Access to legitimate information and thoughtful analysis is the lifeblood of a democracy, the basis of which people make decisions about who they vote for and what they believe in. And if you're only getting half the story, that certainly doesn't lead to an informed citizenry.
The world changed on us. In a world where there were singles bars in every city, women weren't going to go out and hang out in a Playboy Club.
I know what the attitudes of the readers are: These are guys who love women and respect women.
Any brand that attempts to live off a retro appeal is only going through a short second life cycle.
Before I went to work for 'Playboy,' I planned to apply to Yale to get a public policy master's. I felt drawn to go into politics. Even before that, my dream was to wind up either in the Senate or on the Supreme Court. I had big dreams as a little girl.
I've always believed that you need to find interactive applications on the Internet.
The power of Playboy is its appeal around the world.
Not only did I enjoy the creative side of Playboy and enjoy being surrounded by people who are curious about life, but I also love the analytical and hard business side of it.
I defend the right of almost everything to be published... because I think that you're better off in trusting the marketplace than allowing other people to make that decision.
I had an allowance, but I had to do things around the house to earn it. I think I always wanted my own money.
In any endeavor, you have to understand your tolerance for risk. What's a failure you can afford?
I'm among the many Chicagoans who love to take advantage of the opportunity to dine outdoors in the summer months.
Honestly, in retrospect, it probably was a little easier being an adolescent and not having people immediately know that Hef was my dad.
My mantra is, I want to work with people that I like to hang out with, who are smart, where I can add value, that I think is an interesting space.