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Dick Rosenzweig, Rt. Hand to Hugh Hefner for 50 yrs., Pres. of Pboy Jazz Fest Passes Away

*Richard (Dick) S. Rosenzweig, former Executive Vice-President at Playboy Enterprises, Inc., and longtime friend and trusted advisor to Hugh M. Hefner, passed away from pancreatic cancer in his home in Beverly Hills on Wednesday, May 6, 2020. His partner and wife of 53 years, Judy Henning, was by his side. “Dick loved life,” Henning reflected. […]

Berry Gordy’s Statement on the Passing of Hugh Marston Hefner

*For me, Hugh Marston Hefner was the epitome of friendship and love.  He was a true activist, a fighter for equality and a controversial revolutionary. We all know Hef loved women, but he loved many things, including jazz, old classic movies, his work on the magazine, and most of all his family and friends. Hef […]

America’s Legendary Playboy Hugh Hefner Dies at 91

*The man who arguably started a revolution and changed attitudes about sex, Hugh Hefner, is dead at the age of 91. According to Playboy Enterprises, Hef, as he liked to be called, was surrounded by loved ones and “peacefully passed away today from natural causes at his home.” “My father lived an exceptional and impactful […]

Woman Sues Bill Cosby AND Hugh Hefner Over Alleged Sexual Abuse

*Chloe Goins, a former model who claims Bill Cosby sexually abused her at the Playboy Mansion in 2008, has filed a lawsuit against the comedian as well as the mansion’s owner, Playboy founder Hugh Hefner. The suit filed Monday in Los Angeles claims Hefner knew or should have known that Cosby had drugged and sexually […]

New Book Details How Playboy/Hugh Hefner Changed Music, Influenced Integration

*Mention the name Hugh Hefner, and for the most part, thoughts of his iconic Playboy magazine, featuring photographs of women wearing nothing, comes to mind. For some, the name Hugh Hefner is synonymous with his Playboy mansion in Los Angeles, or his Playboy clubs that once stretched coast-to-coast and to international locales. For others, the […]

Bill Cosby’s Alleged Ex Mistress: ‘He Never Drugged Me’

*A woman who says she was Bill Cosby’s sidepiece for three years starting in 1979 is defending the comedian against claims from multiple women that he drugged and sexually assaulted them – despite his 2005 admission that he purchased drugs to give to women he wanted to sleep with. “What I’ve seen happening in the […]

Patty Farmer’s ‘Playboy Swings’ Releases in September

*Since the launch of Playboy magazine in 1953, two elements have been remarkably consistent: the first is the celebration of the world’s most beautiful & desirable women and the second is its involvement with music.  The Playboy experience was never just about sex—it was about lifestyle. And music—particularly the finest jazz, a personal passion of […]

Dick Gregory Finally Gets a Star on Walk of Fame, Praises ‘Selma’ (Watch)

*It’s been a long time coming but Dick Gregory finally received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. When asked why it took so long for the recognition, Gregory jokingly told Variety, “You know damn good and well why it took so long. I’ve been a bad boy.” Gregory receiving his star on Monday […]