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  • Kirk Douglas’ underground tunnel to the Playboy Mansion is no April Fool’s joke

    April 1, 2015 | 2:04 pm

    In recent years, Kirk Douglas has been in the news for having his second and third bar mitzvahs (at ages 83 and 95 respectively), publishing a book of poetry and for his grandson’s brush with anti-Semitism.

    This story is a little less G-rated.

    On Monday, Playboy revealed that...

  • Hebrew-language Playboy magazine debuts

    March 5, 2013 | 8:16 am

    The first Hebrew-language edition of Playboy magazine was launched in Tel Aviv.

    Playboy founder Hugh Hefner offered a recorded message at Tuesday's launching, The Jerusalem Post reported.

    "I'm proud to see Playboy Israel embark on its mission to play an important role in...

  • Hebrew Playboy coming to Israel

    January 24, 2013 | 3:16 pm

    A Hebrew version of Playboy magazine is coming to Israel.

    Attorney Daniel Pomerantz, an Israeli immigrant from Chicago, has negotiated the rights for the Israeli version of the men's magazine, Haaretz reported. There is no launch date yet but eventually it will be available in...

  • Oscar night’s vanities

    February 18, 2011 | 12:51 pm

    Ever since Hollywood agent Swifty Lazar died in 1993, Vanity Fair has hosted his legendary, exclusive Oscar after-party. The event’s official photographer from 2000-2009 was Larry Fink, who is having an array of his unusual Oscar night photos exhibited at the Los Angeles County...

  • From Russia With Love

    By Adam Wills

    May 5, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Between the stars for Shari Lewis and Sidney Sheldon on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, three middle-aged Russian Jews and a 30-something Arizona native are hoping a controversial artist will help establish them as players in Southern California's museum culture. The owners of The Erotic...