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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

HUGH Hefner was the tour de force behind the iconic Playboy brand he started in 1953, but will his legacy survive and thrive after his death? “The brand will live for a long, long time. The bunny head is one of the most recognisable logos in the world ...and more »

Speaking Ill of Hugh Hefner - New York Times

Hugh Hefner, gone to his reward at the age of 91, was a pornographer and chauvinist who got rich on masturbation, consumerism and the exploitation of women, aged into a leering grotesque in a captain's hat, and died a pack rat in a decaying manse where ...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 »

In the Playboy Mansion, Hugh Hefner created a house of hedonism that may not survive him - Los Angeles Times

The Gothic Tudor was one of many estates built for Los Angeles' wealthy class during the boom years of the 1920s, an ornate European revival sitting slightly out of place in a Westside canyon. But in the 1970s, Playboy publisher Hugh Hefner saw the ...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: 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 »

Reading Playboy for the stories: The magazine's long partnership with science fiction - FactorDaily

The year was 1955. An SF writer named Charles Beaumont had just written a sci-fi story called The Crooked Man, set in a future where heterosexuals are persecuted in a world dominated by homosexual people, and where heterosexuality is stigmatised and ...and more »

Who Actually Led the Sexual Revolution? (Hint: It's Not Hugh Hefner) - HuffPost

Who actually led the sexual revolution? I'll give you a hint, it wasn't Hugh Hefner. When Hefner, the creator of Playboy Magazine, died on September 28th, an Associated Press writer splashed across the headline, “Hugh Hefner, leader of the sexual ...and more »

Hefner's former valet reflects on 'Pig Nights' with hookers and Hef - New York Post

From 1978 through 1979, Stefan Tetenbaum worked as Hugh Hefner's valet, doing everything from restocking the Playboy founder's fridge with necessities like perfectly chilled Pepsi to cleaning sex toys after Hefner's infamous “Pig Nights,” when the robe ...and more »