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Revolving Door Newsletter: 09.26.06

Does Adding a GQ-er Make Penthouse Safe for Work?

September 26, 2006
Up for discussion this morning: Is Penthouse a real magazine again? Mark Healy certainly thinks so. The well-regarded articles editor of GQ has cast his lot with the remade girlie magazine, signing on as its first editor-in-chief since Bob Guccione, Sr. was deposed after bankruptcy proceedings. Just in case you haven't been paying attention, Penthouse was bought a few years ago by a couple of private equity guys who toned the content down to Playboy-like levels. They've since hired ex-Playboy publisher Diane Silberstein, ex-Playboy TV chief James English, and now Healy, who ...

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