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October 3, 2017 1:00 PM Jared Leto to Star as Hugh Hefner in Biopic (Exclusive)

Leto will play the Playboy mogul in Brett Ratner's planned project. Jared Leto, 45, will soon be donning the iconic silk pajamas and smoking jacket of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, who died Sept. 27 at age 91, for an upcoming biopic from Brett Ratner. "Jared is an old friend," says Ratner, 48, who will direct the film. "When he heard I got the rights 111

October 1, 2017 11:10 PM Hugh Hefner: A dirty old man or a great sexual liberator?

In September 1995, the Censorship of Publications Appeal Board lifted the ban on Playboy magazine in the Republic of Ireland, a ban that was first imposed in 1959— six years after the magazine was launched in the USA. Two years after the scrapping of ban, a number of Playboy executives accompanied Victoria Silvstedt, the 1997 Playmate of the Year, to Dublin 131

September 30, 2017 12:17 PM Happy 20th Birthday, Fallout

That concept, one that digs into the human predisposition for conflict with a simple eloquence, has carried the Fallout franchise for 20 years to the day on September 30th, 2017. I remember when I was a youngin’ trying to procrastinate himself from schoolwork, strolling through my local EB Games store. I was vaguely familiar with Fallout – my best friend 58

September 29, 2017 9:30 PM Hugh Hefner: Inside 'Playboy' and Race to Show More in America's Magazines

An investigative report: From Bob Guccione's 'Penthouse' competition to the publishing race to show more nudity in America's magazines in the 1970s This is Part1 of the story, titled 'The Pubic-Hair Papers,' that originally appeared in the December 20th, 1973 issue of Rolling Stone. It was the summer of '36, and Henry Luce had a problem. Just off the press 170

September 29, 2017 12:50 AM One man’s journey from welfare to world’s hottest videogame

Three years ago, Brendan Greene was on welfare in his hometown of Kildare, Ireland, getting an earful from social workers about how he should stop wasting time developing free computer games. “They were telling me to look for jobs or I’ll be cut off,” says Greene. “I kind of ignored them.” Good call. The ideas he crafted in those days led to what is now the hottest 78

September 28, 2017 11:11 PM Let’s Talk About Hugh Hefner’s Political Legacy

O.K., that was then. Today, Playboy’s tagline is “Entertainment for All.” What has Playboy done for women? TAFFY BRODESSER-AKNER I have a disclosure, too: I wrote for Playboy (proudly) at the beginning of my career. They gave me my first celebrity assignment, in fact, which has become my bread and butter (not to imply that celebrities eat either bread 117

September 28, 2017 4:34 AM Amazon Echo Plus, Revamped Echo, Echo Spot, Echo Button, Echo Connect, and New Fire TV Unveiled

Amazon really wants us all to be talking to its smart assistant, Alexa. The company announced a half-dozen new products that make clear that the tech giant wants you to be talking to its assistant at every point in your day, in every room of your house, no matter who you are. The company introduced four completely new products to its smart-speaker category 158

September 28, 2017 2:04 AM Amazon Echo Spot: Alexa alarm clock hopes to be a wake-up call

Have you ever wanted to conduct a conversation with your bedside alarm clock? Well you can with Amazon’s latest Alexa device with a small display this fits snugly on your bedside table, inches from your pillow. The new device announced overnight, Echo Spot, joins the original Echo, Echo Dot and an Echo Show in Amazon’s growing arsenal of Alexa devices 66

September 25, 2017 9:49 AM Maximum Family Entertainment On New GOtv MAX Package

MultiChoice Zambia today announced the upcoming launch of an exciting new GOtv package called GOtv Max which will take entertainment to the maximum! From Sunday 1st October 2017. GOtv Max which will further unlock GOtv’s world of entertainment to more quality content at great value. “Great entertainment has always been a key focus of GOtv – and we are excited 120

September 24, 2017 10:53 PM Celebrating Nintendo's 128th Birthday With A Not-So-Typical History

By now, most gamers realize just how big a presence Nintendo has in the video game industry. The company has been around for decades now, riding high on the success of its own hardware (particularly the Nintendo Switch), as well as franchises like Super Smash Bros., Metroid, The Legend of Zelda, Pokemon and, of course, Mario. But things weren’t always 208