Playboy is hoping it can do for old porn what Time Warner’s Turner Classic Movies does for the best cinema of yesteryear. The adult-entertainment company's premium cable outlet, Playboy TV, will on…
Anti-Defamation League head Abraham Foxman said he doesn’t buy Gary Oldman’s apology, claiming his statement Wednesday reinforces anti-Semitic stereotypes. “I think he feels bad about what he said…
When the middle of June comes a-knocking in Los Angeles, you know that it's time for the Playboy Jazz Festival, the annual 15 1/2-hour outdoor music party for multiple acts and more than 17,000…
Model and actress Christa Speck, who became a celebrated Playboy Bunny and later married “H.R. Pufnstuf” producer Marty Krofft, died March 22 of natural causes. She was 70. Working as a secretary at…
There’s a new emcee in town for the 35th edition of Los Angeles’ Playboy Jazz Festival (June 15-16), which replaced longstanding host Bill Cosby with another comedian, George Lopez. This changing of…
Those who grouse about the lack of progressive jazz at the Playboy Jazz Festival got their long-sought reward at the end of a long day on Sunday night when Spectrum Road took the stage.
Hugh Hefner started his eponymous Foundation in 1964 -- the same year the Civil Rights Act passed, and also the year before the Supreme Court ruled it was no business of the government whether a…
NBC has put away its bunny ears and canceled "The Playboy Club."
Musically and meteorologically, Sunday's edition of the Playboy Jazz Festival was a significant upgrade over the previous day. The temperature rose to a comfortable level - not hot in the day, not…
At the Playboy Jazz Festival, that perennial Southern California June music ritual and block party, changes in the routine are often difficult to spot.