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January, 1982

Playmate of the Month Kimberly McArthur photographed by Arny Freytag. Interview George Carlin by Sam Merrill. 20 Questions John Matuszak by Craig Modderno. Features "The Unreturning Army" by Philip Caputo "Between Rock and a Soft Place" by Stephen King "Lords of the Rings" by Richard Price "Man and Woman, Part I of a Series" by Jo Durden-Smith and Diane De Simone. The Bad and the Beautiful Lisa Loring, Robin G. Eisenman, Jacklyn Zeman, Genie Francis, Robin Mattson, Kim Zimmer, Laura Malone, Kristen Meadows, Roberta Leighton and Jaime Lyn Bauer photographed by Richard Fegley. The Gentleman Prefers Blondes Bo Derek, Ursula Andress, Linda Evans and John Derek (not nude). Playboy's Playmate Review Heidi Sorenson, Karen Price, Cathy Larmouth, Kelly Tough, Susan Smith, Kymberly Herrin, Vicki Lasseter, Debbie Boostrom, Gina Goldberg, Lorraine Michaels, Shannon Tweed and Patricia Farinelli.  Natalie Levy (cover) photographed by Christian Moser.
Kimberly McArthur

February, 1982

Playmate of the Month Anne-Marie Fox photographed by Arny Freytag and Phillip Dixon. Interview Lech Walesa by Ania and Krysia Bittenek. 20 Questions Karen Allen by David Rensin. Features "Wild in the Seats" by Mark Kram "Man and Woman, Part II: The Sexual Deal: A Story of Civilization" by Joe Durden-Smith and Diane De Simone "A Sea Change" by James Wooten "Modern Screen Romance" by Robert Angus "Ultimate Skiing" by James R. Petersen and Tom Passavant. Stolen Sweets Cartoonist Francis "Smilby" Smith's cover girl collection. We Wuz Robbed! Andy Kaufman (not nude) and Susan Smith photograped by Arny Freytag and Neil Leifer. Sylvia Kristel photographed by Just Jaeckin, The Year in Sex, Kimberly McArthur (cover) photographed by Tom Staebler.
Anne-Marie Fox

March, 1982

Playmate of the Month Karen Witter photographed by Arny Freytag. Interview Patricia Hearst by Lawrence Grobel. 20 Questions Louis Rukeyser by Warren Kalbacker. Features "Every Secret Thing" by Patricia Campbell Hearst with Alvin Moscow "The Family Jewels" by Roy Blount Jr. "Boom Dreams" by Craig Vetter "Man and Woman, Part III: The Sex Life of the Brain" by Jo Durden-Smith and Diane De Simone "The Waves of the Future" by Kevin Cook "How to Survive in the Video-Game Jungle" by Walter Lowe Jr. Melani Martin photographed by Ken Marcus, Barbara Carrera (cover and inside) photographed by Marco Glaviano, Pia Zadora.
Karen Witter

April, 1982

Playmate of the Month Lynda Rhys Vaughn photographed by Pompeo Posar and Kerry Morris. Interview Ed Koch Peter Manso. Personality "Sunshine Boy" (Tommy Lasorda) by Roger Kahn. 20 Questions James Wood by Claudia Dreifus. Features "The War on Drugs: A Special Report" by Laurence Gonzales "Hold the Phone!" by Danny Goodman "Man and Woman, Part IV: The Sex Chemicals" by Jo Durden-Smith and Diane De Simone. Mariel Hemingway (cover and inside) photographed by Arny Freytag, Henriette Allais photographed by Ken Marcus.
Lynda Rhys Vaughn

May, 1982

Playmate of the Month Karen Witter photographed by Pompeo Posar. Interview Billy Joel by David and Victoria Sheff. 20 Questions SCTV (John Candy, Andrea Martin, Eugene Levy, Rick Maranis, Dave Thomas, Joe Flaherty and Catherine O'Hara) by Robert Crane. Features "The Smartest Spy" by Robert Sam Anson "The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Hollywood" by Larry L. King "The Complete Personal Computer" by Danny Goodman "Tour De Force" by James R. Petersen "Man and Woman, Part V: The Perils of Paul, teh Pangs of Pauline" by Jo Durden-Smith and Diane De Simone. Barbara Schantz (policewoman) photographed by Pompeo Posar, Rae Dawn Chong photographed by Ernst Haas, Vickie Reigle (cover) photographed by Tom Staebler, photos by R. Scott Hooper.
Karen Witter

June, 1982

Playmate of the Year Shannon Tweed (cover) photographed by David Golner, inside photographed by Richard Fegley. Playmate of the Month Lourdes Ann Kananimanu Estores photographed by Ken Marcus. Interview Sugar Ray Leonard by Lawrence Linderman. Personality "The Aykroyd Chronicle" by Carol Caldwell. 20 Questions Brandon Tartikoff by Sam Merrill. Features "Holy Teror" by Flo Conway and Jim Siegelman "The Celebrity Sex Register" by Shirley Sealy "Return of the Ragtop" by Gary Witzenburg "The Masochists' Marathon" by Lee Green "Man and Woman, Part VI: The Main Event" by Jo Durden-Smith and Diane De Simone. Cheryl "Flower" Flor photographed by Jeff Dunas.
Lourdes Ann Kananimanu Estores

July, 1982

Playmate of the Month Lynda Weismeir (cover) photographed by Tom Staebler, inside photographed by Richard Fegley. Interview Bette Davis by Bruce Williamson. 20 Questions Stevie Nicks by David Rensin. Features "Street Smarts" by D. Keith Mano "High Noon in Skidmore" by Carl Navarre "The Brawning of America" by Kevin Cook "Watergate, Inc.: An Anniversary Audit" by Tom Passavant and Conan Putnam "Power Trip!" by Norman Eisenberg "Man and Woman, Part VII: Prisoners of Culture" by Jo Durden-Smith and Diane De Simone. Dreams (faces, places and sexual fantasies--selections from a labor of love) Rita Lee, Lillian Muller and Debra Jo Fondren photographed by Richard Fegley. Girls of Ma Bell Laurie Page, Roxanne Laube, Sherri Jo Gibbons, Vicki Vittorio, Kathy Ann Crawford, Elizabeth Anne Hendricks, Lana Cradal, Karen Grebenor, Jill DeLaughder and Judy Perkins photographed by David Mecey.
Lynda Weismeir

August, 1982

Playmate of the Month Cathy St. George gatefold photographed by Ken Marcus. Interview Akio Morita by Peter Ross Range. Personality "The Double Life of Peter O'Toole" by O'Connell Driscoll. 20 Questions Mariette Hartley by Dick Lochte. Features "Campaign of Cunning: The Inside Story of Alexander Haig's Rise to Power" by Roger Morris "Raiders of the Lost Dark" by Don Sutherland "The Age of the 30-Minuet Orgasm" by Richard Rhodes "Playboy's Pro Football Preview" by Anson Mount. Marilyn Michaels photographed by Ken Marcus, Vicki McCarty photographed by Tom Staebler.
Cathy St. George



September, 1982

Playmate of the Month Connie Brighton photographed by Richard Fegley. Interview Richard "Cheech" Marin and Tommy Chong by Ken Kelly. 20 Questions Tom Petty by David Rensin. Features "The Bomb" by Otto Fredrich "Playboy's Pigskin Preview" by Anson Mount "Behind the Lines in the Network News War" by Robert Sam Anson "Arcade Games Come Home!" by Danny Goodman. Girls of the Big Eight Lorna Tate, Allison Klote, Linda Kay Kollmeyer, Alicia O'Bando, Cara Anderson, Angela DeLozier, Willie Cole, Pamela Veach, Annette Reiss, Janette Svoboda, Claudia Grassi, Michelle Worrall, Suzanne DeClue, Maggie Horner, Karen Harston, Candy Loving, Lesli Jones, Pegi McGuire, Sandy Redmond, Beth Krekel, Christine Davis, Darcey Becker, Diane Becker, Dana Becker and Dawn Becker, Kelly Jo Schoepf, Shannon Westbrooke, Shari Ann Scott, Shawn McManus, Cara Anderson and Kelly Fallon photographed by David Chan. Fran Jeffries photographed by Ken Marcus, Virginia Hey photographed by Peter McLean, Kym Herrin (cover) photographed by Tom Staebler.
Connie Brighton

October, 1982

Playmate of the Month Marianne Gravatte photographed by Richard Fegley. Interview Robin Williams by Lawrence Linderman. Personality Tanya Roberts (cover) by Bruce Williamson, photographed by Richard Fegley. 20 Questions John Le Boutiller by Warren Kalbacker. Features "Fear of Faggotry: Growing Up in the Seminary" by Paul Hendrickson "Sound Judgment--The Second Time Around" by Norman Eisenberg "Murder in Marin County" by Richard Levine. The Girls of Japan Hirako Watanabe, Mayako Murata, Natsuko Kann, Michiko Yazawa, Yuki Ogura, Kumiko Kimura, Ran Shina, Michiko Suzuki, Kaoru Ishida, Mieko Isogai, Mutsumi Terashima and Emi Nakayama photographed by Richard Fegley.
Marianne Gravatte

November, 1982

Playmate of the Month Marlene Janssen photographed by Kerry Morris and Arny Freytag. Interview Luciano Pavarotti by Lawrence Grobel. Personality "The Cheap Agony of Ugly George (Peter Urban)" by D. Keith Mano. 20 Questions Frank and Moon Unit Zappa by David and Victoria Sheff. Features "One Last Chance for the Democrats" by Arthur Schlesinger Jr. "Circle of Deceit: The Hypocrisy of College Athletics" by John Schulian. The Women of Braniff (Airlines) Brenda Bartley, Melinda Bain, Jude Arledge, Shelley Williams, Paula Stacy, Glenna Hand Helen Janes, Joy Woods, Teresa Tidwell, January Whitaker, Zebbie Mussick, Kathlynn Helmeid, Debra Vowell, Brenda Bartley and Cynthia Roach photographed by David Mecey. Sex in Cinema 1982, Lorraine Michaels photographed by Tom Staelber.
Marlene Janssen



December, 1982

Playmate of the Month Charlotte Kemp, gatefold photographed by Ken Marcus. Interview Julie Andrews & Blake Edwards by Lawrence Linderman. Personality "The Mouth That Roared" (Howard Cosell) by David Halberstam. Features "With Enough Shovels" by Robert Scheer "Playboy's College Basketball Preview" by Anson Mount "The Perfect Man" by Erica Jong "Me and My Shadow" by Al Goldstein. The Women of Playboy Trish Miller, Leslie Adams, Sue Davey, Kathy Dooley, Jody Jurgeto, Julene Roth, Janice Moses, Susan Alden, Debbie Saunders, Elizabeth Michaels, Angeleno Bjaye Turner, Karen Ring, Joanie Schwabe, Maryanne Coury, Julianne Flynn, Gita Mehta, Kate Nolan, Cheryl Pauli, LeAnn Moen, Amanda Raymond, Amy Payton-Engle, Connie Kreski, Patty Beaudet, Margie Price and Amy Miller photographed by Ken Marcus. Sex Stars of 1982 Brooke Shields, Dolly Parton, Richard Gere, Harrison Ford, Tome Selleck, Sybil Danning, Sandahl Bergman, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Isaac Kennedy, Sylvester Stallone, Vicotria Principal, Barbara Carrera, Raquel Welch, Richard Pryor, Gregory Harrison, Mick Jagger, Anita Morris, Jacqueline Bisset, Alexander Godunov, Burt Reynolds, Loni Anderson, Waren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Harry Hamlin, Ursula Andress, Mariel Hemingway, Dorothy Stratten, Maud Adams, Rachel Ward, Debra Winger, Susan Sarandon, Ann Jillian, Pamela Sue Martin, Morgan Fairchild, Linda Evans, Nastassia Kinski, Rutger Hauer, Sonia Braga, Laura Antonelli, Sydne Rome, Sylvia Kristel, Mel Gibson, Pia Zadora, Donna Dixon, Matt Dillon, Christie Brinkley, Christopher Atkins and Shannon Tweed. Sydne Rome photographed by Richard Fegley, LeRoy Neiman Sketchbook (Brooke Shields), Marcy Hanson photographed by Tom Staebler.
Charlotte Kemp