Following a split with his business partner, Ritter sold his share in Playgirl in I bumped into him a few years later at a [Directors Guild of America] Awards dinner. I'd walk past these monitors of genitalia magnified at percent, getting color-corrected. If I told them in advance, I probably wouldn't have gotten the gig. I think a lot of guys who were probably still in the closet could go to the supermarket and say, "It's for my girlfriend.
Ingrid. Age: 28.
Zina Klapper: Some of the people on the editorial staff had come out of the porn industry because Larry Flynt had moved Hustler from Ohio to L.
Kylie. Age: 29.
A Penis on Every Page: The Rise and Fall of Playgirl
In Playgirl 's introductory issue, most of the models were modestly posed, with hints of pubic hair showing and nude shots from behind. After a brief experiment banning frontal nudity in , Playgirl pivoted back to sex and moved from Century City to Manhattan. We were in a restaurant and I'm sitting there with all of these women, three martinis into it, listening to them fight. Colleen Kane senior editor, —07 : When I told my parents I was taking a job at Playgirl , my mom just laughed for, I don't know, maybe ten minutes. Playgirl was the bastard stepchild that they didn't focus on, because they're guys, so they don't gravitate towards cock.