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Hugh Hefner

  1. obits
    Playboy Founder Hugh Hefner Dead at 91He launched the magazine that helped kick off the sexual revolution and fashioned himself into one of the movement’s icons.
  2. porn financials
    Can Private Equity Save Playboy?The soft-porn mag is reinventing itself under new ownership.
  3. ipad therefore i am
    Playboy Catalogue Will Be Available on the iPad — UncensoredAt long last you will be able to make nearby commuters uncomfortable on the subway.
  4. the most important cheaters in the world
    Eddie Cibrian and LeAnn Rimes Got EngagedHugh Hefner’s not the only one proposing this holiday season.
  5. so you think you can porn?
    Penthouse’s Bid for Playboy $25 Million Higher Than Hef’sThe rival company offered $210 million for the whole brand.
  6. so you think you can porn?
    Apparently, Playboy’s Still Got ItBut as far as punny headlines go, the media’s been putting in a poor showing.
  7. playboy
    Hef Offers to Take Playboy Private [Updated]Stock reaches highest level in two years.
  8. gossipmonger
    Jessica Szohr Is Playing the FieldAccording to a report, the ‘Gossip Girl’ star was seeing more than one boy behind boyfriend Ed Westwick’s back.
  9. gossipmonger
    Natalie Portman Thinks Being in a Love Triangle Would Be ‘Fun’Also, Hugh Hefner’s girlfriends might have actually been prostitutes.
  10. gossipmonger
    Lindsay Lohan Doesn’t Pay for the Drinks She DrinksAnd that makes it okay. That and the rest of today’s gossip, in our roundup.
  11. ink-stained wretches
    Is Hugh Hefner About to Sell Playboy?If he’s smart he is.
  12. gossipmonger
    Hey, Jared and Ivanka, Why the Sudden Rush to Get Married?The date is October 25, three months after their engagement.
  13. the greatest depression
    Recession Now Officially Ruining FunOn top of everything else, ‘Playboy’ is canceling its annual Super Bowl party.
  14. gossipmonger
    Really, Nobody on Mustique Will Miss the NoelsNot the first one, the second one … the whole gaggle! Plus, Caroline Kennedy sassed the press even when she was 6. In the gossip roundup.
  15. gossipmonger
    Naomi Campbell Justly Booed for Cutting the Customs Line at JFKIt’s about time the little people struck back against Naomi! And more, in Friday’s gossip roundup.
  16. gossipmonger
    Most of Today’s Gossip Items Involve Sarah PalinAre you surprised? But the scenes from Larry Flynt’s porn satire of her actually sound really stupidly funny. Plus a pinch of Palin-free news in our gossip roundup.
  17. gossipmonger
    Olivia Palermo to Make Room in Grueling Schedule for Socialite Reality ShowThe socialite will finally have a reason for being famous. Plus, the end of Hef and Holly, and Michael Lohan continues to be bonkers, in our daily gossip roundup.
  18. gossipmonger
    Lydia Hearst and Aubrey O’Day Hop on the Faux-Lesbian TrainBut only for one night. Plus, Britney frolics with dolphins, and ‘Pineapple Express’ star James Franco frolics with the literati, in our daily gossip rundown.
  19. gossipmonger
    Christiane Amanpour Is Kinkier Than We ThoughtDid Blair kick Kati off ‘Gossip Girl’? Does Gwyneth really eat? Is Diane Von Furstenberg really a dominatrix? (Christiane Amanpour says so!) The answers to these questions lie in today’s roundup of gossip.
  20. gossipmonger
    Judd Apatow Gets the Last LaughRight before Undeclared was canceled in 2002, creator Judd Apatow sent a Fox executive a note saying, “I don’t understand how you can [bleep] me in the [bleep] when your [bleep] is still in me from last time.” Christian media-watchdog group Renaissance complained that the female anchors on Fox News wear really short skirts. While taping 30 Rock recently, Tracy Morgan didn’t know his lines, didn’t listen to the director, and got into arguments with cast members on set. Stifler from American Pie and Pedro from Napoleon Dynamite sent out an invitation for their joint birthday party at Room Service to a bunch of modeling agencies. Famed British chef Fergus Henderson is cooking at the Spotted Pig tomorrow. Penélope Cruz and new man Javier Bardem acted “touchy-feely” at the New York Film Festival.
  21. gossipmonger
    Bella Abzug Was Not in ‘The Apartment’Congresswoman Bella Azbug was once asked to be a stand-in for Shirley MacLaine in The Apartment, but she declined. On the set of her first movie, Kim Cattrall was told she resembled Marilyn Monroe, “not in looks, of course, but in lack of talent.” Harold Ford and three blondes hung out at Blue Ribbon Sushi till 2 a.m. Chris Robinson is happy that ex Kate Hudson is dating Dax Shepard because now he has more time to hang out with their 3-year-old son. The kiddie imprint of Simon & Schuster is releasing a guide to orgy etiquette. Ted Turner still owes merely $642 million of the $1 billion he pledged to donate to the U.N. a decade ago. Elton John once tried to commit suicide by sticking his head in an oven, though he used a pillow and put the gas on low.
  22. intel
    ‘Page Six’ Gone WildDon’t quite see why Joe Francis being angry at Hugh Hefner is somehow the lead item in “Page Six” today? Don’t understand what the news is, with Francis having been in jail since April on these charges of taping underage girls for a Girls Gone Wild video? Perhaps you’ve forgotten this, then: That $50,000 Mexican bachelor party for “Page Six” editor Richard Johnson? Joe Francis threw it. Jailed Joe Not Wild Over Hef [NYP]
  23. gossipmonger
    Britney, Not OkayDuring a recent photo shoot for OK!, Britney Spears fondled herself, peed in public, and walked away with $21,267 in clothing. Jay-Z is considering jumping from Island Def Jam to Columbia Records, perhaps because Jermaine Dupri was named president of Island’s urban music division. A lot of coarse language will have to be edited out of the roast of Flavor Flav when it’s aired on Comedy Central. Lauren Bacall can’t find herself a man who isn’t already married. Judi Giuliani hosted a fund-raising cocktail party at the Ritz-Carlton in Battery Park. Tom Brady and Donald Trump played golf at Trump’s club in Westchester. Scary Spice is starting to hint at “troubling aspects” of ex-husband Eddie Murphy’s lifestyle, but she hasn’t specific. An upcoming book on personal hygiene portrays the French as rather smelly.
  24. gossipmonger
    Anonygossip Terrifies Hamptons!The society column in The Southampton Press is now anonymously written, and some East Enders are worried. Danielle Steel plans to write a novel based on her ex-husband’s boating incident in France, which left a French doctor dead. Sharon Stone is scheduled to emcee an AIDS benefit at the Dubai International Film Festival, despite the fact that the city has a bad track record on dealing with homosexuals and AIDS victims. Vanessa Minnillo may star in a reality show, though the Lohan knife pictures may be an issue. Peter Beard likes to take Polaroids of topless models. The Olsen twins sold pictures from their 21st-birthday party for $300,000. Paul McCartney performed a surprise show at the HighLine Ballroom with his “almost boy band.” Eli Manning dumped beer on teammate Shaun O’Hara at his 30th-birthday party.
  25. gossipmonger
    Happy Birthday (Again), KanyeKanye West hosted his birthday party at the Louis Vuitton store then got free Vuitton swag. Anne Heche might be back on the ladies. Zach Braff loves New York, he says. The Sopranos cast didn’t know what Sunday night’s finale was going to be, and they went to Miami. Paris Hilton’s father wants to throw her a party in Vegas when she gets out of jail, but several clubs have said no. Owen Wilson left his bike at Scores West. Hugh Hefner wants Daphne Merkin to show his girls a little love. New York socialite Dori Cooperman is at Promises for rehab and trying to cozy up to Lindsay Lohan. At a benefit for the American Institute for Stuttering, Harold Evans wanted to take the Queen Mary for a spin.
  26. gossipmonger
    Jay McInerney Breaks His Foot on a ClichéJay McInerney broke his foot running to hail a cab. Outside the Waverly Inn. Martha Stewart and Cosmo editor Kate White were among Glamour’s “Top 10 College Women.” Pete Wentz and girlfriend Ashlee Simpson cut the bathroom line at Wentz’s bar, Angels and Kings. A documentary adaptation is being filmed of Crimes Against Nature, Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s indictment of President Bush’s environmental policy. Hugh Hefner praised a story in Elle that trashed some of his girlfriends, even though he told the girls he’d write a critical letter to the editor about it. Katie Couric had breakfast with Ted Koppel.
  27. gossipmonger
    So There Was Some Awards Thing Last Night?Forest Whitaker and other Oscar revelers celebrated at parties. In New York, celebrity viewers were either at Elaine’s, with EW, or the Spotted Pig, with New York. Brandon Davis ruined Paris Hilton’s birthday party by harassing Paula Abdul and Courtney Love. Ron Burkle had George Clooney, Beyoncé, Clint Eastwood, and a bevy of other celebs over his house for a private Giorgio Armani runway show. Harvey Weinstein used direct-marketing techniques to get Rosario Dawson and Lindsay Lohan to come to a party. To which Cameron Diaz showed up with Tyrese. Courteney Cox spent at least $750,000 on a Damien Hirst. Josh Hartnett brought Helena Christensen back to his room at the Chateau Marmont. VanityFair.com’s Jessica Coen left the Miramax Oscar party because it smelled too good, missed Ben Affleck and Helen Mirren.
  28. gossipmonger
    Lindsay Dries Out, or Tries ToLindsay Lohan checked herself into rehab after passing out in the hallway of a hotel following an all-night drinking binge. Perhaps it’s just the Method: Lindsay plays Dylan Thomas’s boozy wife in a movie out next year written by co-star Sienna Miller’s mom. Ketonah residents are not pleased that Martha Stewart is trying to trademark the name of their village to use for a line of home furnishings. The people behind fictional literary “It” boy JT LeRoy don’t think what they did constitutes a hoax. Bronx native Frank Lombardi was not fired on The Apprentice, and the borough rejoiced.