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Hugh Hefner's Daughter and Sons Dine Together a Night After His Death - E! Online

As Hugh Hefner's children mourn his loss, the kids are sticking together. After the magazine mogul passed away at his beloved Playboy Mansion surrounded by loved ones on Wednesday, Hefner's daughter Christie Hefner and sons David Hefner, Marston ...and more »

How will Playboy will survive without its iconic creator? - NEWS.com.au

PLAYBOY was built around Hugh Hefner. Now that he's gone, can the iconic brand even survive or will it become a relic of a bygone era? Diana Falzone. Fox NewsSeptember 30, 20179:59pm. Video; Image ...and more »

How This Playboy Centerfold Model Became the “First Lady of the Internet” - Chicagomag.com

Once upon a time Playboy was ubiquitous in a way that seems unimaginable now. In The New Yorker, Joan Acocella reports that “by the end of the sixties, one-fourth of all American college men were buying his magazine every month.” The plausible reasons ...and more »

Chicago Hip - City Journal

Hugh Hefner, who died this week at 91, never quite made it to maturity. That was the source of his regal riches. It was also the reason for his imperial downfall. The child of puritanical parents, Hefner grew up in Chicago, graduated from the ...and more »

Hugh Hefner left a problematic legacy, but his Playboy Jazz Festival endures - Los Angeles Times

A figure who was as influential as he was polarizing, Hugh Hefner built an empire that was ultimately based on ideas. Sure, the dominant ones could easily be called lascivious — as well as exploitative, and inarguably retrograde — but his Playboy ...and more »

The 16 most bizarre facts about Hugh Hefner's life - INSIDER

Hugh Hefner, Playboy's founder, lived a wild life. Before building a multi-million-dollar brand around the objectification of women, he served in World War II and toiled in the publishing industry. Later, as an entertainment magnate, he kick-started ...and more »

Hugh Hefner: Searching for the teenage boy in every man - Chicago Tribune

Hugh Hefner's death last week at age 91 brought to mind a special piece of history that we have in our house: a Braille edition of Playboy magazine. Yes, when subscribers to the Braille version of Playboy say, “I only read it for the articles,” you ...and more »

Hugh Hefner, the murder of Dorothy Stratten and the dark side of Playboy - Chicago Tribune

Hugh Hefner grieved in green silk. One of his most promising Playboy Playmates, 20-year-old Dorothy Stratten, had been murdered, and Hefner was giving Village Voice writer Teresa Carpenter a glimpse at what he had otherwise kept private. After Stratten ...and more »

My Father and Hugh Hefner: The Greatest Rivalry in Porn - Daily Beast

My father hated Hugh Hefner. Which I always thought was irrational and, by the end of his life, just force of habit, something he no longer felt with any real emotion, a default position for which the source code had long been lost. If it hadn't been ...and more »

Here's what will happen to the Playboy Mansion - Starts at 60

Back in 2016, the Mansion sold with the special caveat that Hefner would continue to live there until his death. At the age of 91, Hugh Hefner passed away from natural causes, which means we're about to see a massive change for Playboy. Cooper Hefner ...and more »