgirl back then. Especially the celeb nude issues.

by Anonymousreply 242May 5, 2022 11:51 AM

Stroking it to Playgirl! The closet cases greatest secret joy.

by Anonymousreply 243May 28, 2022 4:29 PM

Peter Steele, of course.

by Anonymousreply 244May 28, 2022 8:46 PM

Peter Lupus' cock was badly mutilated. I wish R70 Horst Wagenbauer and R141 Christopher George would have slid their foreskins forward over the dickheads and shown us their cocks in all their intact glory.

by Anonymousreply 245May 28, 2022 9:33 PM

Too bad Christopher Atkins didn’t get a chance to present hole!

by Anonymousreply 246May 29, 2022 7:54 AM

Tommy Chong?! Really?

by Anonymousreply 247June 1, 2022 1:18 PM

Weird how giant penises only came into vogue in the 70s. It started with gay pron, then spread to straight.

by Anonymousreply 248June 1, 2022 1:27 PM

R248 Size queens have always existed.

by Anonymousreply 249June 2, 2022 1:41 AM

Anyone have the issue where Christopher Atkins got split-roasted by Jim Brown and Fred Williamson?

by Anonymousreply 250June 2, 2022 1:44 AM

Did some Eldergays actually PREFER jacking off to Playgirl over Mandate or Blueboy etc, or was it just an availability issue?

by Anonymousreply 251July 1, 2022 5:44 PM

Peter Lupus’ Guide to Radiant Health and Beauty: Mission Possible for Women

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by Anonymousreply 252July 1, 2022 5:56 PM

^^This may be the kitschyist thing I have EVER seen. I love it!^^

by Anonymousreply 253July 2, 2022 2:20 AM

Wasn’t Peter Lupus’s giant cock put in a poster from PG?

by Anonymousreply 254July 2, 2022 2:22 AM

We should have had a magazine with pics of Peter Lupus or Jim Brown or Don Stroud fucking Christopher Atkins or Fabian up the ass. Now THAT would have been a best seller!

by Anonymousreply 255July 2, 2022 2:30 AM

Did Playgirl ever show butthole?

by Anonymousreply 256July 5, 2022 11:36 PM

It was an availability issue, R251. I could find Playgirl at Walden Books, many drug stores, and even some grocery stores. I had to go to a head shop to see a Blueboy or a Mandate, and it was a little out of the way for me. Plus, I realized the models in the gay-focused publications had already established a career in porn, whereas Playgirl featured accessible Joe Average men whom you might see in a shopping mall or a movie theater or an airport some time.

by Anonymousreply 257July 6, 2022 12:08 AM

Playgirl published the last monthly print issue in June 2008. It went bi-monthly for four print issues and then published seasonally until 2015.

by Anonymousreply 258July 6, 2022 12:19 AM

I kinda like older Steve Bond better.

by Anonymousreply 259July 6, 2022 12:38 AM

Steve Rally and big thick boner got me off many times. His later workout thong-posing videos were unintentionally campy.

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by Anonymousreply 260July 6, 2022 1:00 AM

What? No Merlin Olson?

by Anonymousreply 261July 6, 2022 1:08 AM

Steve Rally in the cheesy 'Hunkercize' (excerpt)

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by Anonymousreply 262July 6, 2022 1:12 AM

I'm going to venture slightly to Foxy Lady magazine, a Playgirl competitor which had a brief life in print.

Here is Tony Stefano, who played the part of the deceased Jeff Curtis, the man Peter Proud (played by Michael Sarrazin) believes he was in a former life in "the Reincarnation of Peter Proud".

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by Anonymousreply 263July 6, 2022 4:53 AM

Stefano was also a well-known male model who posed for clothing ads in the likes of GQ and Esquire.

by Anonymousreply 264July 6, 2022 4:54 AM

Foxy Lady also featured Joe Pepitone, a well-known major league baseball player in his prime. He was a New York Yankee for the majority of his career.

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by Anonymousreply 265July 6, 2022 4:57 AM

There was also a major league pitcher named Dick Baney who played for the Cincinnati Reds when I was a teenager living in Cincinnati. You can imagine how pleased I was when he posed full frontal in Playgirl in 1977. You couldn't find his issue locally, it sold out right away.

by Anonymousreply 266July 6, 2022 5:03 AM

I don't see Baney on this list, but he is mentioned in ebay sales of a few Playgirls issues. Face is familiar.

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by Anonymousreply 267July 14, 2022 4:56 AM

baseball cock craving

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by Anonymousreply 268July 14, 2022 4:58 AM

Dan Schiller; hot body, hot cock.

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by Anonymousreply 269July 14, 2022 5:04 AM

I haven't gone through all the posts, but where is Burt Reynolds? Wasn't he the first?

The one I wish would have posed in his best years was Olympic champ speed skater Eric Heiden. OMG, those thighs!

by Anonymousreply 270July 14, 2022 5:08 AM

R270 Burt Reynolds posed for Cosmopolitan, not Playgirl. His centrefold is probably the most famous beefcake photo ever taken, but I’ve always found it pretty lame. I much prefer the butt-shots he put out around the same time. THOSE I’ve gotten off to several times!

by Anonymousreply 271July 22, 2022 7:23 AM

Okay people you’ve gotten off course here. This thread is about favourite celebrity Playgirl layouts, not your favourite random dude who posed.

by Anonymousreply 272July 22, 2022 7:25 AM

R267 He posed as Richard Lee Baney.

by Anonymousreply 273July 22, 2022 7:29 AM

What do you think the percentage was of male vs. female buyers/subscribers of Playgirl back in it’s heyday? The most honest account from PG executives I’ve heard is 60% female/40 % male. I call bullshit. More like 75% male/25 female. Playgirl would never have lasted as long as it did without it’s gay consumers. Fact.

by Anonymousreply 274July 24, 2022 7:50 AM

I remember ladies working in offices in the 80s and 90s sneaking a peek at a Playgirl brought in by one of them and dishing about the men inside. They talked about the models' hair, faces, chests, dick sizes, bulbous heads, bushes, balls, asses... We men humored them. I meant multiple offices where I worked to build my career. They wouldn't be able to do that today.

I was still scared to buy a Playgirl, fearing someone I knew would see me buying it. I don't know how many men I can speak for, but it certainly affected the reported percentage of men looking at the magazine. By the mid-90s, I felt confident enough to buy a Playgirl every month at Borders bookstores.

by Anonymousreply 275July 25, 2022 12:22 AM

Jean-Paul Vignon was a French/Italian actor and singer who appeared on American TV, movies and music charts. He sang at the Miss Universe Pageant in 1967 and was the centerfold in the December 1973 issue of Playgirl. You have to be an eldergay to remember him.

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by Anonymousreply 276July 25, 2022 12:37 AM

R275 I think they based those stats more on subscription numbers. Someone who worked at Playgirl back in the day basically said that they would get a lot of subscriptions with initials only for first names, like R. Smith. I bet 90% of those were from closeted gay men.

by Anonymousreply 277August 2, 2022 5:25 AM

I loved the celebrity buns issues.

by Anonymousreply 278September 10, 2022 7:35 AM

I certainly spunk-splattered the pages of many a shoplifted Playgirl in my time.

by Anonymousreply 279September 19, 2022 11:16 PM

R266, try looking for Richard Lee Baney. Yep, he's nude in his pics.

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by Anonymousreply 280September 19, 2022 11:39 PM

Dick Baney pitched for the Cincinnati Reds when I was a teenager. I thought he was hot back then. You can imagine my reaction when I saw him full-frontal... I didn't expect he would show everything off. Bold, but I give him credit; other athletes appeared in Playgirl, and most of them showed a bit of bush, but that was it.

by Anonymousreply 281September 20, 2022 3:34 AM

Don Williams was a professional football player, but not in the NFL. Another full-frontal athlete to go with Jim Brown and Richard Lee Baney.

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by Anonymousreply 282September 20, 2022 3:37 AM

Someone should do a favourite pro-athletes who posed for Playgirl poll. Mine would hands down be John Matuszak. Sexy big bear ass yum!

by Anonymousreply 283September 20, 2022 4:52 PM

I’ve still got the original Atkins issue from 1982. Still jerk off to it.

by Anonymousreply 284October 2, 2022 6:32 AM

I still love Playgirl as an artifact from another time. In a strange way it perfectly mirrored the gay experience in the USA from that time to the present. Started off closeted and ended up…well, out and proud but oddly splintered and not really knowing what it wants.

And more than a bit schizoid. Everyone knows that Playgirl survived as long as it did because of closeted gay men who bought it to jerk off to. Yet it was marketed rather stridently and defiantly as Entertainment For Women. Only in America!

by Anonymousreply 285November 8, 2022 1:58 AM

This is fucking decades ago. Were we supposed to have kept detailed notes?

by Anonymousreply 286November 8, 2022 3:13 AM

R285 My sister-in-law used to buy it, and I would steal her copies. She later came out as a lesbian!

by Anonymousreply 287November 8, 2022 3:15 AM

Antonio Contrelle (Playgirl - July 1981 and Man of the Year 1982)

Handsome, sexy...at the top of my list

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by Anonymousreply 288November 8, 2022 4:20 AM

I used to buy Playgirl AND Playboy. Was I a closet bi? Nah. I was just fascinated by the celebs that would pose nude for both.

by Anonymousreply 289November 8, 2022 6:51 AM

r288 haha I grew up in rural midwest and he was the first guy with an uncut cock I had ever seen. I didn't even know what that meant, only that it was different than mine and any other cock I had I seen. Have been obsessed ever since (suck it DL uncut cock haters!!)

by Anonymousreply 290November 8, 2022 6:57 AM

Contrelle’s bush gives me life.

by Anonymousreply 291November 8, 2022 5:39 PM

R270 Burt Reynolds was Cosmopolitan magazine.

by Anonymousreply 292November 10, 2022 6:00 PM

R291 Is he a celebrity?

by Anonymousreply 293November 10, 2022 6:02 PM

Anthony Contrelle was a high-fashion model at the time of his centerfold.

by Anonymousreply 294November 11, 2022 2:52 AM

My Angel is a Centrefold!!

by Anonymousreply 295November 14, 2022 4:58 PM

I was always hot for the Steve Stone (pro baseball player) pictorial. Even though be barely showed anything, as a young gayling, I was enchanted by his hairy chest

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by Anonymousreply 296November 14, 2022 5:11 PM

As an ass man, I loved when Playgirl put out the Buns/Men’s Cheeks special issues. Those were my go to j/o favourites!

by Anonymousreply 297November 16, 2022 5:11 PM

What about Dirk Shafer? He was hot.

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by Anonymousreply 298November 16, 2022 8:01 PM

Dirk Shafer became a celebrity after the centerfold was published. He wrote, directed and starred in a "mock"umentary about his time as Playgirl's Man of the Year. That was the name of the film, "Man of the Year".

by Anonymousreply 299November 16, 2022 11:24 PM

Playgirl Hunks on Sally Jesse Raphael!

News at Eleven.

by Anonymousreply 300November 16, 2022 11:41 PM

Anyone ever meet one of the celebs in the poll and have them sign their Playgirl issue? What was the reaction?

by Anonymousreply 301November 18, 2022 5:04 PM

I pounded my pud relentlessly to that Christopher Atkins layout when it first came out!

by Anonymousreply 302November 24, 2022 7:05 AM
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