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Revolving Door Newsletter: 04.04.14
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The legendary playboy talks about creating an iconic public image, the brand's possible sale, and what he'd do differently if he was starting in media today.

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Gary Oldman Apologizes for Controversial Playboy Interview - Posted June 25, 2014
Gary Oldman has apologized for a recent interview with Playboy that began as a conversation about the actor's role in "Planet of the Apes" but quickly dissolved into an explosive tirade about the hypocrisy of liberal Hollywood and the double standard of ... [FishbowlDC]

Playboy's New iPhone App Pushes All the Right Buttons - Posted April 2, 2013
Beyond the beating that email gave to the U.S. Postal Service, it's difficult to imagine a brand more threatened by the Internet and digital technology than Playboy. We're a little surprised that the old bunny is still around, because today anyone can access pretty much every imag... [FishbowlDC]

5 Tips for Social Media Event Planning and Activation - Posted March 4, 2013
Today we bring you a guest post courtesy of Cara Kleinhaut, founder of award-winning event creative, production and design agency Caravents. In the last few weeks alone, Caravents has organized and promoted events r... [FishbowlDC]

Can Licensing Save the Playboy Brand? - Posted February 20, 2013
Say what you will about Playboy, notorious purveyor of softcore smut and reality TV (which are pretty much the same thing)--Hugh Hefner's creation remains an iconic American brand synonymous with "the good life" and a healthy serving of old-school misogyny. Unfort... [FishbowlDC]

PR and Porn Part 2: The Insider - Posted October 9, 2012
In yesterday's first chapter of our week-long series "PR and Porn," we introduced you to Br... [FishbowlDC]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted May 18, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Playboy Battles Vanity Fair Over Nudes of Marilyn Monroe, May 11 ... [FishbowlLA]

Playboy Wants Nothing to do with 'Tanning Mom' - Posted May 14, 2012
There is a God. Patricia Krentcil, better known as the "tanning mom," was caught... [FishbowlLA]

Playboy Battles Vanity Fair Over Nudes of Marilyn Monroe - Posted May 11, 2012
Marilyn Monroe, despite being dead for 50 years, still has a knack for stirring up controversy. The latest incident comes to us thanks to Vanity Fair, which promises to showcase Monroe's "Lost Nudes." Playboy, ... [FishbowlLA]

Hugh Hefner Says Goodbye to Chicago - Posted April 23, 2012
Playboy publisher Hugh Hefner officially said goodbye to Chicago this weekend, penning a guest op-ed column in the ... [FishbowlLA]

Marston Hefner Pleads No Contest in Assault Case - Posted March 20, 2012
Marston Hefner pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor domesti... [FishbowlLA]

LiLo Playboy Cover Breaking Sales Records? - Posted December 19, 2011
Is Hugh Hefner full of hot air? The Playboy publisher tweeted Sunday that "the ... [FishbowlLA]

Judge Doesn't Want Copy of LiLo's Playboy Issue - Posted December 14, 2011
Lindsay Lohan and Judge Stephanie Sautner sure have come a long way these past few months. After it appeared the actress was headed back to jail (for more tha... [10,000 Words]

Judge Doesn't Want Copy of LiLo's Playboy Issue - Posted December 14, 2011
Lindsay Lohan and Judge Stephanie Sautner sure have come a long way these past few months. After it appeared the actress was headed back to jail (for more tha... [FishbowlLA]

Lindsay Lohan Misses Ellen Appearance - Posted December 13, 2011
Lindsay Lohan had quite the Hawaiian getaway this past weekend. Someone stole $10,000 from her Chanel purse, she ... [FishbowlLA]

Playboy Publishing Leaving Chicago For LA - Posted December 13, 2011
The writing was on the wall in April when Playboy editorial director and chief content officer Jimmy Jellinek ... [FishbowlLA]

Playboy To Release Lindsay Lohan Issue Early - Posted December 10, 2011
Due to the leak this week of the Lindsay Lohan Playboy cover and spread, ... [FishbowlLA]

Lindsay Lohan to Debut Playboy Spread on Ellen - Posted December 7, 2011
Congrats (?) to Ellen DeGeneres for landing the debut of Lindsay Lohan's Playboy ... [FishbowlLA]

Lawsuit Filed Against Playboy For Favoring Women - Posted November 28, 2011
Steve Frye attended the "Lace Meets Leather" party at the Playboy Mansion and was blown away by the fact that men had to pay $1,000 while women got in for free. He was so blown away by having to pay that Frye... [FishbowlLA]

Playboy Moving to Beverly Hills in 2012 - Posted November 7, 2011
And since we are on the topic of Playboy, Hugh Hefner... [FishbowlLA]

Happy Holidays: Lindsay Lohan's Playboy Spread Hits Newsstands in December - Posted November 7, 2011
Dental work. Check. Five hours in jail. Check. Playboy photo shoot. Check. Things are ... [FishbowlLA]

Lindsay Lohan to Appear Nude in Playboy - Posted October 25, 2011
And the former child star doesn't come cheap. TMZ is reporting that Lohan will receive something more than Hef's original $750K offer, but less than her million dollar asking price. Shooting for the nu... [FishbowlLA]

Playboy Lowers Price to 60 Cents for October Issue - Posted September 12, 2011
In honor of NBC's new series The Playboy Club, Playboy is publishing a 1961-themed issue that will retail for just 60 cents -- the same price the magazine sold for in 1961. Laura Benanti from The Playboy Club is on the cover ... [FishbowlLA]

Hugh Hefner Is Alive, Twitter - Posted July 12, 2011
It's a strange phenomenon, these celebrity Twitter deaths that runs rampant on the network from time to time. Someone (for reasons that are completely unknown to me) starts the rumor that a particular larger-than-life figure has died, other latch on, and soon "RIP Celebrity" is trending on Twitter. Hugh Hefner was the... [10,000 Words]

Hugh Hefner Is Alive, Twitter - Posted July 12, 2011
It's a strange phenomenon, these celebrity Twitter deaths that runs rampant on the network from time to time. Someone (for reasons that are completely unknown to me) starts the rumor that a particular larger-than-life figure has died, other latch on, and soon "RIP Celebrity" is trending on Twitter. Hugh Hefner was the... [AllTwitter]

A Little Late | Yankees Have All The Fun | Dude Looks Like a Lady - Posted May 12, 2011
PRNewser: More from the Facebook mishap this morning, as the PR firm explains the social network's "assignment should have been... [FishbowlLA]

Los Angeles Journalist Interviews Helen Thomas For Playboy - Posted March 21, 2011
Helen Thomas, who was booted from the White House press corps last year after making controversial statements about Israel, took up the topic again in ... [FishbowlLA]

Just Reading Playboy for the Ads - Posted January 13, 2011
In the same week that Playboy Enterprises announced that it would ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Playboy Trouble: How Twitter Tinkered With Hugh Hefner's Engagement - Posted January 13, 2011
Once in a while, celebrity news reminds us just how gossip-y Twitter can be. This week, Hugh Hefner got engaged to one of his Playmates, Crystal Harris, and the news came out on Twitter. Of course, gossip web sites have been spreading news like this for ages, but when tweets are... [AllTwitter]

Is That a Hard Drive in Your Pocket, or Are You Just Happy to See 56 Years of Playboy? - Posted November 30, 2010
Playboy is putting the "hard" in hard drive, teaming up with Bondi Digital Publishing... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Bankruptcy on the Horizon for National Enquirer Publisher - Posted November 1, 2010
American Media Inc., publisher of several titles including National Enquirer, Shape, Star, and Radar Onli... [FishbowlLA]

What Is That Topless Lady Doing With The Sunday New York Times? - Posted October 4, 2010
We stumbled upon this page from an article in the January 1972 issue of Playboy. The article is called "What To Do With The Sunday New York Times" and the text in the lower right hand corner reads: ecology freaks, take note: all the news that's fit to print is fit to use! The... [FishbowlLA]

Playboy Makes An Offer To Ines Sainz - Posted September 30, 2010
Apparently Hugh Hefner is a fan of Ines Sainz. The TV Azteca reporter reportedly received an offer to ap... [TVNewser]

Playboy Makes An Offer To Ines Sainz - Posted September 30, 2010
Apparently Hugh Hefner is a fan of Ines Sainz. The TV Azteca reporter reportedly received an offer to ap... [SportsNewser]

Playgirl and Playboy Make Matching 'Celebrity' PR Moves - Posted October 9, 2009
Both Playgirl and Playboy are getting aggressive with "celebrity" PR maneuvers this week. Marge Simpson ... [FishbowlDC]

Playboy Not Playing With New York - Posted March 24, 2009
Playboy is closing down its New York office. The company confirmed today that they re vacating their lush pad on 5th Avenue and laying off 100 employees here in the city. ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Buy a Wonka Bar, Go to American Idol/Be on American Idol, Go to Playboy - Posted March 2, 2007
Wonka Chocolate bars, which seem to exist only in 99 cent stores, are offering the chance to win a trip to Hollywood and tickets to the American Idol Finale. You don't even have to try the chocolate and graham cracker conf... [FishbowlLA]

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