Hugh Hefner, Iconic Founder of Playboy, has died at age 91

Hugh Hefner, Iconic Founder of Playboy, has died at age 91

Hugh Hefner, Iconic Founder of Playboy, has died at age 91 Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner dies at the Playboy Mansion at age 91. “He defined a lifestyle and ethos that lie at the heart of the Playboy brand, one of the most recognizable and enduring in history,” son Cooper says. Hugh Hefner, the founder of Playboy magazine, died Wednesday at his Beverly Hills-area home, the Playboy Mansion, at age 91. “Hugh M. Hefner, the…

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Rare Vintage Footage and Photos of David Bowie in Bangkok

Rare Vintage Footage and Photos of David Bowie in Bangkok

David Bowie waived his usual US$1 million fee for his ‘Serious Moonlight Tour’ in Bangkok back in 1983 and appeared to be having “the time of his life” exploring the city. David Bowie’s concert in Thailand on the night of Dec 5, 1983, was not supposed to happen. With a price tag of US$1 million per show, a Bowie concert was too expensive for those who hoped to lure him here. Yet, the singer took…

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50 Reasons NOT to Date a Photographer

50 Reasons NOT to Date a Photographer

50 Reasons NOT to Date a Photographer It’s no secret that Photographers, for the most part, are a different breed. They blend the lines between artist and businessman/woman. Their tools are expensive, and with technology constantly improving the money pit is endless. This is just one reason why a photographer may not be the best person to date. This article is meant to be tongue and cheek, but some points are so true they are funny. It’s sure…

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Robert Mapplethorpe – the Hustler with a Hasselblad who Thrilled and Horrified America

Robert Mapplethorpe – the Hustler with a Hasselblad who Thrilled and Horrified America

When we say Robert Mapplethorpe, what you say? Well, we think you say sexuality, provocation and inspiration, but more about it below. One of the most prolific and influential artists of the twentieth century, American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, the master of art photography, famed for his highly controversial and sexually explicit images, radically changed the preconceptions of medium and stretched its boundaries, both in themes and style. Mapplethorpe’s diverse body of work, includes portraiture and…

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10 Most Controversial Moments in the History of Photography

10 Most Controversial Moments in the History of Photography

An IPO from Snapchat, the photo-sharing app, has caused a major stir. But it’s far from the first time photography has been controversial. Snap Inc., better known as Snapchat, which recently launched an IPO valued at a staggering $30 billion, has started calling itself a “camera company.” “The camera is the core,” a Snap investor told Vanity Fair. “It used to be that photos were only used to make memories. Now, the camera is being…

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Playboy Is Naked Again And It Is Awesome

Playboy Is Naked Again And It Is Awesome

Playboy is back to peddling nudes. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Playboy has announced its 63-year-old magazine will return to publishing naked women. In 2015, the magazine, faced with competition from the internet where anything goes when it comes to sex, stopped running images of unclothed young ladies. By all accounts, including my own, the results were terrible. Now, Playboy Enterprises is back in the skin game with its March/April 2017 issue. I took…

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