The cheese stands alone: Where ‘Playboy’ gets modern sexuality wrong




When, in 2015, people picture Playboy as a crumpled magazine under a set of rusted mattress springs, something is wrong.

In an attempt to refresh, the men’s X-rated lifestyle publication announced Tuesday it would publish nudes no more, starting March 2016, leaving its future exposed and vulnerable to a wider but perhaps less dedicated audience.

In a nutshell, the geriatric brand could not compete with the Internet’s endless, millennial-driven supply of bizarre, hardcore and fetishist pornPlayboy‘s kitschy, objectifying pinups are out of touch with today’s wide and discerning pornography landscape. Read more…

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Social Media Jobs: Playboy Enterprises, OZY Media, Newsday Media Group


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