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NBC PROGRAMMERS DO THE BUNNY HOP

August 2, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC’s upcoming The Playboy Club is not nearly so controversial as its critics say it is, the show’s producers maintained on Monday. Responding to claims by the conservativeParents Television Council that the series promotes pornography and by feminists that it objectifies women, executive producer Ian Biederman said that the Playboy Bunnies appearing in the series […]

PARENTS GROUP GOES BUGS OVER BUNNIES

July 28, 2011 by · 7 Comments 

The Parents Television Council, which has spearheaded the battle against what it regards as indecent content on broadcast television, is stepping up its attack on the upcoming NBC drama, The Playboy Club. While the series presumably contains no nudity, it does contain plenty of cleavage, promos indicate, as well as double entendres and shots of […]

FRANCO TELLS PLAYBOY WHY HE BOMBED AT OSCARS

July 12, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

James Franco knew he was going to bomb as a host on this year’s Oscars telecast well before the show ever went on the air, he suggests in the current edition of Playboy. “For three or four weeks we shot the promos and the little film that played in the opening,” he said. “In the […]

PENTHOUSE FOUNDER GUCCIONE DEAD AT 79

October 21, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Bob Guccione, who in 1969 one-upped Playboy magazine with his Penthouse magazine featuring full-frontal female nudity, has died in Plano, TX of cancer at age 79. The magazine also published numerous investigative features, the most famous of which brought down millionaire televangelist Jimmy Swaggart in 1989. Guccione also tried his hand at movie production, infamously […]