Seven Contemporary Artists Make Playboy Spreads

Sixty years after Hugh Hefner founded Playboy, the long-running men's magazine once known for its high-brow selection of short stories and "classy" nudes has given seven contemporary artists free rein to submit artwork inspired by the centerfold. The end result is a four-page article in the January–February 2013 issue that includes

Writer Jay McInerney Invites the Glam Literati to Take a "Sleep No More" Tour Into His New Short Story

“Because you’re here,” said Brooke Geahan, standing in a red-tinted room within the maze of the McKittrick Hotel. “Because you’re here now, you’re part of the special people.”Geahan, doyenne of New York’s swank literary shindigs, was addressing a few dozen good-looking creative types sitting at café tables and sipping champagne, all